Jonny Auping satirically imagines dialogue lines from the upcoming movie ‘Solo: A Stars Wars Story‘ that didn‘t make the final cut.
Deborah Treisman hosts Ben Marcus on the Writer‘s Voice podcast to read his story ‘Stay Down and Take It,‘ from the May 18, 2018, issue of the magazine.
Douglas Preston discusses Conservation International‘s rapid-response mission to the Mosquitia region of Honduras, home to an ancient city known as the City of the Monkey God and many rare jungle species.
In a humor piece, Andy Borowitz imagines Donald Trump struggling to figure out the identity of an F.B.I. informant who infiltrated his Presidential campaign.
Paul Elie on the German filmmaker Wim Wenders‘s new film, ‘Pope Francis: A Man of His Word,‘ a collage of direct interviews with Francis, Vatican footage of his pontificate, and images of the causes closest to his heart.
Anakwa Dwamena writes about the ‘Drummies,‘ groups of girls who are drum majorettes, in Cape Town, South Africa, who were photographed by Alice Munn.
Robin Wright writes about a speech by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that laid out a new strategy that puts the Trump Administration on a collision course with the Iranian government.
Amy Davidson Sorkin on how John McCain is grappling with what it means to come up against the limits of time under the Trump Administration.
Susan B. Glasser talks to Wendy Sherman, who led the U.S. negotiating team in the historic agreement with Iran and has cautionary words for those who are dismantling it.
Doreen St. Flix writes about the emblematic significance of Doria Ragland, Meghan Markle‘s black mother, and her presence at the royal wedding.
Sofia Warren and Jeremy Nguyen write and illustrate a humorous account of an attempt at making new friends.
In Brendan Loper‘s Daily Cartoon, Trump prepares to talk to Robert Mueller.
Andy Borowitz jokes that Americans have been dismayed to learn that F.B.I. infiltrators did not do more to prevent Donald Trump from being elected President.
Jeffrey Toobin on thepush to remove Donald Trump from office, which may lead to disaster in the midterms.
Jon Lee Anderson onJohn Feeley, the Ambassador to Panama, for whom moral failings at home seemed to compound tactical failings abroad.
The progressive gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams meets with supporters and skeptics over ribs, Charles Bethea reports.
Denounced by the former mayor, collected by the controversial hedge-funder Steven A. Cohen, Chris Ofili‘s sublime elephant-dung-adorned Madonna is headed to MOMA, Tyler Foggatt writes.
The sculptor Sabin Howard is jumping through hoops to right an art-historical wrong, Anna Russell reports.
‘First Person,‘ ‘Woman at 1,000 Degrees,‘ ‘The Girl from Kathmandu,‘ and ‘Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World.‘
Stephen Metcalf on how abusiness once ruled by star power is now dominated by intellectual property.
Letters respond to Tad Friend‘s article on artificial intelligence, Casey N. Cep‘s history of Zora Neale Hurston‘s ‘Barracoon,‘ and Caleb Crain‘s essay on authoritarianism.
Fiction by Ben Marcus: ‘There is only one road out of here, and everyone we know is on it, moaning silently, I imagine, gently rending their summer linens at this unwelcome disruption.‘
Poetry by Carrie Fountain: ‘You are the sound silence / makes in its sleep.‘
Drawing from philology, astrophysics, and medieval history, Ramm channelled the chaos of seventies New York through his art and music, Hua Hsu writes.