History Lesson: "Life After Certification," by David Greenberg
Chatterbox: "Katherine Harris, Meet Alexander Graham Bell," by Timothy Noah
The Earthling: "Reality-Based Television," by Robert Wright
Net Election: "Asleep at the Mouse," by Ronna Abramson
Assessment: "James Baker," by David Plotz
Today's Papers: "Political Machines," by Scott Shuger
Thursday, Nov. 16 Explainer: "Constitutional Crisis FAQ," by Emily Yoffe
Chatterbox: "The Elector Hunt Begins," by Timothy Noah
Ballot Box: "Steal This Election," by Jacob Weisberg
Stamaty: "The Trouble With Counting," by Mark Alan Stamaty
Sports Nut: "We the Fans," by Jeremy Derfner and Chris Suellentrop
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.