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Trump Impeachment Hearings: Alexander Vindman Testifies to the Power of Truth
by John Cassidy on November 19, 2019 at 8:55 pm
John Cassidy on the Republican attacks against Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman and the decorated military officer’s testimony in the House impeachment hearings against Donald Trump.
Small Wins at the Grocery Store
by Jeremy Nguyen on November 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Jeremy Nguyen illustrates a humorous comic about small wins at the grocery store.
The Violent Insights of Bohumil Hrabal
by Becca Rothfeld on November 19, 2019 at 5:49 pm
Becca Rothfeld reviews two new translations of work by the Czech author Bohumil Hrabal: “All My Cats,” translated by Paul Wilson, and “Why I Write,” translated by David Short.
Daily Cartoon: Tuesday, November 19th
by Sara Lautman on November 19, 2019 at 5:33 pm
Sara Lautman’s Daily Cartoon shows a dog named Boomer enjoying the best week of his life during a viral Internet craze.
What Does “A Warning,” by Anonymous, Really Tell Us?
by Amy Davidson Sorkin on November 19, 2019 at 3:59 pm
Amy Davidson Sorkin reviews the new book “A Warning,” by Anonymous, which serves as a compendium of alarming information about President Donald Trump’s Administration and actions in the Oval Office.
Trump Impeachment Inquiry: Watch a Live Stream of Testimony by Alexander Vindman, Kurt Volker, and More
by The New Yorker on November 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Watch live testimony from the House impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump from Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, Jennifer Williams, Kurt Volker, and Tim Morrison.
Spice Up Your D. & D. Game
by Mike Drucker on November 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Mike Drucker devises a satirical list of new character types to freshen up the old tropes that play into the fantasy role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons.
by M. R. O’Connor on November 19, 2019 at 11:00 am
M. R. O’Connor writes about Sam Correro, the creator of the TransAmerica Trail, and the pleasures of navigating what the writer William Least Heat-Moon called “blue highways,” the dirt roads of America.
The Pope and Catholic Radicals Come Together Against Nuclear Weapons
by Paul Elie on November 19, 2019 at 11:00 am
Paul Elie on civil disobedience and sentencing of the Catholic radicals known as the Kings Bay Plowshares Seven, and on Pope Francis’s anticipated denunciation of nuclear weapons.
The Airbrushed Racing History of “Ford v Ferrari”
by Richard Brody on November 19, 2019 at 12:10 am
Richard Brody reviews James Mangold’s “Ford v Ferrari,” starring Christian Bale and Matt Damon, which, though rooted in history, is empty and hollow.