David Remnick

Host, The New Yorker Radio Hour

David Remnick appears in the following:

CNN’s Jeff Zucker, the Man Who Made Trump

Friday, April 28, 2017

Donald Trump’s TV years; Steve Bannon’s Hollywood years; and Bruce Eric Kaplan on New York Street, a set in Los Angeles. 

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Senator Elizabeth Warren, and How to Pick a Great Cartoon

Friday, April 21, 2017

Elizabeth Warren on the future of the Democratic Party, the pianist Chilly Gonzales, and the cartoon editor Bob Mankoff.

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Margaret Atwood, Evangelizing Against Climate Change, and Greek Tragedy

Friday, April 14, 2017

Margaret Atwood’s realism, an evangelical climate scientist, and the dangers of working from home.

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Jon Stewart’s Children, and Trolling the Press Corps

Friday, April 07, 2017

Trevor Noah, Bassem Youssef, the founders of Reductress, and Andy Borowitz talk satire; a far-right blogger in the White House looks for a fight.

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Terrific, Tremendous New Health Plans, and Lynn Nottage on her play “Sweat”

Friday, March 31, 2017

Ideas to replace Obamacare that will blow your mind; Lynn Nottage’s new play about racial tension in the Rust Belt; and Jessica Lange’s foray into the art of mime.

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Goodbye to “Elephant and Piggie,” and Getting to Know Gorsuch

Friday, March 24, 2017

Jill Lepore takes a look at history and the Supreme Court. And we'll learn why Mo Willems retired his enormously popular children’s-book series “Elephant and Piggie.”

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High-Fashion Hijabs, Jill Soloway, and Bluesman Blind Joe Death

Friday, March 17, 2017

In this episode, “Transparent” creator Jill Soloway, high-fashion hijabs, and the tragic life of guitar legend John Fahey. 

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Podcast Extra: The Stuff of Fiction

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Salman Rushdie, Tony Kushner, and Claudia Rankine talk about culture and politics in the age of Trump.

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Refugees in Limbo, and a Conservative in Washington

Friday, March 10, 2017

At a safe house for refugees in Buffalo, NY, the difficult process of seeking asylum becomes even harder. And an establishment conservative assesses the President’s “casual dishonesty.”

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Goonswarm Takes Over, Trump/Nixon, and Birding with Jonathan Franzen

Friday, March 03, 2017

A populist uprising in an online multiplayer video game, and Jonathan Franzen’s favorite place to spot birds. 

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Make Russia Great Again

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has come under fire for holding meetings with Russian officials during the presidential campaign.

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Lily Tomlin on Love, and News from Moscow

Friday, February 24, 2017

Lily Tomlin reflects on falling in love and breaking taboos, and reporters in Washington and Moscow look at Trump’s vexed relationship with Russia.


John Goodman, Jeremy Irons, and Keegan-Michael Key

Friday, February 17, 2017

Three actors in conversation at The New Yorker Festival.


Bun Cha With Obama, and Trump’s New World Disorder

Friday, February 10, 2017

Anthony Bourdain talks writing, travel, and President Obama’s eating habits, and Robin Wright looks at the dangers of foreign policy conducted by tweet. 


Politics at the Oscars, and a Doctor’s-Eye View of Trump

Friday, February 03, 2017

Two doctors describe how Trump’s policies may affect patient care, and a brief history of entertainers making political statements on Oscar night.

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How to Cover Trump’s Presidency, and Football’s Concussion Crisis

Friday, January 27, 2017

An N.F.L. pro, whose son now plays football, struggles to balance safety against a certain necessary brutality, and BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith on why he broke the norm to cover Trump.

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The Two­-State Solution, and a Standing Desk Problem

Friday, January 20, 2017

We take the temperature of the Middle East peace process. Plus, Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry, Run the Jewels’ oldster rap, and the life­saving benefits of a standing desk. 

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Episode 65: High-Rise Lettuce Farms, and the First Woman President

Friday, January 13, 2017

Ian Frazier explores indoor farming; Dan Savage tells David Remnick a thing or two about sex; and Amy Davidson asks, Why Angela Merkel but not Hillary Clinton?  

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Episode 64: Self-Esteem for Owls, and Newt Gingrich on the Heroin Problem

Friday, January 06, 2017

Newt Gingrich talks about the opioid epidemic and Donald Trump’s Twitter habit; Patricia Marx tries to relax, and fails.

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Episode 63: Late-Night Icon David Letterman and Songwriter Jason Isbell

Friday, December 30, 2016

David Letterman discusses life after late night and songwriter Jason Isbell talks about songwriting while sober.

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