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July 3 2015 9:17 AMTouchin’ Me, Touchin’ YouManilow, Midler, Diamond, Streisand: The last days of the great American showpeople.
June 30 2015 4:00 PMThe Decline of Western CivilizationThe finest cinematic distillation of punk ever made.
June 29 2015 7:02 AMJoy and Sadness and Fear and Hope and Disappointment and Envy and ShameI’ve spent my life trying to represent the emotions inside children’s heads. The only thing I wanted from Inside Out was more of them.
June 25 2015 8:30 AMThe Genius of the Super Mario Bros. “Game Over” ThemeHow Koji Kondo composed the first true video game score.
June 23 2015 8:00 AMSugar, SugarA highly subjective songbook of sweets.
June 19 2015 9:33 AMAn Ocean of AirThe atmosphere is as substantive and wild as water.
June 18 2015 10:30 AMThe Best Pixar MoviesAs chosen by children.
June 17 2015 11:37 AMThe Greatest Pie Fight in Cinematic History Has Been FoundA Laurel and Hardy reel thought lost for decades is discovered.
June 16 2015 1:58 PMSouls on Board What it’s like to fly strangers across oceans.  
June 12 2015 1:43 PMRupert and RogerThe 21st Century Fox baron is stepping back from his empire. The one thing that definitely won’t change is Fox News.
June 10 2015 4:54 PM“We Just Keep Trying to Beat Every Show With the Funny Stick Until It’s Funny”A conversation with Dan Povenmire and Swampy Marsh as Phineas and Ferb approaches the final day of summer.
June 8 2015 12:27 PMWhy ClickHole Is the Best Thing on the InternetFor the unconvinced, here’s a collection of the best ClickHole stories.
June 4 2015 11:17 AMI Sued the Grateful DeadI was wrongfully barred from the 8/14/71 show, a legendary scorcher. I demanded to be made whole.
June 1 2015 11:41 AMWaimanalo BluesThe political and cultural pitfalls into which Cameron Crowe’s Aloha tumbles go far beyond poor Allison Ng.
May 29 2015 3:42 PMThe Bro KingsHow Entourage went from critical darling to cultural punching bag.
July 1 2015 2:34 PMGeeking OutI write about some of the uglier aspects of humanity. Sometimes escapism is exactly what I need.
June 29 2015 11:55 AMSupreme Court Blogs, TV Recaps, and Wikipedia What a legal-affairs writer visits on the Internet more than 20 times a month.
June 26 2015 4:00 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?A Slate social media staffer on her favorite reads of the week.
June 23 2015 12:53 PMFinding Sadness in JoyA parent grapples with Inside Out’s quietly revolutionary message about children’s emotions.
June 19 2015 1:47 PMThe One Thing Missing From Fox News’ Coverage of the Charleston ShootingAlmost any honest acknowledgement of racism.
June 18 2015 12:47 PMHow Much Turbulence Is Too Much Turbulence? The Slate staff’s questions about flying answered by British Airways pilot Mark Vanhoenacker. 
June 17 2015 1:51 PMThe Black GeekHow Dope reimagines a persistent cultural stereotype. 
June 17 2015 11:19 AMThe World, Collapsible The most absurd and wonderful perk of piloting.
June 15 2015 6:15 AM“A Place, Not a Conveyance”The design, power, and cockpit foot heaters that make the 747 feel like home to pilots.
June 10 2015 4:55 PMBehold, My Tribute-inator!Saying farewell to Phineas, Ferb, and the evil genius I love the most.
June 10 2015 10:59 AMAfter AltamontAs their world was spinning apart, the Rolling Stones made one of the greatest albums in rock ’n’ roll history. 
June 8 2015 2:41 AMWow. ClickHole.How the Onion spinoff designed to mock the Internet became the best thing on it.
June 3 2015 10:00 AMSpin VinylWhy you should invest in a good turntable in the age of digital downloads.
June 1 2015 11:41 AMWhat Fury Road’s Furiosa Really Owes to Alien’s Ellen RipleyCritics have leapt to call out similarities between the two characters. Are they right?
May 29 2015 12:03 PMWhy Are Indian Kids So Good at Spelling?Because they have their own minor-league spelling bee circuit.

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