Phillip Maciak

Phillip Maciak is a professor at Louisiana State University, and he writes the "Dear Television" column at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Brow Beat
Nov. 24 2014 3:25 PMBeyoncé’s “7/11” Video vs. Interstellar: Is Beyoncé the Future of Digital Cinema?
Dvd extras
July 29 2014 2:23 PM“We’re Not Leaving. We’re Never Leaving.”The Big Chill and the enduring power of quarter-life crisis movies.
Books
Jan. 8 2014 6:45 AMDisenchantment ArtistsA new series from Cahiers du Cinéma tries to unearth how movie stars like Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson create their art.
Brow Beat
Sept. 4 2014 5:14 PMShow Business Was Cruel to Joan Rivers, and She Was Cruel Right Back
Culturebox
April 3 2014 6:45 PMLetterman Revolutionized Late Night. Ellen’s the Perfect Replacement to Revolutionize It Again.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Jan. 29 2015 1:04 PM Listen to Our January Music Roundup Beat the chill with our winter playlist, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
  Health & Science
Science
Jan. 30 2015 9:45 AM Soft Football, Hard Science A rumble over physics and statistics has turned this year’s pregame hype into a classic test of mental toughness.