Posts by Jason Guriel

Jason Guriel (@JasonGuriel) has written for The Atlantic, Flavorwire, and The New Republic. He wrote The Pigheaded Soul: Essays and Reviews on Poetry and Culture.


Culture Wars

Critics enabled the rise of fanboy culture. Only they can stop it

Arts & Culture

Making Art in the Face of Trump

Bold claims for the utility of political writing aren’t enough

Arts & Culture

The Art of the Blurb

I totally judge books by their blurbs—and you should, too


How the Internet Ruined Fandom

Being a cult follower once tested your mettle. Now it’s all too easy


I Don't Care about Your Life

Why critics need to stop getting personal in their essays