“When You Earn It, They Can’t Take It Away”: An Interview with Pam Grier
The actress on country living, blaxploitation, and how the needs of Hollywood are different from her own.
March 1, 2020
“I Fail Almost Every Day”: An Interview with Samin Nosrat
The chef, cookbook author, and star of the Netflix series “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat” talks about the challenges of writing her next book, her relationship to fame, her attempts at veganism, and more.
February 23, 2020
Harry Reid Misses George W. Bush and Always Kind of Liked Bernie Sanders
The former Senate Majority Leader talks about Nevada politics, the election, the Democratic Party, the Senate, impeachment, and U.F.O.s.
February 21, 2020
Baseball, Fiction, and Life: Roger Angell’s Era-Spanning Career at The New Yorker
It is tempting to view Roger Angell, who is now ninety-nine, as a keeper of this publication’s institutional memory. But he’s more likely to say, “I learned something truly amazing today!”
February 16, 2020
Judith Butler Wants Us to Reshape Our Rage
The celebrity academic on the possibilities of nonviolence, the rise of the anti-“gender ideology” movement, and the militant potential of mourning.
February 9, 2020
Ten Years After “The New Jim Crow”
Michelle Alexander reflects on how her book, hardly an immediate best-seller, encouraged a discussion about criminal-justice reform and racism in America.
January 17, 2020
“If You’re in the Song, Keep on Playing”: An Interview With Pharoah Sanders
The legendary saxophonist on buying his first horn, playing with John Coltrane, and searching for the right sound.
January 12, 2020
John Mulaney Is Not So Square
The comedian on his brooding adolescence, the joys of standup, and making a Netflix show for kids.
January 7, 2020
Peter Dinklage Is Still Punk Rock
The actor on his early days in the city, the price of stardom, and letting go of Tyrion Lannister.
December 8, 2019
Jamie Lee Curtis Has Never Worked Hard a Day in Her Life
The actor on addiction, beauty standards, famous parents, writing kids’ books, and her encounters with Bette Davis.
December 1, 2019