The Talk Of The Town
September 27, 2021 Issue
Sharing a Bike Lane with Emily Dickinson and Maya Angelou
László Jakab Orsós, a curator at the Brooklyn Public Library, pedals around Brooklyn blasting poetry and political speeches from the back of his single-speed bicycle.
By Adam Iscoe6:00 A.M.
September 27, 2021 Issue
Glam-Room Dish with Leslie Jones
The comedian, late of “Saturday Night Live,” discusses her new gig hosting “Supermarket Sweep,” and her strategy of taking fashion cues from Monty Hall.
By Antonia Hitchens6:00 A.M.
September 27, 2021 Issue
The Supreme Court and the Future of Roe v. Wade
Abortion rights may hinge on a case involving a Mississippi law—and the errors of fact and judgment in the state’s brief are staggering.
By Margaret TalbotSeptember 19, 2021
September 27, 2021 Issue
Untelevised Moments from the Emmy Awards
Don’t miss Ted Lasso’s mustache running wild in the gifting suite!
By Emily FlakeSeptember 19, 2021
September 27, 2021 Issue
Alessandro Nivola’s “Sopranos” Time Travel
The actor who plays Dickie Moltisanti in the prequel movie “The Many Saints of Newark” visits the old stomping ground of Richie (the Boot) Boiardo, the mid-century mafioso who loosely inspired the series.
By Naomi FrySeptember 18, 2021
September 20, 2021 Issue
From “2 Dope Queens” to the Best-Seller List
The actress, comedian, and author Phoebe Robinson can add “publishing mogul” to her bio, now that she’s started her own imprint, Tiny Reparations Books.
By Sheila Yasmin MarikarSeptember 13, 2021
September 20, 2021 Issue
Meet Merlin, the Bird-Identifying App
Heather Wolf, a part-time juggling impresario, feeds her birding habit with an app that pegs species—even on the Brooklyn Bridge—using both images and birdsong.
By David OwenSeptember 13, 2021
September 20, 2021 Issue
A Wildfire Investigator Searches for a Spark
Al Crouch, who has traced blazes back to cigarettes, fireworks, and a love letter ripped into pieces and burned, looks for clues in his latest case in eastern Oregon.
By Oliver WhangSeptember 13, 2021
September 20, 2021 Issue
The Forever Trial at Guantánamo
President Biden moved to end the war in Afghanistan, but the proceedings against the remaining war-on-terror detainees, including the 9/11 suspects, drag on.
By Amy Davidson SorkinSeptember 12, 2021
September 20, 2021 Issue
Harvard’s Atheist-Chaplain Controversy
The selection of Greg Epstein, a humanist rabbi, as the president of Harvard’s chaplains led to a small uproar among the school’s other religious leaders. Will it inspire a come-to-Jesus moment of the secular variety?
By Nick PaumgartenSeptember 11, 2021
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