News (New Yorker Humor)
If You Ask Me: Superstuds Hemsworth and Hammer, Plus Other Members of the Dream-Date League
Libby Gelman-Waxner writes about the dream-date characters of superhero movies, including those played by Chris Hemsworth, Jason Momoa, and Armie Hammer.
Molly Roth humorously illustrates post-breakup confessions, like “You are balding and everyone can tell.”
Dear Pepper: Flying Low and Getting Over Things
Liana Finck illustrates a humorous new advice-column comic featuring Pepper, who answers readers’ questions about what to do in difficult or uncomfortable situations.
Daily Cartoon: Friday, December 15th
Ellis Rosen’s Daily Cartoon suffers the consequences of the repeal of net neutrality.
Daily Cartoon: Thursday, December 14th
Zachary Kanin’s Daily Cartoon figures out what the Emperor really wants.
Cartoons, Etc.: Roz Chast on Dancing Moms and the Ukulele
Emma Allen and Colin Stokes talk with the cartoonist Roz Chast about dancing moms and the ukulele.
Some Health-Insurance Plans That Would Actually Work for Me
Jason Adam Katzenstein and Farley Katz imagine and illustrate various health-insurance plans for millennials.
Why Won’t Women Date Me, a Very Nice Guy?
Bob Vulfov examines why a self-described very nice guy has trouble finding dates.
Make Your Own G.O.P. Tax Bill
Ellis Rosen illustrates coupons that allow the reader to make her own G.O.P. tax bill.
Trump’s Desert-Island Sand Trap
Colin Tom draws a cartoon envisioning Donald Trump hitting a golf ball onto a desert-island sand trap.
A Guide To Heartbreak
Ruby Elliot illustrates the stages of heartbreak.
Donald Trump Slept Here
Katie Fricas illustrates a humorous guide to places that Donald Trump has slept.
What My Mom Said on “Take Your Parents to Work” Day
Mom: But you’re just typing and deleting things like #ITSSOFLUFFY over a picture of an otter. Me: This is what I do, Mom!
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.
Roy Moore’s Defeat Means Ted Cruz Retains Status as Most Despised Person in Senate
Andy Borowitz jokes that Ted Cruz had hoped Roy Moore would win the Alabama Senate race, if only so that Cruz would look better by comparison.
Slide Show: New Yorker Cartoons December 18 & 25, 2017
New cartoons from the magazine.
Roz Chast on Dancing Moms and the Ukulele
The cartoonist joins Emma and Colin to talk about the characters in her cartoon world.
Net Neutrality, Explained
Matt and Maht, experts from the Federal Communications Commission, break down the issue ahead of the agency’s vote.
Name That Tune
Emma and Colin belt out some captions with the help of the cartoonist and keyboardist Jason Adam Katzenstein.
Liana Finck on God and Man and Butt Pillows
Liana Finck joins Emma and Colin to discuss her process, and how to be civil in the big city.
How the Trump Resistance Went Pro in Alabama
Charles Bethea reports on the role of progressive groups in propelling the Democrat Doug Jones to victory over the Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s Senate election.
The State of the 2018 Oscar Race
Michael Schulman writes about the odds for films such as “Call Me by Your Name,” “The Shape of Water,” “The Post,” and more in advance of Oscar season.
When “The Story of Ferdinand” Was Fodder for the Culture Wars
Bruce Handy on “The Story of Ferdinand,” written by Munro Leaf and illustrated by Robert Lawson, whose protagonist was the subject of controversy in the late thirties.
A Year Into the Trump Era, White House Staff Turnover Is “Off the Charts”
Jeff Shesol on the high White House turnover rate in Donald Trump’s first year as President, and what it means for his Administration.
Doug Jones Called on Congress to Fund CHIP. Why Hasn’t It?
Amy Davidson Sorkin on the factors that may be delaying Congress from re-funding the Children’s Health Insurance Program.