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Daily Cartoon: Monday, March 18th
Lila Ash's Daily Cartoon shows teen-agers in need of some guidance on the country's current ideological crisis.
Mar 18 2:31PM The New Yorker

Disturbing Digital Coincidences
Shouts & Murmurs by Don Steinberg: I pointed at my mouth to indicate that I was hungry. My phone buzzed with a coupon from Grubhub.
Mar 18 9:00AM The New Yorker

Masha and Keith Gessen on Writing About Russia
The siblings Masha and Keith Gessen on writing about Russia, emigrating, experiencing their parents in two different countries, and whether Trump or Putin is worse.
Mar 17 8:00PM The New Yorker

The Final Prophecy of W. S. Merwin
Dan Chiasson writes on the poet W. S. Merwin, who died on Friday, at the age of ninety-one, and on his haunted, Delphic works.
Mar 17 4:36PM The New Yorker

In Iowa, See Beto O'Rourke Run
Eric Lach writes on the former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke's first campaign trip to Iowa, in advance of the Iowa caucuses and the 2020 Presidential election.
Mar 17 3:45PM The New Yorker

Natural Phenomena as Observed on the N.Y.C. Subway
Christine Mi humorously illustrates the behaviors that emerge on the New York City subway and the natural rules that explain them.
Mar 17 11:00AM The New Yorker

How to Tell If Beto O'Rourke Is For Real: a Green New Deal and Natural Gas
Bill McKibben on whether the Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke will back up his support for a Green New Deal by standing up to the powerful fossil-fuel industry in Texas.
Mar 17 9:00AM The New Yorker

The Magical Thinking Around Brexit
The next two weeks will test how deeply a nation can immerse itself in self-delusion, Amy Davidson Sorkin writes.
Mar 17 9:00AM The New Yorker

It's Time to Confront the Threat of Right-Wing Terrorism
John Cassidy writes about the attack in New Zealand and how to respond to the growing threat of extremist violence in the age of social media.
Mar 16 7:32PM The New Yorker

The New Zealand Shooting and the Challenges of Governing Live-Streamed Video
Neima Jahromi writes about the attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, and Facebook's problem of moderating live video.
Mar 16 6:38PM The New Yorker

Respectful Ways to Heckle Athletes
Talib Babb writes a humorous list of suggestions for polite heckles for spectators who tend to get too personal when yelling at athletes.
Mar 16 11:00AM The New Yorker

Back to Zero Dept.
Mar 16 3:50AM The New Yorker

Shine On
Mar 16 3:50AM The New Yorker

Apollo 11, Reviewed: A Found-Footage Documentary With No Sense of Discovery
Richard Brody on a documentary about the Apollo 11 moon landing that, through its conventional, uninspired storytelling, renders the wondrous event banal.
Mar 15 9:37PM The New Yorker

Getting Detained by ICEon Purpose
Two undocumented activists infiltrate a detention facility to confront the immigration system from inside.
Mar 15 8:00PM The New Yorker

Mark Ulriksen's Crazy Time
Franoise Mouly talks to the artist Mark Ulriksen about his cover for this week's issue of The New Yorker.
Mar 15 6:46PM The New Yorker

Stuff My Dog Barked At This Week
Grace Miceli humorously illustrates the innocuous objects that a dog will bark at.
Mar 15 6:00PM The New Yorker

The Division 2 and the Severing of Politics from Video Games
Simon Parkin on how video-game developers have continued to borrow politically charged settings while arguing that their games are politically impartial.
Mar 15 9:00AM The New Yorker

In I Married an Angel, a Bold Ballerina Makes Her Speaking-Role Dbut
Sara Mearns, of New York City Ballet, stars in the City Center Encores! production of the 1938 Rodgers and Hart musical.
Mar 15 9:00AM The New Yorker

Hotel Mumbai and Ash Is Purest White, Reviewed
Anthony Lane reviews Anthony Maras's Hotel Mumbai, starring Armie Hammer and Dev Patel, and Jia Zhangke's Ash Is Purest White.
Mar 15 9:00AM The New Yorker