Emily Nussbaum

Emily Nussbaum lives in New York; she writes for Slate, the New York Times, and Nerve.

July 3 2003 9:49 AMTasty DeliteThe American Museum of Natural History's "Chocolate" show is full of empty calories.
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May 23 2003 12:19 PMBruce All RightyIf Jim Carrey were God, he'd send critics to hell.
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May 9 2003 4:52 PMDon Your Snark, Get Set, Go!Critics savage Eddie Murphy, Neil LaBute, and Heidi Julavits in SJ's first All-Snark Edition.
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April 25 2003 5:11 PMIdentity CrisisCritics sneer—or yawn, or laugh out loud—at the would-be thriller. And none of them like The Real Cancun.
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April 11 2003 3:44 PMJack Be TickedNicholson and Sandler make Anger Management less painful than anticipated.
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March 28 2003 1:05 PMState FlagsChris Rock and the latest white-people-are-so-lame movie.
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March 14 2003 4:59 PMDances With RatsShould Crispin Glover win an Oscar for his role in skeevy Willard?
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Feb. 25 2003 1:22 PMArachnophilia!Ralph Fiennes snares raves with a bleak turn in Spider.
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Feb. 14 2003 5:19 PMSeeing RedSheathed in crimson leather, Ben Affleck elicits guffaws.
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Jan. 31 2003 4:51 PMWeird AlThe latest "Al Pacino crazy mentor picture."
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Jan. 17 2003 1:18 PMWhere's the Beef?A $41 burger … that tastes terrible.
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Jan. 3 2003 1:17 PMKelly GreenThe 536 vocal effects on Kelly Obsourne's debut album.
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Dec. 13 2002 2:19 PMAnne of Green FablesAngry memoirist bites New York Times critic.
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Nov. 26 2002 2:35 PMScience FrictionMichael Crichton for highbrows.
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Nov. 15 2002 5:14 PMHarry's Report CardIt's slightly improved.
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May 30 2003 4:07 PMNemo's RulesThe next kids' movie that grown-ups should see, plus a farewell from our columnist.
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May 16 2003 4:23 PMNeo's Not-So-Excellent AdventureDude, what happened to the sequel?
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May 2 2003 5:00 PMThe Queen of 'TweensCritics wince as Hilary Duff makes like Britney in a sugary film, plus one writer's recipe for revenge.
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April 18 2003 1:43 PMTear-Jerkers 4-EverThe movie that made Anthony Lane cry.
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April 4 2003 2:00 PMEasy TargetsA sniper tries to pick off Colin Farrell in Phone Booth; critics take aim at Vin Diesel in A Man Apart.
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March 21 2003 2:24 PMTop Hits BottomGwyneth's turn as a flight attendant just isn't worth her time.
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March 7 2003 1:06 PMLa Iraq BonitaWhy Saddam Hussein is Madonna's new No. 1 fan.
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Feb. 21 2003 11:53 AMQuiet, PleaseWhy Neal Pollack thinks Christopher Hitchens should shut his pie-hole.
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Feb. 7 2003 5:40 PMArch EnemiesDaniel Libeskind's fans have had it with two-faced critic Herbert Muschamp.
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Jan. 24 2003 1:12 PMMaking Her MarkHow to win over music critics: free whiskey.
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Jan. 10 2003 4:05 PMCriticism by NumbersWho's the most influential art critic of them all?
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Dec. 20 2002 4:12 PMTowers of FightsThe response to the new Ground Zero plans begins.
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Dec. 6 2002 5:00 PMDixie GimmixCan Shania have it both ways?
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Nov. 22 2002 4:55 PMEverybody FlirtsThe Bachelor ends in a riot of humiliation.
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Nov. 8 2002 3:05 PMStealing BeautyThe verdict on Winona's courtroom attire.



Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Global Marches Demand Action on Climate Change


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

  News & Politics
Sept. 20 2014 11:13 AM -30-
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
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.