Click here to read a slide-show essay on the history of polka dots.
Special thanks to Leigh Wishner of Cora Ginsburg Gallery, NYC; Jen Colman of the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum; and Professor Steven Connor of Birkbeck College, London.
How the Iran Deal Will Pass—and Why It Should Lawmakers decided to read the actual agreement.
Slate Voice: “Space Invaders” Never, ever use two spaces after a period: Listen to Mike Vuolo read Farhad Manjoo’s classic takedown of an enduring typographic sin.
My Bet With Sinéad O’Connor After I reviewed her new album, she called me and asked me to give her discography another listen. If I didn’t change my mind, I owed her a Happy Meal.
Fight Plan The government needs to work with Silicon Valley to create our military future.