Lena Dunham

In the latest season of HBO’s “Girls,” the lead character played by Lena Dunham takes a job at a major magazine publisher, writing promotional stories on behalf of an advertiser. Before the season is over, she is out, frustrated the job doesn’t live up to her creative ambitions.

Here’s another way to crack the “big stack of old New Yorkers you don’t have time to get to” problem: You can now read the magazine on your iPhone, via a new app.

If you’ve used the New Yorker’s iPad app, then you’ll have a very good sense of what you’re getting here: All of the magazine’s content, along with a small handful of digital goodies, delivered to your device via Apple’s Newsstand.

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