News (New Yorker Humor)
Sitcoms Coming To and Leaving Television Soon Johnny DiNapoli illustrates humorous posters and taglines for new television series. I’m a Nineteenth-Century Novel, and I Have a Lot to Say About These Drapes Eli Burnstein humorously inhabits the perspective of a nineteenth-century novel that is overly concerned with describing window dressings. The Very Hungry Cheetopillar E Daily Cartoon: Thursday, November 15th David Sipress’s Daily Cartoon imagines Trump’s “Make Me Happy Again” rallies. Daily Cartoon: Wednesday, November 14th Peter Kuper’s Daily Cartoon traces the four stages of climate-change denial.
My Therapist Responds Ethan Kuperberg writes a humorous set of responses from a therapist in the course of societal collapse. The People Facebook Thinks You Should Add as “Friends” Phil McAndrew illustrates a humorous list of people Facebook has suggested as “friends.” Daily Cartoon: Tuesday, November 13th Jason Chatfield and Scott Dooley’s Daily Cartoon wakes up in the middle of the night. How to Get Enough Physical Affection if You’re Single Suerynn Lee illustrates a list of humorous suggestions for how to get enough physical affection, even when you’re single. It’s Drunk Bath Season Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell illustrates an array of holiday-themed wine-drinking scenarios.
Warning Signs for Your New Relationship, Explained Julia Edelman writes humorously about the warning signs you should look out for in your new relationship, with illustrations by Olivia de Recat. Dear Pepper: A Post-Breakup Dog and D.M.-Sliding Ethics Lianna Finck illustrates the latest installment of her advice-column comic, with suggestions for what to do about an Instagram crush and whether to get a dog after a breakup. Trump Warns That Florida Recount Could Set Dangerous Precedent of Person with Most Votes Winning Andy Borowitz jokes that President Trump is worried that the recount in Florida could set a dangerous precedent of elections going to the candidate who wins the most votes. Let’s Get Drinks Shouts & Murmurs by Kelly Stout: “Friday is no good. I am literally Operation Rolling Thunder mixed with the N.F.L.’s policy on domestic violence.” 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.
Slide Show: New Yorker Cartoons November 19, 2018 New cartoons from the magazine. How to Write a New Yorker Cartoon Caption: Jon Hamm Edition The actor, who stars in the movie “Bad Times at the El Royale,” tries his hand at our cartoon-caption contest. How to Write a *New Yorker* Cartoon Caption: Nick Kroll Edition The actor and comedian Nick Kroll, who stars in the movie “Operation Finale,” tries his hand at *The New Yorker’s* cartoon-caption contest. How to Write a *New Yorker* Cartoon Caption: Rhett and Link Edition Rhett and Link, the hosts of the daily YouTube show “Good Mythical Morning,” take a shot at *The New Yorker’s* cartoon-caption contest. How to Write a *New Yorker* Cartoon Caption: Jim Gaffigan Edition The actor and comedian, who stars in the movie “You Can Choose Your Family,” tries his hand at the caption contest.
Bar Review: Strong Cocktails and Reflections at Windmill The quiet bar’s mood is faintly purgatorial, but, fortunately, the drinks are heavenly, Elizabeth Barber writes. Restaurant Review: Zauo, the Japanese Chain That Wants You to Fish for Your Dinner Selfie-happy diners at the first U.S. outpost of Zauo buy into the novelty concept hook, line, and sinker, Hannah Goldfield writes. Lynn Nottage’s Knack for Satire Lileana Blain-Cruz revives the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright’s “Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine,” as part of Nottage’s new three-play residency at the Signature. Celebrating the Holidays Hanukkah LampsThe oldest example in this long-term exhibition of eighty Hanukkah lamps is a low rectangle of copper alloy capped with a lion’s head, from sixteenth-century Italy. The most recent is a white ceramic “menurkey”—a menorah shaped like a turkey—designed, in 2013, by a nine-year-old New Yorker to commemorate the confluence of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah. Star-Crossed
Through the Looking Glass 9 to 5 Dept. “Widows,” Reviewed: Steve McQueen Grafts Politics onto a Heist Film Richard Brody reviews “Widows,” the film cowritten by Gillian Flynn and Steve McQueen, which is a remarkable showcase for a group of stars and should-be-stars, including Viola Davis, Daniel Kaluuya, and Michelle Rodriguez. Facebook and the Age of Manipulation Evan Osnos writes about a new Times report about Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg’s multi-pronged campaign to “delay, deny and deflect” efforts to hold the company accountable.