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Criticism

  1. from the archives
    Elizabeth Wurtzel’s Best Essays for New YorkFrom her 1990 column “Sounds” to her more recent pieces about growing up and “living with intent.”
  2. sounds
    Shocked Value“… Though Michelle Shocked’s been through fringe movements from New York to Amsterdam, her songs are never preachy …”
  3. sounds
    The Garden of EdieOn Ghost of a Dog, the New Bohemians sound completely loose and relaxed, as if they were playing a live show.
  4. sounds
    Hot AirBut Seriously is full of the Big issues — homelessness, racism, and the other causes du jour that Phil Collins makes sound so trite.
  5. sounds
    Backyard PartyCombining bluegrass, Middle Eastern, zydeco, and folk, Poi Dog Pondering hangs on to every last bit of fun in the sun.
  6. sounds
    Fragile InnocenceIntense Sinéad O’Connor, who seems to be striving for a vision of the Virgin Mary, can at times become self-referential.
  7. criticism
    Unpacking the Gina Rodriguez ControversyThe actress broke down in tears on Tuesday when asked about criticism that recent comments she made were anti-black.
  8. media
    The Best MeToo Piece We’ve Read In A While Is This Restaurant ReviewPete Wells’ Four Seasons review doesn’t disregard it’s owner’s abusive history.
  9. the more you know
    Why’s Everyone Talking About The New Yorker’s Film Critic and Incredibles 2?A cautionary tale of extreme horniness.
  10. interview
    ‘Argument Can Actually Be Joyful’: Women, Critics, and What It Means to Be SharpA new book looks back on the careers of Joan Didion, Susan Sontag, Nora Ephron, and more.
  11. q&a
    Meet Rhonda Garelick, the Cut’s Critic of Fashion, Aesthetics, and Politics“Criticism gives validation and gravitas to a realm that sometimes gets dismissed as trivial.”
  12. comedy
    Critic’s Memo to Sarah Silverman: Don’t Be DirtyJust trying to save Sarah Silverman from her humor.
  13. quotable
    Mary Gaitskill Welcomes ‘Bitched-Up’ Male CriticsIt hasn’t soured her on men entirely.
  14. q&a
    Robin Givhan on Her New Book, Race, and Reviewing the Fashion SeasonThe veteran critic discusses what she’s looking forward to seeing, plus why some things never seem to change.