Steven Valentino

Producer, The New Yorker Radio Hour

Steven Valentino appears in the following:

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.

Laura Poitras: ‘We Create the Political Landscape in Which We Live’

Friday, February 05, 2016

You know about mass surveillance; Laura Poitras’s new exhibit aims to make you feel it.

Jane Mayer and Koch Industries

Friday, January 22, 2016

When Jane Mayer investigated Koch Industries, somebody investigated her back.

Alicia Garza Says No to Hillary

Friday, January 15, 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.

Robin Coste Lewis Turns Tragedy to Triumph

Friday, January 08, 2016

After Robin Coste Lewis incurred brain damage from falling through a hole in the floor of a San Francisco restaurant, it took her a year just to re-learn the alphabet.

Richard Brody Picks Movies to Watch and Watch Out For

Friday, January 08, 2016

If you thought “50 Shades of Grey” was a highly watchable movie, you and film critic Richard Brody have something in common.

A Reporter’s Perspective on ISIS

Friday, January 01, 2016

Reporter Rukmini Callimachi talks to David Remnick about what she's learned, and what it's like being a woman covering ISIS. 

George Packer Discusses Islamophobia with Dr. Omer Salih Mahdi

Friday, January 01, 2016

Dr. Omer Salih Mahdi, who worked as a translator for writer George Packer in Iraq, is now a doctor at a hospital in Indiana, where Syrian refugees are being turned away.

A High School Mock Election Keeps it Real

Friday, December 04, 2015

Townsend Harris High School in Queens mounted a school-wide presidential election simulation, with students playing the candidates, pollsters, fundraisers, and journalists.

Two Picks for the Week: "Please Like Me" and Elena Ferrante

Friday, December 04, 2015

Amelia Lester, an editor at The New Yorker, shares two recent cultural picks: “Please Like Me,” an Australian television series, and Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels.

David Remnick Speaks with Gloria Steinem

Friday, November 06, 2015

Remnick spoke with Steinem about Black Lives Matter, Hillary Clinton, and a fundamental question for activist politics: which comes first, changing hearts or changing laws?

Two Picks for the Week: D.H. Lawrence and Lin-Manuel Miranda

Friday, November 06, 2015

Staff writer Rebecca Mead talks about why she loves the Hamilton soundtrack, and also talks a classic a novel by a man without children that has surprising insights on motherhood.  

Happy Earth Day, We're All Doomed!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Here's a (totally incomplete) roundup of what's happening to our planet:
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