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David Remnick

  1. new yorker festival 2016
    Jonah Hill Prepares for His Roles by Prank Calling Best Buy in CharacterMaybe you’re helping him troubleshoot a printer right now.
  2. the strategist
    What to Read Next According to CelebritiesIf you’re searching for a good summer read, look no further. Ellie Kemper, David Remnick, Al Roker, and other notables on what they’re reading.
  3. last night on late night
    Late Night Presents ‘Live New Yorker Cartoons’Buckle up, buttercup.
  4. The New Yorker Editor David Remnick Is Re-Learning to Play GuitarBy learning Grateful Dead songs.
  5. long reads
    When 14-Year-Old David Remnick Saw Springsteen Open for ChicagoFrom his 15,000-word New Yorker profile.
  6. dirty words
    The New Yorker Bans SlacksShow a little leg, Remnick!
  7. bons mots
    Bob Dylan Is David Remnick’s White WhaleBob Dylan is really not interested in doing the ‘New Yorker’ Festival.
  8. Somebody Is Hunger Striking The New YorkerThat won’t work.
  9. Magazine Editors Respond to Criticisms Over Dearth of Female BylinesYep. Sorry.”
  10. last night on late night
    Late Night: David Remnick on The Daily ShowPlus Tina Fey is a harsh critic, on our regular late-night roundup.
  11. Ryan Phillippe and That Australian Girl Broke UpPlus, Lindsay Lohan has dumped cocaine for B12, and more celebrity relationship news, in our daily gossip roundup.
  12. David Remnick’s Biography of Obama Will Not Feature Gold Rims, Crushed Velour, or Other Ornamentation Commonly Associated With Sex TraffickersThe ‘New Yorker’ editor denies his book will be a “pimped out” version of his article.
  13. Tad Friend and Amanda Hesser Have a Surprising Amount of SexFirst Malcolm Gladwell, now this.
  14. New Yorker Safe From Condé CutsExcept for the Orangina.
  15. The New Yorker Office: ‘A Little Creepy,’ Says Former EmployeeDan Baum’s Twitter account of getting fired from the magazine reveals some, but not all, of the secrets of the House of Remnick.
  16. David Remnick Is the Opposite of RuggedIf I ever got a country house, it would be in the Village.”
  17. wintour wonderland
    Anna Wintour Pontificates on the Economy, the Internet, and $50K DressesShe refused to put a $50,000 sequined minidress in the magazine, despite “how magical Steven Meisel thinks it is.”
  18. rumor mill
    Anna Wintour Finally Tries to Put Vogue Rumors to Rest Herself“I have no plans to leave American ‘Vogue’ now or in the foreseeable future,” she says.
  19. Maer Roshan, ‘Observer’ Mourn Loss of Late, Great, Intellectual MagazineWith ‘Radar’ gone; who will compete with the ‘New Yorker’?
  20. Tabloids Will Reportedly Pay $12 Million for Pictures of Brangelina TwinsThat’s a whole $8 million more than the couple got for Shiloh! Is it because there’s two of them or because of inflation? Plus: Citigroup’s seven-point plan for saving itself, the Palazzo Chupi triplex goes on sale, and other things that make you go hmmm, in our daily roundup of media, finance, real-estate and law news.
  21. tube junkie
    Video: The Scene at Last Night’s Public Theater GalaKathleen Turner plays John McCain in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Public Theater’s annual gala.
  22. Our Night at the ASMEs: Sportier Than AnticipatedEditors, nerves, competition, and one aggressive former Met mingled at last night’s awards ceremony.
  23. Bloomberg’s Baby Problems: They Just Keep Popping OutFINANCE • Another woman joined the federal discrimination lawsuit against Bloomberg LP. After her first child in 2005, her pay fell and her colleagues turned into sharks. One supervisor even asked, “What is this, your third baby?” [NYT] • More of the same on the Street: Bank of America wrote down $3 billion, Bear Stearns $1.2 billion, and British bank HSBC took the cake with $3.4 billion, largely due to U.S. mortgage weaknesses. Meanwhile, Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein laughed in everyone’s face, predicting no more write-downs (not that they lost much in the first place) at the Teflon bank. [NYP, NYT, NYT, DealBreaker] • Is the credit crunch just like Enron all over again? So says Bethany McLean, the reporter who first broke Ken Lay’s fraud wide open. [Fortune]
  24. Walters Says Greenspan Always Gave Bad AdviceFINANCE • Alan Greenspan’s old flame Barbara Walters complained the G-man never gave good advice, insisting back in the seventies that she avoid an apartment on Fifth Avenue because it was a “bad investment.” [NYP] • Henry Kravis got a little egg on his face thanks to the collapse of the $8 billion Harman buyout. Steve Schwarzman gets bragging rights or an excuse to back out of his own impossibly huge deals. [Deal Journal/WSJ] • With computers taking over, the NYSE plans to cut the trading floor down by half from its historic high. The famous Main Room and “the Garage,” opened in 1903 and 1922 respectively, will remain open. [NYT]
  25. The Soho Grand Is a WonderlandRumors of the demise of the John Mayer–Jessica Simpson relationship may be greatly exaggerated; the two spent Sunday night together at the Soho Grand. (Mayer is also still doing the stand-up comedy thing). Today show correspondent Jill Rappaport owns eighteen acres in the Hamptons. Johnny Damon hung out till 4:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, but he still hit a two-run double later in the day. Ivanka Trump and Zach Braff exchanged numbers. (Uh-oh. Does Jared Kushner know about this?) Warren Buffett, David Remnick, John Kerry, Ted Turner, and Jann Wenner, among others (ahem), were all rejected from Harvard. After asking for $5.5 million, Stone Phillips sold his penthouse on West 72nd Street for $4.35 million. Times managing editor Jill Abramson is suing the truck driver who ran over her foot.