Emma Allen Is Expanding The New Yorker’s Comic Universe
This new head honcho of humor is diversifying the formats and faces featured in the revered magazine.
Dylan Balliett Wants to Introduce You to His Dylan-Guys
The illustrator and comic book artist walks us through his vision of a world that’s both musical and anti-Seussical.
The Line and Sight of Dawoud Bey
A conversation on Polaroids, trust, and the humanity of all people with the groundbreaking photographer.
The Best Wholesome Cultural Moments of 2018
Ten of the most undeniably positive—and surprisingly palatable—moments music, film, and the world of memes had to offer.
In Conversation: Neil Hamburger Is Giving the Vocal Performance of His Life
Gregg Turkington on the intersection of punk rock and easy listening and bringing absurdist sincerity to the masses.
Wallace Richard Mills’ Memos of Repetition
Tequila, art, and what it all means, man.
Spirits, Dead Kids, and Things That Go Bump in Edward Gorey’s Night
On the artist’s elegant-goth style, his wide-ranging influence, and his non-existent love life.
A Primer on Paul McCartney’s Complicated History with—and Triumphant Return to—Japan
In 1966, The Beatles weren’t greeted with the usual pandemonium in Tokyo—and since that time McCartney hasn’t exactly had a smooth relationship with the Japanese authorities himself. But Paul, ever the professional, has never been one to hold a grudge.
Dear Charlene: “My Mom Wants to Do Everything with Me”
Every month, writer and actor Charlene deGuzman answers your questions about love, loss, and loneliness.
Beastie Boys Get an A for Their Book Report
The “Beastie Boys Book: Live & Direct” tour was a funny, moving, and irreverent spectacle—all soundtracked by breakbeats and scratches.
Roy Wood Jr. Is Writing Jokes for Everyone
The “Daily Show” correspondent has been touring the country and telling political jokes—but not just for “Daily Show” crowds.
A Visit to Wayne Kramer’s America
Fifty years after the MC5 played the Democratic National Convention, hoping to jumpstart a new era, things don’t look much different in the USA. But Wayne Kramer knows that it’s still on us—and him—to change.
Announcing FLOOD 9, featuring Paul Dano, Wu-Tang Clan, M.I.A., and Tenacious D
Our biggest print edition yet features four cover stories across two collectible versions, as well as stories on John Carpenter, Spiritualized, Dawoud Bey, boygenius, Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma, and much more.
Colluding with Rob Rogers and Tenacious D’s Jack Black and Kyle Gass
Our FLOOD 9 cover conversation between ex–Pittsburgh Post-Gazette political cartoonist and an irreverent rock duo.
FLOOD: The WORLDZ Issue
Conversations with five cultural influencers and corporate executives who’ll be attending WORLDZ 2018.
PLAYLIST: Advance Base Presents Songs About Animal Companionship
Owen Ashworth doesn’t wanna be your dog, but he wouldn’t mind hearing the song you wrote about your pet.
In Conversation: Michael Azerrad on How Breaking Laws Makes for Better Music Journalism
The “Our Band Could Be Your Life” writer has a new book, “Rock Critic Law,” which lays out 101 of the tropes that lazy music writers can’t seem to help but fall back on over and over. But he isn’t mad—he’s just trying to make writers better.
Eat to the Beat: How Instagram-Ready Food Goes from Farm to Festival
We got the scoop on this summer’s hottest festival fare straight from the events’ food curators.