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Candidates for Song of the Summer, 2017 Celeste Ballard imagines a humorous list of candidates for Song of the Summer inspired by recent statements from James Comey, Sean Spicer, and Elizabeth Warren. Choose Your Codependent Mom’s Adventure Shon Arieh-Lerer humorously attempts to offer help to a confused mother, in the form of a choose-your-own-adventure guide. Steve at the Party Steve wears jeans at the party. Darker than his work pair, thinner than his everydays. These are his party jeans. Steve knows that wearing these jeans leaves the door wide open to intercourse.Steve leans against things at the party. He’s already leaned against a wall, a couch arm, and a refrigerator, and he’s just getting Daily Cartoon: Tuesday, June 27th Jeremy Nguyen’s Daily Cartoon considers Mitch McConnell, a face tattoo, and the G.O.P.’s latest attempt at health-care reform. Daily Cartoon: Monday, June 26th Kaamran Hafeez’s Daily Cartoon considers the Republicans’s latest attempt at health-care reform.
Slide Show: New Yorker Cartoons July 3, 2017 New cartoons from the magazine. Excerpts from Steinbeck’s Novel About the 2013-17 California Drought Riane Konc on what John Steinbeck would have written about the recent drought in California. The Forgotten Men of Mudville Corey Pandolph offers humorous mock baseball cards of players from fictional teams such as the Atlanta Polypeptides. Birthday Cards for Donald Trump Jed Feiman, Nehemiah Markos, and Jason Adam Katzenstein with a humorous set of birthday cards for President Trump, from Melania, James Comey, and more. Technology to Optimize Your Workday Sharon Levy illustrates humorous tools to improve efficiency, increase productivity, and fool your co-workers into thinking you’re awake.
Gifts for Grads Lauren Weinstein offers humorous ideas for gifts for new graduates that range from good luggage to fifty gallons of sunscreen. What Wonder Woman Wonders Sara Lautman imagines some humorous topics that occupy Wonder Woman’s thoughts when she isn’t fighting for peace and justice. Man Ravaged by Amnesia Somehow Able to Hold Down Demanding Legal Job Andy Borowitz jokes about Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday. What Do Y’All, Yinz, and Yix Call Stretchy Office Supplies? Rubber bands, elastics, Satan’s bracelets—take this test of regional slang to find out where you’re from. Tips for Visiting New York City Colin Stokes warns tourists to avoid taking car trips with their parents from the airport, and to watch out for heavy-metal bands in Times Square.
Slide Show: New Yorker Cartoons July 3, 2017 New cartoons from the magazine. What Do You Ink? Emma and Colin call on cartoonist Jason Adam Katzenstein for a tattoo consultation. Wet Paint Why are there are so many “Wet Paint” signs in the subway? Henry, a Belgian expat, investigates. The Home Team In this episode, Emma Allen, the new cartoon editor at The New Yorker, and Colin Stokes, the new associate cartoon editor, play baseball. A Mouse Problem But maybe it’s not that bad?
Ballet Farewells Are the Best Farewells Marina Harss writes about Diana Vishneva’s last dance with American Ballet Theatre, a performance of John Cranko’s “Onegin.” Greek Poetry in the Shadow of Austerity David Wallace writes about a new anthology of modern Greek poetry that responds to austerity and the economic crisis. Pope Francis’s New Man in Newark James Carroll discusses the record of Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Pope Francis’s man in Newark, New Jersey. The C.B.O. Gives the Senate Twenty-Two Million Reasons to Reject the Health-Care Bill John Cassidy on the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Senate Republicans’ health-care bill. The Bland Likability of “The Big Sick” Richard Brody reviews “The Big Sick,” a movie by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, starring Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan, and directed by Michael Showalter.