Because Uber may be doomed, check out today's end-of-day links: anti-Semitic poop graffiti, spineless Peter King, New Yorkers reenact classic movie scenes, smart bees, Alec Baldwin on handling Trump supporters, and an all-natural monkey spa. Show More Summary
Activists speak out at a press conference in New York to denounce the Trump administration's assault on trans rights.
After viewing classified materials as part of the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Democratic Sen. Mark Warner told The New Yorker that he came away with a conclusion: TheShow More Summary
. THE FIRST New Yorker cover, featuring the iconically monocled character Eustace Tilley, landed on news stands 92 years ago this month. Now, in a nod to both the anniversary and our modern geopolitical times, the magazine’s mascot has been transformed into “Eustace Vladimirovich Tilley,” who turns his glassy gaze toward a small, fluttering Donald […]
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. [ more...
Elif Batuman wrote a short piece about how she discovered stoicism for The New Yorker. The first line of Epictetus’ manual of ethical advice, the Enchiridion — “Some things are in our control and others not” — made me feel that a weight was being lifted off my chest. Show More Summary
NY NY LAND (La La Land Parody) - watch more funny videos “La La Land” nabbed 14 nominations for Sunday’s Academy Awards ? but who knows how many the musical could have earned if it had featured a stereotypical Wall Street jerk in the...Show More Summary
The ex-POTUS was spotted on 5th Avenue today grabbing a coffee at Starbucks. After getting his cup of java, Obama casually walked out -- surrounded by Secret Service agents, of course -- and headed to his vehicle.
Because Caitlyn Jenner is disappointed, check out today's mid-day links: Americans embarrassed by Trump, snow anxiety, New Yorker on the new Cold War, Oxford Dictionary recognizes haterade, Trump-supporting socialites, and cat hates taxes. Show More Summary
For Russian President Vladimir Putin, the 2011 American military intervention in Libya was a turning point in his attitude toward the United States, according to a lengthy report from The New Yorker examining Russia's interference in...Show More Summary
New Yorkers were sharing a bracing message on Facebook on Thursday: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents had set up checkpoints at subway stations in the Bronx and were demanding that people show their papers. “Anybody without documents,” the message instructed, should avoid the 6 train. Show More Summary
The other night, I tried to turn off my computer but the white circle in the center of my screen kept spinning for several minutes. Was it stuck, “loading”? Or, like me, had it been reading The New York Times too much and not exercising? If you’ve been lying awake in bed at night, hostage to your own spinning, I can relate. Show More Summary
Less than a week after Karina Vetrano was killed on a jog, New Yorker Vanessa Marcotte, 27, suffered a similar fate while running in Massachusetts last August, where she was… READ ON
The New Yorker isn't afraid to call out Donald Trump or his Russian bro, Vladimir Putin, that's for damn sure. For its latest artistic masterpiece, Barry Blitt transformed the magazine's iconic first cover from 1925 — featuring New Yorker...Show More Summary
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After the Trump administration announced it would roll back Obama-era guidelines that required public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms of their choice, thousands of LGBTQ New Yorkers and allies rallied in front of the Stonewall Inn in support of transgender rights. [ more › ]
While Republicans continue to duck calls to investigate President Donald Trump's ties to Russia, the New Yorker is putting the issue front and center of its next cover with a brilliant illustration. An early look at next week's cover,...Show More Summary
At The New Yorker, Beenish Ahmed meditates on two books, one academic and one in verse, to fathom the plight of Chinese immigrants upon entry to the United States in the late 19th century. On the walls of Angel Island Detention Center, Chinese men wrote poems of peril. (A fire in the separate women’s house […]
A colleague at The New Yorker once suggested that, with the possible exception of poetry, James Stevenson could have produced the magazine single-handedly. As an artist, he published close to two thousand cartoons, dozens of covers, and innumerable spot drawings. Show More Summary
"Mr. Stevenson did not restrict himself to drawing cartoons at the magazine; he was one of the rare people there who wrote and illustrated articles, including Talk of the Town pieces. And, away from The New Yorker, he was the author or illustrator of more than 100 children’s books, as well as novels and an […]