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  1. new yorker festival 2019
    Liz Phair Just Wants to Live in a Period Drama and Help Cows Build VillagesLet’s get her on The Crown.
  2. weinstein books
    Ronan Farrow’s Weinstein Book Will Be Personal, He Says in Surprise AppearancePopping into a BookExpo lunch, he talked about “some of the low points I’m now reliving.”
  3. one grand books
    William Finnegan’s 10 Favorite BooksGeorge Orwell, Elena Ferrante, and more.
  4. brooklyn book festival 2018
    The Brooklyn Book Festival’s Tote-Bag Power RankingsA status update on which tote was the GOAT (and which were not worth our time) at the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival.
  5. les moonves
    CBS Investigating Les Moonves Ahead of New Yorker Report“The Board will promptly review the findings and take appropriate action.”
  6. feedback
    Lola Kirke Wrote a Letter to the Editor Over The New Yorker’s Gemini Review“I am disappointed by Anthony Lane’s glib criticism of my character’s appearance in the film Gemini.”
  7. one grand books
    Roz Chast’s 10 Favorite Books“I avoid books about either World War. Or any war, really.”
  8. lawyers
    Harvey Weinstein Lawyers Up in Advance of Possible ExposésThe mogul has reportedly been in touch with the Clintons’ crisis manager Lanny Davis.
  9. 100 More Jokes That Shaped Modern ComedyA second look at bits, sketches, one-liners, and even modern art that have influenced American humor for the past 170 years.
  10. ‘The New Yorker’ Now Has a Cover-to-Cover Parody Thanks to ‘The Neu Jorker’A bunch of talented writers and illustrators have teamed up to create a very ambitious parody: a cover-to-cover take on an issue of The New […]
  11. Where Digital Publications’ Comedy Videos Are Headed In April of 2001, a dot com bubble baby named Kozmo.com laid off over a thousand employees because its business model of […]
  12. last night on late night
    Late Night Presents ‘Live New Yorker Cartoons’Buckle up, buttercup.
  13. movie critics
    Hollywood Bad-Boy Jesse Eisenberg Trolls Critics in New Yorker Piece“Based on an idea that I poorly executed in grad school.”
  14. ‘Key and Peele’ Showrunner Jay Martel Looks Back on the Show’s EvolutionIn anticipation of tonight’s double-episode Key and Peele series finale, writer and co-executive producer Jay Martel wrote a piece for The New […]
  15. job openings
    The New Yorker’s David Denby Steps Down From Film Critic Post [Updated]To focus on his book.
  16. ‘The New Yorker’ Profiles Tig Notaro’s Topless NYC Standup Set“She is a deadpan comedian of the driest vintage, and her face remained stolid. The patches of the audience that were stunned into silence […]
  17. Louis C.K. on Chris Rock’s Film Career: ‘All He Really Needed to Do Was Be […]“Louis C.K. thinks that the solution to Rock’s movie problem was obvious in retrospect. ‘His honesty and thoughtfulness and intelligence—it […]
  18. short stories
    Tom Hanks Has a Short Story in The New Yorker“Alan Bean Plus Four.”
  19. Read an Excerpt from Lena Dunham’s Upcoming Book ‘Not That Kind of Girl’“Sitting with my mother in the beauty salon one afternoon, I come across an article about obsessive-compulsive disorder. A woman describes her […]
  20. ‘The New Yorker’ Profiles Eugene Mirman’s Live Version of ‘StarTalk’“Throughout the show, these jokes created pauses for laughter, welcome little breaks in the onslaught of science, that allowed our brains to […]
  21. Simon Rich Reimagines a Classic Joke for ‘The New Yorker’Author, former SNL writer, and creator of the upcoming FXX show Man Seeking Woman Simon Rich wrote a humor piece in The New Yorker called “Guy […]
  22. ‘The New Yorker’ Profiles ‘Mad’ Magazine as an Anti-Smoking Ad PioneerThe New Yorker ran an excellent article last week about Mad magazine’s big anti-smoking push during the ‘60s, which resulted not only in tons […]
  23. Dick Cavett Reflects on His Worst Show Ever for ‘The New Yorker’Here’s a video of the “excruciating” September 18, 1970 episode of The Dick Cavett Show, in which guests John Cassavetes, Peter Falk, and Ben […]
  24. Michael Cera Delves Into His Texting Past in ‘The New Yorker’“Jeremy, a man I am no longer in touch with, was someone I once considered a friend. It started out very simply: one day I received a text […]
  25. Amy Poehler Wrote About Her First Job at an Ice Cream Parlor“But when I stood in the dining room and demanded attention I was reminded of things I already secretly knew about myself. I wasn’t shy, I […]
  26. ‘The New Yorker’ Writes About ‘How Podcasts Conquered Comedy’The New Yorker has a new article out today called “How Podcasts Conquered Comedy,” an in-depth history of how the newish medium has changed the […]
  27. A Documentary About ‘New Yorker’ Cartoonists Needs Your Help The makers of Very Semi-Serious, a new documentary taking audiences behind the scenes of the New Yorker cartoons of the past, present, and […]
  28. ‘SNL’s Colin Jost Dreams Up Several Silly Movie Sequels for ‘The New […]SNL’s co-head writer Colin Jost has a funny new piece in The New Yorker today in which he previewed this summer’s unlikely movie sequels, […]
  29. Lena Dunham Wrote a Thing About How Much She Likes Puppies for ‘The New […]Lena Dunham wrote a personal essay called “A Box of Puppies” that appears in The New Yorker this week. It’s worth the read if you like Lena […]
  30. Simon Rich’s New Novella Is Being Serialized in ‘The New Yorker’ Starting […]Former SNL writer Simon Rich’s new novella Sell Out is being serialized this week in The New Yorker. You can check out Part 1 of 4 now. The […]
  31. in development
    Brad Pitt, HBO Developing Debt-Collector DramaBased on a New Yorker article.
  32. the cursing mommy
    Listen to Cynthia Nixon As The Cursing MommyThank you, Ian Frazier, thank you!
  33. How to Be Simon Rich“So many times I’d write a sketch set at, say, a marriage counselor’s office and I was so naïve and unsophisticated working in television that […]
  34. Let Lena Dunham and Jon Hamm Teach You About the ‘New Yorker’ iPhone App The New Yorker just launched its iPhone app today, a slick little number that allows you to read David Grann’s reportage on the subway without […]
  35. The ‘New Yorker’ Purchases the ‘Borowitz Report’; Is Launching a Humor […]Humorist Andy Borowitz has long been a contributor to the New Yorker, well it seems the magazine no longer wants to just borrow(itz) […]
  36. movies
    Clooney to Direct Film About U.S.-Born Rebel in CubaBased on David Grann’s piece The Yankee Comandante.
  37. the way we serialize fiction now
    Jennifer Egan’s New Yorker Story Will Be TweetedAll 8,500 words of it.
  38. Who Is Matt Graham?(To the tune of the theme from Shaft:) Who’s the comedian Louis C.K. and Janeane Garofalo thought would be famous in Boston in the 80s? […]
  39. Simon Rich Gives God a Girlfriend in The New YorkerThis week’s New Yorker Shouts & Murmurs is a very funny piece by SNL’s Simon Rich about how Genesis might’ve gone if God was dating someone. […]
  40. The New Yorker Reviews WhitneyEmily Nussbaum’s New Yorker review of Whitney and 2 Broke Girls is pretty spot-on. She goes beyond the usual Sarah Silverman-Chelsea Handler […]
  41. SNL’s Zach Kanin’s 2012 Predictions Are GreatNew SNL writer and New Yorker cartoonist Zach Kanin drew up some pretty exciting predictions for 2012. (You know, in his spare time. I hear […]
  42. Arrested Development To Return With More Episodes, Confirm The Power Of […]HOW DID THIS HAPPEN? This news implies some sort of supernatural intervention to me, by a force that surrounds us and penetrates us and binds […]
  43. The New Yorker Festival Hosts Arrested Development ReunionThe New Yorker Arrested Development reunion panel is coming up October 2, the magazine announced today, and will feature a “Bluth Family […]
  44. vulture bytes
    Vulture Bytes: A Spotify Alternative and a Spy Hack for Your CameraPlus: an app that’s so bad we had to warn you to stay away from it.
  45. clickables
    Read Roger Ebert’s Winning New Yorker Cartoon CaptionHe finally won!
  46. Learn How Adam McKay Channels ‘Cosmic Rage’ In His Therapist’s New Yorker […]If you’re wondering if seeing a therapist will help your bizarre comedian tendencies, well, help is such subjective word. This week’s The New […]
  47. clickables
    Read a New David Foster Wallace Story, ‘Backbone’Conveniently, it’s all online.
  48. Woody Allen’s Recession Monopoly GameIn this week’s New Yorker, Woody Allen dives deep into a game of recession-racked Monopoly: “Litvinov, for his part, held two gray properties, […]