Oct. 26 2015 8:53 PMWalking Dead Podcast: “Thank You”Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 3.
Oct. 22 2015 7:04 AMBartleby, the AudiobookIf you prefer not to read it, you can listen to Melville’s story in audio format.
Oct. 20 2015 8:30 AMFrench Tadpoles and Persian PicklesThe life of the world’s most democratic print, from Kashmiri sultans to the Bloods and the Crips.
Oct. 18 2015 9:00 PMSame Old ScriptOn screen, TV is more diverse than ever. Why aren’t writing staffs catching up?
Oct. 13 2015 6:11 PMThe Books of JobsWhy do we keep telling the Apple founder’s story?
Oct. 8 2015 5:35 AMFound in TranslationA film critic revisits a lifetime of cinema on a journey to Japan.
Sept. 30 2015 5:54 AMThe Distributor as AuteurCan the scrappy company behind Room, Spring Breakers, and The End of the Tour save the film industry?
Sept. 24 2015 1:41 PMThe New ATLiensDrake is the biggest rapper in our world, but his new mixtape with Future reveals just how much Atlanta has become its own galaxy.
Sept. 10 2015 5:30 AMName That NovelGuess the classic novel based on a line from a contemporary review.
Sept. 2 2015 5:57 AMThe United Slang of AmericaIf every state had an official word, what would it be? (Connecticut, you get glawackus.)
Aug. 18 2015 5:45 AMA Conversation With James WoodThe New Yorker critic on how technology is changing reading, how aging changes critics, and what he’d change about his David Foster Wallace review.
Aug. 14 2015 6:17 AMWhat Happened at Slate Since I Got Here?How I went from new guy who somehow got a key to the building to actual real deal Slate editor.
Aug. 12 2015 5:48 AM“Everything Is Not The WireDavid Simon would like you to stop trying to understand what’s going on in Baltimore by quoting his TV show.
Aug. 11 2015 10:01 AM“Nobody Loves You. Nobody Sees You. Nobody Touches You.”How books and films explore, and obscure, the sexuality of teen girls.
Aug. 10 2015 5:30 AMNothing Was the SameIn another era, Meek Mill might have had the upper hand in his beef with Drake—an era before Drake rewrote all the rules.
Oct. 23 2015 12:36 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Dan Kois regrets the errors made in last week’s newsletter.
Oct. 22 2015 5:58 AMBartleby, the ScrivenerA[n interactive, annotated] story of Wall Street.
Oct. 19 2015 1:02 PMWalking Dead Podcast: “J.S.S.”Join our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 2.
Oct. 16 2015 5:53 AMSunday Night Football Is the Best Show on TVIt belongs in the same conversation as The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, Orange Is the New Black.
Oct. 12 2015 10:09 AMThe School of Athens Is in SessionCan you name the philosophers in Raphael’s Renaissance masterpiece?
Oct. 2 2015 2:42 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Senior editor Forrest Wickman read a few skeptical takes about Trump, Pope Francis, and #BannedBooksWeek.
Sept. 28 2015 5:52 AMBanned Books Week Is a CrockThat’s good news! No one bans books anymore. We won!
Sept. 18 2015 1:41 PMA New Game AfootKareem Abdul-Jabbar on why he decided to write a novel about Sherlock Holmes’ older brother, Mycroft.
Sept. 8 2015 11:05 AMTab Roulette: The Cultural EditionWhat browser tabs do Slate culture editors have open right now?
Aug. 31 2015 5:57 AMFamous Last WordsThe rise of the viral obituary.
Aug. 17 2015 9:00 AMGraphite Against a Sharp White BackgroundHow to be a successful black tennis player.
Aug. 12 2015 4:20 PMThe Gerwigification of Noah BaumbachCollaborating with Greta Gerwig has forced the director to lighten up. It’s good for him.
Aug. 11 2015 6:47 PMDangerous TropesHow the Michelle Pfeiffer hit Dangerous Minds put an overtly paternalistic twist on a saccharine genre.
Aug. 10 2015 6:17 PMThe Fantastic Four Are JerksThey’ve always been elitist, reckless, and mean. No wonder their movie flopped.
Aug. 7 2015 9:47 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?A few joyful reads that made a copy editor lose her cool.