Jacob Rubin
Jacob Rubin

Jacob Rubin is a writer in New York City. His novel, The Poser, is out this month.

Brow Beat
April 10 2015 9:16 AMWhy Elvis Is Our Most Iconic Celebrity Impression
Brow Beat
March 25 2015 8:32 AMSo You’re Doing an Impression. How Do You Decide What to Talk About?
Movies
Nov. 29 2011 6:30 AMThe Death of TitlesI Hate My Teenage Daughter, Tower Heist, Cowboys and Aliens—why can't anyone think up a decent title anymore?
Books
Dec. 20 2010 7:13 AMGoodbye Epiphany, Hello EcstasyHow Barry Hannah changed the American short story forever.
Brow Beat
April 3 2015 8:32 AMWhy Do Some Impressions Offend, While Others Flatter?
Brow Beat
March 17 2015 8:32 AMWhy Dana Carvey’s George H.W. Bush Is the Best Impression of All Time
Gaming
May 12 2011 5:55 PMPixelated Breasts and Fountains of BloodMy strange, brief career as a video-game obscenity watchdog.
The Good Word
Aug. 30 2007 2:56 PMSo Many Exclamation Points!A new style guide says we should pepper our e-mails with them. Really?
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Politics
May 22 2015 11:14 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.