Bong Joon-ho’s Dystopia Is Already Here
A profile of the Korean director.
A profile of the Korean director.
In the early 1960s, the paranoid Hoffa asked Chuckie to buy thousands of copies of George Orwell’s 1984 and distribute them to union locals around the country. “Some of these poor guys, the only thing they knew was how to drive a truck or work at a warehouse,” Chuckie told me. “They didn’t have the knowledge of the electronic shit. Mr. Hoffa wanted them to read that book and said that this is what’s going to happen to not only us but to everybody—and exactly what he’s predicted has happened.”
Ex-Ivy Leaguer and NFL-er Jeff Hatch spent years telling audiences of his triumph over opioid addiction, to great acclaim. Then as the rehab center he worked at drew national attention, a tortuous backstory of cops, dealers and deception came to light.
From pecan pralines to ‘dots.’
The untold story of Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s two visits to the Orchids of Asia Day Spa.
Firsthand accounts of the largest and most ambitious internment drive of a minority group since Nazi Germany, emerging from a region of totalitarian surveillance and control.
Haley downloaded the app for fun. Now millions of people watch her videos.
The long, loving search for Betsy, bovine escape artist.
On surfer girls in Maui; the story that led to the film Blue Crush.
The complexities of aging and desire.
After two officers came to a Pacific Northwest community, longtime residents began to disappear.
The country was captivated by the Balloon Boy. But what really happened?
No one can seem to agree on his surviving merits. He wrote like an angel, the consensus goes, except when he was writing like a malfunctioning sex robot attempting to administer cunnilingus to his typewriter.
A visit to the massive Northern California surf break.
One year ago the journalist Jamal Khashoggi walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and never walked out. This is what happened.
Andrew Marantz is a staff writer at The New Yorker. His new book is Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation.
“Some nonfiction can be reduced to a bulletpoint primer, but a good book is a good book. Whether it’s fiction or nonfiction, it should create a feeling, it should create a world, it should be a feeling that you want to live in and that tilts the way you see things. Isn’t that the point?”
Retracing the writer’s life nearly 60 years after her death.
A tragic crime. A medical breakthrough. A last chance at life.
Many low-wage workers are confined to filthy bathrooms, can’t get breaks and even lose their jobs trying to pump.
Highlights from two hours of leaked audio from recent staff Q&A sessions with Facebook’s CEO.
Another inmate was unable to complete his application, and assented to voluntary departure, in which an immigrant agrees to leave the country at his or her own expense. “You’ll be on your way back to Mexico today,” said the judge.
After a mass shooting, who cares for the coroners?
An oral history of Lilith Fair.
Police departments have become more attentive to officers’ use of excessive force on the job, but that concern rarely extends to the home.
Mehran Karimi Nasseri was without a country, a family or a home. Then he landed at Terminal One at Charles de Gaulle Airport. The article that inspired The Terminal.