Once heralded as highbrow-aspirational cultural institutions—the epitome of class and sophistication—The New Yorker and MoMA have been accused of ‘starfucking’ for profit.
Purushotam Khadgi was rolling down the gate of the Woodside Cafe around 2 a.m.
I'm at the Carneige Deli for 1010 WINS interviewing New Yorkers and tourists hungry for corned beef but turned away at the door because the place has been shut down, at least temporarily, due to what Con Ed says is a "diverted" gas line hook-up. Some here are comparing this to the explosion several weeks ago in the East Village.
The New Yorker breaks down the allegations about a Canadian uranium company’s contributions to the Clinton Foundation while Hillary was secretary of state and related direct payments made to Bill.
Security video obtained by The New Yorker from Rikers Island jail in New York City shows the abuse endured by a teenage inmate at the hands of a guard and fellow inmates.
George Packer mourns his loss of passion for our current politics in The New Yorker (h/t Kevin Drum). The reason is the stuckness of American politics. Especially in the years after 2008, the worst tendencies of American politics only hardened, while remaining in the same place. Beneath the surface froth and churn, we are paralyzed. You [...]Show More Summary
For the stylish Iris Apfel, age is nothing but a number Dubbed the "rare bird of fashion," the 93-year-old New Yorker is one of fashion's oldest icons. Famous for wearing huge, black-rimmed glasses and countless accessories, Apfel'sShow More Summary
To party hop? Or settle in for the deep schmooze? For the guests at Friday’s New Yorker cocktail party at the W Hotel, the lure of lobster mac and cheese, a spectacular rooftop view, and the mix of VIP media, political and Hollywood names was enough to keep people in place for hours..@lenadunham introducing David […]
Rikers Island Jail is New York City’s primary incarceration facility, with notoriously rough conditions and even rougher inmates. Now, with exclusive new video recently obtained by The New Yorker, some of one teenager’s Rikers Island...Show More Summary
When I was a child, I used to say the word “animal” as “aminal.” It took me many years of high school and four years of college to correct the error. Despite my pronounced blunders, aminals have always been a favorite thing of mine:Show More Summary
“The New Yorker has obtained video surveillance from inside New York City’s main jail that shows Kalief Browder, who was […] The post Security Camera Shows Inmate Brawl At Rikers Island Jail appeared first on Crime Feed.
LISTEN: A conversation with New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean This week our podcast is with Susan Orlean, a writer at The New Yorker magazine and an author of several nonfiction books, including The Orchid Thief and Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend. (Orlean is also the co-host of a podcast called "Crybabies," which explores the […]
Writing for The New Yorker, Oliver Sacks recounts his interactions with monologist Spalding Gray, and how his death was connected with Big Fish.
One day after The New Yorker published horrific new video of teenage Rikers Island inmate Kalief Browder being beaten by a corrections officer and other inmates, Browder's lawyer spoke to HuffPost Live to react to the unsettling footage. Browder was only 16 when he was arrested on the way home from a party in 2010. Show More Summary
Are you relatively new to this bustling metropolis? Don't be shy about it, everyone was new to New York once upon a time, except, of course, those battle-hardened residents who've lived here their whole lives and Know It All. One of these lifers works among us at Gothamist—publisher Jake Dobkin grew up in Park Slope and still resides there. Show More Summary
The New Yorker published two surveillance-camera video clips from inside Rikers Island. In a rare look inside the complex, the video shows Kalief Browder being abused by a guard and jumped by a gang of fellow-inmates. More » The post Video Inside Rikers Island Shows Teen Inmate Attacked by Guard, Fellow Inmates appeared first on EveryJoe.
I have a new piece in the New Yorker’s Elements blog about our tendency to underestimate animals that …
There's hardly a pocket of the media cosmos with more literary journalism stars than The New Yorker, and Susan Orlean has been one of its bright fixtures. She joined the magazine more than two decades ago, writing stories about a gospel group traveling graveled roads through the South, a real estate broker who has nightmares her clients will […]
There comes a point in every New Yorker's life when he or she will stare into the deep abyss of their soul and imagine the nightmare headline they might inspire. It's rare to capture this gaze in the wild, but not impossible, as the photo above demonstrates. Make no mistake: this man could be any of us. This man is all of us. [ more › ]
New Yorkers' hearts and loins were lit aflame yesterday when it was revealed that four Swedish policemen broke up a fight between two homeless men onboard a 6 train this week. Locals were impressed with the visiting cops' quick action, calm competence, and decidedly tantalizing features. Show More Summary