Profiles, storytelling and insightful conversations, hosted by David Remnick.

  • What Is “Woke”?

    Jan 27, 2023
    What exactly does “woke” mean, and how did it become so powerful? Plus, the contributing writer Eren Orbey on the custody battles facing mothers of children conceived in rape.
  • In Politics, How Old Is Too Old?

    Jan 13, 2023
    If you’re running for President, is age really “just a number”? Jane Mayer, Jill Lepore, and a gerontologist discuss how old is too old. Plus, Deepti Kapoor on her novel “Age of Vice.”
  • Bob Woodward on His Trump Tapes

    Jan 6, 2023
    The White House chronicler reflects on his calls with a volatile President during a profound crisis. Plus, Louisa Thomas on Damar Hamlin and the uncomfortable truth of the N.F.L.
  • Ina Garten: Cooking Is Hard

    Dec 16, 2022
    The food guru explains why she hated dinnertime growing up, and how she learned to love it. And we dig into the craft of reading an audiobook with a master of the form.
  • Pleasure and Politics at the World Cup

    Dec 9, 2022
    Sam Knight reports from Qatar; David Remnick talks with Politico’s owner Mathias Döpfner; and a poet translates the DeafBlind experience to the page.