Founded in 1925, The New Yorker publishes the best writers of its time and has received more National Magazine Awards than any other magazine, for its groundbreaking reporting, authoritative analysis, and creative inspiration. The New Yorker takes readers beyond the weekly print magazine with the web, mobile, tablet, social media, and signature events. The New Yorker is at once a classic and at the leading edge.
Goings On About Town: This Week • As New York City venues reopen, it’s advisable to confirm in advance the requirements for in-person attendance.
Goings On About Town: Celebrating the Holidays
Goings On About Town: Television
Tables for Two: Soothr • 204 E. 13th St.
Comment: Reputation Laundering
Stranger Than Fiction: Space Guardians
Grownup in the Room: Cheerful Shade
Dept. of Relics: Commune
Wagner Files: Endurance Test
Letter from Morocco: Only Disconnect • Wealthy travellers are paying people to dump them in the middle of nowhere.
Shouts & Murmurs: Succession, Jr.
Dept. of Archeology: Pompeii’s Hidden Layer • New excavations expose how ordinary residents slept, shopped, and snacked.
The Sporting Scene: Finding a Way Up • After decades of dominance, Tommy Caldwell still seeks new ascents.
Poem: May to December
Annals of Design: The Garden of Forking Paths • How the world’s foremost maze-maker leads people astray.
Sketchbook by Roz Chast and Emily Flake: A New York City Field
Fiction: The Hollow
Poem: Built to Wait
Books: What the Stone Said • How Egyptian hieroglyphs were deciphered.
Books: The Good Fight • The costs of sentimentalizing the Second World War.
Books: Briefly Noted
Pop Music: Takebacks • Taylor Swift reclaims control of her work.
The Theatre: Notorious • President killers and Princess Diana find musical immortality.
On Television: Ladies’ Night • Season 5 of “Insecure,” on HBO.
The Current Cinema: All in the Family • “The Power of the Dog” and “King Richard.”
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A challenging puzzle.