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Michael Hainey

Michael Hainey is a Writer at Large for AIR MAIL and co-hosts AIR MAIL’s weekly podcast, Morning Meeting, alongside Deputy Editor Ashley Baker. His first job was for Spy magazine, and most recently he was the Deputy Editor of GQ. Hainey, who lives in New York, is the author of After Visiting Friends: A Son’s Story.

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Lee Friedlander, Framed

Collaborating with the cinematic photographer, the filmmaker Joel Coen is staging shows of Friedlander’s work on both coasts

Graydon Carter takes us inside the Cannes Film Festival

On this week’s podcast, our Co-Editor discusses the festival’s allure and AIR MAIL’s big party at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc

Is This the French Riviera’s New Fantasy Island?

On this week’s podcast, Alexander Lobrano reports on what could be the next getaway for the .1 percent

Fat Ham


The Old Man

Fat Ham

How Cops Caught the Idaho-Murders Suspect

In this week’s episode, Howard Blum reveals the improbable twists that helped officials nab their man

Reservation Dogs

Why Did United Airlines Launch Men-Only Flights?

On this week’s podcast, Rich Cohen has the story of what could have been the official airline of Don Draper

Graydon Carter Discusses the Week That Was

On this week’s podcast, AIR MAIL’s co-editor shares his thoughts on Fox News, Trump’s legal woes, and Clarence Thomas’s finances

Sean Connery Knew How to Beat Putin

On this week’s episode, Alessandra Stanley discusses how The Untouchables holds the key to deterring Vlad

New York Restaurants and the High Price of Eating Out

On this week’s podcast, Alan Richman reveals how N.Y.C. restaurants charge $100 for a $12 bottle of wine

Where to Go This Summer

On this week’s podcast, Alexander Lobrano reveals a new jewel on the French Riviera

Roscioli Salumeria con Cucina


Can a 71-year-old American Musical Revive London?

On this week’s podcast, John Lahr tells us how—and why—Londoners have gone mad for Guys and Dolls

Sex in the Stacks?

On this week’s podcast: how an old London library has become a dating site for the younger literary set

A Spy Among Friends

The Return of a Social Annoyance

On this week’s podcast, director Paul Feig clears the air about what’s really bugging him these days

Brian Stelter Discusses the Woman Who Could Sink Fox News

Maria Bartiromo was a hero to a generation of reporters. Then she went full MAGA—and now has Fox News facing a billion-dollar lawsuit

Up Close with a Serial Killer

Journalist Malika Browne on interviewing “the Serpent”

Knickers in a Twist in Paradise

On this week’s podcast, Joseph Bullmore dishes on the Brits who are none too happy that rich Americans have come to the Cotswolds

Did Social Media Trigger the Idaho Murders?

Writer Howard Blum discusses the case—and the questions he’d like answers to

The Story Behind the Armie Hammer Story

Author James Kirchick takes listeners inside his reporting, and what it was like to speak with the actor

All Roads Lead to Claudia Cardinale