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.

April 17 2003 11:14 AMThe Sounds of WarRating the news networks' theme music.
July 22 2002 12:21 PMKronos CrashesThe quartet butchers Mexican music.
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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.
March 20 2002 3:28 PMLord of the RecordingsThe film director as DJ.
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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.
Feb. 13 2002 4:15 PMWolfgang Amadeus CopycatDid Mozart plagiarize?
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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.
Aug. 8 2002 1:04 PMThe Sept. 11 SymphonyWhy New York asked composer John Adams to commemorate 9/11.
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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.




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. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

  News & Politics
Sept. 16 2014 7:03 PM Kansas Secretary of State Loses Battle to Protect Senator From Tough Race
Sept. 16 2014 4:16 PM The iPhone 6 Marks a Fresh Chance for Wireless Carriers to Kill Your Unlimited Data
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 8:43 PM This 17-Minute Tribute to David Fincher Is the Perfect Preparation for Gone Girl
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 6:40 PM This iPhone 6 Feature Will Change Weather Forecasting
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 16 2014 11:46 PM The Scariest Campfire Story More horrifying than bears, snakes, or hook-handed killers.
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.