Unlike the existing New Yorker app, which is home exclusively to content from the print magazine, the new app will showcase the latest stories, blog posts, and videos from the magazine’s website — in addition to articles from the magazine and its archives.
The app is an extension of The New Yorker’s efforts to increase its presence on the web while also staying true to its history and brand.
“Cat Person,” a short story by Kristen Roupenian: “By her third beer, she was thinking about what it would be like to have sex with Robert.” https://t.co/Xmt3n PSgkj pic.twitter.com/5yjm Iey OLP— The New Yorker (@New Yorker) December 9, 2017 In "Cat Person," a young woman called Margot develops a crush on Robert, a guy who buys Red Vines from her at a movie theater.
They flirt, and eventually have sex—a decidedly middling event described in unpleasant yet droll detail.
It's a fairly straight-forward piece of fiction, told in a linear fashion.
Margot, a 20-year-old university student, meets a guy, flirts with him, goes on a date with him, goes home with him, has some objectively awkward sex with him — and, throughout all of this, questions her feelings and his motivations.
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Publishers — particularly magazine publishers — have had an on-again, off-again relationship with apps over the past few years.
From the app’s launch piece: The app is available right now on i Phones, and everything, for a while at least, is free.“But we’re also convinced that if you have the kind of loyal readers that we do, then creating an app like this one makes sense.” .Retrieved July 18, 2018, from Chicago Bilton, Ricardo.2) maybe don’t bemoan the *selfishness* of a young woman who had sex because she felt it would be rude NOT to— Nat My President (@Nat Purser) December 11, 2017, and also one of its most read pieces of the year, full stop.Because it conveyed an experience many women had been through themselves, women were naturally reading, sharing, and discussing it.I didn't think other women had had an experience like this, and it makes me sad for all of us.— Lard Lad of the Sea (@jenny_tulls) December 10, 2017I don’t like keeping secrets so I’ll just tell you guys...women are relating to the part of Cat Person where the sex is so bad for her and he doesn’t even notice she isn’t enjoying it. Let that be the moral of the story.— Ashley Nicole Black (@ashleyn1cole) December 11, 2017I’m seeing so many takes about Cat Person that revolve around Margot being “selfish” and “vapid”.1) why are we demanding perfect 20 yr old female protagonists?Sure, there's a good chance this guy is harmless, but what if he isn't?The New Yorker this morning launched The New Yorker Today, a new i Phone app built to offer users an up-to-date look at content from New Lots of things get passed around the backrooms of the world wide web — memes, 280-character jokes, lots and lots of videos of animals doing various things.Generally, 7,201-word pieces of literary fiction don't make the list.