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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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Is Being a Politician the Worst Job in the World?

Rory Stewart, a former Conservative Party Member of Parliament, explains the upcoming U.K. elections, the “catastrophic” Brexit, and the soul-crushing... more

14 Jun 2024 · 36 minutes
After Serving Decades in Prison for Murder, Two Men Fought to Clear Their Names

Eric Smokes and David Warren were convicted as teen-agers. Even after serving their sentences, the “Times Square Two” argued their... more

11 Jun 2024 · 28 minutes
Senator Raphael Warnock on America’s “Moral and Spiritual Battle”

The Democratic senator and Baptist pastor, who preaches from the same pulpit in Atlanta as Martin Luther King, Jr., did,... more

07 Jun 2024 · 22 minutes
The Trans Athletes Who Changed the Olympics—in 1936

A track star’s gender transition in the nineteen-thirties, and the response of Olympic officials, foreshadowed today’s culture-war battles over gender... more

04 Jun 2024 · 19 minutes
Cécile McLorin Salvant Finds “the Gems That Haven’t Been Sung and Sung”

Though rooted in the jazz tradition, the singer's interests and repertoire reach across eras, languages, and continents.

31 May 2024 · 31 minutes
Ilana Glazer on Motherhood and Friendship, On- and Off-Screen

Glazer’s new movie, “Babes,” delves into the absurd, paradoxical, graphic realities of pregnancy and parenthood.

28 May 2024 · 23 minutes
Love Is Blind, and Allegedly Toxic

Lawsuits and the labor movement come to reality TV, by way of the Netflix hit.

24 May 2024 · 27 minutes
Miranda July’s New Novel Takes on Marriage, Desire, and Perimenopause

While the filmmaker, writer, and artist was writing her new book, “All Fours,” the character she created was influencing her... more

21 May 2024 · 20 minutes
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Isn’t Going Away

David Remnick asks R.F.K., Jr., where his run for President and his beliefs are coming from.

17 May 2024 · 29 minutes
How a Tech Executive Lobbied Lawmakers for the TikTok Ban

In lobbying Congress to force the sale of TikTok, a Palantir executive called it a national-security threat—a digital Trojan horse... more

14 May 2024 · 17 minutes
The New Yorker Radio Hour
Is Being a Politician the Worst Job in the World?
The New Yorker Radio Hour