I Have to Ask: The Michelle Goldberg Edition
The New York Times columnist on what recent primaries tell us about the future of the Democratic Party.
I Have to Ask: The David D. Kirkpatrick Edition The New York Times international correspondent on how the Obama administration helped undermine the Arab Spring.
I Have to Ask: The Ottessa Moshfegh EditionThe author of My Year of Rest and Relaxation on the conflation of politics and entertainment with art.
I Have to Ask: The Chris Hayes EditionThe MSNBC host on the state of America after 18 months of Trump.
I Have to Ask: The Quinta Jurecic EditionThe managing editor of Lawfare on Kennedy’s retirement and Trump vs. the courts.
I Have to Ask: The Anthony Bourdain EditionThe late chef on his mistakes and the #MeToo movement, from an unaired 2017 conversation.
I Have to Ask: The Cecilia Muñoz EditionThe former Obama official on how Trump is reshaping America’s immigration policy.
I Have to Ask: The Michelle Dean EditionWhat a group of 20th-century American female writers tells us about feminism today.
I Have to Ask: The Adam Davidson EditionThe New Yorker writer on whether the Trump business empire can survive the Trump presidency.
I Have to Ask: The Parul Sehgal EditionThe New York Times book critic on the state of cultural criticism, and reading the novels of bad men.
I Have to Ask: The Judd Apatow EditionThe man behind Knocked Up and Trainwreck on Hollywood—and comedy—in the age of #MeToo.
I Have to Ask: The Josh Barro EditionThe writer and podcast host on why so many Americans forgive Trump’s cruelty.
I Have to Ask: The Chuck Klosterman EditionThe writer and critic on whether the politicization of popular culture has gone too far.
I Have to Ask: The Katie Roiphe EditionThe controversial essayist explains why she thinks #MeToo has gone too far.
I Have to Ask: The Jia Tolentino EditionThe New Yorker writer on how the #MeToo backlash threatens to “infantilize” women.
I Have to Ask: The Martha Nussbaum EditionThe moral philosopher explains how anger took over American politics.
I Have to Ask: The Annie Lowrey EditionThe author of Give People Money on whether America needs a universal basic income.
I Have to Ask: The Porochista Khakpour EditionThe author of Sick on illness memoirs and the internet’s role in fostering community.
I Have to Ask: The James Wood EditionThe New Yorker literary critic on writing novels and reading bad men.
I Have to Ask: The Harry Enten EditionThe CNN political expert on the state of play in the lead-up to November.
I Have to Ask: The Maggie Haberman EditionHow the White House—and the White House beat—have changed since the inauguration.
I Have to Ask: The Amy Chozick EditionThe author of Chasing Hillary on covering the craziest election in recent memory.
I Have to Ask: The Barbara Ehrenreich EditionThe author of Natural Causes on the “epidemic of wellness” she thinks is undermining America.
I Have to Ask: The Ross Douthat EditionThe New York Times columnist on life as a conservative at a liberal institution.
I Have to Ask: The David Corn and Michael Isikoff EditionThe authors of Russian Roulette on the history of the Trump-Putin bromance.
I Have to Ask: The Benjamin Wittes EditionThe writer and national security expert on how to decipher the Mueller investigation.
I Have to Ask: The Steven Pinker EditionThe author of Enlightenment Now thinks the world is getting better—but we refuse to acknowledge it.
I Have to Ask: The Wesley Morris EditionThe New York Times critic on Woody Allen, Oprah for president, and the most overrated movie of 2017.