Jonah Weiner

Jonah Weiner is Slate's pop critic.

May 23 2011 6:50 AMBringing Saxy BackThe sax solo returns to pop music.
Brow Beat
May 2 2011 9:25 AMThe Man vs. Anchorman 2: Will Ferrell Speaks
Feb. 1 2011 7:03 AMHearing VoicesJames Blake's dazzling debut album is somewhere between avant-garde dance music and blue-eyed soul.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 26 2011 11:32 AMThe Culture Gabfest, "All Hail Hailee" EditionListen to Slate's podcast about the 2011 Oscar nominations, IFC's new sketch comedy show Portlandia, and Brock Enright's pay-per-thrill "reality adventures."
The Music Club
Jan. 18 2011 6:00 PMThe Triumph of the Weirdo Rapper
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 8 2010 8:18 AMThe Culture Gabfest, "It's Not Me, It's Me" EditionListen to Slate's show about the week in culture.
Nov. 22 2010 6:12 PMHe's a MonsterKanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is the best album of the year and the best of his career.
Oct. 14 2010 7:15 AMChristina Hendricks on an Endless LoopThe glorious GIF renaissance.
Brow Beat
Aug. 17 2010 4:03 PMIt's Gotta Be the (Washed-Up, Steroid-Abusing, Fictional Athlete's) Shoes
July 6 2010 10:55 AMBeach BumsThe return of the beach band and of the indie rock slacker.
June 14 2010 6:56 AMThe Self-Hating PlayaOn his debut album, Drake raps about how alienated he feels when he drives luxury cars and sleeps with models.
April 29 2010 9:46 AMBleeps Be Upon HimThe genius of South Park's censored "Mohammed" episodes.
April 6 2010 9:53 AMThe Worst Movies Ever MadeBirdemic, The Room, and what makes a horrible film great.
March 30 2010 7:00 AMJustin BieberThe canny charms of Canada's pop prince.
Brow Beat
March 4 2010 4:00 PMLost's Ben Linus' Secret Past, Revealed
May 12 2011 10:57 AMOdd Future, Same as the Odd PastTyler, the Creator's cynical shtick.
April 11 2011 6:53 AMThe Storyteller's StorytellerNo journalist working today spins a yarn quite like TheNew Yorker's David Grann.
The Music Club
Jan. 26 2011 12:22 PMHe Wears a Giant Mouse Head; He Drops Amazing Beats
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Jan. 24 2011 3:47 PMPure Pop Craftsmanship Is Not Enough
Brow Beat
Dec. 29 2010 5:06 PMThe Best Music of 2010
Dec. 7 2010 10:48 AMMake It $topThe pleasure and pain of listening to Ke$ha.
Brow Beat
Oct. 28 2010 12:00 PMHot Man-on-Man Action
Aug. 25 2010 7:08 AMKanye West Has a GobletAn all-access, totally non-exclusive interview with the would-be king of hip-hop.
July 21 2010 5:01 PMThe Marxist MatrixHow to make sense of all those dreams-within-dreams in Inception.
Brow Beat
June 23 2010 9:49 AMThe (Honking) Song of the Summer
Brow Beat
June 7 2010 3:38 PMWorld Cup Booty-Shaking
April 13 2010 11:43 AMDo You Believe in Miracles?The wild, weird world of Insane Clown Posse.
Brow Beat
April 2 2010 1:04 PMiPad Doomsayers Make a Compelling Case
Brow Beat
March 5 2010 3:02 PMGiving Chinese Food the Poptimist-Revisionist Treatment
March 1 2010 6:53 AMJoanna Newsom Would Like Your Undivided AttentionStop what you're doing and listen, closely, to Have One on Me.



Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

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

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

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

160 Countries Host Marches to Demand Action on Climate Change


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. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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