The New Yorker Interview
In-depth conversations with people of note.
Julian Casablancas Wants a Better New York
The singer led the city’s rock revival. As a supporter of the mayoral candidate Maya Wiley, he’s thinking much bigger.
By Naomi FryJune 11, 2021
Mary Beard Keeps History on the Move
For Beard, change has always been a part of classics: we need to expose the field’s flaws to understand how we’ve inherited them.
By Katy WaldmanMay 16, 2021
Andrew McCarthy Revisits the Brat Pack
In a new memoir, the actor reflects on being typecast in his twenties, his struggles with addiction, and learning to like John Hughes movies.
By Michael SchulmanMay 9, 2021
John Swartzwelder, Sage of “The Simpsons”
The first major interview with one of the most revered comedy writers of all time.
By Mike SacksMay 2, 2021
Peter Singer Is Committed to Controversial Ideas
The philosopher of animal liberation and effective altruism considers cancellation, capitalism, and the pandemic.
By Daniel A. GrossApril 25, 2021
Liz Phair’s Songs of Experience
The singer-songwriter talks about getting older, reaching into the past for her new record, and her home town of Chicago.
By Amanda PetrusichApril 18, 2021
Nigella Lawson Wants to Talk to People
The writer and TV star on privacy, performance, and cooking for one.
By Helen RosnerApril 14, 2021
Catherine Zeta-Jones Is Enjoying Herself
The Oscar-winning Welsh actor on working hard and hoarding vintage clothes.
By Rachel SymeApril 11, 2021
Eddie Huang Has Come Down from the Mountain
When lockdown began, Huang flew to Taipei, where he spent nearly a year hiking and writing scripts. Now he’s thinking hard about what he’s learned.
By Hua HsuApril 4, 2021
The Secret Life of Sharon Stone
In her new memoir, the actor opens up about being a loner, surviving pre-#MeToo Hollywood, and getting struck by lightning.
By Michael SchulmanMarch 28, 2021
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