Ken Tucker

Ken Tucker reviews rock, country, hip-hop and pop music for Fresh Air. He is a cultural critic who has been the editor-at-large at Entertainment Weekly, and a film critic for New York Magazine. His work has won two National Magazine Awards and two ASCAP-Deems Taylor Awards. He has written book reviews for The New York Times Book Review and other publications.

Tucker is the author of Scarface Nation: The Ultimate Gangster Movie and Kissing Bill O'Reilly, Roasting Miss Piggy: 100 Things to Love and Hate About Television.

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Movie Reviews
2:01 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Country's Kacey Musgraves Mixes Wit And Sincerity In 'Pageant Material'

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 6:11 pm

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Music Reviews
3:24 pm
Thu June 25, 2015

Leon Bridges Offers Retro R&B With A Twist In 'Coming Home'

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Music Reviews
1:03 pm
Thu June 11, 2015

Shamir Bailey Invites Everyone In, With Plenty Of Pop Star Potential

Originally published on Thu June 11, 2015 1:28 pm

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3:03 pm
Fri May 29, 2015

Joanna Gruesome's 'Peanut Butter' Rises Above The Band's Gimmicky Name

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2:06 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Country Hit Writer Chris Stapleton Breaks Out On His Own In 'Traveller'

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 3:16 pm

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