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A History of the Influencer, from Shakespeare to Instagram
For centuries, influencers have been forcing us to admit an uncomfortable truth: we are neither entirely self-determining nor self-contained.
Celebrate National Poetry Month with a daily poem from the New Yorker poetry bot.
The Making of a Film that Anticipated a Real-Life Disaster
The documentary, made by Godard’s nephew, shows the making of “Film Socialisme,” which was shot on a cruise liner that later ran aground, off the coast of Italy.
The Mueller Report Is a Damning Portrayal of Trump’s Presidency
The special counsel’s investigation has given us one of the most damning insider portrayals of a White House ever.
Mario Benedetti’s Wise, Lonely Novel about Political Exile
In style and structure, “Springtime in a Broken Mirror” reproduces the isolation that its characters feel.
A Brief Survey of the Photographer’s Life and Work
He began exhibiting pictures of his cockapoo staring quizzically into the camera at the hashtags #cutedogs and #boringwalls, spaces in which he could freely experiment.
In “Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus,” Taylor Mac Takes on Shakespeare—and Trump
The play is willing to experiment a way out of our current mess by turning Shakespearean tragedy over to the lowly workers who don’t usually get to speak its verse or shape its politics.
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