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PHOTO: New Yorker's Cheeky Cover

Posted 01.29.2012 | Media

For those wondering if President Obama will watch the Super Bowl on Sunday, the New Yorker's latest cover offers some insight into the big game the Pr...

WATCH: Cultural Impact Of New Yorker Cartoons

Posted 11.05.2011 | Arts

After the fist-bump heard 'round the world, we may have learned something about the Obamas' relationship. But after the New Yorker cartoon featuring T...

What Does Bloomberg Think of His New Yorker Cover?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, no stranger to literary satire, made the cover of the New Yorker this week. In a sketch by Barry Blitt (of the ...

Baby Pygmy Hippo Goes On Display (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A rare pygmy hippo, born at a zoo in Hampshire, England, was on public display for the first time on Monday. "The newborn, who hasn't been named, yet ...

The New Yorker "Vets" Obama

MediaBistro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Barry Blitt, the cartoonist responsible for the New Yorker's controversial terrorist fist-jabbing cover, among others, returns this week to "vet" Bara...

An Insider's Response To The New Yorker's Obama Cover | 23/6: The News, But Funnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In light of the controversy surrounding this week's New Yorker cover, we wanted get some insight from an insider at the notoriously tight-lipped publi...

The New Yorker Cover -- Opportunity Knocks for Obama

Justin Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Frank

The New Yorker gives Obama an opportunity to right himself and get back to being who he is. He needs to address people's fears -- not just to rebut them or dismiss them.

New Yorker, What Were You Thinking?

Trey Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trey Ellis

I get the joke. But dressing up perhaps the next president of the United States as the new millennium equivalent of Hitler is just gross and dumb. Anything would have been better.

Obama Reacts To New Yorker Cover (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Barack Obama was asked if he had a response to the very controversial New Yorker cover that combines every rumor and smear about him and his wife Mich...

Reading The Pictures: The "What" Of What's Wrong With Barack Osama TNY Cover

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-07-14-newyorkerobama.jpgI'm sure you've already seen analysis as to why it's so bad. Here is the actual "what" of what's wrong.

The New Yorker's Fear of a Black President

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leonce Gaiter

It's hard to believe that the editorial staff of the New Yorker did not see this straight depiction of Obama and his wife as militant/Muslim terrorists for the Red State red meat that it is. Parroting is not parody.

Yikes! Controversial New Yorker Cover Shows Muslim, Flag-Burning, Osama-Loving, Fist-Bumping Obama

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Presumably the readership is sophisticated enough to get the joke, but this going to upset a lot of people -- probably for the same reason it's going to delight a lot of others on the right.

David Remnick On That New Yorker Cover: It's Satire, Meant To Target "Distortions And Misconceptions And Prejudices" About Obama

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This week's New Yorker cover shows Barack and Michelle Obama as Muslim terrorists burning a flag in the Oval Office. Why would they publish such a thing? We asked New Yorker editor David Remnick. Here's what he said.

Nico Pitney

Barry Blitt Defends His New Yorker Cover Art Of Obama | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Barry Blitt is the artist behind this week's very controversial New Yorker cover of Barack and Michelle Obama. Via email, I asked him to respond to th...