Can we think about dessert for a moment? The New York Times Magazine sure thinks we can, and it has a new column devoted to the pursuit of the perfect cookie, or pie, or the many other combinations of flour, butter, sugar, et. al. that transform into the magical bite of happiness we all need...
The New York Times Magazine has an interesting story out today about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, fake news, and Facebook’s role as the world’s most prominent information distributor. It’s all part of Facebook’s ongoing public relations freak out surrounding the prevalence of fake news and hoaxes spread on the… Read more...
Rick Perlstein recently wrote in the New York Times magazine that he doesn’t understand conservatives. Today, the Times today confirmed that to be true. There is now an editor’s note attached to Perlstein’s April 11 article, “I Thought I Understood the American Right. Show More Summary
Disgraced CBS anchor Dan Rather is being honored by the “legacy” media again, in an interview with Ana Marie Cox for this Sunday’s New York Times Magazine. Cox can’t describe what actually brought Rather his disgrace, only that he was an “early target of internet fact-finding.” As if George W. Show More Summary
Lorde's new album, Melodrama, is due out 6/16, and if singles "Green Light" and "Liability" are any indication, this release will be vastly different from her debut. In a New York Times Magazine profile, Lorde revealed a few previously unknown things about Melodrama. For one, she showed Max Martin "Green Light" shortly before its release,…
Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse got candid in an interview with Ana Marie Cox for New York Times Magazine about the current state of politics and one of the reasons he thinks President Trump won.
Jonathan Mahler has a piece in the New York Times Magazine today about the love-hate relationship between Jeff Zucker, the president of CNN, and Donald Trump, the president of the United States. It's mainly about how both men thrive on politics as gossip, entertainment, and conflict, but it includes one interesting tidbit at the very end. Show More Summary
Tomorrow’s New York Times Magazine includes a fantastic article by Taffy Brodesser-Akner about Footsteps, the organization that helps people leave the super-strict ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities in which they were raised. What kind...Show More Summary
STEVE BANNON is right. This week, in a New York Times Magazine piece otherwise dedicated to the President’s dance with Congress, he offered this: I think the Democrats are fundamentally afflicted with the inability to discuss and have an adult conversation about economics and jobs, because they’re too consumed by identity politics.
In an article that will appear in this Sunday's New York Times Magazine, Thomas Chatterton Williams profiles Maajid Nawaz and his quest to eradicate Islamic extremism. It's that noble goal that's earned him plenty of criticism from people -- like the folks at the Southern Poverty Law Center -- who think he's somehow as bad as the people he's going after.
(John Hinderaker) On February 28, the New York Times magazine published a long, dark essay by left-winger Emily Bazelon on the prospects for President Trump’s Department of Justice–or, as the Times headline put it, “Department of Justification.” The article, which focuses on Jeff Sessions, Steve Bannon and Stephen Miller, isn’t worth reading. Show More Summary
While many of you are already checking your browser’s address bar, No, this isn’t ‘The Onion.’ Just when you thought that liberal tolerance couldn’t get any better, comes this story out of the New York Times Magazine: ‘Timothy’ as “he” likes to call “himself” (quotes for emphasis) was a new student at Wesleyan last year. Show More Summary
The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Emmanuel Carrère's just-coming-out-in-English The Kingdom. Helpfully, there's a big profile in this weekend's The New York Times Magazine, by Wyatt Mason, How Emmanuel Carrère Reinvented Nonfiction.
We’re nearing the end of the day, and as promised earlier, I did want to talk about the interview the New York Times Magazine conducted with itinerant abortionist, Willie Parker. As you need to know about the magazine’s motivation is in the headline: “Willie J. Parker Changed His Mind About Abortion.” Of course, it goes […]
Last October the New York Times Magazine published an article about a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who turned his backyard into an elaborate play space for neighborhood kids so they could "take risks and play rough and tumble" without adult supervision. Show More Summary
George Saunders’ Tenth of December, his fourth short story collection, was published to much fanfare in 2013. The centerpiece of the ballyhoo was a New York Times Magazine profile pronouncing it “the best book you’ll read all year,”Show More Summary
The Super Bowl is this Sunday and will feature the New England Patriots against the Atlanta Falcons. For The New York Times Magazine, this game is...
Mark Leibovich reminisced about a time he spoke to Donald Trump “in the fall of 2015” for a profile, and shared some of the incumbent president’s stories in a New York Times Magazine piece. There is one particularly fishy anecdote involving Patriots coach Bill Belichick and smooching. Read more...
Joe Buck is not exactly a popular figure among sports fans for a variety of reasons. Buck was recently interviewed by the New York Times Magazine, and the first question posted to him was about fans’ hatred of him. Buck’s response wasn’t a bad one. Show More Summary
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