Tag Archives: October 2022

Preview: The New Yorker Magazine – Oct 10, 2022

A New Yorker cover shows a silhouette of a man and a young boy angling by a river the Hell Gate Bridge in the background.

Inside Russia’s “Filtration Camps” in Eastern Ukraine

Civilians describe being snatched from their homes and sent away for ideological screening, prolonged detention, and, in some cases, starvation and torture. Is there a larger plan at work?

Are You the Same Person You Used to Be?

Researchers have studied how much of our personality is set from childhood, but what you’re like isn’t who you are.

Has the C.I.A. Done More Harm Than Good?

In the agency’s seventy-five years of existence, a lack of accountability has sustained dysfunction, ineptitude, and lawlessness.

Opinion: How Not To Run Britain, Xi Jinping ‘Grasped’, Fathers Shrinking Brains

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Britain in crisis: how not to run a country. Also, how to make sense of China’s president (10:00), and why becoming a father shrinks your cerebrum (18:05).

Front Page: The New York Times – October 3, 2022

Fans Focus on Police After More Than 100 Die at Indonesian Soccer Match

Witnesses said officers fired tear gas indiscriminately into the stands, causing a stampede that led to at least 125 deaths.

They Legitimized the Myth of a Stolen Election — and Reaped the Rewards

On the day the Capitol was attacked, 139 Republicans in the House voted to dispute the Electoral College count. This is how they got there.

The Story Behind DeSantis’s Migrant Flights to Martha’s Vineyard

Asylum seekers in Texas were recruited for the flights by a woman who appeared to be a former Army counterintelligence agent. “We were tricked,” one migrant said.

Arts Preview: Artforum Magazine – October 2022

Wolfgang Tillmans, Deer Hirsch (detail), 1995, medium and dimensions variable.

Artforum International – OCTOBER 2022

MAKE LIFE BEAUTIFUL

Alex Kitnick on the art of Wolfgang Tillmans

SEEDS OF CHANGE

Natalia Brizuela and Julia Bryan-Wilson on the art of Jumana Manna

INTO THE STORM

Alexandro Segade on the Ororocene

Books: The New York Times Book Review – Oct 2, 2022

Celeste Ng’s Dystopia Is Uncomfortably Close to Reality

“Our Missing Hearts” explores a fictional world where Chinese Americans are spurned and books are recycled into toilet paper.

What’s the Key to Understanding Donald J. Trump? Start With Queens.

“Confidence Man,” Maggie Haberman’s biography of the former president, argues that it’s essential to grasp New York’s steamy, histrionic folkways.

A Nobelist’s New Novel, Rife With Pestilence and Writerly Tricks

Set on an imaginary island at the twilight of the Ottoman Empire, “Nights of Plague,” by the Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk, is a chronicle of an epidemic, a murder mystery and a winking literary game.

Travel Preview: Discover Germany Switzerland & Austria – October 2022

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Discover Germany – October 2022

In the October issue of Discover Germany, Austria & Switzerland we head to Bavaria to discover the German state’s culinary fare. Furthermore, travel writer Stuart Forster delves deeper into the benefits of saunas and explores how Germany and Austria’s sauna traditions hold up to the rest of Europe.

Other topics covered in our latest issue are an interview with soap star Iris Mareike Steen, top seasonal wine picks, modern fashion that reinvents traditional German outfits, including the dirndl, a special focus on one of the DACH region’s most famous breweries,

Germany’s top film production and film processing companies, a look at interior design and architecture trends, the cybersecurity and biotechnology sectors in Germany, and much more.

Views: The Catastrophic Damage Of Hurricane Ian

Four days after Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida, and then again in South Carolina on Friday, there are dozens dead, millions without power, and billions in damage. Correspondent Kris van Cleave reports on the aftermath of the catastrophic storm.

Front Page: The New York Times – October 2, 2022

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Ukraine Forces Retake Lyman, a Strategic City, as Russians Retreat

Russia’s withdrawal from the city comes one day after Moscow illegally annexed the surrounding region.

In Washington, Putin’s Nuclear Threats Stir Growing Alarm

In a gathering Cold War atmosphere, American officials are gaming out responses should Russia resort to battlefield nuclear weapons.

Lawmakers Confront a Rise in Threats and Intimidation, and Fear Worse

Violent political speech has increasingly crossed into the realm of in-person confrontation for members of Congress in both parties, raising the prospect of a disastrous event.

Previews: Food & Wine Magazine – October 2022

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Cover image by Ruth Calder-Potts

What’s inside the October 2022 issue of Food&Wine Magazine

This month our cover story features Rod and Julie Calder-Potts of Highbank Orchards in Kilkenny, who discuss the highs and lows of running Europe’s only fully organic orchard and apple-based business. They reveal why they finally decided to take the plunge into becoming an entirely organic business and the challenges the move presented.

In spirits, Oisin Davis talks to Justin Green of Ballyhovan House about autumn-inspired spirits as well as the fruition of his new business venture into the glorious world of gin.

Rounding out our issue, for this month’s Secret Restaurateur column, our industry insider deliberates the increasing struggles of running a restaurant and the harsh reality many restaurant owners have and continue to face.

Last but certainly not least, the highlight of our culinary calendar is The Food&Wine Restaurant of the Year awards in association with Rémy Martin. Taking place in the Round Room at Dublin’s Mansion House it’s a celebration of the exceptional talent, resilience and determination of the Irish food and drinks sector. You can buy tickets here and make sure to keep up with the countdown to the event via the hashtag #ROTYA2022 on InstagramFacebook and Twitter.