New Yorker Festival
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
By Laura Mayer
Journalist Janet Malcolm and New Yorker writer Ian Frazier discussed the nature of the journalist/interviewee relationship, the impact of technology on their work, and early writing projects at The New Yorker Festival.
Friday, September 30, 2011
The New Yorker magazine’s founding editor Harold Ross once famously described his publication as being, “not for the little old lady in Dubuque.” Today’s New Yorker is for her and everyone else. The magazine's annual festival begins on Friday.
Thursday, October 14, 2010
By Perry Santanachote : WNYC Culture Desk
This year’s New Yorker Festival featured a panel on gay marriage - an appropriate addendum to the onslaught of recent gay news. The longstanding fight over same-sex marriage between gay rights activists and conservative politicians is now more heated than ever. Panelists Cynthia Nixon, R. Clarke Cooper, David Boies, Brian Brown and Bishop Gene Robinson hashed it out at the SVA Theater on October 1, 2010.