the new yorker

Style

“You know it deep within yourself,” Ann Taylor says. “When it’s the right time for a bold print.” READ MORE »


Entertainment

Colin Jost, the marble-skinned head of hair who is a head writer on “Saturday Night Live” and host of its “Weekend Update,” did a thing on The New Yorker today that was blatantly not funny. Not in a “I’m a feminist/person of color/marginalized member of a societal group that has been maligned yet again by a white… READ MORE »


News

This week, the Supreme Court made the historic ruling that the Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8 are both unconstitutional.  It’s an enormous victory for gays and lesbians, their families, and anyone who cares about equality.

So how did The New Yorker, arguably the most reputable magazine in the country, memorialize the occasion… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Aww! This week’s cover of The New Yorker gives a big shoutout to moms who don’t get enough props on the cover of mainstream magazines on Mother’s Day: same-sex moms. Biracial lesbian moms, specifically. Because moms of all types cry over their Mother’s Day cards. [The New Yorker]READ MORE »


Entertainment

Dear New Yorker,

Obviously, you are an awesome magazine. However, I have one small, teensy weensy beef. Could you please—possibly—stop ruining the ending of movies for me? Last night, on a 10-hour flight from Buenos Aires to New York, I sat down determined to catch up on your last three issues. In one, I… READ MORE »


News

Men outnumbered women two-to-one in the nation’s news, culture and literary magazines in 2010 — and in some cases the discrepancy was much, much worse. VIDA, an organization for women in the literary arts, counted all the bylines in mags like The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Review of Books, Harper’s, and TheREAD MORE »


News

Census data suggested single lesbians earn more money than heterosexual women or previously-married lesbians. [ABC News]
This is cool and inspiring — a yoga instructor who still teaches and demonstrates postures, despite having two broken legs. [BlissTree]
A woman named Anne Hays has posted an open letter to The New Yorker on her Facebook page,… READ MORE »


Celebs

“I have to get it together and finish this damn story that The New Yorker, by the way, does not know is coming. They may reject me. But I want to be published. It’s time—I’m 46.”
Courtney Love on her new writing career. Can’t wait to read that one! [Newser] … READ MORE »


Celebs

Separately, Kanye West’s tweets and cartoons in The New Yorker can be insufferably pompous. Yet, together, they are magic. [Paste] … READ MORE »


News

The current cover of The New Yorker features this woman (?) with butterflies all over her head. We are so ready for spring. [This Isn’t Happiness] … READ MORE »


galleries

If you’ve been thinking lately that relationships are nothing but heartbreak, letdowns, and awkward moments, you have an assignment. Get a copy of Sex and Sensibility, and read one cartoon a day. If that doesn’t make you feel better about your love/sex/hookup life, you should probably be in therapy. The ten women whose cartoons make… READ MORE »