Mark O'Connell
Mark O'Connell Mark O'Connell

Mark O'Connell is Slate's books columnist and a staff writer for the Millions.

Sept. 18 2012 4:04 AMThe Fine Art of the Fart JokeHas there ever been a comedian more obsessed with the human body than Rob Delaney?
May 23 2012 7:11 AMThere You Go AgainIn defense of writers, filmmakers, and composers who return to the same themes, settings, and motifs over and over and over again.
Sept. 7 2012 11:28 PMThe Genius in the RoomD.T. Max’s biography of David Foster Wallace.
May 5 2012 12:22 AMThe Critic as MemoiristJonathan Lethem’s new book on Talking Heads is the latest entry in an exciting new hybrid form.
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Feb. 27 2015 9:30 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.