Episodes
Rare across-the-aisle coöperation in Austin aims to protect the lives of some women who need abortions—and protect their doctors from prosecution.
Published 04/12/24
Published 04/12/24
The New Yorker’s new critic on three films he’s excited about this year.
Published 04/08/24
Why are so many states restricting what schools can teach about racism? Two leading journalist-historians discuss the efforts to ban or rewrite the teaching of Black history.
Published 04/05/24
The singer, banjo player, music scholar, and opera composer talks with David Remnick about the legacy of Black string music—and how not to be limited by genre.
Published 04/02/24
In her musical opening on Broadway, Keys tells a story very much like her own life, using her own hit songs—but don’t call it autobiographical.
Published 03/29/24
The author creates a new inner life for a “Huckleberry Finn” character.
Published 03/26/24
Adam Gopnik considers how Hitler came to power, and what it tells us about the 2024 election.
Published 03/22/24
The staff writer Louisa Thomas talks with the former sportswriter David Remnick about why men’s college basketball suffers a state of malaise, while the women’s game is electrifying.
Published 03/19/24
The philosopher popularized new ideas about gender—and has been burned in effigy. They talk with David Remnick about “Who’s Afraid of Gender?” Plus, Erin Reed on anti-trans legislation.
Published 03/15/24
The journalist’s autobiographical novel reflects his time working on Barack’s Obama’s campaign, and in his White House. Has the former President lived up to his expectations?
Published 03/12/24
The writer-director tells David Remnick that conducting an actual orchestra, in the role of Leonard Bernstein, was “the scariest thing I’ve ever done, hands down.”
Published 03/08/24
The staff writer Evan Osnos went to the White House for a rare, frank talk with the President about his reëlection battle. Can he persuade voters that his accomplishments outweigh his age?
Published 03/02/24
One of the most influential Silicon Valley reporters chronicles the rise of an industry, and moguls like Elon Musk, in “Burn Book.”
Published 03/01/24
“The Killers of the Flower Moon” star reflects on the challenges faced by Native actors. Plus, New Yorker film critic Richard Brody’s unique awards for the best of 2023.
Published 02/27/24
The former Trump White House attorney is sounding the alarm on the consequences of ignoring the ex-President’s rhetoric on Russia, and his actions on January 6th.
Published 02/23/24
The author of “Ten Bridges I’ve Burnt” and other books talks with Jeffrey Masters about his journey from go-go boy to Renaissance man.
Published 02/20/24
The co-host of the popular show explains how the withering of the media and the threat of political violence are warping the Presidential campaign, and what Biden’s team needs to do.
Published 02/16/24
In her Netflix special, the comedian uses an act of oral sex as a springboard for a rapid-fire rant about the human condition, along with human anatomy.
Published 02/13/24
The author of the influential novel “How Should a Person Be?” culled decades of material from her own journals to take a radical approach to her new book.
Published 02/06/24
As the border crisis escalates, the President is changing his rhetoric on immigration. Plus, Olivia Rodrigo embraces being the voice of Gen Z.
Published 02/02/24
An excerpt from “The Runaway Princesses,” a miniseries based on Heidi Blake’s reporting on Dubai’s royal family, and the women who risked their lives to escape it.
Published 01/31/24
The president of the Committee to Protect Journalists discusses whether Israel is targeting Palestinian reporters, and looks at threats to the safety of journalists around the world.
Published 01/29/24
“American Fiction,” nominated for five Academy Awards, satirizes the literary world, and upends Hollywood conventions about Blackness.
Published 01/26/24