Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Slate's mistakes.
July 10 2009 6:51 AM


In the July 9 "Family," Emily Bazelon gave the incorrect reference for a quote from an essay by Zadie Smith. Smith's quote referred to the show Hancock's Half Hour, not Fawlty Towers.


In the July 7 "Medical Examiner," Kent Sepkowitz misstated the prescriptions given to Elvis in the final months of his life. It was 10,000 doses, not 10,000 prescriptions.

In a July 7 "Summer Movies," Adrian Chen incorrectly identified the Joe in the third slide as Roadblock. The Joe is Stalker.

In the July 7 "Television," Troy Patterson misspelled the last name of John Mayer.

In the July 6 "Books," Emily Bazelon wrote that during the Warren Court era, the Supreme Court stopped striking down laws that helped the establishment. Bazelon meant the opposite—that during the time of the Warren Court, the court stopped striking down anti-establishment laws.


In the July 6 "Sports Nut," Charles P. Pierce incorrectly referred to human chorionic gonadotropin as a drug usually prescribed for pregnant women. It is most-often prescribed for women who are undergoing IVF treatment in the hope of getting pregnant.

In a July 6 "Summer Movies," Kevin Conley misspelled the name of director Claude Lelouch.

In the July 5 "Foreigners," Dan Rosenheck originally stated that Manuel Zelaya had won Honduras' 2005 presidential election in a runoff. There was no runoff.

In the July 4 "Has-Been," Bruce Reed gave the wrong first name for Utah's governor. He is Jon Huntsman.

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