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.

Brow Beat
Nov. 3 2014 3:24 PMTom Magliozzi Has Died. Here's Why Car Talk Was So Popular.
Holidays
Dec. 22 2013 9:32 AMChristmas CarolsWhy do we keep singing them?
Brow Beat
Feb. 15 2013 8:45 AMCopy-Editing the Culture Considers Star Trek Into Darkness
Assessment
March 16 2012 6:05 AMHemingwayHow the great American novelist became the literary equivalent of the Nike swoosh.
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Dec. 29 2011 12:44 PMTintinHow Hergé’s boy reporter invented the Hollywood blockbuster.
Brow Beat
Nov. 17 2011 11:20 AMWhich Books by Haruki Murakami Should I Read First?
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Sept. 8 2011 11:56 AMLady GagaPop's leading conservative.
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July 29 2011 10:54 AMBook ClubsWhy do we love them so much? Is it the zucchini bread?
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May 20 2011 5:26 PMSaturday Night LiveThe embarrassing uncle of American comedy.
Low Concept
May 10 2011 2:11 PMTackling a Person of InterestWhat to expect from the Secret Service's new Twitter feed.
Movies
April 1 2011 7:58 PMSuperThis charming-looking indie comedy is nothing like what you expect.
Movies
March 18 2011 6:32 PMBill Cunningham New YorkA documentary portrait of the legendary, ascetic New York street photographer.
Assessment
Feb. 22 2011 7:24 AMThe StuttererHow he makes his voice heard.
Brow Beat
Jan. 24 2011 3:54 PMUp in the Air: A Response to Edward Tenner on the Subject of Bird-Watching
Brow Beat
Jan. 5 2011 9:06 PMA Response to The New Yorker's Richard Brody, on Sofia Coppola
Assessment
July 4 2014 10:10 AMPieIt’s gloppy, it’s soggy, it’s un-American.
Culturebox
Nov. 30 2013 11:50 AMTrench Coat, Unlit CigarThe genius of the Wise and Cranky Kaplan Twitter feeds. Plus: Their authors, revealed.
Low Concept
July 6 2012 5:16 PMThe Lost Endings to The Great GatsbyFor his masterpiece, Hemingway wrote 47 endings. Fitzgerald wrote 48!
Brow Beat
Feb. 3 2012 12:48 PMHollywood's Latest Attacks on the English Language
Brow Beat
Nov. 30 2011 2:42 PMOn the Many Grammatical Sins of Starbucks
Assessment
Nov. 16 2011 11:27 AMHaruki MurakamiThe secret to his success. Hint: It’s not great writing.
Culturebox
Aug. 19 2011 11:57 AMA Perfectly Unique MomentWhy is Nicholson Baker so obsessed with sex?
Brow Beat
May 25 2011 12:19 PMHardboiled Verbal Crime: What Is the Meaning of L.A. Noire's Extra E?
Brow Beat
May 13 2011 6:11 PMBed Bath & Beyond's "Othello Comforter Set" and Other Useful Household Wares
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April 21 2011 12:06 PMDavid Foster WallaceWhy he inspires such devotion in his fans.
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March 30 2011 6:56 AMSimon WinchesterThe historian as tour guide.
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March 10 2011 5:52 PMCharlie SheenHe may be winning, but we're losing.
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Feb. 8 2011 6:53 AMNatalie PortmanA movie star for a generation of overprogrammed children.
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Jan. 14 2011 2:07 PMThe BirderThe ominous rise of amateur ornithology.
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Dec. 28 2010 7:33 PMSofia CoppolaYou either love her or hate her. Here's why.

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