Karina Longworth

Karina Longworth is the creator/host of You Must Remember This, a podcast about the secret/forgotten history of Hollywood's first century. She is the author of books about George Lucas, Al Pacino and Meryl Streep, and has contributed to LA Weekly, the Guardian, NPR, Vulture, and other publications.

July 7 2014 8:28 AMI Used to Know HerA sharp novel about the way Hollywood warps its female stars.
March 22 2013 7:00 AMIs It Too Late For Al Pacino?Phil Spector suggests he might never regain his rightful place at the center of Hollywood.
Sept. 7 2012 11:26 PMBeginning To SeeThe music and cultural critic Ellen Willis’ essays were long arcs toward an answer she never reached.
The Movie Club
Jan. 5 2011 10:26 AMThe Painfully Awkward Sex Award Goes To ...
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2009 9:41 AMWhy "Antichrist" Is a Feminist Horror Film
Oct. 11 2013 9:00 AM“Like a King That Orders One Thing Then Orders the Opposite Thing”Why does James Franco make people so angry?
Nov. 23 2012 7:30 AMIt’s the Lifetime Movies That Got SmallLiz and Dick isn’t half as weird, alas, as the actual Liz and Dick.
The Movie Club
Jan. 6 2011 5:31 PMDe Niro Finally Got Around to Acting Again and No One Noticed
The Movie Club
Jan. 3 2011 3:56 PMTrash Humpers and the Importance of WTF? Picks



The Self-Made Man

The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.

The GOP Senate Candidate in Iowa Doesn’t Want Voters to Know Just How Conservative She Really Is

Does Your Child Have “Sluggish Cognitive Tempo”? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?

The Supreme Court, Throughout Its History, Has Been a Massive Disappointment

Why Indians in America Are Mad for India’s New Prime Minister

Damned Spot

Now Stare. Don’t Stop.

The perfect political wife’s loving gaze in campaign ads.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

Rehtaeh Parsons Was the Most Famous Victim in Canada. Now, Journalists Can’t Even Say Her Name.

Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD

The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
Sept. 30 2014 12:04 PM John Hodgman on Why He Wore a Blue Dress to Impersonate Ayn Rand
  News & Politics
Sept. 30 2014 2:36 PM This Court Erred The Supreme Court has almost always sided with the wealthy, the privileged, and the powerful.
Building a Better Workplace
Sept. 30 2014 1:16 PM You Deserve a Pre-cation The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.
Sept. 30 2014 1:48 PM Thrashed Florida State’s new president is underqualified and mistrusted. But here’s how he can turn it around.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 2:56 PM How Faithful Is David Fincher’s Gone Girl?
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 2:38 PM Scientists Use Electrical Impulses to Help Paralyzed Rats Walk Again
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 30 2014 7:30 AM What Lurks Beneath the Methane Lakes of Titan?
Sports Nut
Sept. 28 2014 8:30 PM NFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives. Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.