New Yorker: Out Loud Podcast
Richard Brody and Sarah Larson join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss “Trainwreck” and the comedy stylings of Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow.
Ta-Nehisi Coates in Conversation with David Remnick
Ta-Nehisi Coates joins David Remnick for a discussion of his life and career.
Do You Know Pluto?
Alan Burdick and Nicola Twilley join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to talk about the New Horizons mission to Pluto and what we’ve learned so far about the former planet.
The New New York City Skyline
AdamGopnikaccompanies Amelia Lester and David Haglund totheobservatory at the top ofOneWorld Trade Center, and discusses the history of the New York City skyline.
May We Have Your Attention, Please?
Joshua Rothman and Andrew Marantz discuss theories of distraction and the benefits and drawbacks of concentration.
The Sweet Science
Kelefa Sanneh and Reeves Wiedemandiscuss the state of boxing and its place in the wider world of sports.
The Grateful Dead’s Fare-Thee-Well
Alec Wilkinson, Nick Paumgarten, and David Remnick join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the Grateful Dead and their place in pop-music history.
Gay TV, Past and Present
As gay culture becomes more and more a part of mainstream culture, how has its depiction on television changed? Emily Nussbaum and Daniel Wenger join David Haglund and Amelia Lester to discuss portrayals of gay culture on TV,from “Soap” to “Cucumber.”
The Season for Reading
Whether you’re tucking in with Tolstoy or settling down with the new Stephen King, summer is often when we get our best reading done. Kathryn Schulz and James Wood join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the joys andchallenges of summer...
In this episode, first aired last year, Ann Goldstein and D. T. Max talk with Sasha Weiss about the fiction of Elena Ferrante.
The New Late Night
Sarah Larson and Joshua Rothman talk with David Haglund and Amelia Lester about David Letterman and late-night television.
What Should a Museum Look Like?
Peter Schjeldahl talks with David Haglund and Amelia Lester about the new Whitneyand how museumstructures influence the art inside.
The State of Broadway
What, if anything, do the Tony Awards tell us about the state of American theatre? Is Broadway still where the important plays and musicals are staged? On this week’s Out Loud podcast, we assembled two of our resident theatre fanatics—Michael...
Are Females Human? Women in Science Fiction
Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” has inspired countless stories in the two centuries since it was published, most of them centered upon male mad scientists who create life without the help of a woman. But a new spate of movies and TV shows like “Orphan...
Baseball in Decline
The business side of Major League Baseball has been thriving in recent years, and yet there’s a widespread perception that the sport has drifted from the center of sports culture. On this week’s Out Loud podcast, Ben McGrath, a staff writer, and...
Memoir in the Age of TMI
On this week’s Out Loud podcast, Leslie Jamison, who recently wrote about Chris Kraus’s memoiristic novels, and Joshua Rothman, who has written about the autobiographical fiction of Karl Ove Knausgaard and Elena Ferrante, join David Haglund and Amelia...
The Beginning of the End of “Mad Men”
On this week’s Out Loud podcast, The New Yorker’s television critic, Emily Nussbaum, joins David Haglund and Amelia Lester to discuss the first of the final seven episodes of “Mad Men,” which aired last night. (Warning: the discussion includes some...
Patrick Keefe and Philip Gourevitch on Northern Ireland’s...
On this week’s podcast, Keefe and Philip Gourevitch join Amy Davidson to talk about the aftermath of the Troubles and the path to peace in Northern Ireland.
Amelia Lester hosts Evan Osnos and Peter Hessler. They discuss the pros and cons of translating ones work into Chinese.
The History of Hardcore
On this week’s Out Loud, Kelefa Sanneh joins David Haglund, the literary editor of newyorker.com, and Sarah Larson, a cultural reporter for the Web site, to discuss hardcore music and its history. Sanneh, who wrote about how the movement conquered New...
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