The New Yorker Radio Hour
The New Yorker’s editor, David Remnick, presents interviews, profiles, and humor, in a co-production with WNYC Studios.
Quinta Brunson, a “Child of the Internet,” Revives the Sitcom
The creator and star of the Emmy-winning “Abbott Elementary” explains what old-fashioned network sitcoms have over edgier streaming shows. Plus, Christine Baranski on “The Good Fight.”
By David RemnickNovember 25, 2022
The Dark Side of the World Cup
Heidi Blake on FIFA’s dirty business, and how Qatar came to host the games. Plus, Stephania Taladrid on Latino voters in the midterms; and Susan Orlean on the queen of the tiger mothers.
By David RemnickNovember 18, 2022
The Man Who Escaped from Auschwitz to Warn the World
The journalist Jonathan Freedland on his new book about Rudolf Vrba, who provided direct written testimony of the horrors of Auschwitz. Plus, the Sudanese American poet Safia Elhillo.
By David RemnickNovember 11, 2022
Russell Moore on Christian Nationalism
The editor-in-chief of Christianity Today talks with David Remnick about faith in American politics. Plus, Mike White on “The White Lotus.”
By David RemnickNovember 4, 2022
U2’s Bono Talks with David Remnick—Live
The singer-lyricist on his life, band, and new memoir. Plus, Kelefa Sanneh speaks to the mayor of Miami, Francis Suarez, whom some see as the Republican of the future.
By David RemnickOctober 28, 2022
The Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks on “Topdog/Underdog,” and a Conversation with Martin McDonagh
Parks reflects on the revival of her groundbreaking play, and McDonagh talks about his new film, set in Ireland. Plus, an expert on voting machines discusses their real, and imagined, risks.
By David RemnickOctober 21, 2022
The New Abortion Underground
Stephania Taladrid reports on a network of volunteers distributing abortion medication to women in states that ban the procedure. Plus, Andrew Sean Greer on his new novel, “Less Is Lost.”
By David RemnickOctober 14, 2022
At Eighty-five, Tom Stoppard Faces His Past
The legendary playwright is out with a new play, reflecting on his family’s history in the Holocaust. Plus, the contributor Jeannie Suk Gersen on what’s next for the Supreme Court.
By David RemnickOctober 7, 2022
Billy Eichner’s Queer Rom-Com
The comedian co-wrote and stars in “Bros,” one of the first cinematic releases of a gay romantic comedy by a major studio. Plus, Joshua Yaffa on the latest news from Ukraine.
By David RemnickSeptember 30, 2022
Why Play Music: A Conversation with Questlove and Maggie Rogers
The legendary hip-hop artist and rising singer-songwriter join The New Yorker’s Kelefa Sanneh live onstage. Plus, Roger Federer talks with David Remnick about retiring from tennis.
By David RemnickSeptember 23, 2022
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