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“Meet Danny Wilson”: The Strange and Exuberant Frank Sinatra Musical Drama That’s Hardly Ever Screened

The movie screen only looks flat. A director’s inner space opens it up and draws a viewer into its alternate worlds. Many movies...

Tucker Carlson Calls Trump’s Theft of Nuclear Secrets Less Worrisome Than Hunter Biden’s Use of Joe’s Netflix Password

WASHNGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In a vehement defense of the former President, Tucker Carlson said that Donald J. Trump’s possible theft of nuclear secrets...

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each week, we provide a cartoon in need of a caption. You, the reader, submit your caption here, we choose three finalists, and...

Ayatollah Khomeini Never Read Salman Rushdie’s Book

Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini never read Salman Rushdie’s book “The Satanic Verses,” his son Ahmed told me in Tehran, in the early nineteen-nineties. The...

Salman Rushdie and the Power of Words

Rushdie would not allow himself to be reduced to the caricature that his enemies wanted to make of him.Photograph by Roberto Caccuri /...

How Safe Are Nuclear Power Plants?

Keeping good records is a cardinal rule of bureaucracy, and at government agencies routinely hiding the sensitive ones, and utterly suppressing the most...

Exhibit A of Trump’s Recklessness

On Friday, a federal magistrate judge in Florida ended at least some of the speculation about the search of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate...

The Crossword: Friday, August 12, 2022

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Trapped in Trump, Trump, Trump

August, despite its reputation, has never been a slow month for news. Wars start in August. Coups happen. Markets crash. Governments fall. Sometimes,...

Maggie Rogers Talks with Questlove and Performs at Symphony Space

On September 7th, the acclaimed musicians will join the New Yorker staff writer Kelefa Sanneh at New York City’s Symphony Space for The...

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