Lara Zarum

Lara Zarum is a graduate student in the Cultural Reporting and Criticism program at NYU. She writes a regular TV column for the Toronto magazine the Grid.

Books
June 3 2014 10:09 PMIt Doesn’t SuckAdam Nayman defends Showgirls.
Brow Beat
April 28 2014 4:10 PMWatch the Premiere of Penny Dreadful, the New Horror Series Set in Victorian London
Brow Beat
April 16 2014 3:29 PMThis Songwriter Made Jesus Christ Superstar Even Better, By Adding Muppets
Brow Beat
April 7 2014 1:05 PMThe Game of Thrones Theme Song Gets a Smooth Jazz Cover
Brow Beat
April 2 2014 12:38 PMWatch the Trailer for James Gandolfini’s Final Movie, The Drop
Brow Beat
March 26 2014 11:20 AMAn Autotune of Ice and Fire: A Remix to Get You Pumped for Game of Thrones
Brow Beat
March 5 2014 11:55 AMThe 10 Best Songs from the Most Underrated Band of the 1970s
Brow Beat
Feb. 24 2014 1:28 PMMike Judge Takes on the Tech World in Trailer for Silicon Valley
Outward
Feb. 12 2014 3:04 PMWatch Buddy Cole Cover the Sochi Olympics for The Colbert Report
Brow Beat
Feb. 3 2014 1:19 PMThat Much-Hyped Seinfeld Reunion Was a Super Bowl Ad
Brow Beat
May 12 2014 12:41 PMJane Campion May Direct an Adaptation of The Flamethrowers. This is Great News.
Brow Beat
April 28 2014 10:56 AMWatch the First Episode of Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Brow Beat
April 16 2014 8:00 AMWatch the Exclusive Premiere of JASH’s Hilarious New Show The Amazing Gayl Pile
Brow Beat
April 2 2014 1:23 PMThe “Honest Trailer” for Game of Thrones Is Hilarious
Brow Beat
April 1 2014 8:31 AMThe 10 Best Songs to Get You Hooked on Kate Bush
Brow Beat
March 13 2014 9:43 AMWhy the Women of Nashville Almost Never Play Instruments
Brow Beat
March 3 2014 2:11 PMMore Non-Americans Than Americans Won Oscars Last Night
Brow Beat
Feb. 14 2014 3:15 PMWhy Lady Mary Is Still the Cold, Cold Heart of Downton Abbey
Brow Beat
Feb. 10 2014 2:28 PMWatch a 15-Minute Preview for Game of Thrones Season 4

TODAY IN SLATE

Sports Nut

Grandmaster Clash

One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.

The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices

Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.

Uh-Oh. The World’s Oceans Have Broken Their All-Time Heat Record.

The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”

Future Tense

How to Keep Apple From Sharing Your iPhone Data With the Police

Food

How to Order Chinese Food

First, stop thinking of it as “Chinese food.”

A Simple Way to Keep Apple From Sharing Your iPhone Data With the Police

The Country Where Women Aren’t Allowed to Work Once They’re 36 Weeks’ Pregnant

The XX Factor
Sept. 18 2014 11:40 AM The Country Where Women Aren’t Allowed to Work Once They’re 36 Weeks’ Pregnant
  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 18 2014 8:20 PM A Clever Attempt at Explaining Away a Vote Against the Farm Bill
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 18 2014 6:02 PM A Chinese Company Just Announced the Biggest IPO in U.S. History
  Life
Outward
Sept. 18 2014 4:15 PM Reactions to a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Reveal Transmisogyny
  Double X
Doublex
Sept. 18 2014 8:07 PM Crying Rape False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PM By 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.