Nathan Heller

Nathan Heller is staff writer for The New Yorker and a film and TV critic for Vogue. You can follow him on Twitter.

Dec. 6 2010 10:56 AMThe Boomers' RoadmapHow Ann Beattie has helped a generation understand itself.
Brow Beat
Oct. 14 2010 12:10 PMCopy-Editing the Culture: The Rise and Fall of Woody Allen, as Experienced Through His Punctuation
Brow Beat
Sept. 24 2010 6:20 PMCopy-Editing the Culture: National Punctuation Day and Waiting for "Superman"
Brow Beat
June 24 2010 11:30 AMCopy-Editing the Culture: Grown Ups
June 3 2010 11:20 AMWhy We Love The ShackHow a self-published novel that envisions God as a zaftig African-American woman has sold millions of copies.
The Oscars
March 4 2010 6:23 PMLate-Period Steve MartinHow to understand the actor, novelist, essayist, playwright, banjo player, crotch-centric variety show performer, and Oscar co-host.
Brow Beat
Jan. 28 2010 7:15 PMThe Mimic: How Salinger Helped Reinvent the Short Story by Imitating It
Brow Beat
Jan. 5 2010 1:01 PMThe (Too) Many Loves of Warren Beatty
Dec. 24 2009 10:12 AMThe Case of the Weird Sherlock Holmes AdaptationsGuy Ritchie is merely the latest director to perpetrate crimes against the legendary detective.
Brow Beat
Dec. 11 2009 4:50 PMMcSweeney's "San Francisco Panorama": Beautiful and Strange
Brow Beat
Oct. 14 2009 1:31 PMBetter With Agee: "A Death in the Family" Five Decades Later
Sept. 28 2009 12:26 PMThat Guy From Jurassic Park Would Like To Ask You a Few QuestionsWhat is Jeff Goldblum doing on Law & Order?
Brow Beat
July 29 2009 5:51 PMGates and Crowley Share DNA? Don't Be So Surprised.
Brow Beat
June 29 2009 11:32 AMDJ Spooky's "Birth of a Nation" Remix
March 11 2009 12:03 PMThe Hidden Heart of Cheever CountryWhat John Cheever, a spy in suburbia, uncovered at last.
Brow Beat
Nov. 29 2010 7:44 PMLeslie Nielsen, RIP
Life And Art
Sept. 30 2010 8:13 PMYou Can't Handle the VeritasWhat Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher get wrong about Harvard—and Facebook.
Brow Beat
Aug. 26 2010 10:57 AMCopy-Editing the Culture: Eat Pray Love
Summer Movies
June 8 2010 5:22 PMGo See BreathlessGodard's debut reinvented the movies, and it's never looked better.
May 13 2010 6:41 AMNathanael West's SecretHe knew there was something worse than selling out.
Brow Beat
Feb. 17 2010 5:54 PMCopy-Editing the Culture: "Be Good Johnny Weir" and "44 Inch Chest"
Brow Beat
Jan. 21 2010 4:36 PMTrack of the Week: M.I.A.'s "Space Odyssey"
Dec. 28 2009 7:25 AMHow Should Fiction Be Read?Don't miss Zadie Smith's bracing answers.
Dvd extras
Dec. 16 2009 9:56 AMTrojan HorsePrime time's first countercultural hero was a palomino named Mr. Ed.
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2009 2:49 PMCopy-Editing the Culture: "Law Abiding Citizen"
Oct. 6 2009 10:09 AMYoplaited OutThe search for a better yogurt.
Aug. 4 2009 9:30 AMCoffee TalkWhich chain brews the best cup? Starbucks, McDonald's, or Dunkin'?
Brow Beat
July 14 2009 12:09 PMRe-examining the Artist-Gallery Relationship
June 25 2009 9:26 AMThat Guy From Jurassic Park Would Like To Ask You a Few QuestionsWhat is Jeff Goldblum doing on Law & Order?
Dec. 30 2008 11:52 AMDown With the Man! Up With the Potato!



Medical Examiner

Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola

Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.

U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria

The U.S. Is So, So Far Behind Europe on Clean Energy

It Is Very, Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059


Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

A Woman Who Escaped the Extreme Babymaking Christian Fundamentalism of Quiverfull

How in the World Did Turkey Just Get 46 Hostages Back From ISIS?

  News & Politics
Sept. 22 2014 6:30 PM What Does It Mean to Be an American? Ted Cruz and Scott Brown think it’s about ideology. It’s really about culture.
Sept. 22 2014 5:38 PM Apple Won't Shut Down Beats Music After All (But Will Probably Rename It)
Sept. 22 2014 4:45 PM Why Can’t the Census Count Gay Couples Accurately?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 22 2014 7:43 PM Emma Watson Threatened With Nude Photo Leak for Speaking Out About Women's Equality
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
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Brow Beat
Sept. 22 2014 9:17 PM Trent Reznor’s Gone Girl Soundtrack Sounds Like an Eerie, Innovative Success
Future Tense
Sept. 22 2014 6:27 PM Should We All Be Learning How to Type in Virtual Reality?
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 22 2014 4:34 PM Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.
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.