In the Nov. 1 "Explainer," Brian Palmer stated that a Southwest airlines accident occurred in 2007. The accident occurred in 2005.
In the Nov. 1 “Jurisprudence,” Richard Ford wrote that New Jersey had amended its civil rights laws to allow ladies’ nights. It has not.
In the Oct. 31 “Moneybox,” Will Oremus originally misstated the defense budgets for 2012 and 2013 as $684 million and $686 million, respectively, rather than $684 billion and $686 billion.
In an Oct. 28 ”Brow Beat” post, Bill Wyman wrote that Jim Rash's name first appeared in Community's opening credits in Season 3, Episode 5. Rash's name has appeared in the opening credits throughout Season 3.
In the Oct. 27 "Roiphe," Katie Roiphe implied that Gawker wrote the article "Katie Roiphe's Big Cock Block." Gawker reprinted the article from the Rumpus.
TODAY IN SLATE
The World’s Politest Protesters
The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.
The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans
How Did the Royals Win Despite Bunting So Many Times? Bunting Is a Terrible Strategy.
Catacombs Where You Can Stroll Down Hallways Lined With Corpses
Homeland Is Good Again! For Now.
How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.
How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully
On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.