As fast as takeout and often more delicious, frozen food from local businesses and restaurants is blissfully immune to the passage of time, Hannah Goldfield writes.
Eric Lach on the method behind the madness of Donald Trump‘s tweets ranting against the expansion of absentee voting during the coronavirus pandemic.
Kate Sidley imagines Batman‘s internal monologue and daily activities as he waits out the coronavirus crisis by quarantining at home.
Jeremy Nguyen‘s Daily Cartoon depicts ostriches that have escaped to someplace luxe and are playing on the beach.
Anthony Lane reviews Benjamin Ree‘s documentary ‘The Painter and the Thief‘ and Michael Winterbottom‘s ‘The Trip to Greece,‘ starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon.
Helen Rosner interviews the New Orleans-based writer, cook, and artist Tunde Wey about his radical vision of a more equitable culinary world.
Perfect tree pose under a canopy of cherry blossoms-one of thirty virtual landscapes from this Bronx horticultural gem that are available as Zoom backgrounds.
Jon Lee Anderson writes that, as Brazil‘s rates of coronavirus infection and mortality continue to climb, President Jair Bolsonaro is behaving with absolute and deterministic irresponsibility.
Susan B. Glasser writes about President Donald Trump‘s many diversions-from opaquely accusing his predecessor, Barack Obama, of criminal wrongdoing to his claim that he is taking the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to ward off the coronavirus-intended to take public attention away from his many failures in handling the coronavirus pandemic.
Richard Brody on the 1970 film ‘The Liberation of L. B. Jones,‘ which shines a light on racial injustice in a fictional town in Tennessee in the early years after Jim Crow ended.
Susannah Kemple introduces a short film by D. W. Young about the special language of antiquarian booksellers.
Dexter Filkins speaks with Dorothy Wickenden about the threat that the coronavirus pandemic poses to Ayatollah Khamenei and the rest of Iran‘s leadership.
Sara Gilanchi and Harris Mayersohn write a humorous version of a Spotify quarantine-in-review. Did someone say ‘Crazy Frog‘?
David Sipress‘s Daily Cartoon depicts a king dismissing a scientist by explaining that he prefers to rely on his own hunches.
Marina Harss writes about the dancers of the American Ballet Theatre, who face practical, financial, and existential questions as they fight to keep their art alive during the coronavirus crisis.
Bill McKibben writes about how we can steer the world toward a merely miserable warming of two degrees Celsius, instead of the four degrees or more that we are currently headed for.
Hayley Phelan humorously imagines an e-mail chain between two co-workers about a PowerPoint presentation during the coronavirus pandemic.
Alexis Okeowo writes that, because of the coronavirus crisis, sex workers face not only a drop in employment but also discrimination and stigma as they search for relief.
Richard Brody reviews Martin Scorsese‘s ‘Raging Bull,‘ from 1980, and compares its style and theme to the more recent Scorsese film ‘The Irishman,‘ from 2019.
Peter Schjeldahl on the painter Susan Rothenberg, whose work revolutionized the New York painting scene in the nineteen-seventies, and who died last week, at seventy-five, in Galisteo, New Mexico.
Jeffrey Toobin writes about Judge Emmet G. Sullivan‘s decision to appoint an independent attorney to review the Justice Department‘s request that Sullivan dismiss the criminal case against the former national-security adviser Michael Flynn, who, in December of 2017, pleaded guilty to lying to the F.B.I.
Masha Gessen writes about Aimee Stephens, whose suit against a former employer became the first transgender-rights case to be taken up by the Supreme Court. Stephens died in mid-May.
Rachel Syme writes about the designer Betsey Johnson‘s memoir, ‘Betsey: A Memoir,‘ her career as a fashion designer, and her decision to sell her clothing brand.
Siobhn Gallagher illustrates an array of covers for ‘The Jaded Quitters Club,‘ a series styled after ‘The Baby-sitters Club.‘