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.

Books
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
Culturebox
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
Culturebox
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
Recycled
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
Books
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.
Books
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"
Books
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"
Shopping
Oct. 6 2009 10:09 AMYoplaited OutThe search for a better yogurt.
Shopping
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
Culturebox
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?
Dispatches
Dec. 30 2008 11:52 AMDown With the Man! Up With the Potato!

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  Life
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Sept. 29 2014 11:43 PM Lena Dunham, the Book More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.
  Slate Plus
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Sept. 29 2014 8:45 AM Slate Isn’t Too Liberal. But… What readers said about the magazine’s bias and balance.
  Arts
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Sept. 29 2014 9:06 PM Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice Looks Like a Comic Masterpiece
  Technology
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Sept. 30 2014 7:36 AM Almost Humane What sci-fi can teach us about our treatment of prisoners of war.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 30 2014 7:30 AM What Lurks Beneath The Methane Lakes of Titan?
  Sports
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.