The New Yorker Radio Hour
Bradley Cooper tells David Remnick that he has spent his life preparing for a role like the iconic conductor Leonard Bernsteinand it shows.
The renowned German filmmaker Werner Herzog has become known for many things: his notoriously ambitious film productions like “Fitzcarraldo” and “Aguirre, The Wrath of God”; his expansive documentarie
For roughly half a century, the singer Rubén Blades has been spreading the gospel of salsa music to every corner of the globe, but his status as an music icon was anything but assured. Despite having
Despite months of discouraging news about extreme weather conditions, the former vice-president Al Gore still believes that there is a solution to the climate crisis clearly in sight. We have a switc
In this bonus episode, the hosts of Critics at Large dissect Walter Isaacsons new biography of Elon Musk, asking how it reflects ideas about power, money, cults of personalityfrom Batman to The S
Being called the voice of a generation might seem a little off to someone born after the millennium. But Olivia Rodrigos songs clearly hit home for Gen Z. She turned twenty this year, and has already
The daughter of eccentric aristocrats marries a Wall Street tycoon of dubious ethics during the Roaring Twenties. That sounds like a plot that F. Scott Fitzgerald might have written, or Edith Wharton.
Twenty years after her breakout on American Idol, Kelly Clarkson released an album called Chemistry that deals with the long arc of a relationship and her recent divorce. She sat down to talk with
For twenty-some years, Naomi Klein has been a leading thinker on the left. Shes especially known for the idea of disaster capitalism: an analysis that the forces of big business will exploit any seve
About 1.2 million people in the United States experience homelessness in a given yearyou could nearly fill the city of Dallas with the unhoused. But there are proven solutions. For the chronically ho