Im

Secrets and Scoops

Emily Bazelon and Eric Posner debate press freedom, national security, and the government’s grab of the AP’s phone records.

Dec. 20 2012 2:09 PMIs The Impossible Reprehensible?Laura Helmuth and Dan Kois argue about the new movie based on the 2004 tsunami.
Nov. 16 2012 11:48 AMWe Lost Our Twilight VirginityWas it worth it?
March 1 2012 6:30 PMShould I Care If Mormons Baptize Me After I’m Dead?A Slate staff debate.
July 13 2011 4:52 PMHarry Potter VirginsTwo muggles who have never read a page of J.K. Rowling watch the last movie.
Feb. 18 2011 7:05 AMI Hate My iPadCan my tablet-loving Slate colleagues convince me I didn't just waste $600?
May 18 2010 12:42 PMBlumenfallIs lying about military service worse than lying about an affair?
March 10 2010 4:04 PMReal American WeirdosSlate Editor David Plotz and Daily Caller Editor Tucker Carlson chatted about Eric Massa, the al-Qaida 7, and "Jihad Jane." Read the transcript.
Feb. 24 2010 5:11 PMObama's 2012 Campaign Starts … NowSlate Editor David Plotz and Daily Caller Editor Tucker Carlson chatted about Obama's early campaign start, Tony Kornheiser, Toyota, and bombing Iran. Read the transcript.
Feb. 10 2010 4:50 PMCarlson and Plotz, the Blizzard EditionSlateEditor David Plotz and Daily Caller Editor Tucker Carlson chatted about global warming, health care, and Michelle Obama. Read the transcript.
Jan. 27 2010 5:23 PMDebating the State of the UnionSlate Editor David Plotz and Daily Caller Editor Tucker Carlson previewed Obama's speech. Read the transcript.
Nov. 20 2009 3:51 PMOpening the Screening DoorSlatewriters and editors discuss whether new cancer-screening guidelines should be considered a harbinger of health care rationing.
July 3 2008 3:52 PMThe Thinking Girl's Barbie?Slate women discuss the American Girl dolls, books, movie, and message.
Jan. 17 2008 5:25 PMWhen Did American Idol Get So Emotionally Violent?Slate staffers discuss.
Aug. 28 2007 5:46 PMCraig's LustSlate editors squabble about the Idaho senator's bathroom arrest.
Dec. 14 2012 8:08 AMLord of the Huh?Two Hobbit virgins take an unexpected journey.
March 5 2012 5:43 PMDid Social Media Take Down Rush Limbaugh?A Slate staff debate.
July 28 2011 2:32 PMShould You See Crazy, Stupid, Love?An IM debate.
Feb. 24 2011 11:37 AMYou Hate Your iPads, TooWell, some of you do anyway. Slate readers debate the virtues of Apple's tablet.
Aug. 20 2010 1:14 PMWhat's the Matter With Twentysomething Kids Today?A Slate discussion on the state and fate of young people.
March 17 2010 4:23 PMIsrael vs. AmericaSlate Editor David Plotz and Daily Caller Editor Tucker Carlson chatted about health care, Israel, and Tiger Woods. Read the transcript.
March 4 2010 11:22 AMWhat's the Matter With New York?Slate Editor David Plotz and Daily Caller Editor Tucker Carlson chatted about Charles Rangel, David Paterson and health care reform. Read the transcript.
Feb. 17 2010 5:11 PMPlotz and Carlson, the Blame Canada EditionSlate Editor David Plotz and Daily Caller Editor Tucker Carlson chatted about the Olympics, Evan Bayh, and Rahm Emanuel. Read the transcript.
Feb. 3 2010 4:27 PMYou Ask, We TellSlate Editor David Plotz and Daily Caller Editor Tucker Carlson debated the budget and gays in the military. Read the transcript.
Jan. 20 2010 4:49 PMDavid Plotz and Tucker Carlson Debate Scott Brown, Health Care, and MoreRead the transcript of their chat.
Jan. 30 2009 5:45 PMBonus BabiesSlate's editors squabble about whether Wall Street deserved its bonuses.
May 31 2008 7:46 AMSpoiling Sex and the CityFour women argue about the clothes, the men, and the ending.
Dec. 13 2007 8:41 PMDope Springs EternalSlate writers and editors dissect the Mitchell report.