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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2680 on: March 10, 2021, 09:31:15 am »
I can't believe I'm actually caught up--well, at least sort-of.

I'm about to finish up the March 8 issue. However, the mails being what they are, I have yet to receive the March 15 issue.

(Yesterday I received a bill on its due date.  >:(  )
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2681 on: March 11, 2021, 02:52:24 pm »
A cause for celebration!  :D

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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2682 on: March 11, 2021, 03:23:36 pm »

I'm about to finish up the March 8 issue. However, the mails being what they are, I have yet to receive the March 15 issue.


For the first time in living memory I have no New Yorker to read.

There was one issue back in August, I think it was, that I never did receive.
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2683 on: March 11, 2021, 11:07:11 pm »
The March 15 issue arrived today.
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2684 on: March 12, 2021, 10:35:11 am »
The March 15 issue arrived today.

I got mine two days ago and have started reading "How Parties Die."



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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2685 on: March 17, 2021, 06:18:58 pm »
Well, isn't this ironic? I go from being something like six weeks behind to still waiting for the March 22 issue.
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2686 on: March 18, 2021, 09:41:22 am »
I just the other day finished Jill Lepore's article on work from the Jan. 18 issue. It didn't tell me much beyond what I already knew, but it hit a lot of important points.

The most infuriating one was that the CEO of Dunkin' Donuts (which did those commercials featuring the overworked "time to make the donuts" guy) made something like $5 million that year, down from $10.4 million the previous year, and called a $15 minimum wage "absolutely outrageous."





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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2687 on: March 18, 2021, 09:05:26 pm »
The March 22 issue arrived very timely in today's mail.
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2688 on: March 19, 2021, 09:32:07 am »
I got mine yesterday, too. Looks like a good one! I see four or five articles in the ToC that look worth checking out. I read the Shouts & Murmurs last night, and it was actually funny.


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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #2689 on: March 19, 2021, 03:57:41 pm »
Yes, the last two S&Ms were better, and I think one of the reasons is that they're shorter and don't have as much room to "jump the shark". Possibly an editor is doing his/her job well.