Adam Baer

Adam Baer is a culture critic for the New York Sun and contributor to the New York Times Book Review, Travel + Leisure, and Slate, among other publications.

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Jan. 15 2002 2:18 PMThe critics' take on Jay-Z Unplugged, etc.
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Jan. 8 2002 1:29 PMThe critics' take on OrangeCounty, etc.
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Dec. 28 2001 4:03 PMThe critics' take on Ali, etc.
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Dec. 18 2001 2:59 PMThey Love the LordWhat the critics are saying about Fellowship of the Ring, A Beautiful Mind, and more.
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Dec. 7 2001 1:30 PMThe critics' take on Ocean's Eleven, Final, etc.
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Nov. 20 2001 1:21 PMTheodore Rex, Harry Potter, etc.
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Nov. 9 2001 4:04 PMHitting the Jack Blackpot  
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Nov. 2 2001 3:07 PMMonster Mash 
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Oct. 25 2001 1:38 PMTaking Out the Garbage  
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Oct. 13 2001 12:00 AMWillis and Thornton Score
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Sept. 28 2001 11:30 PMA Day With the Zoo
Aug. 9 2001 3:00 AMMozart Again?!!?The tricky art of making the classical music canon sound new.
March 20 2001 9:00 PMThe Sound of MusicWhat makes a film score score?
Jan. 9 2002 5:41 PMIn Defense of the ViolaClassical music's most deserving underdog.
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Jan. 4 2002 1:41 PMThe critics' take on Impostor, Genesis, etc.
Dec. 18 2001 6:53 PMUnto Us a Hit Is BornWhy Handel's Messiah is a holiday soundtrack for the ages.
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Dec. 11 2001 2:47 PMThe critics' take on Vanilla Sky, etc.
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Nov. 27 2001 2:22 PMWhat reviewers thought of Behind Enemy Lines, etc.
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Nov. 16 2001 3:32 PMWhat the critics thought of Harry Potter, Wash, etc.
Nov. 1 2001 5:21 PMBell BottomClassical music's most overrated glamour-puss.
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Oct. 26 2001 5:31 PMHalloween Horror  
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Oct. 22 2001 5:24 PMKing of the Castle 
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Oct. 6 2001 12:00 AMChance Encounters
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Sept. 21 2001 11:30 PMGlitterific
July 12 2001 3:00 AMStay Right Where You AreWhen can an opera singer be a folk singer? Almost never.



Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS

But the next president might. 

IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows


The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.


More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

The Ungodly Horror of Having a Bug Crawl Into Your Ear and Scratch Away at Your Eardrum

We Could Fix Climate Change for Free. What Exactly Is Holding Us Back?

  News & Politics
Sept. 17 2014 6:09 PM Here's Who Voted to Fund Syrian Rebels and Get This ISIS Conflict Really Cooking
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
Gentleman Scholar
Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM Should Men Still Open Doors for Women? Or is it ungentlemanly to do so at all?  
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 6:14 PM Today in Gender Gaps: Biking
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 5:56 PM Watch Louis C.K., Dave Chappelle, Bill Hicks, Mitch Hedberg, and More on New YouTube Channel
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 5:26 PM If Fixing Global Warming Is Free, What’s the Holdup?
  Health & Science
Sept. 17 2014 4:49 PM Schooling the Supreme Court on Rap Music Is it art or a true threat of violence?
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?