Stanley Crouch

Stanley Crouch is the author of The Artificial White Man and Considering Genius: Writings on Jazz.

Dvd extras
March 15 2007 7:05 AMNoir AmericaCynics, sluts, heists, and murder most foul.
The Book Club
Nov. 2 2006 5:19 PMWill Obama's Biracial Heritage Help Him?
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Oct. 19 2006 1:33 PMConcrete BadlandsHow the gangster film began.
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June 23 2006 9:52 AMSwing That Vine, White Boy!The Tarzan Collection on DVD.
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April 13 2006 1:29 PMBlues on the Western FrontThree great films by Sam Peckinpah.
March 13 2006 5:32 PMMiles Davis, Romantic HeroAssessing the trumpeter's legacy as he enters the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Feb. 23 2006 11:51 AMBrothers-in-ArtsThe unique talent that links Fred Astaire and Louis Armstrong.
June 11 2004 6:35 PMIt's a Shame About RayThe passing of an American musical icon.
Dvd extras
Jan. 25 2007 4:02 PMReplaying BrandoHow DVD adds new depth to his greatness.
The Book Club
Nov. 1 2006 1:01 PMIs Obama More Than Just a Well-Received Poster Boy for the Democratic Party?
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Sept. 28 2006 3:29 PMThe Admiral and the DukeJohn Ford and John Wayne were more than simple patriots.
May 16 2006 1:58 PMMaking Fun of DrummersListening to Roy Haynes will cure you of this habit.
April 4 2006 5:12 PMA Bittersweet Melodic ImaginationRemembering the saxophonist Jackie McLean.
March 10 2006 6:10 AMJohn Coltrane's Finest HourBefore he jumped into the aesthetic abyss.
Jan. 12 2005 6:36 PMThe Late ShowWhy Duke Ellington's late work deserves our attention.


The World

The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

How Movies Like Contagion and Outbreak Distort Our Response to Real Epidemics

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers


Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.


The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Would You Trust Walmart to Provide Your Health Care? (You Should.)

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Lexicon Valley
Oct. 23 2014 10:30 AM Which Came First, the Word Chicken or the Word Egg?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 8:51 AM The Male-Dominated Culture of Business in Tech Is Not Great for Women
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 9:00 AM Exclusive Premiere: Key & Peele Imagines the Dark Side of the Make-A-Wish Program
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.