On this week’s podcast, we share the second reading from last month’s “Modern Love Live” in Toronto.
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee (“Kim’s Convenience”) reads Carlos Kotkin’s essay, “We Didn’t Have a Plan, but the Baby Did,” about a father’s birth plan gone awry. Stay tuned afterward for a conversation with Mr. Kotkin and reflection from the Modern Love editor Daniel Jones.
Trump Organization Is Exiting From Troubled SoHo Hotel
A restaurant has closed and room rates have been slashed at the Trump SoHo in New York, which has had trouble attracting guests.
The president’s company has negotiated an exit.
House Republican Apologizes for Explicit Photo
Representative Joe Barton of Texas said he was reconsidering his political future after the image was anonymously posted on Twitter.
The photo set off waves of speculation in Texas and Washington, where sexual harassment charges are roiling Capitol Hill.
Sweeping Plan Would Overturn Equal Access to the Internet
The Federal Communications Commission plans to scrap net neutrality rules requiring broadband providers to give consumers equal access to all content on the internet.
The move clears the way for companies to charge more and block access to some websites, representing a victory for broadband and telecom companies like AT&T and Comcast.
Who We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Weinstein
After Annabella Sciorra told her story about Harvey Weinstein, I watched her work again — and wondered what might have been.
100 Notable Books of 2017
The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.
The Voices in Blue America’s Head
For years, liberals have tried, and failed, to create their own version of conservative talk radio. Has Crooked Media finally figured it out?