For New Yorkers with any interest in the arts scene, he’s a hometown hero. And, at last, he’s back, and in top form. Against all odds, James Levine is back. On Sunday afternoon Mr. Levine, one of the greatest living American conductors and a musician who has defined the Metropolitan Opera for more than 40 [...]
(Paul Mirengoff) Andy Borowitz of the The New Yorker provides this somewhat fictitious account of our president’s reaction to the current series of scandals: President Obama used his weekly radio address on Saturday to reassure the American people that he has “played no role whatsoever” in the U.S. Show More Summary
In the incredibly touching video above, you witness the moment New Yorkers Matt and Josh first see their twins, who were born through gestational surrogacy in Mumbai, India. Last May, just six months after finally saying “I do,” the couple set out to fulfill their lifelong dream of becoming parents. One year later, they were [...]
Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered to remember Mark Carson, a 32-year-old gay Brooklyn man who was shot and killed in New York’s Greenwich Village Friday in the fifth hate crime to plague the city this month. The peace rally was arranged by Adam Feldman, a theater critic for Time Out New York, who spoke passionately before [...]
Hundreds of LGBT New Yorkers turned out tonight for a candlelight vigil held at the West Village corner where Mark Carson, 32, was murdered early yesterday morning. The event was organized by Adam Feldman and speakers included activists Eugene Lovendusky, Robert Pinter, and Brendan Fay. Show More Summary
Residents of a New York City apartment building are up in arms over an exhibition of candid photographs one of their neighbors took of them, without their knowledge or permission. A gallery show -- "The Neighbors" -- of the picturesShow More Summary
Spotify is now streaming the new Daft Punk album, Random Access Memories (out May 21st). The Guardian reviews the album. Urban Titan lists the top 25 horror novels for young adults. At the New Yorker, authors weigh in on the...
The New Yorker's James Surowiecki has figured out who's to blame for unsafe working conditions for garment workers: people who wear clothing: "The problem isn't so much evil factory owners as a system that's great at getting Western consumers what they want but leaves developing-world workers toiling in misery."
Scientists report first success in cloning stem cells. Meet the extremists fighting to keep discrimination in the Boy Scouts. Take back the Night: New Yorkers rally against recent spate of anti-gay hate crimes. "LGBT New Yorkers and their allies participated...
This week New Yorkers Matt and Josh met their newborn twins in India, where they were born through gestational surrogacy. The couple has been chronicling their journey into parenthood at their blog, New Dads On The Block. I first met Josh several years ago when he was part of our gay press junket to Key West. Congratulations to both proud papas!
To help readers share stories, tips and secrets anonymously, the New Yorker will use a new tool called Strongbox. Co-developed by the late Internet activist Aaron Swartz, the open-source code could help more journalists communicate with...Show More Summary
Art group collaborate with local citizens to spread positives messages in a one-of-a-kind project.
PHOTOS: In response to a series of violent anti-gay attacks last week, members of New York’s LGBT community gathered outside Madison Square Garden and marched through Chelsea toward Jackson Park on May 16. The peaceful protest rally was organized by direct action group Queer Rising to address the disturbing increase in homophobic violence, seen last week during [...]
Hundreds of LGBT New Yorkers gathered outside Madison Square Garden last night in protest of the ongoing spree of violent anti-gay hate crimes, one of which occurred outside the famed sports venue. The protest was organized by Queer Rising and the LGBT Anti-Violence Project. Show More Summary
Tonight's guests: Nicholas Thompson, editor of The New Yorker magazine's website Richard Engel, NBC News chief foreign correspondent
New Yorkers, it seems, love their hamburgers. The proof is in the lines.
The New Yorker has introduced a new online receptacle where sources can share documents and messages with the magazine anonymously. The tool is called Strongbox and it is accessible using the Tor network, a private and secure online network. The publication will not record the I.P. Show More Summary
Said I, as quoted in The New Yorker today in a piece by Paul Bloom called "The Dzhokar Tsarnaev Empathy Problem." I was being sarcastic and criticizing the media for using a strikingly baby-faced picture of Tsarnaev in practically ever report. Bloom concludes: Relying on the face might be human nature—even babies prefer to look at attractive people. Show More Summary
Alex Ross, classical music critic of The New Yorker and author of the best-selling book The Rest is Noise, has written a fascinating piece...