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Dec. 25 2015 11:33 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?I read somber things and I read festive things.
Dec. 24 2015 9:02 AMThe Man Who Told A Christmas StoryWhat I learned from Jean Shepherd.
Dec. 21 2015 5:57 AMA Conversation With Michael LewisThe best-selling Big Short author on how journalism is like acting, Margot Robbie in a bathtub, and why movie stars are not nearly as handsome in real life.
Dec. 18 2015 5:56 AMStar Wars Showerheads. Star Wars Underwear. Star Wars Everything.I bought it all.
Dec. 15 2015 2:04 PMHappy 10th Anniversary to the Slate Political Gabfest!But good luck figuring out what date we should celebrate.
Dec. 13 2015 8:15 PMStar Wars Is a Postmodern MasterpieceHow George Lucas spliced together Westerns, jidaigeki, space adventure serials, fairy tales, dogfighting movies, and Casablanca to create Hollywood’s first world-conquering collage.
Dec. 9 2015 10:18 AMThe Film Music That Changed My LifeFilm composer David Lang on the months he spent watching The Exorcist and learning how avant-garde music could transform a movie.
Dec. 4 2015 2:00 PMKurt and BernardA double biography of Kurt and Bernard Vonnegut as they planted the seeds of the postwar era.
Dec. 3 2015 4:44 PMChi-Raq Is Not Nearly As Tone-Deaf About Sociopolitical Issues As Spike Lee Can BeAnd it’s his best movie in years.
Dec. 3 2015 4:13 PMThe Reading ListStories we liked from around the Web for the week of Nov. 30.
Dec. 1 2015 9:42 AMThe Walking Dead Podcast: “Start to Finish”Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 8, the midseason finale of Season 6.
Nov. 26 2015 9:52 AMThe Reading ListStories we liked from around the Web for the week of Nov. 23.
Nov. 23 2015 10:40 AMThe Walking Dead Podcast: “Heads Up”Join our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 7.
Nov. 20 2015 5:57 AMI Got a Second Chance on Who Wants to Be a MillionaireLast year I became one of the biggest losers in game show history. Going back was terrifying.
Nov. 19 2015 11:27 AMCarol’s Happy EndingThe screenwriter—and friend of Patricia Highsmith’s—who spent almost 20 years struggling to bring The Price of Salt to theaters.
Dec. 24 2015 11:45 AMThe Reading ListStories we liked from around the Web for the week of Dec. 21.
Dec. 21 2015 11:00 AMThe Rise of the Singing Christmas TreeHundreds of people! Thousands of lights! Flying angels! Fireworks! Sequins! The megachurch extravaganzas explained.
Dec. 18 2015 1:41 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Read or do not read all of these articles. There is no try.
Dec. 17 2015 4:12 PMThe Reading ListStories we liked from around the Web for the week of Dec. 14.
Dec. 14 2015 8:35 AMThe Voice From AboveThe Messiah has arrived, and he’s on the increasingly religious reality singing show The Voice.
Dec. 10 2015 6:27 PMThe Reading ListStories we liked from around the Web for the week of Dec. 7.
Dec. 4 2015 6:32 PMMSNBC Was Right to Enter the Shooters’ ApartmentThey did what good reporters do: poke around.
Dec. 4 2015 8:45 AMFatal Visions110 years of Macbeth on film.
Dec. 3 2015 4:39 PMStraightening Up Janis JoplinWhy does a new documentary downplay her lesbian relationships?
Dec. 2 2015 4:19 PMA Very Heavily Negative SceneThe squandered genius and countercultural misogyny of Terry Southern.
Nov. 30 2015 5:57 AM“Fifty Nifty United States”How a 1960s novelty song became one of the greatest mnemonic devices of all time.
Nov. 24 2015 9:30 AMNo HeroesThe mournful Philip K. Dick masterpiece behind Amazon’s splashy new series The Man in the High Castle.
Nov. 23 2015 9:31 AMRemembering Frances YatesThe incredible midcentury historian whose book on memory influenced writers from Calvino to Thomas Harris.
Nov. 19 2015 2:43 PMThe Reading ListStories we liked from around the Web for the week of Nov. 16.
Nov. 19 2015 7:30 AMFinal FrontiersStar Trek fans take to the Internet to film their own episodes of the original series.

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