The nearly 119-year-old New York Times Magazine is relaunching on Sunday with new features including a weekly poem, an updated logo, a new suite of fonts, and an abbreviated logo for use on social media. “We have used the hammer and...Show More Summary
Jazmine Hughes, a contributing editor at The Hairpin, will be an associate digital editor at The New York Times Magazine, Editor-in-Chief Jake Silverstein tweeted Thursday. I'm thrilled to announce that the hilarious and keen @jazzedloon...Show More Summary
Jazmine Hughes has been named an associate digital editor for The New York Times Magazine. Hughes is a contributing writer at The Hairpin and previously served as a web producer for New York. Hughes’ work has also appeared in The New...Show More Summary
Wow! The New York Times Magazine hosts this very comprehensive, thought-provoking profile of fantastic, Pittsburgh-based legend Terrance Hayes (by Stephen Burt). If you haven’t ever read Hayes’s work, Burt’s article is a uniquely insightful opportunity to learn more. From NYT: Fifty students sat at bright white desks in concentric rows in the sterile new computer […]
Following in the footsteps of The New York Times Magazine in 2012 and Slate.com in 2013, the March 30 edition of Time is promoting the photographs of Lindsay Morris, which promotes a “rural retreat for gender-creative kids.” As opposed...Show More Summary
Not unless you read this New York Times magazine interview with him. (Spoiler alert: You’ll learn what both of his middle initials stand for.)
In 1994, Brent Staples, an editorial writer at the New York Times, wrote an account of Saul Bellow that was first published in The New York Times Magazine and then later as part of his memoir, Parallel Time. Raised in impoverished circumstances in Chester, Pennsylvania, Staples, who is black, described... More »
Valerie Jarrett, in an interview with The New York Times Magazine's Jim Rutenberg, on how long she plans to stay at the White House.
The Norwegian/Swedish writer finishes his mini-saga in the New York Times Magazine. A nice excerpt starts with language difficulties in Michigan, which remind him of his early years in Sweden: In those early years, every time I met people from Norway, … Continue reading ? The post Knausgaard does America, part II appeared first on Chris Blattman.
From yesterday's New York Times Magazine, here's an excellent intro by Carl Zimmer to the Junk DNA Wars. In January, Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health, made a comment that revealed just how far the consensus has moved. Show More Summary
Her name is Mary Cain, she's 18, and she might someday be the best female runner in American history. A profile in the New York Times Magazine charts Cain's path from high school phenom—if a middle-distance record exists in that age group, she's probably broken it—to her decision...
It was just eight months ago that a New York Times Magazine profile giddily described the rise of “a small band of reform conservatives, sometimes called reformicons, who believe the health of the G.O.P. hinges on jettisoning its age-old doctrine — orgiastic tax-cutting, the slashing of government programs, the championing... More »
“Born in Brooklyn and educated in New York, Ms. Croyden contributed regularly to The New York Times during the 1970s and 80s, The New York Times Magazine, The Village Voice, American Theatre, The Nation and Theater Week” and wrote books about stage directors Jerzy Grotowski and Peter Brook.
Larry Wilmore may have replaced Stephen Colbert in Comedy Central's late night lineup, but as he told The New York Times Magazine in an interview published this week, he doesn't have quite the same "beef" with Colbert's "Papa Bear" Bill O'Reilly.
Washington correspondent Jeff Zeleny quits ABC News for CNN. (politico.com) | “Can’t wait to join the team.” (@jeffzeleny) New Mexico residents have fun with New York Times Magazine’s map mistake. (abqjournal.com) | (@RebeccaHLatham) | (@NewMexico) Baltimore Sun cartoonist KAL wins the 2015 Herblock Prize. (washingtonpost.com) Ombud: NPR did not interview Will … Read More
In 2013, Michael Moss wrote a long and highly entertaining piece for the New York Times Magazine about putting the advertising firm Victor & Spoils to work on making up a campaign to sell, of all things—broccoli. The theory: marketing sells junk food so why not fruits and vegetables? At last week’s meeting of the Partnership for […]
My copy of Sunday's New York Times Magazine flopped open by sheer accident to a feature that started off like this: "I lost my driver's license over a year ago. I lose stuff all the time. Credit cards, passports, car keys, cash, books, bags, laptops. Show More Summary
Adam Davidson makes some strong claims for the Fed in the New York Times Magazine: Congress created a new entity, the Federal Reserve System, whose experts would manage the value of the dollar by setting key interest rates. That system...Show More Summary
To the slap heard around Newfoundland, you can add some further New-area resentment over the relaunched New York Times Magazine. Now, we’re taling New Mexico. #NewMatters #NewYorkTimes #NewMexico pic.twitter.com/3rk8vz6645 — EligiusShow More Summary
In his editor’s letter this week announcing a redesigned New York Times Magazine, one with much more digital content and a podcast tie-in, editor Jake Silverstein offered a preemptive defense against concerns that this might run against the magazine’s reputation for sterling journalism. Show More Summary