Steven Pinker

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    Cheap Laughs:The Best Indie Comedy This Week, 4/16 - 4/22

    This week in Cheap Laughs, we meditate on why we've lived in New York so long, rock out to a Weezer cover band, and admire the killing powers of Jesus Christ. We also have shows starring filthy people, shows starring lady people, and shows starring real actual scientist people. We do it all. Here's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2009

    Proof Positive that Malcolm Gladwell Isn't As Smart As You Think He Is

    ​Whenever we see a piece by Malcolm Gladwell in the New Yorker, we know exactly what's going to happen. We'll be entertained and titillated as the frizzy-haloed essayist takes us once again into the trippy world of statistics and ideas, only to confront us with evidence that some axiom or law ... More >>

  • Film

    November 7, 2000
  • News

    October 19, 1999

    Mr. Natural

    Is Masculinity a Cultural Construction or a Biological Fact? Science (and Sci-Fi) Enter the Gender Fray.

  • News

    January 13, 1998