Sam Anderson

Sam Anderson is a writer living in New York. He can be reached at elvisnt@gmail.com.

Culture Gabfest
April 11 2012 4:36 PMThe Culture Gabfest, “Unsinkable Gabfest” EditionListen to Slate's show about the re-release of Titanic in 3-D, the death of artist Thomas Kinkade, and those ”stupid” video games you can’t stop playing.
Assessment
Dec. 13 2006 2:19 PMTenaciously DisappointingThe tragic squandering of Jack Black's awesomeness.
Dvd extras
Sept. 14 2006 7:42 AMI QueueJudging your friends by their Netflix lists.
Assessment
June 16 2006 3:28 PMA Prairie Home ConundrumThe mysterious appeal of Garrison Keillor.
Sports Nut
May 8 2006 6:28 PMOn the Pleasure of Hating Kobe BryantAnd the sadness of watching him exit the playoffs.
Dvd extras
April 6 2006 12:45 PMThe Joys of Rising From the Cultural DeadAre HBO shows best experienced on DVD?
Music Box
Jan. 27 2006 5:16 PMA Thousand Little MelodiesMy unfortunate addiction to children's music.
Dvd extras
Dec. 16 2005 4:02 PMThe Richard Pryor ExperienceThe most human comic of our time.
Culturebox
Aug. 25 2005 5:52 PMTeenage WastelandFarewell to the sadistic pleasures of Brat Camp.
Culturebox
June 24 2005 1:05 PMToothpaste for DinnerA slide-show tour of the most addictive comic on the Web.
Culturebox
May 11 2005 7:38 AMLast LaughMitch Hedberg was supposed to be the next Seinfeld.
Recycled
May 30 2007 3:03 PMThe Kobe Haters' ManifestoKobe Bryant wants out of L.A. Who will his enemies root against now?
Assessment
Oct. 19 2006 3:25 PMTroubadorkTwenty-five years of "Weird Al" Yankovic.
Dvd extras
July 4 2006 7:19 AMSquigglevisionaryThe return of Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist.
Dvd extras
May 11 2006 12:36 PMBy the Power of Grayskull!Rediscovering the heroic cartoon beefcake of my youth.
Music Box
April 28 2006 12:06 PMThe Fab 4 MillionYouTube and the neglected art of lip-syncing.
Dvd extras
Feb. 23 2006 11:19 AMSaved by the GongThe sitcom that turned Margaret Cho into a cultural hero.
Low Concept
Dec. 23 2005 2:04 PMPost-Traumatic Strike DisorderOne New Yorker's heroic struggle to commute to work.
Culturebox
Nov. 10 2005 12:04 PMIrony MaidenHow Sarah Silverman is raping American comedy.
Culturebox
Aug. 18 2005 12:21 PMThe Word on the StreetThe cumulative genius of Overheard in New York.
Culturebox
June 21 2005 3:24 PMAnd Now For Something Completely DeficientWhy Spamalot should never have won a Tony for Best Musical.