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Simon Rich Reimagines a Classic Joke for ‘The New Yorker’

Author, former SNL writer, and creator of the upcoming FXX show Man Seeking Woman Simon Rich wrote a humor piece in The New Yorker called "Guy Walks Into a Bar" that's a dark yet sweetly hilarious take on the classic 12-inch pianist joke. Just [...]

By Megh Wright

Michael Cera Delves Into His Texting Past in ‘The New Yorker’

"Jeremy, a man I am no longer in touch with, was someone I once considered a friend. It started out very simply: one day I received a text message from a phone number I did not recognize. Intrigued, I replied, and thus began an intimate and [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

Amy Poehler Wrote About Her First Job at an Ice Cream Parlor

"But when I stood in the dining room and demanded attention I was reminded of things I already secretly knew about myself. I wasn’t shy, I liked to be looked at, and making people laugh released a certain kind of hot lava into my body that made [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

A Documentary About ‘New Yorker’ Cartoonists Needs Your Help

The makers of Very Semi-Serious, a new documentary taking audiences behind the scenes of the New Yorker cartoons of the past, present, and future just opened a Kickstarter in hopes of gaining funding to finish production and complete [...]

By Bradford Evans