FROM David Remnick
Goodbye to 'Elephant and Piggie,' and getting to know Gorsuch Historian Jill Lepore explains how Supreme Court justices use history to make their decisions. And children’s book author Mo Willems talks about retiring his most popular characters.
High-fashion hijabs, Jill Soloway, and bluesman Blind Joe Death David Remnick talks with director Jill Soloway. She explains how a feminist management style helps the set of the TV show Transparent run more smoothly.
Lily Tomlin on love, and news from Moscow Three reporters compare notes on the investigation of Russia’s ties to the Trump Administration. And Hilton Als talks with comedian Lily Tomlin about her ground-breaking career.
How to cover Trump's presidency, and football's concussion crisis BuzzFeed's Ben Smith explains his decision to publish the unverified dossier that alleges secret ties between Donald Trump and Russia.
High-rise lettuce farms, and the first woman president David Remnick talks with advice-columnist Dan Savage about Donald Trump’s presidency, and what it means for the LGBTQ community. And Ian Frazier looks at the future of urban farming.
LA cleantech's future, music photographer Mick Rock As President Trump embraces dirty fuels, what happens to LA's burgeoning cleantech industry? Start-up companies are planning for an uncertain future but staying optimistic. Veteran photographer Mick Rock defined a musical era. Now the camera has been turned on him. Mick Rock and Barnaby Clay talk about capturing glam and its legacy in Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock.
How California gave birth to Trumpism California served as an incubator for the hard-line conservative thinking that helped propel Donald Trump to the White House. It’s an ideology birthed out of opposition to the liberal politics and multiculturalism that now dominate the state.
Cambodians and fried chicken, baby pureés, vegan baking tips Frank Shyong explains how Cambodians got into LA’s fried chicken game. Clara Polito shares vegan baking tips from her new book, and Leena Saini says boost the flavor of your baby’s food with spices. Martha Rose Shulman talks up a nifty kitchen gadget that will take your produce for a spin, and Jonathan Gold does lamb barbacoa at Maestro in Pasadena. Plus, a closer look at how bees make honey and wasps pollinate figs.
Trump cuts protections for ICE detainees, and Alaska saves Obamacare With the crackdown on illegal immigration, jail space is becoming harder to find. So the Trump administration is cutting back some of the regulations on immigrant detention centers. Also, when it comes to healthcare, Alaska’s insurance marketplace was on the brink of implosion until the state came up with a plan to save Obamacare.