Jeffrey Bloomer
Jeffrey Bloomer

Jeffrey Bloomer is Slate's senior video producer.

Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?
April 24 2018 12:17 PMWhat Happened When a Devout Muslim and a Devout Catholic Got Married in Small-Town IowaNeither of them converted.
Movies
April 6 2018 7:08 PMLean on Pete Is a Trojan HorseAndrew Haigh’s equestrian drama is not what you think.
Movies
Feb. 9 2018 5:01 PMFifty Shades Freed Is Basically Just Constant Boning, Which Is GreatEven if it occasionally gets distracted by things like plot.
Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?
Dec. 20 2017 1:29 PMEveryone Thinks Muslims Shouldn’t Celebrate ChristmasI’m doing it anyway.
Slow Burn
Nov. 28 2017 6:07 AMYearning for WatergateOn the first bonus episode of our new podcast Slow Burn, Dick Cavett admits that it can be fun to live through perilous times.
Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?
Nov. 9 2017 10:09 AMThe Ex-Muslims Go PublicPeople who leave Islam are fiercely criticized by believers. They used to make me angry, too. Then I got to know them.
Movies
Oct. 20 2017 11:06 AMBPM Is a Tragically, Thrillingly Human Look at How to Survive a PlagueThe Grand Prix winner from this year’s Cannes Film Festival is a cinematic memoir about ACT UP that transcends the facts of history.
Brow Beat
Oct. 11 2017 3:04 PMHow American Horror Story: Cult Edited Its Brutal Mass Shooting Scene
Outward
Sept. 18 2017 3:51 PMShould a Straight Woman Make Gay Male Films? The Director of Beach Rats Says Yes.
Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?
Aug. 16 2017 9:51 AMDid You Hear the One About Muslims Who Tell Profane Jokes About Islam?I went to see R-rated Muslim comics perform, and they taught me something about free speech.
Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?
June 29 2017 2:00 PMThe Real Secret of Ramadan in AmericaWhy the holy month is more profound for me here than anywhere else in the world.
Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?
June 29 2017 10:33 AMWho’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?My whole life, people have feared me for being Muslim. Now I’m confronting those fears where they live—in the alt-right and in my own community.
Movies
May 25 2017 2:47 PMPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No TalesGod help me, I still like this franchise.
Brow Beat
May 3 2017 8:05 PMThe Insane Plot of Twin Peaks, in One Three-Minute Video
Brow Beat
April 18 2017 5:30 AMHow The Lost City of Z Achieved the Impossible: Aging Makeup That’s Not Terrible
Food
April 18 2018 5:51 AMNature Valley Explains Why Its Granola Bars Make Such a MessAnd shows us how to eat them properly.
Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?
March 12 2018 5:47 AM Why the #MeToo Moment Is Especially Distressing for Muslim WomenWhen they tell their stories, the far right cheers—and many other Muslims tell them to shut up.
Downtime
Jan. 25 2018 7:26 AMIn Praise of Guided ToursThey’re tacky. They’re touristy. There’s no other way I’d rather sightsee.
Brow Beat
Dec. 1 2017 7:33 AMWhat It’s Like to Watch The Disaster Artist If You’ve Never Seen The Room
Brow Beat
Nov. 24 2017 7:32 AMHow a First-Time Director Pulled Off One of the Year’s Most Jaw-Dropping, Frightening Scenes
Outward
Nov. 8 2017 8:03 AMCall Me by Your Name’s Lovers Are 17 and 24. How Should We Feel About That?
Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?
Oct. 13 2017 10:43 AMSharia Has Come to TexasFox News and Breitbart claimed a rogue court was enforcing Islamic law in America. So I went to see it for myself.
Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?
Sept. 21 2017 12:09 PMPeople Have Always Feared I’ll Become a RadicalWhen I met someone who actually did, I realized how America pushes young Muslims to the edge.
Brow Beat
Sept. 11 2017 8:03 AMMike White on Making His Life Experience Into a Horror Movie and Why There’s No Enlightened Movie
Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?
July 18 2017 9:57 AMWearing a Hijab Is Complicated. So Is Deciding to Take One Off.My immigrant mother and her doctor daughter show how hard it can be.
Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?
June 29 2017 12:00 PMI’m Muslim, and I Want to Confront Homophobia at HomeI started by visiting a gay, alt-right activist who demonizes Islam.
Brow Beat
June 9 2017 8:03 AMThe Writer-Director of It Comes at Night on What to Make of the Movie’s Ambiguous Ending
Brow Beat
May 19 2017 7:33 AMAlien: Covenant’s Exclusively Gay Moment Isn’t the One They Teased. It’s Much More Glorious.
Outward
April 28 2017 3:08 PMHow the Furious Gay Backlash to Silence of the Lambs Changed Jonathan Demme
Movies
April 4 2017 2:39 PMMonster MishmashAnne Hathaway’s Colossal is a mongrel of a monster movie, and that’s what makes it great.

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