There’s an extraordinary movie event taking place this weekend at Metrograph: “My First Film,” a blend of film and performance by the filmmaker Zia Anger. I attended it Friday night; the second and third
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In a shakeup that White House insiders said was a long time coming, one of the voices in Rudy Giuliani’s head has resigned. The resignation, which was officially tendered
On Friday morning, Alexandria Villaseñor, who, at fourteen years old, is one of the youngest organizers of the global climate strike, took the subway from Grand Central to Foley Square, in downtown Manhattan.
This week, a whistle-blower complaint from a current or former U.S. intelligence official about President Trump developed into a major political controversy. The complaint reportedly concerned Trump’s
Each generation inherits the messes made by its predecessors, and their mythologies, too. Like many nineties kids, I grew up on stories and photographs of anti-Vietnam protests: young people in flared
“Savage X Fenty Show,” on Amazon Prime Video, is an infomercial for an underpants brand. It is also a charming diversion and an estimable pseudo-event—a see-now-buy-now spectacular for the society of It
In Stockholm, last year, a ninth-grade environmental activist started a school strike to call attention to the global climate crisis. On the steps of the Swedish parliament, initially alone, she protested
Judging by the outcry from Hollywood stars over a Sony executive’s vaguely floated notion this week of remaking “The Princess Bride,” you’d think that the idea wasn’t to make a new film but to alter or
Last month, the sixteen-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in New York after crossing the Atlantic in an emission-free sailboat to attend the Climate Action Summit, at the United Nations.
Just when you think you’ve seen it all, along comes a Trump development to trump them all—or most of them. On Thursday night, the Washington Post reported that a complaint from an anonymous intelligence
Spy Mountain, the moniker for Mt. Avital, rises high on the biblical Golan Heights. Surveillance antennas are conspicuous atop a heavily fortified installation. It’s Israel’s forward observation post into
Flattery will get you everywhere with Donald Trump. The President demonstrated this powerfully on Wednesday, when he named the State Department’s little-known hostage negotiator, Robert O’Brien, to be
This past Saturday, a series of air strikes in Saudi Arabia damaged more than a dozen oil installations, including one of the most critical oil-production facilities in the world. The attack threw global