David Remnick

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FBI director James Comey and  Michael Rogers, director of the NSA:  Comey said that a tweet put out by the president’s account, interpreting what he said, was not accurate. Photograph: Eric Thayer/The New York Times

There are lies, and liars, and there is gaslighting, and the term American news organisations use when the White House fibs – falsehoods. There is fak(...)

Leonard Cohen, the influential singer-songwriter, at the Mayflower Hotel by Central Park in New York  2001. Photograph: Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times

President Michael D Higgins was among those to pay tribute to musician Leonard Cohen whose “lasting legacy and his work will continue to inspire curre(...)

A memorial for boxing legend Muhammad Ali is seen outside the Overthrow Boxing Club in the NOHO area of New York. Photo: EPA

In 2005 Muhammad Ali told journalist John Capouya how he owed some of his apparently unique verbal style to Gorgeous George Wagner. The 19-year-old Ca(...)

Muhammad Ali in his London hotel room, May 1963. Photograph: Hulton Archive

My 12-year-old son has a Muhammad Ali poster on his bedroom wall. It is the black-and-white image of Ali gloved up and in white shorts looming over th(...)

 Bruce Springsteen performs on stage during The River Tour at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid, Spain this week. Photo:  EPA/JP Gandul

‘I’m standing on his stage, in Nowlan Park, Kilkenny, with my band Delorentos’ Ro Yourell, musician I’ve been a fan of the Boss all my life, sinc(...)