The New Yorker

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Patrick Radden Keefe on exposing the Sackler family’s links to the opioid crisis
The journalist tracked the billionaire arts philanthropists’ role in the OxyContin scandal in his gripping bestseller. He talks about why the bad guys are still getting away with it

Sean O’Hagan

27, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Madness in their method: have we fallen out of love with actorly excess?
The Succession star Jeremy Strong has been widely scorned after a magazine profile revealed his ‘preening’ and ‘self-indulgent’ acting process. But many actors have been lauded for their method – so what has changed?

Hadley Freeman

10, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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US author to give away £10,000 prize cash over role of sponsor in opioid crisis
Investigative reporter Patrick Radden Keefe will give money from business book of the year shortlisting to charity over involvement of McKinsey firm

Lucy Knight

03, Dec, 2021 @6:24 PM

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The French Dispatch: Wes Anderson’s ode to newspapers is a periodic delight
Amazing visuals, lots of laughs and an A-list cast – including Bill Murray – make Anderson’s tribute to the New Yorker a real treat

Peter Bradshaw

12, Jul, 2021 @5:21 PM

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The Cat Person debate shows how fiction writers use real life does matter
Kristen Roupenian’s viral 2017 short story is again being debated, now over her alleged use of details drawn from life. The questions this raises do not have neat answers

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

09, Jul, 2021 @12:15 PM

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Janet Malcolm, author of The Journalist and the Murderer, dies aged 86
New Yorker writer, whose scepticism about her trade brought her both praise and blame, was also famed for studies of psychoanalysis and Sylvia Plath

Sian Cain

17, Jun, 2021 @4:19 PM

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‘Who are we performing for?’: Will McPhail on the strange art of small talk
The New Yorker cartoonist’s debut graphic novel In follows an aimless artist who struggles to connect with others. He talks about his own experiences, and his love for drawing ‘characterful’ pigeons

Elle Hunt

01, Jun, 2021 @1:38 PM

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David Remnick: ‘There is no vaccine for climate change’
The New Yorker editor on Fragile Earth, a new collection of the magazine’s climate crisis writing

Tim Adams

18, Apr, 2021 @8:30 AM

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New Yorker staffers vote to authorize strike amid tensions with Condé Nast
New Yorker, Ars Technica and Pitchfork unions said they are in their third year of bargaining with the media company

Adam Gabbatt

29, Mar, 2021 @3:59 PM

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Crossword blog: the New Yorker prints a new weekly puzzle
We talk about the technicalities of grid construction with the magazine’s puzzle editor, Liz Maynes-Aminzade

Alan Connor

08, Feb, 2021 @11:35 AM

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New Yorker suspends Jeffrey Toobin for allegedly masturbating on Zoom call
Magazine says it is investigating matter while Toobin says ‘I thought I had muted the Zoom video’ in apology

Guardian staff

19, Oct, 2020 @11:05 PM

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Ronan Farrow: master #MeToo reporter hit by surprise New York Times takedown
Pulitzer-winning New Yorker journalist rejects claims from paper’s Ben Smith that work exhibits ‘shakiness at its foundations’

Ed Pilkington in New York

18, May, 2020 @8:24 PM

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