Jonathan L. Fischer
Jonathan L. Fischer Jonathan L. Fischer

Jonathan L. Fischer is a Slate senior editor.

The Slatest
Nov. 9 2016 1:54 AMA Bunch of States Just Legalized Weed, Which Is Great Because We All Need It Now
Future Tense
Aug. 12 2016 11:15 AMHacking Mr. Robot, Week 5What the show’s dark parody of early-’90s sitcoms gets right about the narcotizing effects of television.
The Slatest
July 19 2016 10:33 PMWhich State Did the Best Job Bragging at the RNC? Slate’s Definitive Ranking.
Moneybox
June 23 2016 11:45 PMBrexit Vote: It's Over. And "Leave" Has Won.
Movies
March 23 2016 7:00 PMWhy So Serious?Batman v Superman spends so much time teasing later installments that it forgets to have any fun.
The Drift
Dec. 4 2015 9:26 AMWhy Do Some People Drool When They Sleep? 
Brow Beat
June 15 2015 3:23 PMThe One Way Jon Snow’s Fate in the Game of Thrones Finale Was Very Different From the Books
Brow Beat
June 1 2015 1:10 PMLast Night’s White Walker Battle on Game of Thrones Was Not Like the Books at All
Brow Beat
May 4 2015 8:02 AMThis Week’s Worst Person in Westeros: Cersei Lannister
Technology
April 29 2015 8:37 AMGoogle Is My Co-ParentWhat Slate’s senior tech writer learned in his first four weeks of parenting.
Moneybox
April 23 2015 3:34 PMTab Roulette!Slate’s business and tech writers share what they’re reading, whether they want to or not.
Moneybox
April 8 2015 8:11 AMSouthwest Airlines Has Figured Out How to Make Your Flight Even More Fun: Book Readings at 35,000 Feet!
Behind the Scenes
Feb. 13 2015 2:37 PMSlate Remembers David CarrThe Times media reporter had an outsize influence in the lives and careers of many Slate staffers.
Brow Beat
Feb. 10 2015 2:04 PMSpider-Man Will Be in Marvel’s New Avengers Movies. But How Will He Fit in?
Movies
Dec. 17 2014 11:04 AMMuddle-EarthIn Peter Jackson’s Hobbit films, characters say, “Oh, come on” so you don’t have to. 
Normal
Oct. 21 2016 3:36 PMDo You Clip Koopons or Cyoopons?
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 5 2016 1:35 PMThe Olympics Should Be in Vancouver. Winter and Summer. Every Two Years. Forever.
The Slatest
July 18 2016 4:45 PMWatch the RNC House Band Sing About the Side Effects of Cocaine
Moneybox
June 23 2016 3:53 PMWhy Are “Leave” Voters More Likely Than “Remain” Voters to Prefer Oasis to Blur?
Culturebox
Dec. 18 2015 1:41 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Read or do not read all of these articles. There is no try.
Television
Oct. 2 2015 4:22 PMHomeland Didn’t Need More NuanceSeason 5 turns the show into something more complicated, moody, and dull. 
Brow Beat
June 8 2015 4:23 PMWhat Stannis Did on Last Night’s Game of Thrones Was Completely Different in the Book
Brow Beat
May 4 2015 3:26 PMA Video Guide to The Avengers’ Infinity Stones, Tracking Them Through All Marvel’s Movies
Brow Beat
May 1 2015 6:41 PMWhy I Can’t Stay Away From Penny Dreadful
Brow Beat
April 27 2015 2:31 PMA Video Primer on Avengers: Age of Ultron’s New Characters
Television
April 9 2015 1:48 PMA Song of Ice and Sometimes Different StuffIn its fifth season, Game of Thrones is at its best when it diverges from the books completely.
Television
March 9 2015 5:10 PMPowersThis superhero police procedural is the PlayStation Network’s clunky take on prestige TV.
The Slatest
Feb. 12 2015 11:28 PMNew York Times Media Critic David Carr Dies at 58
Slate Picks
Jan. 9 2015 7:00 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Everything senior editor Jonathan L. Fischer read about “the most sobering story of the week.”
The Slatest
Nov. 5 2014 6:59 AMPot Legalization Passes in Oregon, Alaska, and D.C.

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