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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The New York Times Magazine has a stirring story about the Native American teens who started the first Standing Rock resistance camp.
Back in July, the New York Times Magazine reported that Donald Trump Jr. had approached an adviser to Republican presidential candidate John Kasich with a highly unusual proposition. Trump Jr., according to the Times, had asked if the...Show More Summary
The New York Times Magazine has just published a feature article by Jon Mooalem detailing his visit to the excavations at Gorham’s and Vanguard Caves in Gibraltar, and how they are informing new perspectives on Neandertal behavior: “Neanderthals...Show More Summary
As the New York Times Magazine describes it for the second time in two years, the SF Zen Hospice Project, has a Mission to "de-pathologize death." [ more › ]
This weekend's New York Times Magazine will include a wonderful story by journalist Mark Oppenheimer about Bart Campolo, the Humanist chaplain whose father is an evangelical Christian icon. The story went online earlier today and it's a must-read.
OUCH: “This weekend, the New York Times Magazine delivered the Christmas present most of us were wishing for most ardently: the written opinions of its staff about prominent people who had died in 2016. In particular, Emily Bazelon wrote a piece entitled ‘Antonin Scalia Didn’t Trust Science.’ The article is correct that Justice Scalia died […]
Alex Tabarrok draws my attention to an article in the New York Times magazine this weekend. It's about machine learning in general, but starts out with this: Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor...Show More Summary
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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE The Great A.I. Awakening Gideon Lewis-Kraus | The New York Times Magazine "Google’s decision to reorganize itself around A.I. was the first major manifestation of what has become an industrywide machine-learning delirium. Show More Summary
The New York Times Magazine published an article recently about a "refugee camp" in what they call "East Jerusalem," which is a thinly veiled suggestion that it isn't really a part of Jerusalam. This is SOP for the magazine, which.....
In July 2002, The New York Times Magazine published Gary Taubes' article "What If It’s All Been a Big Fat Lie?," which made the case for carbs, not dietary fat, as the cause of heart disease and obesity. Taubes was swiftly excoriated by the health and nutrition industry and made fun of by other food reporers. Show More Summary