The New Yorker‘s Jonathan Blitzer has been in contact with an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent since March in an attempt to learn what the agency is like under President Donald Trump. This week, the agent decided that he’d seen enough and had to blow the whistle: At first, the agent spoke to me on […]
Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agents have been emboldened by President Donald Trump — but not all of them are entirely comfortable with the direction the agency’s headed. One agent agreed to let The New Yorker publish some of his comments questioning the Trump...
Mayor de Blasio ventured into the city’s decrepit subway system on Sunday — but didn’t have to face the foul-smelling and often crazy vagrants that ordinary New Yorkers are forced to contend with every day. That’s because police were ordered … Continued
Françoise Mouly interviews the artist Javier Mariscal about “Private Beach,” his cover for this week’s issue of The New Yorker.
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The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Pyun Hye-Young's The Hole, just out in English from Arcade. The story out of which this novel developed, Caring for Plants, was recently published in The New Yorker -- usually...Show More Summary
Joshua Rothman and New Yorker writers pick their favorites from recent cultural offerings.
New Yorkers are tough. And none are more tough than this woman who let Mayor de Blasio have it when she happened upon him doing a press event in the
A woman who worked at the Carrier Corporation for the past 25 years unloaded on President Donald Trump in an interview with the New Yorker, just days after she agreed to take a buyout from the company. Even though Trump pledged to save jobs at the Carrier plant late last year, the company this week...
Anthony Scaramucci, the new White House communications director, is one of President Donald Trump's slickest defenders - but not someone known for his press relations skills. The 52-year-old New Yorker made a name for himself as a financier, working first for Goldman Sachs and then launching his own wealth management firm. Show More Summary
Anthony Scaramucci’s smooth style will be a distinct contrast with the southern drawl and sharp edges of Sarah Sanders, the new press secretary.
Wondering what online critics and diners are saying about the hot Cherry Creek North spot? Quality Italian opened in Cherry Creek North this past spring to the delight of New Yorkers and steakhouse aficionados alike. Spearheaded by owner...Show More Summary
"When Major-General Charles Sandford recalled the scene at the Astor Place Theatre on May 10, 1849, it was with a sentiment one would not normally associate with a night at the theater. 'During a period of thirty-five years of military service,' wrote the general, 'I have never seen a mob so violent as the one […]
She’s going to be Bobbie, in a scheduled London production. Rosalie Craig will play the New Yorker on the loose. Read here.
Every year the NYPD seizes millions of dollars in assets from innocent New Yorkers, who often have to fight a dizzying bureaucracy to get their property back. But today the City Council is poised to pass legislation that would make the practice vastly more transparent. [ more › ]
Alexandra Schwartz on Tamara Shopsin’s new book, “Arbitrary Stupid Goal,” and the author’s experience as a born-and-raised New Yorker in a rapidly changing city.
This New Yorker profile of Trump supporters in western Colorado is yet another entry into the quasi-anthropological task of trying to figure out how an astonishingly ignorant and increasingly demented old man who is a raging narcissist etc. etc. etc. could be elected president of the United States. It draws a picture of Trump’s base […]
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It happened again. And it could have — should have — been prevented. On July 5, NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia was ambushed and killed by Alexander Bonds, who was in turn killed by responding officers. Bonds was an untreated schizophrenic with a criminal history. When he started to deteriorate, his girlfriend convinced him to go...