Leslie Savan blogs for The Nation about media and politics. A three-time Pulitzer Prize finalist for her Village Voice column about advertising, Savan is the author of Slam Dunks and No-Brainers: Pop Language in Your Life, the Media, and, Like…Whatever and The Sponsored Life: Ads, TV, and American Culture. She has been widely published, including in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, New York, Mother Jones, and Huffington Post. She has appeared frequently on TV and radio, and is very happy to be a talking head in Helvetica, a film about the font.
Jonathan Capehart dares to ask, and too many on the left don’t want to hear about it.
Sharia’s coming to get you.
Magical thinking may forever protect him.
One of the late columnist’s last radio interviews.
The sacrificial lamb for a decade of profit-driven tale-spinning.
Are we Swift-helicoptering the NBC anchor?
Don’t fall for Bibi’s bid to repackage himself as a kindly mensch.