Eliza Berman

Eliza Berman is an intern in the culture department at Slate.

Books
Sept. 10 2014 10:43 AMDotted LinesRainey Royal portrays the real complexity of teenage sexuality.
Brow Beat
Sept. 4 2014 12:07 PMHear Robyn’s Thumping Take on a Disco Deep Cut
Slate Picks
Sept. 2 2014 10:21 AMListen to Our August Music RoundupOur official monthly Spotify playlist exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Brow Beat
Aug. 28 2014 4:04 PMWatch the Trailer for Jon Stewart’s Directorial Debut, About a Journalist Imprisoned in Iran
Doublex
Aug. 25 2014 11:36 PMMy Mother’s Death Cured My AnxietyI spent my whole life worrying, until the thing I was worried about came true.
Brow Beat
Aug. 19 2014 5:30 PMBryan Cranston and Aaron Paul Get Back Together for Emmys Spoof With Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Brow Beat
Aug. 15 2014 9:50 AMAll the Things I Didn’t Get When I Read The Giver as a Kid
Brow Beat
Aug. 8 2014 4:36 PMKristen Stewart Is a Conflicted Guantánamo Soldier in the Trailer for Camp X-Ray
Brow Beat
Aug. 7 2014 3:16 PMThe U.S. Stamp Committee Is (Still) Up in Arms About a Harry Potter Stamp
Brow Beat
Aug. 5 2014 3:02 PMStevie Nicks Channels the ’70s in Her New Single
Brow Beat
Aug. 4 2014 5:45 PMWatch 2,600 Years of Western Culture Unfold in One Beautiful Animated Map
Brow Beat
July 31 2014 2:11 PMVin Diesel Shows His Softer Side, Covers Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me”
Brow Beat
July 29 2014 1:08 PMJessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj Team Up for the Catchy “Bang Bang”
Brow Beat
July 25 2014 12:37 PMHot Tub Time Machine 2 Looks Unsurprisingly Raunchy and Surprisingly Funny
Brow Beat
July 24 2014 5:17 PMThe Acclaimed Drumming Drama Whiplash Looks Intense
Brow Beat
Sept. 5 2014 3:09 PMStream Karen O’s Introspective New Album, Crush Songs
Brow Beat
Sept. 2 2014 6:22 PMLet This Supercut of Arcade Games in the Movies Transport You to Their Simpler Days
Brow Beat
Aug. 29 2014 12:15 PMShall I Compare a Pop Song to a Shakespearean Sonnet?
Brow Beat
Aug. 26 2014 3:28 PMListen to a Track From Bob Dylan’s New The Basement Tapes Complete
Brow Beat
Aug. 25 2014 11:59 AMWatch John Oliver Talk About Internet Headlines and Then Hit a Piñata With a Stick
Brow Beat
Aug. 19 2014 1:04 PMHear Jim James, Elvis Costello, and Marcus Mumford’s Take on Bob Dylan’s “Nothing to It”
Slate Picks
Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
Brow Beat
Aug. 7 2014 4:32 PMUpdate: Ariana Grande Really Cares About Grammar After All
Brow Beat
Aug. 5 2014 4:46 PMRadiohead’s “Creep” Becomes a Vintage Soul Tune
The Vault
Aug. 5 2014 1:15 PMThe Hyper-Patriotic 1833 “Eagle Map of the United States”
Brow Beat
Aug. 1 2014 1:03 PMHow Accurate Is Get on Up? We Separated Fact from Fiction in the James Brown Biopic.
Slate Picks
July 31 2014 12:54 PMListen to Our July Music RoundupOur official monthly Spotify playlist exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Brow Beat
July 28 2014 12:24 PMKaren O Returns to Lo-Fi Bedroom Vibes With New Single “Rapt”
Brow Beat
July 25 2014 11:22 AMHow Are Critics Addressing the Woody Allen Allegations in Reviews of His New Movie?
Brow Beat
July 22 2014 4:54 PMDear White People Will Definitely Get Conversations Started

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Television

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No, New York Times, Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman” 

Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 1:39 PM Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman,” New York Times. Neither Are Her Characters.
Behold
Sept. 19 2014 11:33 AM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
Foreigners
Sept. 19 2014 1:56 PM Scotland’s Attack on the Status Quo Expect more political earthquakes across Europe.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 19 2014 12:09 PM How Accelerators Have Changed Startup Funding
  Life
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM Why Men Never Remember Anything
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
  Arts
Movies
Sept. 19 2014 2:06 PM The Guest and Fort Bliss How do we tell the stories of soldiers returning home from war?
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 12:38 PM Forward, March! Nine leading climate scientists urge you to attend the People’s Climate March.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 12:13 PM The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola  The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.