New Yorker: Out Loud Podcast
In “Keeping Secrets,” Steve Coll writes about Hillary Clinton’s e-mail scandal, arguing that, unfortunately for the candidate, the law around classified material can resemble a hall of mirrors.
Which do you prefer: a rich Chardonnay with fine acidity or a Garnacha with notes of orange zest and crushed stone? Wine criticism has become increasingly baroque, and it can be difficult to simply describe what you like to drink. Bianca Bosker and...
Re-Reading Children’s Books
Adam Gopnik and Sarah Larson join Amelia Lester and David Haglundto talk about howchildren’s books have evolvedand why they're worth revisitingas adults.
Talking About “White People”
HuaHsu and KaranMahajan join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to talk about the MTV documentary “White People” and contemporary conversations about whiteness.
Joshua Rothman and Nicholas Thompson join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss just how scared we should be of robots.
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...
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