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What I Think My Friends Do Because I Was Too Nervous to Ask and Now It’s Too Late
Karen Chee writes a humorous set of job descriptions for friends.
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Bryan Washington Reads “Waugh”
Deborah Treisman hosts the author Bryan Washington, who reads his short story “Waugh” from the October 29, 2018, issue of the magazine.
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The Khashoggi Body Double—and Mounting Evidence of a Premeditated Murder
Robin Wright on the mounting evidence in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, as surveillance footage shows a man Turkish officials have identified as Mustafa al-Madani, reportedly a Saudi intelligence agent, leave the consulate where the journalist disappeared.
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Archbishop Óscar Romero Becomes a Saint, But His Death Still Haunts El Salvador
Jon Lee Anderson writes about Pope Francis’s recent canonization of Óscar Romero and how his death affected the political landscape in El Salvador.
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The Wondrous Theatre of the Red Sox-Dodgers World Series
Ian Crouch writes on the 2018 World Series, between the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers, which kicks off at Fenway Park on Tuesday night.
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Andrew Gillum and the Surprising Strength of Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates in 2018
Eric Lach on the Florida gubernatorial debate between Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis and why Democrats seem to be faring well in governor’s races throughout the country this year.
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In the Midterms, White Supremacy Is Running for Office
Andrew Marantz talks with David Remnick about the midterm elections, and about how candidates who once cloaked their views on white nationalism are now talking about them openly and regularly.
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Not Every Vote Counts
Jelani Cobb writes about voter-suppression tactics in the age of Trump.
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Meet Autumn’s Top Fetishists
David Ostow humorously illustrates profiles of the fall season’s most devoted fetishists.
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Pool Players Relive Their Most Memorable Racks
Professional billiards players and champions discuss some of the most impressive, regretful, and triumphant matches of their careers.
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The Campaign for Mobile-Phone Voting Is Getting a Midterm Test
Sue Halpern writes about potential mobile-based voting apps and programs, such as the Voatz app, which was recently tested and approved for overseas voters in West Virginia.
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Did Ryan Zinke Try to Fire His Department’s Inspector General for Investigating Him?
Carolyn Kormann on the attempted dismissal of Mary Kendall, the Acting Inspector General in the U.S. Department of the Interior, by Ryan Zinke, whose alleged ethics violations Kendall was investigating.
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The Trauma of the Trump Administration’s Attacks on Transgender People
Masha Gessen writes on the dehumanization of transgender people as a result of the Trump Administration’s plans to change federal civil-rights law to emphasize biological gender in lieu of gender identity.
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Daily Cartoon: Monday, October 22nd
Jeremy Nguyen’s Daily Cartoon scolds a senator in a restaurant.
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“Nature”
Poetry by Bianca Stone: “Maybe humans are the failed A.I. of Nature.”
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Jenny Kroik’s “Arthur Avenue”
Françoise Mouly talks to the artist Jenny Kroik about “Arthur Avenue,” her cover for the October 29, 2018, issue of The New Yorker.
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The Myth of Whiteness in Classical Sculpture
Margaret Talbot on the suppressed truth that Greek and Roman statues were often painted, and the scholars who are making a color correction.
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Berthe Morisot, “Woman Impressionist,” Emerges from the Margins
The most interesting artist of her generation has been not so much underrated in standard art history as not rated at all, Peter Schjeldahl writes. 
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Truth vs. Ego in “The Lifespan of a Fact”
Bobby Cannavale and Daniel Radcliffe play a writer and a fact checker engaged in an epic tussle over the nature of narrative nonfiction, Alexandra Schwartz writes.
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Bird-Watching with the Ravenmaster
Sarah Larson and the yeoman warder charged with caring for the ravens of the Tower of London hike along the Hudson.
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Slide Show: New Yorker Cartoons October 29, 2018
New cartoons from the magazine.
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The Weekly Crossword: Monday, October 22, 2018
A free, weekly online puzzle, with answers and clues that exhibit the wit and intelligence of the magazine.
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Artspeak: Your Favorite Sculptures in Conversation
Tracey K. Berglund illustrates imaginary conversations between well-known sculptures.
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Why the Trump White House Is Having a Meltdown Over the Migrant Caravan
Jonathan Blitzer on the Trump Administration’s reaction to news that a large group of Honduran migrants was once again heading north toward the U.S.
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“Trump Never Handles Anything Right”: The President Is Acting Like Saudi Arabia’s Lawyer in the Khashoggi Affair
Susan B. Glasser writes about the political costs brought on by President Donald Trump’s seeming inability to hold the Saudi government accountable for the disappearance of the dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi despite mounting evidence that he was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
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Why Were a Filmmaker and a Journalist Arrested in Northern Ireland?
Patrick Radden Keefe on the arrests of the documentary-film producer Trevor Birney and the journalist Barry McCaffrey in Belfast, Northern Ireland, seemingly in connection with the investigative documentary “No Stone Unturned,” from 2017.
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“My Dinner with Hervé” Is a Testament to Peter Dinklage’s Charisma
Troy Patterson reviews the HBO movie “My Dinner with Hervé,” which tells the story of Hervé Villechaize (Peter Dinklage) and a journalist(Jamie Dornan) who interviews him shortly before his death.
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Haitians Want to Know What the Government Has Done with Missing Oil Money
Edwidge Danicat writes about demonstrations and protests in Haiti and Miami regarding missing Petrocaribe funds that the Haitian government cannot account for.
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Jonah Hill Faithfully Re-creates the Raw, Fleeting Years of Skate Culture in “Mid90s”
Cole Louison interviews Jonah Hill about his new film, “Mid90s,” and the nineties skateboarding culture that inspired it.
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Putin Lied About His Nuclear Doctrine and Promised Russians They Will Go to Heaven
Masha Gessen on Vladimir Putin’s lies about Russia’s nuclear doctrine, made to showcase brute power—his country's and his own.
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Donald Trump Celebrates Violence Against Journalists
Eric Lach writes about Donald Trump’s rally in Montana, where he celebrated the violence done against a journalist by Representative Greg Gianforte.
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This Is Not a Drill: Mercury Is in Retrograde
Janet Manley writes a humorous explainer on Mercury in retrograde.
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Fran Drescher in “The Nanny” Is the Fashion Look This Fall
Rachel Syme on the resurgence of a style popularized by Fran Drescher’s character in the sitcom “The Nanny”—part of a larger wave of nineties nostalgia in the fashion world in recent years.
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Raúl Esparza Takes on Bertolt Brecht’s Allegory of the Hitler’s Ascent
Esparza reunites with his “Company” director, John Doyle, on “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui,” which provides a darker outlet for Esparza’s yearning intensity.
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“Suspiria” and “The Guilty,” Reviewed
Anthony Lane reviews Luca Guadagnino’s “Suspiria” remake, starring Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton, and Gustav Möller’s tense drama “The Guilty.” 
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The Chef of Berber Street Food Has the West Village Wrapped Around Her Finger
Diana Tandia worked in fine dining for years before courting repeat customers at her unpolished, homey new establishment inspired by the various cuisines of Africa and its diaspora.
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Sophisticated Spirits Devotees Max Out at Brandy Library
Its leather-bound menu lists an awe-inspiring variety of cognacs, Armangnacs, and Calvados and more than one half-century-old single-malt whiskey priced at more than a thousand dollars a pour.
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Paul Allen, the Quiet Space Baron
Nicholas Schmidle writes about Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist who invested in spaceflight through the project SpaceShipOne.
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The Women Who Won the Right to Vote
Françoise Mouly and Genevieve Bormes on the new book “Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote,” featuring paintings by Maira Kalman and text by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, of New York.
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“Wanderlust,” Reviewed: Toni Collette in a Self-Help Soap Opera
Troy Patterson writes about “Wanderlust,” a Netflix series, starring Toni Collette and created by Nick Payne, about a married couple who decide to be non-monogamous.
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The Cheating Scandal That Has Shaken the World of Élite Sommeliers
Bianca Bosker writes about a cheating scandal surrounding the 2018 Master Sommelier Exam, in which all but one of the twenty-four successful candidates must retake the blind-tasting portion of the exam after it was discovered that one of the test’s proctors had leaked information about the tasting.
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Trump Dispatches Sarah Huckabee Sanders to Saudi Arabia to Provide Lying Advice
Andy Borowitz jokes that President Trump is unimpressed with the Saudi royal family’s lies about the fate of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and that Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been sent to improve Saudi Arabia’s version of what happened.
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Beto O’Rourke and Ted Cruz’s Fidgety, Pinched Debate
Eric Lach writes about the debate between Beto O’Rourke and Ted Cruz in the Texas Senate race.
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In the Wake of Khashoggi's Disappearance, Saudi Arabia‘s Crown Prince is Pushed to the Brink
Dexter Filkins writes about the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi and its effects on Mohammed bin Salman and U.S.-Saudi relations.
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Loretta Lynn’s New Album, and the Trail She Blazed in Country Music
David Cantwell writes about Loretta Lynn’s new album, “Wouldn’t It Be Great,” and the role she has played as a woman in country music.
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