Mark Steyn

Mark Steyn, who hosts the live opera broadcasts on Channel 4 in Britain, is the film critic of the Spectator in London. He also writes for London's Daily and Sunday Telegraph.

After The Ball
April 9 1998 3:30 AMThe Worst Songwriter of All TimeFrom "(How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window?" to Barbra Streisand's "People."
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Dec. 5 1997 3:30 AMWhere Have You Gone, Oscar Hammerstein?From Show Boat to Sondheim is a long way down.
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May 8 1997 3:30 AMBowie BondsRock 'n' roll officially stops being revolutionary.
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Dec. 5 1996 3:30 AMMachiavellianWas 2Pac Shakur's murder just a publicity stunt?
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Sept. 11 1996 3:30 AMThe Death of the Show TuneA rant on Rent.
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Jan. 9 1998 3:30 AMThe Only Living Boy in New YorkCan Paul Simon save Broadway?
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July 17 1997 3:30 AMOur Last CigaretteThe fading glories of the smoking song.
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Jan. 16 1997 3:30 AMHail Caesar!Cornball classics from a Tin Pan Alley legend.
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Oct. 16 1996 3:30 AMTheme PartyPolitics really is a song and dance.
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July 2 1996 3:30 AMRap VictorianaWhat hip-hop and parlor music have in common. 

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.

Do the Celebrities Whose Nude Photos Were Stolen Have a Case Against Apple?

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

Future Tense

Amazon Is Now a Gadget Company

Food

How to Order Chinese Food

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

Scotland Is Inspiring Secessionists Across America

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
Moneybox
Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM The Most Awkward Scenario in Which a Man Can Hold a Door for a Woman
  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 18 2014 3:19 PM In Defense of Congress Leaving Town Without a New War Vote
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 18 2014 3:31 PM What Europe Would Look Like If All the Separatist Movements Got Their Way
  Life
Outward
Sept. 18 2014 4:15 PM Reactions to a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Reveal Transmisogyny
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 18 2014 3:30 PM How Crisis Pregnancy Centers Trick Women
  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 4:26 PM Global Oceans Break All-Time Heat Record; World on Pace for Warmest Year Ever
  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.