Robin Wright reviews Madeine Albright’s new book, “Fascism: A Warning,” written in the era of Donald Trump.
Brendan Loper’s Daily Cartoon broadcasts from Fox News.
Carolyn Kormann discusses a recent court ruling out of Boston, in which a judge held that a group of pipeline protesters’ acts of civil disobedience were justified by the threat that climate change poses.
Erin Overbey and Joshua Rothman share stories from *The New Yorker* archives—by Renata Adler, Calvin Trillin, Jelani Cobb, and more—that celebrate the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who was killed fifty years ago, on April 4, 2018.
Katy Waldman reflects on the Twitter responses of thousands of women who described themselves as a male author would.
Troy Patterson on Tracy Morgan in “The Last O.G.,” a new sitcom, co-created by Jordan Peele, which evokes melancholy to curious effect.
Rich Benjamin writes about the Dodd Gun Control Act of 1968, and how racial paranoia in the wake of Martin Luther King, Jr.,’s assassination helped it to pass in Congress.
Louis Menand on “The Train: RFK’s Last Journey,” an exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art of photographs taken from the train that delivered Robert F. Kennedy’s body from New York to Washington, D.C., for burial in 1968.
Naomi Fry writes on two new books about the reality-TV mainstay, “Bachelor Nation: Inside the World of America’s Favorite Guilty Pleasure” and “Most Dramatic Ever: The Bachelor.”
Jon Michaud writes about a new book about Van Morrison, which takes up the masterpiece “Astral Weeks” and unearths the largely forgotten context from which it emerged.
Richard Brody reviews Ava Duvernay‘s adaptation of “A Wrinkle in Time,” which eliminates the most idiosyncratic elements of Madeleine L‘Engle‘s novel.
Benjamin Wallace-Wells writes about the results of the primary elections held in Texas this week.
Sarah Larson writes about the podcast “Cocaine & Rhinestones,” hosted by Tyler Mahan Coe, which focusses on twentieth-century American country music.
Ian Crouch on what makes the comedian Martin Short such an exceptional talk-show guest, from his thorough preparation to always, a là Don Rickles, taking a jab at the host.
Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about the lawsuit that Stephanie Clifford, who is also known as Stormy Daniels, has filed against Donald Trump and his lawyer Michael Cohen.
Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell humorously illustrates what your online therapist is likely doing during your virtual counselling sessions.
Charles Bethea writes that the photographer Mark Steinmetz, who is based in Athens, Georgia, finds moments of intimacy and solitude at the perpetually bustling Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Kim Warp’s Daily Cartoon displays the official Presidential gone-golfing marker.
John Cassidy writes about the departure of Donald Trump’s economic adviser Gary Cohn.
Riane Konc imagines a satirical podcast network’s most exciting upcoming shows: excessive analyses of Old Crow Medicine Show lyrics, Moby reading “Moby-Dick,” and more.