Humor, Satire, and Cartoons
A Look at This Fall’s TV Reboots
September 21st, 2017, 01:37 PM
Brian Boone humorously imagines that “Friends,” “Will & Grace,” “Roseanne,” and many more old TV shows have been rebooted for the current moment.
The World’s Greenest Sports Team Is a Century-Old Football Club in a Tiny English Town
September 21st, 2017, 01:37 PM
Adam Elder on the Forest Green Rovers, from Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, England, the first completely vegan professional sports team in the world.
Darren Aronofsky Says “Mother!” Is About Climate Change, But He’s Wrong
September 20th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Richard Brody critiques the allegorical explanation given by Darren Aronofsky for the director’s film “Mother!”
Impeachment, American Style
September 20th, 2017, 01:37 PM
In an excerpt from his book “Impeachment: A Citizen’s Guide,” Cass Sunstein writes that, although impeachment is America’s fail-safe, it takes more than intense political opposition to pursue that course.
Equifax F.A.Q.
September 20th, 2017, 01:37 PM
In light of the Equifax data breach, Dan Rosen and Jeff Ayars present a humorous video offering a faux update from the company’s security team.
“Nothing Looks Like It Was Before”: Enduring Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico
September 20th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Andrew Boryga writes about the damage done by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, specifically the small town where his family members live.
A Secret History of the Pissing Figure in Art
September 20th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Dan Piepenbring on Claude Lebensztejn’s “Pissing Figures, 1280–2014,” a new book that traces a steady stream of urine through centuries of canvases, fountains, and frescoes.
The New Yorker Festival 2017 Spotlight: The Reverend William J. Barber II
September 20th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Jelani Cobb announces that the Reverend William J. Barber II will appear at the 2017 New Yorker Festival, on October 8th.
Daily Cartoon: Wednesday, September 20th
September 20th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Kim Warp’s Daily Cartoon acknowledges just how scary Donald Trump was at the United Nations.
Timeless Looks, Deconstructed
September 20th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Liana Finck illustrates and explains various fashion looks.
G.O.P. Get-Well-Soon Cards
September 19th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Karen Chee and Jason Adam Katzenstein humorously imagine get-well-soon cards that members of the G.O.P. might send.
In War of Elton John Lyrics, Kim Jong Un Calls Trump “Honky Cat”
September 19th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Andy Borowitz jokes about a war of words—specifically, Elton John lyrics, after Donald Trump called Kim Jong Un “Rocket Man” during a U.N. speech.
In War of Elton John Lyrics, Kim Jong Un Calls Trump “Honky Cat”
September 19th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Andy Borowitz jokes about a war of words—specifically, Elton John lyrics, after Donald Trump called Kim Jong Un “Rocket Man” during a U.N. speech.
Daily Cartoon: Tuesday, September 19th
September 19th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Mort Gerberg’s Daily Cartoon considers one way for Republicans to pass a new health-care bill.
What to Say Instead of “Sorry”
September 19th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Harris Mayersohn writes a humorous list of ways to say “thank you” instead of apologizing.
Slide Show: New Yorker Cartoons September 25, 2017
September 18th, 2017, 01:37 PM
New cartoons from the magazine.
The Smells of Capitalism: Scent Profiles of Five Franchises
September 14th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Katie Fricas humorously illustrates the scent profiles of Staples, Target, Subway, Bed Bath & Beyond, and 7-Eleven.
My Favorite Bugs from My Four Years Living in New York City
September 13th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Blythe Roberson offers a humorous catalogue of the memorable insects and arachnids she encountered when she lived in New York.
Sex with James Franco
September 13th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Little-known fact: most people in New York have had sex with James Franco. Sam Bronowski looks for the very few who haven’t slept with Franco yet.
American Kids Abroad
September 8th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Cartoons by Glynnis Fawkes illustrate the difficulty of keeping kids happy on an overseas vacation, whether at a historical site, a museum, or even the beach.
Fall Preview of Your Life
September 7th, 2017, 01:37 PM
Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell illustrates a fall preview of your life, which includes buying sweaters, getting dumped, and watching “You’ve Got Mail.”
Getting Schooled
September 6th, 2017, 01:37 PM
A precocious expert tutors Emma and Colin in the finer points of heading back to class.
“Manhattan” Drafts
September 3rd, 2017, 01:37 PM
A Belgian immigrant reimagines the opening scene of the classic Woody Allen film, thirty-eight years later.
Total Eclipse of the Art
August 23rd, 2017, 01:37 PM
In which Emma and Colin get new digs and stare directly into the sun.
Tips for Visiting New York City
October 7th, 2015, 01:37 PM
Colin Stokes warns tourists to avoid taking car trips with their parents from the airport, and to watch out for heavy-metal bands in Times Square.
What Do Y’All, Yinz, and Yix Call Stretchy Office Supplies?
January 2nd, 2014, 01:37 PM
Rubber bands, elastics, Satan’s bracelets—take this test of regional slang to find out where you’re from.