News (New Yorker Humor)
Dear Pepper: Co-Working-Space Conversation, Doing Long Distance, and Haircuts The latest installment of Liana Finck’s Dear Pepper advice column offers ideas on getting to know co-working-space co-workers, committing to a long-distance relationship, and getting clever with your hair style. How to Tell When It’s Comedy In a humor piece, Mia Mercado writes about how to tell when something is comedy. Welcome to Woman World Aminder Dhaliwal imagines a world in which men have gone extinct. Is it really that different from before? Daily Cartoon: Thursday, September 20th In Jason Chatfield and Scott Dooley’s Daily Cartoon, a parent gets a little preoccupied arguing about Bert and Ernie. Merrick Garland Admits to Cheating at Scrabble Once In a humor piece, Andy Borowitz imagines Merrick Garland, the former Supreme Court nominee, admitting to cheating at Scrabble one time.
Daily Cartoon: Wednesday, September 19th In Karl Stevens’s Daily Cartoon, a yoga instructor has some election-related advice. My Fifth-Grade Game of MASH Came True, and Now I’m Living in a Hell of My Own Creation Grace Perry humorously imagines a miserable life resulting from the predictions in a grade-school game of MASH coming true. Potential Last-Minute Wedding Dates Olivia de Recat illustrates some humorous ideas for potential last-minute dates to a wedding. Things Forbidden on the Subway Carolita Johnson illustrates a humorous guide to things that will get you banned from the subway. Reasons Our Plans Tonight Should Be in My Neighborhood Jason Adam Katzenstein and Noël Wells humorously illustrate the reasons that plans tonight should be in their neighborhood.
The Plastic-Straw Ban Farley Katz illustrates a humorous comic about the effect that plastic-straw bans have had on the straws themselves. My Life Flashed Before My Eyes Marc Philippe Eskenazi and Benjamin Schwartz illustrate a humorous collection of moments in a life lived on a smartphone. Merrick Garland Admits to Cheating at Scrabble Once In a humor piece, Andy Borowitz imagines Merrick Garland, the former Supreme Court nominee, admitting to cheating at Scrabble one time. 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 September 24, 2018 New cartoons from the magazine. 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. 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.
Dr. Michael Holick The doctor who testifies for accused child abusers explains his theory. Things to Do in New York City This Weekend, September 21-23, 2018: Jaap van Zweden, Sofreh, Apothéke, and More Hear concerts conducted by New York Philharmonic’s new music director, Jaap van Zweden; eat modern takes on traditional Persian food at Sofreh; drink boozy prescriptions at Apothéke; and more. “Forever,” a Big-Hearted Satire Bolstered by the Brilliance of Maya Rudolph Ian Crouch reviews the Amazon series “Forever,” starring Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen, which examines the comforting and stultifying familiarity of marriage.