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Nathan Heller
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Slate columnist, Vogue film & TV critic, semi-pro eavesdropper, overcaffeinated earth child.
Slate columnist, Vogue film & TV critic, semi-pro eavesdropper, overcaffeinated earth child.

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In this week's New Yorker, I read a bunch of recent tech biographies and try to figure out what's really so new about new-style corporate life. 

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In this week's New Yorker ("The Money Issue"), I try to figure out why San Francisco is suddenly the most powerful city in the country, why its wave of startupism might be reaching your town soon, and what that really means.

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In this week's New Yorker, I write about Harvard and a controversial new kind of online course. If everything goes as planned, "MOOCs" will change what goes on in college and grad school--not just for some people but system-wide--within the next few years. They'll affect teaching, tuitions, and the future of the academic job market.

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2013/05/20/130520fa_fact_heller

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In this week's New Yorker, I profiled Annie Baker--a young playwright who's changing the way we think about theatre.

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I wrote about twentysomethings, the confessional style, a sense of eternal nowness, Iceland, and other dreamy topics for this week's New Yorker. 

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I wrote on David Thomson's great new history of the movies for the cover of this week's NYT Book Review.

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I talked with Katie Holmes and Norbert Leo Butz about their new Broadway play, and various disastrous cooking experiences, for the December issue of Vogue.

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I reviewed Andrew Solomon's ambitious new book about identity, difference, and disability--and how they change the path of family life--in this week's New Yorker. 

http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/books/2012/11/19/121119crbo_books_heller

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For the November issue of Vogue, I talked with Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers, and Sarah Silverman about the business and vagaries of election-season comedy.

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In this week's issue of The New Republic, I profiled the inimitable Peter Kaplan, one of New York's last great romantics.
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