Jessica Winter Jessica Winter

Jessica Winter is a Slate senior editor.

Dvd extras
Jan. 12 2010 10:01 AMEarth AngelWhy everyone still loves Wings of Desire.
Oct. 22 2009 2:56 PMIs Lars von Trier a Misogynist?Maybe not!
June 25 2009 10:59 AM100 Percent Pure AdrenalineThe four rules of action movies Kathryn Bigelow breaks every time (and thank goodness for that).
March 26 2009 2:19 PMMonsters vs. AliensHas Dreamworks finally made its Pixar movie?
The Movie Club
Jan. 7 2009 1:39 PMCan I Get Some Love for Step Brothers?
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Dec. 23 2008 6:56 AMIt Was 30 Rock Meets WKRP in CincinnatiThe awkward charm of NBC's NewsRadio.
Sept. 9 2008 11:16 AMBest Friends ForeverGrumpy Old Men, The Bucket List, and the undying appeal of the old-buddy movie.
May 13 2008 4:00 PMProcrastination LitGreat novels about wasting time.
Oct. 10 2007 3:09 PMSix Dylans Are Better Than OneHow to make a pop-music biopic that doesn't stink.
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Aug. 9 2007 7:36 AMHam of the PeopleHow Al Pacino got typecast as Al Pacino.
June 22 2007 11:49 AMShort CutsIs Diff'rent Strokes better at 5 minutes than it was at 30? Tuning in to the Minisode Network.
March 19 2007 7:23 AMRaiders of the Lost ArcIs Joan of Arc the prototype for modern celebrity?
Dec. 22 2009 6:59 AMFinal CutHeath Ledger, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, and what to do when the star of your movie dies.
July 23 2009 3:20 PMArmando IannucciWhat the In the Loop director taught Sacha Baron Cohen. And Ricky Gervais. And Stephen Colbert.
April 22 2009 12:54 PMTweet Styles of the Rich and FamousHow to decide which celebrities are worth following on Twitter.
The Movie Club
Jan. 9 2009 10:46 AMAlienation for Everyone!
The Movie Club
Jan. 6 2009 12:05 PMMy Top 10
Nov. 11 2008 12:53 PMZen and the Art of New York Times Headline WritingThere's nothing to it, except when there is.
May 14 2008 12:24 PM"It's All in My Head"Did Truman Capote and Ralph Ellison have writer's block—or were they just chronic procrastinators?
Nov. 16 2007 12:05 PMI Love the Smell of Celluloid in the MorningWhy are all the Iraq movies really movies about making movies?
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Sept. 25 2007 5:02 PMGreed Is Bad. Bad!Gordon Gekko was supposed to be a villain. Instead, he became a Wall Street folk hero.
July 5 2007 1:18 PM"Re-orchestrated, scripted, and rehearsed"How Werner Herzog handles the truth.
Dvd extras
April 27 2007 1:56 PMTwin Peaks RevisitedThe second season is not what it seems.
Book Blitz
Oct. 12 2006 7:40 AMAmerican IngeniousThe sly brilliance of experimental novelist Lynne Tillman.


Frame Game

Hard Knocks

I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.

There Are New Abuse Allegations Against Adrian Peterson

After This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales

John Oliver Pleads for Scotland to Stay With the U.K.

If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter


Don’t Expect Adrian Peterson to Go to Prison

In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal. 

The Juice

Ford’s Big Gamble

It’s completely transforming America’s best-selling vehicle.

I Tried to Write an Honest Profile of One of Bollywood’s Biggest Stars. It Didn’t Go Well.

Here’s Why College Women Don’t Take Rape Allegations to the Police

The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 1:51 PM Here’s Why College Women Don’t Take Rape Allegations to the Police
  News & Politics
Sept. 15 2014 8:56 PM The Benghazi Whistleblower Who Might Have Revealed a Massive Scandal on his Poetry Blog
Sept. 15 2014 7:27 PM Could IUDs Be the Next Great Weapon in the Battle Against Poverty?
Sept. 15 2014 4:38 PM What Is Straight Ice Cream?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 15 2014 11:38 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 4  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Listen."
Brow Beat
Sept. 15 2014 8:58 PM Lorde Does an Excellent Cover of Kanye West’s “Flashing Lights”
Future Tense
Sept. 15 2014 4:49 PM Cheetah Robot Is Now Wireless and Gallivanting on MIT’s Campus
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 15 2014 11:00 AM The Comet and the Cosmic Beehive
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.