News (New Yorker Humor)
How the Mueller Report Fixed Everything Tim Sniffen humorously imagines all of the changes that the world experienced once the Robert Mueller report was issued. Easy Ways to Feel Youthful Again The writer Karen Chee and the illustrator Ellis Rosen humorously depict various ways to feel young again. How My Weekend Plans Changed After I Got a Weighted Blanket Claire Friedman jokes about how purchasing a weighted blanket throws all of her upcoming weekend plans into disarray. Bonus Daily Cartoon: The Contents of the Mueller Report Harry Bliss and Steve Martin’s Daily Cartoon guesses at the contents of the Mueller report. Daily Cartoon: Friday, March 22nd Jason Adam Katzenstein’s Daily Cartoon laments a rainy start to spring.
Dear Pepper: Doggedly Pursuing Someone and College Anxiety Liana Finck illustrates her monthly advice-column comic “Dear Pepper,” with suggestions for struggling at college, pursuing a sexual partner, and more. Daily Cartoon: Thursday, March 21st Peter Kuper’s Daily Cartoon shows Trump having a word with Senator John McCain. Real Men Hate Toxic Masculinity Luke Burns writes a satirical statement on the need for men to unlearn their toxically masculine behavior. Every Hairdresser I’ve Ever Had: A Comprehensive Review Julia Edelman writes and Olivia de Recat illustrates in this humorous guide to a lifetime of hairdressers. Natural Phenomena as Observed on the N.Y.C. Subway Christine Mi humorously illustrates the behaviors that emerge on the New York City subway and the natural rules that explain them.
Stuff My Dog Barked At This Week Grace Miceli humorously illustrates the innocuous objects that a dog will bark at. Food Mission Statements Evan Williams and David Ferrier illustrate a humorous set of mission statements from beef brisket, canned tuna, and other foods. Beto O’Rourke Rocked by Scandal as High-School Mixtape Appears to Include REO Speedwagon Andy Borowitz jokes that the discovery of a high-school-era mixtape featuring a song by the band REO Speedwagon poses a threat to the Presidential candidacy of Beto O’Rourke. 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.” 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.
Slide Show: New Yorker Cartoons March 25, 2019 New cartoons from the magazine. How to Write a New Yorker Cartoon Caption: Adam Conover Edition The comedian, writer, and host Adam Conover, of “Adam Ruins Everything,” tries his hand at our cartoon-caption contest. How to Write a *New Yorker* Cartoon Caption: Will Ferrell & John C. Reilly Edition The actors and funnymen Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly, who co-star in the new film “Holmes and Watson,” in theatres Christmas Day, team up and try their hands at our cartoon-caption contest. 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.
Ars Longa Dept. Will We Ever Hear from Robert Mueller? Eric Lach on the release of Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 Presidential election and whether Democrats will compel the special counsel to testify on the report’s findings. What to Stream This Weekend: Chris Marker, Chantal Akerman, and Other Highlights from the New Streaming Service OVID.tv Richard Brody on the new streaming platform OVID.tv, which launches on March 22nd and gathers a wide array of films from eight of the most significant film-distribution companies currently in business. It’s Mueller Time David Remnick on the delivery of the Mueller report and the impossibility of imagining Donald Trump changing his behavior or giving up his office. Robert Mueller Has Delivered a Report to the Attorney General. What’s Next? David Rohde on what to expect once the special counsel, Robert Mueller, delivers his report on potential coördination between the Russian government and individuals associated with President Trump’s 2016 election campaign.
The Challenges and Opportunities Facing Joe Biden John Cassidy writes about former Vice-President Joe Biden, who is doing well in early opinion polls but will have some hurdles to overcome if he intends to run against Donald Trump for the Presidency, in 2020. Jacinda Ardern Has Rewritten the Script for How a Nation Grieves After a Terrorist Attack Masha Gessen writes about how Jacinda Ardern, the New Zealand Prime Minister, responded to the Christchurch mosque shootings by dismissing entirely the perpetrator and instead focussing the nation’s attention on what had been lost. Ten Years of Swag Surfin’ Briana Younger writes about Swag Surfin’, a dance craze, based on a song released by Fast Life Yungstaz a decade ago, that has become a staple at H.B.C.U.s.