Steven Valentino

Producer, The New Yorker Radio Hour

Steven Valentino appears in the following:

The Rise and Uncertain Future of

Friday, July 15, 2016

After years of outing C.E.O.s, publishing sex tapes, and shaking up American journalism, Gawker finds itself in Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

John McPhee’s Legacy

Friday, July 08, 2016

John McPhee was eight years old when he decided to become a writer; seventy-seven years later, he looks back on his singular career with his former student David Remnick.

Is the Brexit Vote Good for the E.U.?

Friday, July 08, 2016

The “yes” vote on Brexit seems to have shocked even its proponents, and the turmoil in Britain now actually strengthens the cause of E.U. integration.

Special Preview: George Saunders on the Trump Campaign

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Fiction writer George Saunders takes to the Trump campaign trail, and a new understanding of America emerges.

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Alicia Garza Says No to Hillary

Friday, July 01, 2016

David Remnick talks to Alicia Garza, one of the founders of Black Lives Matter, about the aspirations of the organization and why she won't support Hillary Clinton.

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?

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.

James O'Keefe Stings Himself

Friday, May 20, 2016

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

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.’ ”

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.

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.

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.