Tag Archives: The New Yorker

  • ‘Dark Crimes’: Jim Carrey is Involved in Some Dark Crimes (Trailer)

    ‘Dark Crimes’: Jim Carrey is Involved in Some Dark Crimes (Trailer)

    If you’ve never read David Gann’s New Yorker article “True Crimes – A postmodern murder mystery,” also included in his excellent book The Devil and Sherlock Holmes, you definitely should. You should because it’s a great, creepy piece of incredible but true storytelling, but you also should because it’s getting turned into a Jim Carrey movie […]

  • The Not Yorker: A Repository for Rejected ‘New Yorker’ Covers

    The Not Yorker: A Repository for Rejected ‘New Yorker’ Covers

    You don’t have to read The New Yorker from cover to cover every week to appreciate the magazine’s, uh, covers. So it should come as no surprise that even the reject pile has some pretty good stuff – so good that Peter Ryan, Chris Gash, and Jack Dylan, three illustrators who have submitted work to […]

  • ‘Seventy Years of Los Angeles, Then and Now’ (Video)

    ‘Seventy Years of Los Angeles, Then and Now’ (Video)

    I’m not sure why it would be The New Yorker to release such a cool video of Los Angeles, but that’s just the way it has happened. Seventy Years of Los Angeles, Then and Now is unlike any other retrospective video you’ve ever seen, thanks to some perfect synchronization with the older footage on the […]

  • Christoph Niemann’s Augmented-Reality Covers for ‘The New Yorker’ (Video)

    Christoph Niemann’s Augmented-Reality Covers for ‘The New Yorker’ (Video)

    This week’s cover of The New Yorker, for those in the new, isn’t just a regular cover. It’s one of Christoph Niemann’s augmented-reality covers—on both the front and back of the magazine—which can bring viewers on “a new kind of joy ride,” according to the magazine. Basically, Christoph Niemann’s augmented-reality covers work like this: You […]

  • ‘The New Yorker’ Puts President Kanye West on Cover

    ‘The New Yorker’ Puts President Kanye West on Cover

    When Kanye West announced his intention to run for president in 2020 at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, a lot of people responded by laughing him off. But at least one serious journalistic institution is getting a head start against the competition by putting what a Kanye presidential victory might look like on the […]

  • ‘Focus’: New Will Smith Movie Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Focus’: New Will Smith Movie Gets Trailer (Video)

    The next Will Smith vehicle will be in theaters next year, and now we have a trailer for the movie in advance of its February release. It’s called Focus, and it’s a little off the beaten track as far as Will Smith movies are concerned. Smith plays a conman/gentleman thief named Apollo Robbins who was […]

  • ‘The New Yorker’ Unveils Next Week’s Ferguson Cover Image

    ‘The New Yorker’ Unveils Next Week’s Ferguson Cover Image

    There hasn’t been much cause to write about it on a website like this, but over the past couple weeks the situation in Ferguson, Missouri has bounced between terrible and terrifying pretty consistently. The mainstream media has been slow to pick up on many aspects of the story, but next week’s cover of The New […]