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Artists for Artists

Agnes Gund | Posted 06.02.2013 | New York
Agnes Gund

Fifty years. Nine hundred artists. Two thousand grants. At its most succinct, this is the story of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts (FCA), the unique and timeless organization established by Jasper Johns and John Cage in 1963.

Business Insider CEO Not Reading His New Yorker Profile | Posted 06.01.2013 | Media

You might think Henry Blodget would be thrilled that an exhaustive profile in this week's New Yorker touts his Business Insider for building an audien...

Zero Dark Thirty: After Oscar Snub, the Debate Deepens

Dan Siegel | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics
Dan Siegel

The controversy and shortcomings of Zero Dark Thirty has opened a critical conversation and debate. Hopefully it will lead to brave new Hollywood storytelling about these years when America went in search of monsters to destroy, and ended up slaying things once held dear.

Dan Kiley: A great yet little known Modernist

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 04.12.2013 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

In his later years, you could find Dan Kiley with his wild hair and pants hiked up to his waist always brimming with opinions and ideas - or as the ce...

Struggling Cartoonist Needs Your Help!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.01.2013 | Arts

It's not easy being a professional artist, a fact made clear to us this week by New Yorker cartoonist Corey Pandolph's situation. As a freelance illus...

Meet The World's Best Pickpocket | Posted 03.04.2013 | Weird News

A few years ago, at a Las Vegas convention for magicians, Penn Jillette, of the act Penn and Teller, was introduced to a soft-spoken young man named A...

Greetings, Fiends!

Jerry Adler | Posted 02.27.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Adler

(Apologies to Roger Angell and Ian Frazier) Our weary planet's never-ending Trip around the Sun, now trending Toward its yearly consummation Beckons ...

Businesses Can Create a Better Economy by Teaching More Than Job Skills

Michael Haberman | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business
Michael Haberman

Over the last few months, I've participated in several conferences all exploring the same issue--how business can help improve our public education system.

What Makes A Good Chick Flick?

Posted 11.19.2012 | Books

The following is excerpted from New Yorker writer David Denby's Do The Movies Have A Future? (published by Simon & Schuster.) The following was writte...

Willard's Last Gaffe?

Sandy Goodman | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Does Romney really think that the Wall Street billionaires and multimillionaires, Pentagon contractors, chambers of commerce and other big and small businesspeople who so lavishly supported him and other politicians paid all that money out of love and admiration for him and the rest?

'New Yorker' Author Bashes Anthony Bourdain

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 10.29.2012 | Home

Anthony Bourdain is more mainstream than ever these days, having parlayed his wildly successful Travel Channel program "No Reservations" into a forthc...

'Atonement': A Veteran's Journey From Haunting to Reconciliation

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 12.28.2012 | Media
Joseph Bobrow

It is a finely hewn, graphic, and potent account of the emotional, moral and spiritual impacts of war, and one marine's passionate search for meaning and forgiveness. The story also poignantly conveys the anguish of the family and the farther reaches of human forgiveness.

Cookie Brother Is Watching

Posted 10.23.2012 | Business

By Lois Beckett ProPublica If you're a registered voter and surf the web, one of the sites you visit has almost certainly placed a tiny piece of ...

New Yorker Announces Presidential Endorsement

Posted 10.22.2012 | Media

The New Yorker announced its endorsement for President Barack Obama ahead of the 2012 general election. The magazine's editors opened their article...

PHOTO: New Yorker Cover Hits Romney

Posted 10.19.2012 | Media

The latest cover of the New Yorker hits Mitt Romney for flip-flopping. The image, entitled “Skin Deep,” was done by Barry Blitt. It shows Mitt...

The Election: The New Reality Show

Susan Berger | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Susan Berger

Millions would not think of missing the Kardashian wedding or Real Housewives of New York reunion. But there is an even bigger reality to get engaged in.

The United States of Snarkiness

Frank H. Wu | Posted 12.10.2012 | Education
Frank H. Wu

The problem is if everything is contemptuous and nothing is sincere or serious, the message becomes monotonous.

Growing Up and Moving Out: My Move from the South to NYC

Lauren Taylor Shute | Posted 12.03.2012 | Women
Lauren Taylor Shute

I sat with my mother on my bed as the movie ended. We pretended that we weren't both heartbroken at the thought of her only daughter moving away from home and simply focused on how great I would look in my new trench coat traipsing around New York City à la Anne Hathaway.

New York City, According To Apple Maps

Posted 10.03.2012 | Comedy

While we're all busy reeling from the regrettable decision to upgrade to iO6 and unleash the notoriously awful Apple Maps in our lives, MAD Magazine (...

You Know You're a New Yorker When...

Greg Jacobs | Posted 12.02.2012 | New York
Greg Jacobs

Just about everyone will tell you it takes X amount of time to truly become a New Yorker. There are a few sayings or occurrences I have found draw each and everyone of us closer to becoming the true New Yorker we are really meant to be.

Lowbrows Have More Fun

Anastasia Rubis | Posted 11.20.2012 | Fifty
Anastasia Rubis

I've gained a new appreciation for lowbrow in middle age. I'm still enough of a snob to gravitate toward "brilliant" lowbrow as opposed to "despicable" in New York magazine's approval matrix, but give me one more decade. My tastes should be off the chart.

How Nipples Got The New Yorker Banned From Facebook

The New Yorker | Posted 09.11.2012 | Technology

The New Yorker has a Facebook page for our cartoons, which a lot of you like, or maybe it’s just one person with a lot of time on their hands, likin...

A Journey to the Center of a Caption

Corey Pandolph | Posted 11.10.2012 | Comedy
Corey Pandolph

Last week marked the final week of my first-ever caption contest cartoon in The New Yorker. How about I show you the steps I took to get from a lowly submission to triumphant contest winner?

In Response to Anthony Lane's New Yorker Piece on The Portrait of a Lady

Gina Barreca | Posted 11.04.2012 | Books
Gina Barreca

Anthony Lane has just written about The Portrait of a Lady. Although Lane is his usual charming self, things are different when he gets to Henry James. I hate to admit it even to myself, but I think I think he misses the point of James' novel.

PHOTO: The New Yorker Showcases GOP 'Bromance'

Posted 08.27.2012 | Media

The cover of the New Yorker's current issue takes on the carefully-crafted public image of presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his ...