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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:

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.

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.

Bob Mankoff Picks Three Jokes

Friday, March 25, 2016

What are a cartoonist’s favorite jokes?

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.

The Cheap-Oil Paradox

Friday, March 04, 2016

Low oil prices used to be a windfall for the American economy. So where’s the boom?

‘In a Different Key’: A Personal Look at the History of Autism

Friday, February 26, 2016

David Remnick talks to the authors of a new book on the history of autism.

Judd Apatow Returns To His Standup Roots

Friday, February 26, 2016

A kingpin of modern comedy talks about his return to the stage and why his films aren’t “conservative.”

Father Pfleger’s Mission on Chicago’s South Side

Friday, February 26, 2016

The white priest who has dedicated his life to serving Chicago’s largest African-American parish.

Henry Finder Picks Three

Friday, February 19, 2016

Three things to read, watch, and listen to.

DeRay Mckesson: 'We Cannot Arrest Our Way out of Crime'

Friday, February 19, 2016

The Black Lives Matter activist is moving from organizing protests to running for mayor of Baltimore.

Patricia Marx Won’t Go to Sleep

Friday, February 12, 2016

The wonders of modern technology can’t get Patricia Marx a solid night’s sleep.

Emma Allen Picks Three Funny Things

Friday, February 05, 2016

A humor pro has some recommendations to make life more fun.