Harvey Weinstein’s Former Employees Reckon With What They Knew and What They Didn’t

Without naming names, Dana Goodyear recounts how former employees of Harvey Weinstein are feeling since more than four dozen women have come forward with allegations against him.

Source: New Yorker
Published: Oct 19, 2017
Length: 10 minutes (2,514 words)

Memoirs of Addiction and Ambition

Cat Marnell’s new memoir How to Murder Your Life, like Julia Phillips’ famous You’ll Never Eat Lunch in This Town Again, is an extreme spectacle of women in capitalism.

Author: Naomi Fry
Source: New Yorker
Published: Mar 16, 2017
Length: 6 minutes (1,551 words)

The Taste Makers

The secret world of the flavor factory: the consumption of food flavorings is one of the modern era’s most profound collective acts of submission to illusion.

Source: New Yorker
Published: Nov 23, 2009
Length: 41 minutes (10,254 words)

Venezuela, a Failing State

Once the richest country in South America, it now has the world’s highest inflation rate and is plagued by hunger and violent crime. How did this happen?

Source: New Yorker
Published: Nov 7, 2016
Length: 42 minutes (10,608 words)

When Vine Was Hollywood’s Future

Twitter just decided to discontinue its six-second-video app. This is a dramatic end for a platform that launched numerous viral hits and entertainment careers.

Author: Tad Friend
Source: New Yorker
Published: Dec 15, 2014
Length: 26 minutes (6,575 words)

Lessons From My Father

Joe McGinnis, Jr. reflects on his father, writer Joe McGinnis — his cheating, his drinking, his illness, his madness, his death, and his legacy.

Source: New Yorker
Published: Jul 26, 2016
Length: 12 minutes (3,126 words)

Iceland’s Historic Candidate

How a historian of Iceland’s quirky politics became the country’s new president.

Source: New Yorker
Published: Jul 4, 2016
Length: 18 minutes (4,666 words)

The Shadow Doctors

An underground network of medical workers and trauma surgeons in Syria, led by David Nott, aims to spread medical knowledge as the Syrian government strives to eradicate it.

Author: Ben Taub
Source: New Yorker
Published: Jun 28, 2016
Length: 23 minutes (5,992 words)

The Disappeared

A Guardian investigation reveals that Chicago police kept a secret interrogation site where abuses occurred, including at least one detainee death.

Source: The Guardian
Published: Feb 24, 2015
Length: 11 minutes (2,753 words)

The Samantha Power Doctrine

Can UN Ambassador Samantha Power reconcile her ardent human-rights interventionism with the pragmatism necessary to guide American policy?

Author: Evan Osnos
Source: New Yorker
Published: Dec 14, 2014
Length: 51 minutes (12,752 words)