Award-Winning Political Satire, Cartoons, and More: The New Yorker
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The displays of Korean unity, during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, were important, the novelist Min Jin Lee writes, but they don’t address the fissures that remain between North Korea and South Korea, two nations still technically at war.
Did you just eat that yogurt a little too tenderly? Are you still haunted by that time you wore a fedora? Cora Frazier lists the satirical day-to-day self-negations that are holding you back.
Elizabeth Dunn on why some American restaurants have tried to end tipping—in order to offer employees benefits, to prepare for a rising minimum wage—and why few have succeeded.
Richard Brody reviews “Annihilation,” starring Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson, and Gina Rodriguez, and directed by Alex Garland.
Charles Bethea interviews a teacher who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week about returning to her classroom for the first time since the ordeal.
Jeffrey Toobin writes about the unsolved murder of Tom Wales, the Assistant United States Attorney in Seattle, and Rod Rosenstein’s recent efforts to bring more attention to the case.
The New Yorker hosts an alternative Oscars ceremony, and Masha Gessen discusses Russian and American politics.
Eren Orbey writes about the young photographer Colin Combs, whose unvarnished photographs capture the insouciant dignity of a group of skaters and artists coming of age in Dayton, Ohio, sometimes called the heroin capital of the United States.
Emily Witt reports from student demonstrations at the Florida state capitol by the Never Again movement, which is advocating for stricter gun-control legislation after the Parkland school shooting.
Helen Rosner reviews “Ugly Delicious,” the new Netflix series
Barry Blitt’s Daily Cartoon shows a wintry pursuit.
Sarah Larson on the women’s figure-skating finals at the 2018 Winter Olympics, in which Alina Zagitova won the gold over her Russian teammate Evgenia Medvedeva.
Maria Stoian illustrates a humorous cartoon about the task of getting a cat into its carrier.
Michael Schulman on how the Tony Award-winning rock musical ”Spring Awakening” relates to the experience of the student survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting.
Edward Steed’s cartoons of the biathlon mixed relay at the 2018 Winter Olympics, in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Marcellus Hall illustrates and narrates a day at the Winter Olympics, in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
In Peter Kuper’s Daily Cartoon, lawmakers take aim at gun-control laws.
In this satirical advice column, Sarah Hutto imagines the N.R.A.’s response to straightforward, everyday problems: There’s a fire? Fight it—with fire! Bees are stinging you? Sting them right back!
Lauren Mechling on Shock Therapy, a boutique-fitness studio on the Upper East Side that offers group classes with electronic muscle-stimulation technology, or EMS.
Mike Spies on Marion Hammer’s unique influence over legislators, which has produced laws that dramatically alter long-held American norms.
The Brooklyn Museum displays four hundred items—costumes, handwritten lyrics, album art, videos—from the artist’s personal archive.
The seminal eighties art band celebrates forty years of its dance-punk music.
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Alexei Ratmansky’s “Flames of Paris” comes to American cinemas.
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Eli Stokols writes about Democrats and parents who lost children to gun violence banding together to achieve legislative victories
Doreen St. Félix on a photograph of the empathy prompts that Donald Trump held during Wednesday’s White House meeting with survivors of mass shootings in Parkland, Florida, and elsewhere.
Troy Patterson on the CW superhero series “Black Lightning,” based on the DC Comics character and starring Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce, a high-school principal.
Russell Platt writes about Yannick Nézet-Séguin, who will replace James Levine as the music director of the Metropolitan Opera, and his recent interpretations of Wagner's opera “Parsifal.“
Adam Davidson joins Dorothy Wickenden to discuss how the Trump family’s business dealings abroad could inform the Mueller investigation.
Hannah Goldfield writes about the variations and history of queso, a staple of Tex-Mex cuisine, and why Chipotle’s recent attempt at the cheese dip went awry.
Our critics pick the best music, art, theatre, restaurants, and more.
Richard Brody reviews “Game Night,” a new comedy-slash-thriller starring Rachel McAdams and Jason Bateman and directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein.
Ian Crouch on TV commentary at the 2018 Winter Olympics and the former skier Bode Miller’s subdued announcing style, which has received criticism.
Katy Waldman on Kate Braverman’s new collection of short fiction, “A Good Day for Seppuku,” which floods readers in images that throb with menace or pleasure.
Liana Finck illustrates the latest installment of her weekly advice-column comic called Dear Pepper, and offers suggestions for weird moms and former corporate drones.
Edward Steed illustrates scenes from the Winter Olympics ski-jumping competition in Pyeongchang.
Adrian Chen discusses the role of “experts” in the Trump-Russia story, in particular the frenzy over last week’s federal indictment targeting the Kremlin-backed Internet Research Agency. Is it possible to be a skeptic without playing into the President’s hands?
Brendan Loper’s Daily Cartoon identifies the crisis producer in Parkland.
Eliza Griswold writes about the life and work of Billy Graham, the evangelical Christian leader.
In the first video of The New Yorker’s “True Crime” series, the author Michael Cannell discusses the hunt to catch a serial bomber who preyed on New York City.
Evan Osnos writes about the CNN town hall on guns in Florida, and how the survivors of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School moved the debate forward.
Lucas Gardner writes a humorous piece about the multiple identities of a man with an enigmatic online-dating profile.
Michael Luo writes about the legacy of the evangelist Billy Graham, who died on Wednesday, at age ninety-nine.
Priya Krishna writes about the role a Crock-Pot played on the Super Bowl episode of “This Is Us,” in which Jack Pearson, played by Milo Ventimiglia, dies.
Daniel A. Gross talks to Missy Dodds, a former teacher who survived a school shooting in Minnesota, in 2005.
Andy Borowitz jokes that a purge of bot accounts on Twitter has left President Trump with a little more than a dozen followers.
Edward Steed’s cartoons of the most exciting moments in men’s and women’s hockey at the 2018 Winter Olympics, in Pyeongchang.
Rebecca Mead on what the new “Peter Rabbit” movie, directed by Will Gluck, gets wrong about Beatrix Potter’s storytelling.
Mythili G. Rao writes about “The Red Years,” a collection of poems attributed to a North Korean dissident writing under the pen name Bandi.