Jill Lepore

professor of history at Harvard University, staff writer at the New Yorker, and host of the podcasts “The Last Archive” and “Elon Musk: The Evening Rocket.”

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Elon Musk rolled out a complete rebrand of Twitter as “X” — part of his obsession with the letter and his vision for an "everything app" that dates back to his PayPal days.

Elon Musk’s decades-long ‘X’ obsession is behind Twitter rebrand

Elon Musk rolled out a complete rebrand of Twitter as “X” — part of his obsession with the letter and his vision for an "everything app" that dates back to his PayPal days.

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Is  Monday's presidential debate  at Hofstra University really a debate at all? Jill Lepore is a professor of history at Harvard and a staff writer for the  New Yorker .

A short history of arguing about politics

Is Monday's presidential debate at Hofstra University really a debate at all? Jill Lepore is a professor of history at Harvard and a staff writer for the New Yorker .

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In 1942, New Yorker writer Joseph Mitchell profiled an eccentric named Joe Gould.

How Joe Gould Lost His Teeth – and His Oral History

In 1942, New Yorker writer Joseph Mitchell profiled an eccentric named Joe Gould.

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