Ben Greenman is an editor at The New Yorker and the author of Superbad, Please Step Back, andWhat He’s Poised To Do. His newest book,The Slippage, a novel, is out next month.
A writer considers the fictions of religious identity—in life and on the page
How a black president was imagined as a Jewish one, more or less
When it comes to Judd Apatow’s characters, what’s in a name?