Alex Abramovich

Alex Abramovich has been writing for Slate since 2001. In 2008, Riverhead will publish a history of rock 'n' roll he's been working on for the last four years.

Mixing Desk
Sept. 15 2006 7:26 AMDon't Look BackNew albums from Yo La Tengo and TV on the Radio.
Nov. 11 2004 4:29 PMListen UpWhich headphones are best?
The Book Club
Oct. 18 2004 10:47 AMLucid and Mind-Bogglingly Good
July 9 2004 5:43 PMAt the MoviesWhich film guide is best?
Dvd extras
April 16 2004 6:38 PMOnly the Good Die YoungWas Freaks and Geeks too real for network television?
Jan. 26 2004 5:36 PMTraffic UpdateDoes the third incarnation take a different route?
Oct. 22 2003 7:08 PMNew York in ReverseElliott Smith's idea of heaven was modest, like everything else about the songwriter.
April 21 2003 8:02 PM8 Mile HighUnknown rappers get to face off with Eminem.
Jan. 14 2002 2:16 PMSam I AmKen Burns' Mark Twain is all Burns and not enough Twain.
Oct. 29 2001 2:50 PMTowering BabelA new translation makes the mighty author stoop.
July 20 2001 8:30 PMThe Apes of WrathThe radical political history of Planet of the Apes. 
June 8 2001 3:00 AMTale of Two PastorsLife that mimics art that mimics God.
Dec. 10 2004 6:23 AMTotally WiredWhich espresso machine is best?
The Book Club
Oct. 19 2004 12:21 PMEight Unanswerable Questions?
Sept. 2 2004 6:48 AMHit Me With Your Best ShotWhich vodka is the best?
April 23 2004 11:46 AMFever To SellIFC's new reality show, Rocked With Gina Gershon, is all PR and no soul.
April 1 2004 6:22 PMBack to BlackThe long-anticipated Pixies reunion.
Jan. 19 2004 1:16 PMCurator RockDoes the White Stripes' love affair with the past herald a new rock 'n' roll aesthetic?
Oct. 16 2003 4:51 PMSwan SongWhat might School of Rock tell us about the state of rock 'n' roll?
Jan. 14 2003 3:18 PMHit Man Learn to love the tyrant who made Motown.
Dec. 14 2001 10:33 AMATLiens Among UsWhat makes OutKast so good?
Aug. 22 2001 3:00 AMThe Estranged TwinsWoody Allen and Philip Roth: Separated at birth?
June 8 2001 8:30 PMThe Anti-ChristsRadiohead defies rock's own, personal Jesus myth.


Frame Game

Hard Knocks

I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.

There Are New Abuse Allegations Against Adrian Peterson

After This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales

John Oliver Pleads for Scotland to Stay With the U.K.

If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter


Don’t Expect Adrian Peterson to Go to Prison

In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal. 

The Juice

Ford’s Big Gamble

It’s completely transforming America’s best-selling vehicle.

I Tried to Write an Honest Profile of One of Bollywood’s Biggest Stars. It Didn’t Go Well.

Here’s Why College Women Don’t Take Rape Allegations to the Police

The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 1:51 PM Here’s Why College Women Don’t Take Rape Allegations to the Police
  News & Politics
Sept. 15 2014 8:56 PM The Benghazi Whistleblower Who Might Have Revealed a Massive Scandal on his Poetry Blog
Sept. 15 2014 7:27 PM Could IUDs Be the Next Great Weapon in the Battle Against Poverty?
Sept. 15 2014 4:38 PM What Is Straight Ice Cream?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 15 2014 11:38 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 4  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Listen."
Brow Beat
Sept. 15 2014 8:58 PM Lorde Does an Excellent Cover of Kanye West’s “Flashing Lights”
Future Tense
Sept. 15 2014 4:49 PM Cheetah Robot Is Now Wireless and Gallivanting on MIT’s Campus
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 15 2014 11:00 AM The Comet and the Cosmic Beehive
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.