The queso is for pizza-dipping. Lukewarm queso and not-so-sizzling fajitas made short work of the Tex-Mex trend in Manhattan, but the guys over at Roberta's don't seem to care. Over the weekend at Three's Brewing in Gowanus, where they're...Show More Summary
Boston’s brief dream of hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics died Monday, and an outspoken New Yorker is rubbing it in. The United States Olympic Committee officially pulled the city’s bid to host the 2024 Games on Monday, shortly afterShow More Summary
^ #core #skateboarding “I can’t talk to these people about Thug Motivation when we have fake money in the boxes.” Thanks for everything man #july26ththeboydeliveredaclassic Damn, the dude on the New Yorker cover can barely even ollie. Free Skate Mag has another Lucas Puig Instagram remix, edited to that Young Thug song that everyone really […]
Life can be dull if you’re a cat. Stuck in the house, watching this dude read the New Yorker and make a protein shake. Still, this feline finds ways to entertain himself.
In a recent New Yorker article, longtime column ist Adam Gopnick c oined the term "mini-massacre." It's "a gun killing that is horrific in its shock and numerous in its casualties but not sufficiently large enough in the number of dead to really register as a major event," Gopnik wrote. Show More Summary
David Watson directed a really great New Yorker profile of Bloomberg Radio news anchor Charlie Pellett, the voice behind New York City Subway announcements. Anyone who rides the New York City subway system is familiar with the friendly-yet-firm command to “stand clear of the closing doors, please.” This deep, sometimes vexing voice—which also apologizes for […]
I first met Ingrid in 1989. Ingrid was 37 years-old, and was already the Editor-in-Chief of ArtForum, and a photography columnist for The New Yorker. She had just been hired by Peter and Sandy Brant to be Editor of Interview Magazine,...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: A nearly 80-year old article in The New Yorker about the first documented haunted house has scared up a deal at Fox Searchlight. Searchlight will develop a movie from Voices Through the Trumpet, a two part article written by Carl Carmer. Show More Summary
Above, watch the full conversation with US Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza at the 2015 Aspen Security Forum. The Department of Homeland Security was formed in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Show More Summary
A legendary New York City crime that once inspired soul-searching and public debate is finally coming to the big screen. Spoiler alert: It's called "37," after the number of witnesses who allegedly watched, listened, or did nothing while Queens resident Kitty Genovese was raped and fatally stabbed. Starring "True Detective"...
The Kurdish militia fighting the Islamic State in Syria has a New Yorker in its ranks — and for him it’s all about revenge for 9/11.
Mayor Bill de Blasio says about 400,000 people have obtained New York City's municipal ID card since the program was rolled out six months ago. The card is useful for the elderly, homeless and... To view the full story, click the title link.
1. How bad were the Black Panthers? 2. Spending a night in the robot-staffed hotel. 3. The Chinese stock market crash is worse than you think. 4. New Yorker profile of Varoufakis. Interesting throughout, covers Obama too, not just the usual even if this seems like familiar territory by now. “Adding up is the essence […]
“Dear so and so. I’m a young photographer shooting a series of portraits of celebrated New Yorkers. If you could spare a few minutes of your time I would very much like to photograph you.”Michael Tighe began his career by writing and mailing letters to New York artists and entertainers in 1974. Show More Summary
Uber still has a long way to go in order to make its transportation network fully accessible to New Yorkers in wheelchairs, a disability rights organization said ahead of Sunday's 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Show More Summary
New Yorker’s Rachel Howard documents “Heavy Breathing” – “a summer series of free critical theory seminars in the form of absurd, artist-led conceptual fitness experiences” lead by Sophia Wang (a dancer and recent graduate from UC Berkeley with a PhD in Literature) and Lisa Rybovich Crallé (a multi-media artist). More: Chani Bockwinkel was wearing silver […]
Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis says President Obama gets him. In a profile of Varoufakis in this week's New Yorker, Varoufakis recalls a conversation with Obama at the White House this spring in which Obama told him,Show More Summary
BUILDING A BRIDGE TO THE DEATH WISH-TAXI DRIVER 1970s: Full Giuliani Rollback: New York Court Orders Re-Pornification of Times Square. Just a reminder, this is what a certain Weimar-ish clique of dissipated elite New Yorkers have wanted ever since Giuliani cleaned the city up.
It’s not every day that one gets to write about positive developments for hardworking New Yorkers. Today is one of those rare occasions.
“Gould suffered from hypergraphia. He could not stop writing.” - The Longest Book Never Written (source: The New Yorker)