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The New Yorker Radio Hour
The New Yorker’s editor, David Remnick, presents a weekly mix of in-depth interviews, profiles, and short bursts of humor.
Kelela Reinvents R. & B., and Sally Yates Gets Fired
The singer talks about when it’s necessary to “kill the vibe” in a bad business meeting, and the veteran of the Justice Department describes her ten-day tenure in the Trump Administration.
By David RemnickOctober 19, 2018
A Visit with Joan Baez, and a Dire Threat to Voting
The folk-music icon hasn’t stopped trying to change the world with music. Plus, a report on the frightening possibility of hacked elections.
By David RemnickOctober 12, 2018
The Long-Distance Con, and Rebecca Traister Is Mad
A woman confronts the businessman, or possible con artist, who took her father’s fortune, and a leading feminist explains why she’s happy to be angry.
By David RemnickOctober 5, 2018
Joan Jett’s Reputation, and a Long-Distance Con
The rock singer talks with a fan about being a model of female power, and a woman tries to understand if—and how—her father was swindled out of his fortune.
By David RemnickSeptember 28, 2018
Lisa Brennan-Jobs on the Shadow of Steve Jobs, and Rick Bass in the Wilderness
The tech mogul’s daughter discusses her new memoir, “Small Fry,” and, in Montana, a hiking trail pits nature lover against nature lover.
By David RemnickSeptember 21, 2018
Illeana Douglas Steps Forward, and Rachel Carson at Sea
The actress describes her experience with Leslie Moonves, the former head of CBS, who she says derailed her career. And we go to sea with Rachel Carson.
By David RemnickSeptember 14, 2018
Parenting While Deported
A mother, deported to Honduras, tries to parent her children in the U.S. by video call. And a philosopher of identity explains that it’s even more complicated than we think.
By David RemnickSeptember 7, 2018
An Election in Jerusalem
A Palestinian community leader risks his life to run for a seat on Jerusalem’s city council. Plus: Curtis Sittenfeld at the grocery store; and Calvin Trillin, Super 8 auteur.
By David RemnickAugust 31, 2018
An N.Y.P.D. Whistle-Blower, and a Tale of Old Times Square
Edwin Raymond called out the police for systemic racism—and lived to tell the tale. And David Simon says that America has yet to reckon with the impact of pornography.
By David RemnickAugust 24, 2018
Seth Meyers on Donald Trump, and Three Actors on Playing Presidents
The late-night host and “Saturday Night Live” alum recounts his strange relationship with the President, and a panel of experts considers what it means to act “Presidential.”
By David RemnickAugust 17, 2018
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