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The New Yorker Radio Hour
The New Yorker Radio Hour
WNYC Studios and The New Yorker

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

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Dave Grohl’s Tales of Life and Music

At The New Yorker Festival, Dave Grohl talked with Kelefa Sanneh about Grohl’s new book, “The Storyteller: Tales of Life... more

26 Nov 2021 · 26 minutes
Mexican Abortion Activists Mobilize to Aid Texans

Mexico is a deeply Catholic nation where abortion was, for a long time, criminalized in many states; just a few... more

23 Nov 2021 · 13 minutes
If Roe v. Wade Goes, What Next?

The Supreme Court, with a six-to-three majority of conservative justices, is hearing critical cases on abortion rights. If it approves... more

19 Nov 2021 · 36 minutes
The Essential Workers of the Climate Crisis

After storms and other climate disasters, legions of workers appear overnight to cover blown-out buildings with construction tarps, rip out... more

16 Nov 2021 · 31 minutes
Anna Deavere Smith Retells Rodney King’s Story in Theatre

“Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” premièred nearly thirty years ago, but it’s one of the most current and important plays on... more

12 Nov 2021 · 17 minutes
Rachel Held Evans and Her Legacy

Growing up, Rachel Held Evans was a fiercely enthusiastic evangelizer for her faith, the kind of kid who relished the... more

09 Nov 2021 · 33 minutes
Will the Office Survive the Pandemic?

Cal Newport, the author of “A World without Email” and other books, has been writing about how the shutdown has... more

05 Nov 2021 · 16 minutes
Wole Soyinka on His New Satire of Corruption and Fundamentalism

Wole Soyinka is a giant of world literature. A Nobel laureate, he’s written more than two dozen plays, a vast... more

02 Nov 2021 · 19 minutes
The Nobel Prize Winner Maria Ressa on the Turmoil at Facebook

The roughly ten thousand company documents that make up the Facebook Papers show a company in turmoil—and one that prioritizes... more

29 Oct 2021 · 30 minutes
Jane Goodall Talks with Andy Borowitz

Jane Goodall is as revered a figure as modern science has to offer, though she prefers to call herself a... more

26 Oct 2021 · 28 minutes
The New Yorker Radio Hour
Dave Grohl’s Tales of Life and Music
The New Yorker Radio Hour