“Russian humor is slapstick, only you actually die.”
The article that kept the New Yorker alive was written by a debutante. Who happened to be married to Irving Berlin.
The homeless population of New York City is higher than it’s been in decades. Nobody seems to notice.
On the troubled, legendary Deschutes River fly-fishing guide.
In 1963, William Zantzinger was convicted of manslaughter in the death of Hattie Carroll and then immortalized – and somewhat defamed – by Bob Dylan. What’s he been up to since then?
The need for a new letter on an old manual machine leads the author to the shop of Martin Tytell, now in his seventh decade as repairman, historian, and high priest of typewriters.