Jonah Weiner

Jonah Weiner is Slate's pop critic.

Culturebox
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
Music
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.
Music
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.
Culturebox
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
Music
July 6 2010 10:55 AMBeach BumsThe return of the beach band and of the indie rock slacker.
Music
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.
Culturebox
April 29 2010 9:46 AMBleeps Be Upon HimThe genius of South Park's censored "Mohammed" episodes.
Culturebox
April 6 2010 9:53 AMThe Worst Movies Ever MadeBirdemic, The Room, and what makes a horrible film great.
Music
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
Music
May 12 2011 10:57 AMOdd Future, Same as the Odd PastTyler, the Creator's cynical shtick.
Culturebox
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
The Music Club
Jan. 24 2011 3:47 PMPure Pop Craftsmanship Is Not Enough
Brow Beat
Dec. 29 2010 5:06 PMThe Best Music of 2010
Music
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
Culturebox
Aug. 25 2010 7:08 AMKanye West Has a GobletAn all-access, totally non-exclusive interview with the would-be king of hip-hop.
Culturebox
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
Music
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
Music
March 1 2010 6:53 AMJoanna Newsom Would Like Your Undivided AttentionStop what you're doing and listen, closely, to Have One on Me.

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