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The big-risk-big-reward ethos of startups is fuelled by venture capitalists who know that they won’t be the ones to… https://t.co/O4ZK38XGwXWhat would a world without prisons be like? In this week’s episode of our podcast, two prison abolitionists discuss… https://t.co/8hK4IA1595A roundup of available men who meet the minimum criteria for consideration, including abs. https://t.co/8bFsZzLhVoThe defense’s argument in the Harvey Weinstein trial seems to hinge on the idea that Weinstein’s accusers were maki… https://t.co/gUqENB3cF6"When Bernie Sanders talks about Medicare for All . . . he's not just making a policy argument. He's making an argu… https://t.co/kx58V69iyTA cartoon by Michael Maslin. https://t.co/Ut3gfporUfIn this episode of @NewYorkerRadio, our film critic Richard Brody makes his own picks for the best actor, actress,… https://t.co/wpCtRe9QGt"The Senate of the United States in 2020 is not a place where meaningful talking across the aisle is possible,"… https://t.co/OOXngIvUGSIn E. Jean Carroll's book, she goes on the road to ask people the title question: What do we need men for? “Yard wo… https://t.co/t1hgA4O07VThe recent volleying of accusations and denials of misconduct feel emblematic of a deeper, more systemic flaw withi… https://t.co/tTVOl7vQQ5Wondering what to do this weekend? Hear music with a cause at Protestival, eat mini sausages at the rebooted Aquavi… https://t.co/sifgS4Z1JU“The Gentlemen,” Guy Ritchie's new film starring Matthew McConaughey and Hugh Grant, is a nasty piece of work toppe… https://t.co/UJDW4yMlOiJessie and John Frémont’s pursuit, in the 1840s, of the Oregon Trail was the very first real American adventure that… https://t.co/VEM5AxHp6bA recording provided to federal prosecutors and reviewed by ABC News features President Trump using mob-boss langua… https://t.co/NI7CwWfaIO
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In a particularly fraught run-up to this year's Grammy Awards, the suspended chief of the Recording Academy claims… https://t.co/Qnp7RsbBSt“Confrontation is her fantasy: knocking on the rapist’s door and, when he opens it, bluntly informing him, ‘Hi, you… https://t.co/JFeOBv42qYDipping more than a toe: @Rebeccamead_NYC has lots of fun with Britain's new obsession with wild swimming @NewYorker https://t.co/gihyb2UfhO
Retweeted by The New Yorker“Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.” presents an outward view of the inner life of a young black woman—of a person who… https://t.co/sir9O8gbN4.@nkjemisin writes inventive, unconventional, best-selling sci-fi novels, which can be read as environmental parabl… https://t.co/xi5aCzV0yJ“Under the Trump Administration, the challenge for cultural workers who agree to participate in official events is… https://t.co/ofDgw4KqFH“What Do We Need Men For?” has come to be defined by E. Jean Carroll's accusation of sexual assault against Donald… https://t.co/6DbKsWUDjI“I tried to focus not on my pounding heart or my tingling extremities but on the new green growth on the trees that… https://t.co/Ny1fNnz52tBarry Blitt's guide to shadow puppetry in 2020. https://t.co/EZzaRD3HFkThe new Elmhurst outpost of HK Food Court features stalls serving regional Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, and… https://t.co/br54rGzXKn"Little focusses the mind so well as being in water so cold that, unless you are careful, your breath will literall… https://t.co/YPG34CVPMK
Retweeted by The New YorkerA cartoon by Danny Shanahan. https://t.co/hcgPV5gKx2Watch today’s Senate impeachment trial live, during which arguments are expected to focus on the second article of… https://t.co/QXLok9P30mGuy Ritchie’s new film “The Gentlemen” seems to be baiting viewers, praying that they will take offense, and challe… https://t.co/H6VrRybEiH"You might be wondering how two millennials plucked up the courage to jump off that corporate hamster wheel, cash i… https://t.co/AFSS4C3IMBMiranda Popkey’s début novel, “Topics of Conversation,” explores the nature of power—who has it and why, how it ani… https://t.co/x7cd5MdDRiThe Borowitz Report: If attorneys do manage to find a law that Donald Trump did not break, that information will be… https://t.co/Bp9WTVHYDSThe narrative self-assurance and linguistic deftness of the novelist Edith Wharton, who was born on this day in 186… https://t.co/oujEwU3DiYI was supposed to go back to Germany tomorrow but I’m not going. I wrote about why. https://t.co/FOQs2tybJT
Retweeted by The New YorkerPhysically, cheerleading requires a surreal mix of rigidity and flexibility, control and heedlessness. Mentally, it… https://t.co/BMwAV2Mk4o"DAD: According to sources close to the back yard, there’s a new bird at the feeder." https://t.co/nznb2nrJLSIn our Weekend Crossword, 47-Down: “___, to sleep / To sleep: perchance to dream”: Shakespeare. https://t.co/r3taCQwLkDWill the impeachment trial benefit the two leading candidates who aren’t in the Senate? https://t.co/4e4HrvJDopTen days before the 2016 Presidential election, one of Facebook’s early investors sent an e-mail to Mark Zuckerberg… https://t.co/6AdrO3w8leAs the Democratic nominating contest reaches its critical phase, the contrast between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders… https://t.co/07vrhISNjAEvery time the Democratic House managers mention Joe Biden, Republicans will use the occasion to demand his testimo… https://t.co/10cS1LhSQ8In the latest installment of our advice column, Pepper suggests how to keep perspective in a remote relationship. https://t.co/IgMv60xS1A“Something needs to be done now, for our future generation, or there won’t be a future,” the firefighter who called… https://t.co/yqjv2dW5zvIs the venture-capital industry the ultimate frothy startup—a solution that we didn’t really need to a problem that… https://t.co/2aKkKabvOuHalf a million people in England—where there are about 40,000 lakes and no one is ever more than 70 miles from a st… https://t.co/GACFLOMp5gThis weekend in New York, see the new Richard Maxwell play, hear music with a cause at Protestival, and more. https://t.co/0wm3l89l7BVladimir Putin’s proposed constitutional reforms are widely seen as an attempt to extend his hold on power. But, be… https://t.co/RfbhQhH5PpA cartoon by Navied Mahdavian. https://t.co/Fe42UMsFoVDuring the third day of the impeachment trial, the most devastating witnesses against the President were not… https://t.co/Ne1V6iZQ9RThe American habit of legend and history unfurling simultaneously can be traced back to Jessie and John Frémont. https://t.co/6cXbths63jWhat even *is* milk (other than one of two official beverages of the impeachment trial)? https://t.co/XTGS0aJIH1The attractions of cold-water swimming can be hard to imagine if your vision of aquatic recreation revolves around… https://t.co/gg24tLZ8YU“The woman doesn’t ‘follow’ the rapist on social media, but she does follow the rapist in real life.” Fiction by… https://t.co/7uTBFbRmBE
1/24
2020
We say that we “decide” to get married, to have children, to live in particular cities or embark on particular care… https://t.co/FTTElLoYduA Moscow-based political analyst reflects on how Vladimir Putin’s proposed constitutional reforms may reshape the R… https://t.co/pwr8ZJlzxoA cartoon by Jessica Olien. https://t.co/CMzgQFVsv5"The #MeToo movement has demonstrated the principled urgency of a persuasive story of victimhood," @jiatolentino wr… https://t.co/BsqyLwvvJZJelani Cobb discusses the history of partisanship in American politics and how party loyalties are affecting the im… https://t.co/56a2ztHPrcA few moderate Republicans have elicited concessions from Mitch McConnell on how President Trump’s impeachment tria… https://t.co/2hbGLjfgZS.@MaryNorrisTNY asks the important questions about the impeachment trial—for instance, do Senators have the option… https://t.co/Jcx8T8ehaHSince at least the time of Greek philosophers, many writers have discovered a deep, intuitive connection between wa… https://t.co/0Tob1AGhjLThe Hahnenkamm, in Kitzbühel, Austria, is skiing’s most dangerous race. It makes reputations, breaks bodies, and dr… https://t.co/YVpPFiEd3nR.I.P. Mr. Peanut https://t.co/C9rzYEDQMMfinally got around to reading @Rebeccamead_NYC's DELIGHTFUL piece on cold water swimming and I heartily recommend it https://t.co/HjsFuRKAD3
Retweeted by The New YorkerWatch Day 3 of the Senate impeachment trial unfold live, as the House managers lay out their case for the removal o… https://t.co/I4vVqENnasAndy Byford, who has resigned from his position as the president of the New York City Transit Authority, was determ… https://t.co/5r2gTQTgRRHow about a session of couples therapy? https://t.co/GTmTsZR9DtFor decades, Annabella Sciorra was silent about her alleged rape by Harvey Weinstein. In 2017, she spoke to… https://t.co/CbKjYDOandThe documentary “Making Montgomery Clift” is fascinating on its own peculiar terms, especially for anyone who loves… https://t.co/V0t0WUAF3VWhen existential dread ruins your get-together. https://t.co/PvHZad0RYiAlmost inhumanly prolific, the composer Cole Porter produced a new kind of American lyric—and language. https://t.co/pLq9PgvifK“There is certainly no evidence that boys have less capacity for empathy at birth than girls do, so that is learned… https://t.co/u6gpjYErQhThe writer Peter Schjeldahl, who has been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, reflects on the nature of death. https://t.co/63IOgO7AOiSorry, I’m a little distracted because something else horrifying just happened. https://t.co/tzbgAJDWW6The photo book “Attention Servicemember” feels like an explicit rebuke of the military, and also an act of personal… https://t.co/vFTeQwaTvLParents sharing photos, stories, and private details of their children on the Internet often do so without fully un… https://t.co/hQST94q3V8During Day 2 of the Senate impeachment trial, Donald Trump sent out a stream of more than 130 tweets and retweets—t… https://t.co/ORJEfZixrU“I grew up watching foreigners film Tokyo,” @moekofujii writes. “Some would hold cameras on their foreheads, follow… https://t.co/D48MmmHBTVFor years, the directors Josh and Benny Safdie were do-it-yourself visionaries, finding ingenious ways to make litt… https://t.co/mKriGddh9uIn a new short story by Camille Bordas, a woman becomes convinced her brother’s girlfriend is faking color blindnes… https://t.co/hpqJvsnhNhAll Omar Ameen had ever wanted was to leave Iraq with his family. Now he may be extradited to the country he fled—f… https://t.co/8YUCVeaEBCOn Day 2 of the Senate impeachment trial, the House presented its case—and a senator had a cold glass of milk. https://t.co/ZPsn7sYfl0Pain and fear make evolutionary sense. But, in low-danger situations, do they still serve a purpose? https://t.co/RoglbuLE3sSometimes you have to solve the problem from inside the system. https://t.co/q8el7D1K2CA farmer in Iowa advocates for climate-conscious practices that could drastically reduce the carbon emissions produ… https://t.co/c34RMxk9aVA dreamy nonconformist in the style of hyper-rational eccentrics such as Lewis Carroll and Bertrand Russell, Alan T… https://t.co/wdceBnMRw3
1/23
2020
Chief Justice Roberts reminded both Democrats and Republicans that the Senate is a place to “avoid speaking in a ma… https://t.co/PMqqTYpk9ZIn Ladj Ly’s “Les Misérables,” the actions and attitudes of one abusive and contemptuous cop poison the actions of… https://t.co/hWAgkiaNwcOfficials, players, and tennis fans can no more escape from thinking about climate change than they can escape from… https://t.co/zRHZKbCBYJA farmer in Iowa hopes to push the government toward implementing regenerative agriculture as a means to reduce car… https://t.co/aIh3qmLd5AMatt Russell, an Iowa farmer who used the Democratic caucus to meet with nearly all the major Democratic candidates… https://t.co/FiDnMNd4j9Check out the Observatory of Unfulfilled Promises or take a ride on the Ferris Wheel of Ambiguous Relationship Labe… https://t.co/u6vAnJoBJeBy @maggiesmithpoet, in this week's issue of the magazine. Read the full poem here: https://t.co/Sm3vEGJCyK https://t.co/IyPWsbSrT7About 12 hours into the first real day of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, Chief Justice Roberts seemed to conclud… https://t.co/FMZsMny02ULaura Linney radiates warmth and lucidity in a one-woman production of “My Name Is Lucy Barton,” which tells the st… https://t.co/EiIMEiw3WMWatch live as the House impeachment managers begin to present their case to the Senate. https://t.co/nNC8hv6KFjIn N. K. Jemisin’s sci-fi, the oppressed often possess an enormous capacity for agency, but they exist in a society… https://t.co/tFdfUrf2fS"We’re rounding the bend—wave to your friends below! Especially Connor, with his mortgage, cushy retirement plan, a… https://t.co/rDnQfVPgTu“It is hard to convey to Western observers just how blunt and direct of a threat is being posed by the current gove… https://t.co/IzIdPfP3iLA new line of high-tech yoga leggings buzz in targeted spots, to indicate where the body is out of alignment. Will… https://t.co/BY2EmI7ADuA former Willy Wonka impersonator primes studio audiences for marathon sitcom tapings. https://t.co/nxlbgyJeCp
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