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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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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

Will the Idaho-Killings Suspect Walk Free?

Howard Blum takes us inside the investigation, and why a conviction of Bryan Kohberger is not a slam dunk

From “Mini-Documentaries” to Major Ones

Success, for Daniel Roher, is bittersweet. While he’s winning praise and awards for Navalny, the subject of his inspiring documentary is in a Siberian gulag

Re-Inventing Anna?

House arrest be damned! Notorious fraudster Anna Delvey joins the podcast to share her side of her incredible story

Why Is Connecticut the Home of Neo-Noir Murders?

Rich Cohen takes us inside the “Fitbit murder” and reveals why this tiny patch of America feels like Blue Velvet’s back lot

How Streisand and Redford Made a Casablanca for Boomers

James Wolcott takes us inside The Way We Were on its 50th anniversary, and more …

Sid Mashburn


Paul Feig Raises a Glass to 2023

The comedy mastermind stops by Morning Meeting this week to discuss the art of mixology

It’s a Very Merry Morning Meeting

James Wolcott joins the podcast this week to discuss the pleasures of the solo Christmas

Where to Eat in Paris This Winter

Plus, what you need to know about the new AIR MAIL podcast



When Royal Cosplay Goes Bad

On this week’s podcast, thoughts on the Harry and Meghan drama-mentary, and much more

Larger than Life

Spies and Models!

In this week’s podcast, Pico Iyer discusses John le Carré, and Michael Gross reports on Kate Moss

Evanston Salt Costs Climbing


A Feast for the Ears

This week’s podcast has grifters, N.B.A. stars, fancy restaurants, angry mobsters, Russian dissidents, and more!

The Nine Lives of Corner Bistro

From a gay bar to a butcher shop with a speakeasy in back, the raucous history behind the much-loved West Village burger hangout

Take a Walk and Talk on the Wild Side

This week’s podcast celebrates what makes downtown New York great

Hollywood’s Lost Stories Come to Light

Sam Wasson discusses a new oral history of movies, told by the people who made them

Liz Truss: Even Stranger Than We Thought

On this week’s podcast, Stuart Heritage reports on the very revealing new book about the former P.M.

Lost Objects


Will Prince Harry Spare King Charles?

On this week’s podcast, Stuart Heritage reveals why the royals dread Harry’s forthcoming book; and more