• Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Moose Murders Author Is Bringing The Legendary Flop Back! Here's All The Dish!

    If Carrie the Musical can crawl back through the wreckage, why not Moose Murders? The 1983 Broadway flop was a door-slamming, bad-taste comedy set in a mountain lodge full of nefarious, low-level show biz types, and I actually sort of enjoyed it. But the critics went savage on the show and it clos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Graydon Carter Is Maybe Sort of Sniffing Around Elaine's

    Dan LaceyGraydon Carter, with pancake and fiddle.​Today in time-killing speculation: Graydon Carter is or was possibly, maybe interested in taking over Elaine's.

  • Columns

    November 3, 2010

    Was Margaret Cho Too Gay for Dancing With The Stars?

    Talking with the stand-up rebel, followed by a heavy dose of—remember this?—nostalgia

  • News

    September 29, 2010

    White America Has Lost Its Mind

    The white brain, beset with worries, finally goes haywire in spectacular fashion

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    John Updike, Continued

    Many complicated tributes to John Updike today. This was a writer with an ambivalent reputation among people of a certain age (and an impossibly glowing one with people of another). But facile opinions tend to fall away at moments like these. The New Yorker's Book Bench has gathered together a sla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2008
  • Columns

    November 27, 2007

    Violence Is Golden

    And stunning, where Bardem and the Coens are concerned. Plus other dark visions, and peaceful chats with Mamet and Lauper.

  • News

    May 25, 2004

    A Sleeping Class

    Young Americans fight for every cause but their own. Wake up, already.

  • Home

    February 3, 2004
  • News

    August 28, 2001

    The Battle of 2016

    Progressives and Bush’s Wall Street Go to War Over Your Social Security Benefits

  • Music

    November 14, 2000

    Did You Hear Sonny Rollins?

    The One You’ve Been Waiting For

  • News

    January 4, 2000

    All Heart

    Johnny Tapia Fights Again . . . for His Career, for His Life