Jody Rosen

Jody Rosen is a Slate contributor.

Brow Beat
July 20 2009 11:45 AMSpace Ain't the Place: Gil Scott-Heron's "Whitey on the Moon"
June 26 2009 11:07 AMKing MichaelThriller was Michael Jackson's masterpiece. It was also his curse.
Brow Beat
June 12 2009 9:49 AMNew York in the '70s: The Grit Wasn't So Splendid
Brow Beat
June 4 2009 3:04 PMThe Oldest Oldie, Revisited
May 19 2009 3:09 PMNeurománticoMeet the cyberpunk of reggaetón.
May 5 2009 2:04 PMDo Da Stanky LeggOdd gems from the most indie Billboard chart.
April 9 2009 6:51 PMWhen Rock Stars Read Edmund SpenserThe eight most pretentious lyrics from the new Decemberists album.
Mixing Desk
April 1 2009 2:13 PMRascal FlattsThe kings of Midwestern prom rock.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 25 2009 1:28 PMThe Culture Gabfest, Public Disgust EditionListen to Slate's show about the week in culture.
The Music Club
Dec. 22 2008 12:19 PMThe Best Recording of 2008 Was the Oldest
The Music Club
Dec. 17 2008 11:45 AMMy Top 10 Albums and Top 25 Singles
Sept. 16 2008 6:54 AMFirst DivaCarla Bruni proves that it's possible to be too French.
Sept. 9 2008 10:17 AMThe New Outlaw in TownWhy you should listen to Jamey Johnson.
Reading List
June 7 2008 7:32 AMThe Ball Is RoundThe best soccer Web sites and books to read during the Euro 2008 tournament.
April 9 2008 1:12 PMThe Gnarls Barkley ProblemThey want to be Sly Stone. They're more like Beck.
Brow Beat
July 16 2009 5:56 PMSummer Camp: Gloriana's "Wild at Heart"
Brow Beat
June 17 2009 2:22 PMWhite and Nerdy: That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore
Brow Beat
June 8 2009 10:14 AMAnatomy of a Murder: Jay-Z's "DOA (Death of Auto-Tune)"
Brow Beat
June 2 2009 2:01 PMTea-Bagging for Dollars
Culture Gabfest
May 27 2009 1:13 PMThe Culture Gabfest, the Boo-Effing-Hoo EditionListen to Slate's show about the week in culture.
April 17 2009 11:05 AMThe Last Action HeroHow Jason Statham became the world's biggest B-movie star.
April 7 2009 2:30 PMKings of RockRun-DMC at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Mixing Desk
March 31 2009 7:47 AMPrince's New AlbumA new protégé and a lot of love for Salma Hayek.
Jan. 15 2009 3:29 PMIt Was All a DreamHow Biggie changed hip-hop.
The Music Club
Dec. 19 2008 11:23 AMPop Stars Are Not M.I.A.
Nov. 21 2008 11:38 AMWelcome to the JumbleAxl Rose and the epically messy Chinese Democracy.
Sept. 11 2008 11:50 AMThe Pensioner's PlaylistThe 25 greatest songs about aging and mortality.
Aug. 6 2008 4:00 PMDude, You Stole My ArticleHow I investigated a suspicious alt weekly.
April 29 2008 7:46 AMBigger Than ElvisWhy the haters are wrong about Mariah Carey.
Feb. 12 2008 6:13 PMDark StarWhy Amy Winehouse is not just a celebrity train wreck.




The World’s Politest Protesters

The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.

The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:58 PM The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

How Did the Royals Win Despite Bunting So Many Times? Bunting Is a Terrible Strategy.

Federal Law Enforcement Has Declared War on Encryption

Justice and the FBI really do not like Apple’s and Google’s new privacy measures.

Homeland Is Good Again! For Now.


Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.


How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

  News & Politics
Oct. 1 2014 7:26 PM Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PM Wall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues 
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 6:39 PM Spoiler Special: Transparent
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?