Writing

After Altamont, the Rolling Stones Made One of the Greatest Albums in Rock History

Slate 10 June 2015

The 12 Minutes of Music That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About the Late B.B. King

Slate 15 May 2015

How Bill Simmons Changed Sportswriting

Slate 11 May 2015

Are the Eastern Conference Playoffs Actually Basketball?

Slate 23 April 2015

Netflix’s Daredevil Is Dark, Smart, and Unpretentious. It’s One of the Best Marvel Screen Adaptations Yet.

Slate 9 April 2015

Overcooked: Action Bronson’s “Mr. Wonderful”

Slate 26 March 2015

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love College Basketball

Slate 20 March 2015

I Can’t Believe I Used to Like That Song: The Unsung Achievement of the Boyhood Soundtrack

Slate 18 February 2015

The Most Important Player on the New England Patriots Never Touches the Balls

Slate 30 January 2015

Did Carmelo Anthony Ruin the Knicks, or Did the Knicks Ruin Carmelo?

Slate 8 January 2015

D’Angelo’s Black Messiah Is Everything It Promised to Be, and More

Slate 16 December 2014

Iron Man: As His Contemporaries Rest on Their Laurels, Ghostface Keeps Running

Slate 9 December 2014

Is the 76ers’ Lose-on-Purpose Approach to Team-Building Ingenious or Morally Bankrupt?

Slate 19 November 2014

NBA Stars Aren’t Superheroes. They Break Just Like the Rest of Us Puny Humans.

Slate 29 October 2014

Breaking (very) bad in Boston

TrueHoop/ESPN 24 October 2014

Can Sleater-Kinney Be America’s Best Rock Band Again?

Slate 20 October 2014

The Beatles. Bob Dylan. Biggie Smalls. Why the Rapper Belongs in the Company of Pop’s Most Influential Artists.

Slate 12 September 2014

Whither Thou Moest, I Will Moe: In Praise of Moe Szyslak

Slate 21 August 2014

Lance Stephenson Is the Most Fascinatingly Flawed Player in the NBA

Slate 18 July 2014

Modern Rock Didn’t Start With Dylan or the Beatles. It Started With Zeppelin.

Slate 19 June 2014