"Steve Jobs was certainly not a singular man. He was not an—he was an island that touched so many people."—in an interview with Fox News’ Greta van Susteren, Oct. 5, 2011.
Roads & Kingdoms
Faith and Fear in Istanbul The Alevis, Turkey’s largest religious minority, have been persecuted for centuries. Will the fallout from the war in Syria only make things worse?
Big Bucks or Bogus Betting Baloney? NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says there’s $400 billion per year of illegal sports betting in the U.S. alone. Seriously?
Inside Higher Ed
Colleges and Cosby Universities patronized by Bill Cosby wrestle with whether to distance themselves from the actor.
“They Just Seem to Be in Such a State of Anxiety” Hanna Rosin talks to Laura Kipnis about what the heck is going on with men
What Happened at Slate This Week? See if you can keep pace with the copy desk, Slate’s most comprehensive reading team.
Bad as They Wanna Be Is the Philadelphia 76ers’ lose-on-purpose approach to team-building ingenious or morally bankrupt?