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
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Aug. 9 2001 3:00 AMMozart Again?!!?The tricky art of making the classical music canon sound new.
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March 20 2001 9:00 PMThe Sound of MusicWhat makes a film score score?
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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.
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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.
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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
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July 12 2001 3:00 AMStay Right Where You AreWhen can an opera singer be a folk singer? Almost never.

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The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  News & Politics
Politics
Sept. 30 2014 9:33 PM Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 30 2014 7:02 PM At Long Last, eBay Sets PayPal Free
  Life
Gaming
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PM Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 8:54 PM Bette Davis Talks Gender Roles in a Delightful, Animated Interview From 1963
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 30 2014 6:44 PM Ebola Was Already Here How the United States contains deadly hemorrhagic fevers.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.