Can Andy Byford Save the Subways?
It won’t be easy.
It won’t be easy.
What a burgeoning movement says about science, solace, and how a theory becomes truth.
A walkout mostly failed to secure more funding for schools, but it has spawned a movement of politically engaged Okies.
Flying straight from the future.
Why are we still involved?
Tech takes over the post-Soviet nation.
Multiple women share harrowing accounts of sexual assault and harassment by the film executive.
A profile of the polarizing New Yorker columnist.
On Wonder Woman’s feminist past.
On Bill Cosby’s complicated family life.
Fifty years after Joseph Mitchell published “Joe Gould’s Secret” in The New Yorker, one last question about Gould—the identity of his anonymous benefactor—is answered.
How Robert Gottlieb quelled a rebellion and saved The New Yorker.
Note: Elon Green is a contributing editor to Longform.
On New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik.
On New Yorker writer George W. S. Trow’s descent into madness.
This past Memorial Day weekend, Steven T. Florio, the president and CEO of Conde Nast Publications, made a dramatic change at The New Yorker, the most illustrious of the 17 magazines he runs for billionaire S.I. "Si" Newhouse Jr. He fired his own brother.
An interview with McPhee on his writing process, how he got his start at The New Yorker, and why he never understood how New Journalism could be called a revolution. “Anytime I was called a New Journalist I winced a little with embarrassment.”
“But the journalism itself is not free. It can’t be free. And if it is free, it’s not going to be very good.”
David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker, has written a new Obama biography expected to be a best-seller. His frugal streak has kept his staff intact. And yet, after a dozen years, he’s still the new guy at Condé Nast.