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Lena Dunham Remembers Nora Ephron

“When searching my inbox last night for an e-mail from Nora, to get the specifics of her phrasing, I came upon this sign-off to a short but sweet one thanking…

Julie Gerstein | June 29, 2012 - 10:40 am

Jason Schwartzman Strips Down To Show Us An iPhone App

When The New Yorker tapped funny guy Jason Schwartzman to promote its new iPad application, the magazine probably figured he’d make a few jokes and some silly commentary. But the…

Julie Gerstein | September 28, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Is This What “Curvy” Looks Like To You?

Fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson is a 14-year-old fashion phenom. She’s the adorable and precocious writer behind the blog “Style Rookie”. She was also recently described by New Yorker writer Lizzie…

Julie Gerstein | September 13, 2010 - 6:45 pm

In India, Some Women Are Sacred Prostitutes

A new essay in the New Yorker takes a look at India’s “sacred sex workers.” In “Serving the Goddess,” author William Dalrymple spends time with the country’s devadasis. What’s a…

Susannah Breslin | September 16, 2008 - 3:00 pm