Grady Hendrix

Grady Hendrix is one of the founders of the New York Asian Film Festival and he writes about pop culture on his blog.

Low Concept
Oct. 19 2007 12:19 PMHappy Belated Birthday, Jean-Claude Van Damme!In his 47th year, the actor prepares to unleash his greatest performance yet.
Movies
May 10 2007 3:10 PMMocha Zombies28 Weeks Later reveals the horror of too much Starbucks.
Culturebox
April 6 2007 4:50 PMThis Old GrindhouseThe theaters were awful and so were the movies.
Movies
May 4 2006 4:24 PMLittle Ghost on the PrairieAn American Haunting is definitely not based on a true story.
Movies
April 21 2006 10:45 AMPlottersThe Sentinel is a White House thriller without a clue.
Dvd extras
Dec. 29 2005 7:17 AMSuper Special FeaturesThe hidden genius of The Dukes of Hazzard.
Dvd extras
Dec. 1 2005 12:51 PMThe "Left Behind" MoviesHow to end the world on a budget.
Summer Movies
June 15 2005 7:18 AMSo, You Want To Start a Film Festival …Don't.
Summer Movies
June 26 2007 12:34 PMThe State of the NinjaPop-cultural cliché or poised for a comeback?
Dvd extras
April 20 2007 4:35 PMViolent DisagreementWhat Cho Seung-Hui got wrong about Oldboy.
Summer Movies
June 28 2006 1:16 PMHacked to DeathWill the novelization survive the DVD era?
Movies
April 28 2006 1:26 PMHow I Spent My Miserable VacationRobin Williams in his latest disaster, RV.
Movies
March 23 2006 6:24 PMThe Big ScoreSpike Lee and Denzel Washington reunite in Inside Man.
Television
Dec. 2 2005 4:05 PMZombies Attack George BushJoe Dante's brilliant anti-war horror show.
Low Concept
Sept. 29 2005 2:09 PMGiant SquidDon't mess with them.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

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. 

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

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

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 19 2014 9:15 PM Chris Christie, Better Than Ever
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PM Pabst Blue Ribbon is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway
  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 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  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
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PM Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?   A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
  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.