News (New Yorker Humor)
#MeToo Women’s Products In a humor piece, Marisa Acocella imagines merchandise for women in the era of era of #MeToo and #TimesUp. Why I’ll Never Be Replaced by a Robot In a humor piece, Brian Agler explains why he’ll never be replaced by a robot at work. Cartoonists Recaption Doctor Diagrams In a humor piece, the cartoonists Sharon Levy, Olivia de Recat, and Lars Kenseth re-caption doctors’ anatomical diagrams. Trump Demands That N.F.L. Players Stand During Russian National Anthem Andy Borowitz jokes that Trump, in a series of early-morning tweets, demanded that the Russian national anthem be played before every National Football League game and that all N.F.L. players stand during the performance. Daily Cartoon: Friday, July 20th Brendan Loper’s Daily Cartoon learns about the second Trump-Putin summit.
Leaders of ISIS and Al Qaeda Puzzled Why Trump Has Not Invited Them to White House Andy Borowitz jokes that, after the meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, the leaders of Al Qaeda, ISIS, and the Taliban are confused about why they have not also been embraced by the U.S. President. Updated Presidential Fitness Test Riane Konc writes a humorous description of an updated emergency Presidential fitness test. Wedding Favors of 2018 Ruth Tam illustrates a humorous guide to the wedding favors of 2018, including sourdough starter, tiny burlap sacks of ancient grains, and pot lollipops. Playing Mommies and Daddies Lee Lai illustrates the role family takes in children's play. Oligarchs: A Field Guide Barry Blitt illustrates a humorous field guide to oligarchs.
The Aging Process David Sipress illustrates a cartoon about two men who face off in a game of geriatric one-upmanship. Perfect Roommates You’ll Never Find Zach Zimmerman and Aubrey Nolan humorously illustrate a list of perfect roommates that you’ll never be lucky enough to land. “I Was Never This Blatant,” Says Benedict Arnold in Hell Andy Borowitz jokes that Benedict Arnold disapproves of Donald Trump’s behavior during his widely condemned meeting with Vladimir Putin, which inspired allegations of treason by critics. iPhone Games I’ve Been Playing Recently In a humor piece, Colin Stokes imagines iPhone games, like Number Swipe!, Farmer Who Has Lost a Cow, Unpleasant Salon, and more. 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.
Cartoons from the July 23, 2018, Issue Drawings and drollery from this week’s magazine. 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. We Are Cambridge Analytica Get to know the hot consulting firm that’s #DisruptingDemocracy. The Man Who Shazamed the World Introducing a new version of Shazam that recognizes every sound on Earth. Roz Chast on Dancing Moms and the Ukulele The cartoonist joins Emma and Colin to talk about the characters in her cartoon world.
The Teen-Agers Fighting for Climate Justice Carolyn Kormann writes about the youth climate march, on Saturday, in N.Y.C., and the teen-agers who took part in it. The New Yorker’s Women Cartoonists, Then and Now Liza Donnelly presents a sampling of the work of the New Yorker's women cartoonists, past and present— including Barbara Smaller, Marisa Acocella, and Kim Warp—originally curated for an exhibition for the Society of Illustrators, in New York City. The Painstaking Hunt for War Criminals in the United States Eric Lichtblau on Mike MacQueen, a historian with the Department of Homeland Security who helps track down and deport war criminals who have immigrated to the United States. The G.O.P. Stands By as Trump Upends American Security In the aftermath of Helsinki, there has been outcry, but no real action, from the Republican establishment. Sunday Reading: War Stories Pieces about war from The New Yorker’s archive, by Janet Flanner, John Hersey, A. J. Liebling, Mollie Panter-Downes, Jonathan Schell, Seymour M. Hersh, Steve Coll, and others.
The Prada Flame Shirt Is Performance Art Troy Patterson on the Prada flame shirt, part of the luxury couture house’s fall-winter collection.