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Tucker Carlson and Trump’s Confused Defenders

Kelefa Sanneh writes about Tucker Carlson, Steve Bannon, Julius Krein, and the confusion and equivocation among Donald Trump’s current and former supporters.

Chasing Pythons in the Everglades, and Finding an Eerie Dreamscape

José Ginarte on Balarama Heller’s series “Zero at the Bone,” shot in the Florida Everglades.

Delmore Schwartz and the Biographer’s Obsession

A piece drawn from James Atlas’s “The Shadow in the Garden: A Biographer’s Tale,” which is out August 22nd, from Pantheon.

Embroidering “Game of Thrones”

Jessamyn Conrad on Michele Carragher, whose embroidery adorns the costumes on the HBO series “Game of Thrones.”

Donald Trump’s True Allegiances

Who could have predicted the President’s latest outrage? Barack Obama and anyone, really.

How the Voyager Golden Record Was Made

Timothy Ferris, the producer of the Golden Record, which was launched aboard the twin Voyager probes, in 1977, describes how the project came to fruition.

A New Voyager Golden Record: How Would You Explain Humanity Today to Aliens?

In 1977, NASA sent a collection of music, sounds, and images from Earth into outer space. What cultural artifacts would you choose in 2017?

Getting Rid of Bannon Won’t Save Trump

John Cassidy on Donald Trump’s decision to fire Steve Bannon and why his departure is no reason to suppose that Trump will change his ways.

Bonus Daily Cartoon: Bannon Out

David Sipress’s Bonus Daily Cartoon considers the news that President Trump has decided to dismiss Steve Bannon.

An Immigrant’s View of Charlottesville

Jiayang Fan on what the racism behind the recent white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, looks like to an immigrant.

The Deadly Cost of Pregnancy for Migrant Women in Jordan

Alice Su writes about the dangers facing Filipina domestic workers who become pregnant in Jordan, where abortion is illegal and migrant women’s rights are not a priority.

What to See in Movie Theatres This Weekend

Richard Brody and Anthony Lane recommend movies to see in theatres, including “Detroit,” “Good Time,” “Dunkirk,” and “Whose Streets?”

The Cult of the Costco Surfboard

Jesse Will on the phenomenon of the Wavestorm Classic Longboard, which sells for a hundred dollars at Costco.

Fall Night-Life Preview

Harry Styles unearths his inner rock star, Jay-Z tours his thirteenth album, and Ms. Lauryn Hill and Nas co-headline for the first time. 

Revolution at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival

Beautiful natural vistas, drama, and history come together at Boscobel House and Gardens. 

Fall Dance Preview

Pina Bausch’s company soldiers on, Alexei Ratmansky premières a new ballet, and Matthew Bourne adapts “The Red Shoes” for the stage.

Fall Art Preview 

The New Museum’s “Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon,” the Guggenheim’s “Art and China After 1989: Theater of the World,” and more.

Fall Movies Preview 

In “Mother!,” “Wonderstruck,” “Faces Places,” and “Marshall,” the past and the present merge. 

Et Al., the Friendliest Trendy Bar in Town

The décor is rave-bondage-meets-future-Tokyo, but the bouncer greets guests with a handshake and a warm welcome. 

Gloria Brings Downtown Cool to Hell’s Kitchen

On Diego Garcia’s minimalist pescatarian menu, neither meat nor gluten is missed. 

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