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Emily Nussbaum

Talks & Performances

Co-presented by ACMI and the Melbourne Writers' Festival.

Castaway with Emily Nussbaum

Talks and Performances

22 Aug

Emily Nussbaum is the television critic for The New Yorker, and is known globally as one of the most preeminent pop culture observers writing today. Join her as she reveals the personal stories behind her five all-time favourite episodes of television.

Tickets: $12 - $15. Member Discounts Available.
  • Previously the Culture Editor and an editor-at-large at New York magazine, Nussbaum has also held the title of Editor-in-Chief of Nerve, and has written for numerous publications including The New York Times, Slate, and the late lamented Lingua Franca.

    Writing about pop culture, technology, celebrity, gender issues and of course, television, Nussbaum regularly offers readers her latest thoughts on the small screen – but what about her favourites?

    Join her as she reveals her favourite episodes of television and discover why these stories mean so much to her.

    30 Rock



    My So Called Life

    The Wire