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Steven Valentino

Producer, The New Yorker Radio Hour

Steven Valentino produces segments for The New Yorker Radio Hour.

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Steven Valentino appears in the following:

How the N.R.A. Uses Fear to Sell Guns

Friday, June 24, 2016

The New Yorker writer Evan Osnos talks to Mike Weisser about guns, the N.R.A., and his unusual stance on firearms.

Samantha Bee on Orlando

Friday, June 17, 2016

 When Samantha Bee went on air a day after the Orlando shooting, she didn’t try to contain her grief and rage.    

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Daniel Zalewski Picks Two

Friday, June 03, 2016

An Italo Calvino novel it’s not too late to read, and a great new way to spend even more time online.

When a Convention Goes Wrong

Friday, May 27, 2016

If the Republican Convention isn’t contested, what choice do dissenters have?

James O'Keefe Stings Himself

Friday, May 20, 2016

Jane Mayer explains how the conservative activist James O’Keefe foiled his own mission.

Larry Wilmore on the End of the Obama Era

Friday, May 20, 2016

Larry Wilmore talks with David Remnick about what makes a President funny.

Siddhartha Mukherjee Talks Genetics With David Remnick

Friday, May 13, 2016

The physician and Pulitzer Prize-winning author examines the intimate and global implications of genetic science.

Monica Racic Picks Three Internet Treasures

Friday, May 13, 2016

Three weird things you need to check out: a random-film-clip generator, an Internet graveyard, and “the Turkish ‘Star Wars.’ ”

Julián Castro Talks with David Remnick

Friday, April 22, 2016

Julián Castro, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, talks gentrification and housing inequality with David Remnick.

The Presidential Election, as Performed by a Queens High School

Friday, April 22, 2016

Townsend Harris High School, a magnet school in Queens, mounts a mock Presidential election.

Foraging Greens in Central Park

Friday, April 15, 2016

Removing plants from Central Park is illegal. But when Manhattan salad bars are charging up to $8.99 a pound, what’s a thrifty New Yorker to do?

Kathryn Schulz Picks Three

Friday, April 15, 2016

Kathryn Schulz, a New Yorker staff writer, recommends a country music album, a poet, and a movie about magicians.

How to Prosecute a War Criminal

Friday, April 15, 2016

A professor of criminal law joins David Remnick to explain why it's unlikely that Bashar al-Assad will be brought to the International Criminal Court for war crimes.

Alexandra Schwartz Picks Three

Friday, April 08, 2016

A New Yorker writer discusses, an interactive Hieronymus Bosch Web site, Paris’s underbelly, and a movie about identical twins.

How James Brown Got to Be That Way

Friday, April 08, 2016

The author of a new biography discusses Brown’s unparalleled originality, chaotic personal life, and relationship with Al Sharpton.

Bob Mankoff Picks Three Jokes

Friday, March 25, 2016

What are a cartoonist’s favorite jokes?

Tunisia’s Jihadi Problem

Friday, March 25, 2016

Tunisia, the lone success story of the Arab Spring, is now an incubator of jihadis, The New Yorker’s George Packer says.

Nate Silver, Amy Davidson, and Kelefa Sanneh on the Election

Friday, March 18, 2016

For journalists, a Trump-Clinton race will be a gift that keeps on giving.

Malcolm Gladwell: Understanding School Shooters

Friday, March 11, 2016

School shooters have become part of a self-perpetuating subculture, Malcolm Gladwell says.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus for President!

Friday, March 11, 2016

The HBO sitcom “Veep” once seemed like outrageous satire. Then the 2016 election started.