Ron Rosenbaum Ron Rosenbaum

Ron Rosenbaum is the author of The Shakespeare Wars and Explaining Hitler. His latest book is How the End Begins: The Road to a Nuclear World War III. 

Reading List
April 19 2008 12:09 AMShakespeare for EveryoneThe most interesting books, movies, and Web sites related to the Bard.
The Spectator
March 25 2008 1:46 PMWelcome to the Hotel HiroshimaHas the ground zero of the nuclear age become too "normal"?
The Spectator
Feb. 14 2008 4:22 PMHillary I vs. Hillary IIRichard Nixon returns from the grave to haunt Clinton and remind us of the costs of unresolved history.
The Spectator
Jan. 16 2008 6:18 PMDmitri's ChoiceNabokov wanted his final, unfinished work destroyed. Should his son get out the matches?
The Spectator
Dec. 14 2007 10:56 AMThe Best Joni Mitchell Song EverAn ode to obsessive listening.
The Spectator
Nov. 12 2007 3:34 PMIn Defense of Obama's PatriotismA dissent on the pledge.
The Spectator
Oct. 19 2007 2:23 PMWho Will Rule Us After the Next 9/11?The reality of NSPD-51 is almost as bad as the paranoia.
The Spectator
Sept. 19 2007 7:00 PMThe Israel Lobby and the Second Holocaust DebateAn emblematic error in a controversial book.
The Spectator
Aug. 14 2007 5:38 PMThe Worst Op-Ed Ever Written?A professor makes you feel sorry for Starbucks.
The Spectator
July 16 2007 7:20 AMAlger Hiss Rides AgainSpy case erupts; defenders turn to Nixonian tactics.
The Spectator
June 1 2007 5:29 PMThe Return of the Magic BulletTwo new JFK books clash over conspiracy theory.
The Spectator
May 4 2007 3:59 PMAbu Ghraib, Virginia Tech, The Sopranos, TarantinoTrapped in the fog of media violence.
The Spectator
April 3 2007 6:35 PMSaul Bellow and the Bad FishA new way of explaining the genius of Ravelstein.
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March 6 2007 3:52 PMThe Last Temptation of Norman MailerWhat will he make of "Hitler's Chappaquiddick"?
The Book Club
Sept. 21 2006 3:38 PMBattling the American Shakespeare Industrial Complex
The Spectator
April 10 2008 2:22 PMFrom Slo-Mo to No-MoErrol Morris and the strange power of superslow motion.
The Spectator
Feb. 27 2008 7:57 PMThe Fate of Nabokov's Laura, Part IIDmitri turns to his dead father for advice on whether to burn the manuscript.
The Spectator
Jan. 30 2008 6:20 PMIn Defense of IncandescenceCongress bans beauty as an environmental hazard.
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Dec. 27 2007 3:10 PMWhere Is the Schmaltz of Yesteryear?Christmas Eve in a Jewish deli.
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Nov. 29 2007 6:07 PMTalkin' World War IIIThe return of the repressed.
The Spectator
Nov. 2 2007 2:55 PMA Tale of Two ComicsMeet the anti-Seinfeld, Jerry's brilliant, twisted, evil twin.
The Spectator
Oct. 4 2007 10:54 AMMagazines, Bring Back the Write-Around!Regain your dignity with this secret weapon.
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Aug. 31 2007 3:52 PMThe Return of the Doomsday Machine?Please don't count on me to save the world again.
The Spectator
Aug. 1 2007 1:40 PMGetting Comfy With GenocideIs the word losing its power to shock us into action?
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June 19 2007 5:37 PMThe Worst Celebrity Profile Ever Written?Angelina Jolie, "the best woman in the world."
The Spectator
May 18 2007 3:00 PMCancer Comes to Country MusicOld-fashioned tear-jerking or emotional porn?
The Spectator
April 18 2007 3:11 PM"Where the Wings Have No Shame"What's Skymall culture really about?
The Spectator
March 21 2007 4:37 PMThe Hostile New Age Takeover of YogaThere's nothing worse than narcissism posing as humility.
Nov. 2 2006 7:49 PMNot Very NiceThe Borat movie: They botched the joke.
The Book Club
Sept. 20 2006 1:59 PMNo One Really Knows How To Read King Lear.




Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Photos of the Crowds That Took Over NYC for the People’s Climate March

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

I Wrote a Novel Envisioning a Nigerian Space Program. Then I Learned Nigeria Actually Has One.

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Sept. 22 2014 11:13 AM Your Own Personal Rand Paul How the libertarian hero makes his foreign policy contradictions disappear.
Business Insider
Sept. 22 2014 9:39 AM Adrian Peterson Has a Terrible Contract, and Cutting Him Would Save the Vikings a Lot of Money
Atlas Obscura
Sept. 22 2014 11:15 AM Avenue of the Baobabs: Madagascar's Magical Upside-Down Trees
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Sept. 22 2014 8:08 AM Slate Voice: “Why Is So Much Honey Clover Honey?” Mike Vuolo shares the story of your honey.
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
Future Tense
Sept. 22 2014 11:23 AM Robot Plants Are the Latest in a Long Line of Robot Thingies
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 22 2014 11:23 AM Two Impacts, One Landslide… on Mercury
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.