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.

Culturebox
April 17 2003 11:14 AMThe Sounds of WarRating the news networks' theme music.
Music
July 22 2002 12:21 PMKronos CrashesThe quartet butchers Mexican music.
Summary Judgment
June 28 2002 5:17 PMThe critics' take on Mr. Deeds, etc.
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June 14 2002 4:57 PMThe critics' take on the Bourne Identity, etc.
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May 31 2002 2:19 PMThe critics' take on The Sum of All Fears, etc.
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May 14 2002 3:30 PMThe critics' take on About a Boy, etc.
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May 3 2002 4:32 PMThe critics' take on Spider-Man, etc.
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April 19 2002 2:58 PMThe critics' take on Murder by Numbers, etc.
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April 5 2002 3:30 PMThe critics' take on Big Trouble, etc.
Culturebox
March 20 2002 3:28 PMLord of the RecordingsThe film director as DJ.
Summary Judgment
March 12 2002 2:28 PMThe critics' take on Showtime, Kissing Jessica Stein, etc.
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March 1 2002 4:20 PMThe critics' take on We Were Soldiers, etc.
Culturebox
Feb. 13 2002 4:15 PMWolfgang Amadeus CopycatDid Mozart plagiarize?
Summary Judgment
Feb. 8 2002 2:12 PMThe critics' take on Collateral Damage, etc.
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Jan. 29 2002 2:31 PMThe critics' take on the new Jane Addams bio, etc.
Music
Aug. 8 2002 1:04 PMThe Sept. 11 SymphonyWhy New York asked composer John Adams to commemorate 9/11.
Summary Judgment
July 5 2002 1:16 PMThe critics' take on The Powerpuff Girls Movie, etc.
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June 21 2002 4:59 PMThe critics' take on Minority Report, etc.
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June 7 2002 3:15 PMWhy the critics don't like Bad Company, etc.
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May 24 2002 5:57 PMThe critics' take on Insomnia, Enough, etc.
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May 10 2002 4:30 PMThe critics' take on Attack of the Clones, etc.
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April 26 2002 2:59 PMThe critics' take on Jason X, etc.
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April 12 2002 4:14 PMThe critics' take on Changing Lanes, etc.
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March 29 2002 2:24 PMThe critics' take on Death to Smoochy, etc.
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March 22 2002 3:16 PMThe critics' take on the reissue of E.T., etc.
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March 8 2002 3:26 PMThe critics' take on All About the Benjamins, etc.
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Feb. 22 2002 2:22 PMThe critics' take on Dragonfly, Monsoon Wedding, etc.
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Feb. 15 2002 2:17 PMThe critics' take on Hart's War, etc.
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Feb. 1 2002 5:10 PMThe critics' take on Birthday Girl, etc.
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Jan. 25 2002 3:43 PMThe critics' take on I Am Sam, etc.

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  News & Politics
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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
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Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AM Going Private To undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
  Life
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Oct. 1 2014 9:13 AM What Is It Like to Be an Egyptologist?
  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
Oct. 1 2014 8:46 AM The Vintage eBay Find I Wore to My Sentencing
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 1 2014 7:30 AM Say Hello to Our Quasi-Moon, 2014 OL339
  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.