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July 29 2013 5:45 AMWarGames: Google vs. AppleIntroducing Slate’s totally imaginary simulation of what would happen if the world’s two great powers went to (actual) war.
July 3 2013 9:40 AMWilliam Shakespeare’s Star WarsThe attack on the Death Star, in blank verse.
June 27 2013 10:39 AMThe One-Second WorkoutA guide to getting fit in literally no time at all.
April 17 2013 2:36 PMManifestoA press release from PRKA.
March 7 2013 3:46 PMDark Side of Oz the Great and PowerfulWatching Sam Raimi’s new movie while listening to Pink Floyd.
Jan. 14 2013 3:33 PMPubic Lice in CrisisThe timeline of a crotch catastrophe.
Nov. 9 2012 7:03 AMLessons From the 2012 ElectionWhat we learned about politics from the Obama-Romney race.
Sept. 19 2012 3:55 AMHow Would Mitt Romney Fix the Mitt Romney Campaign?Imagining a Bain Capital takeover.
Aug. 30 2012 1:12 PMWho Is the Republican National Convention’s Mystery Guest?Our best guesses.
July 6 2012 5:16 PMThe Lost Endings to The Great GatsbyFor his masterpiece, Hemingway wrote 47 endings. Fitzgerald wrote 48!
May 8 2012 7:30 AMKale of DutyWhy I choose to eat nothing but kale, ever, for the rest of my life.
March 14 2012 1:41 PMWhy I Am Leaving Sea WorldResignation letters from Shamu’s trainer, Roger Goodell, and other disillusioned employees.
Jan. 13 2012 4:40 PMACIA new way of measuring pretentiousness.
Nov. 16 2011 8:15 PMBankers Evicted From Nation’s EconomyThe mayor’s statement.
Oct. 28 2011 5:07 PMThe Republican War on Trick-or-TreatingThe right doesn't want our kids to take handouts.
July 23 2013 5:49 PMThe Carlos Danger Name GeneratorUse our widget to get a name like Anthony Weiner’s alleged sexting pseudonym.
July 3 2013 5:30 AMThe Snowden IdentityThe movie is inevitable, so we made a trailer.
June 7 2013 2:47 PMThose PRISM Slides Are HideousHere, NSA. We redesigned them for you.
March 25 2013 5:45 PMThe Two-Minute HaggadahA Passover service for the impatient.
Feb. 19 2013 12:48 PMPax Out!Edicts of a lame-duck pope.
Nov. 13 2012 6:25 PMThe New Disclaimer at the Bottom of CIA EmailsRevised language in the wake of the Petraeus affair.
Oct. 1 2012 5:38 PM“I’ve Barely Prepared for This Debate. Gonna Wing It!”—Mitt RomneyThe race to lower expectations.
Sept. 11 2012 1:30 PMIntroducing the Revolutionary New Apple StoreWe hope you like our remarkable, innovative designs.
July 9 2012 6:40 AMPriority BoardingThe people who get on the plane before you do.
June 8 2012 9:12 AMChaos TheoryA Unified Theory of Muppet Types.
March 15 2012 4:42 PMHomeschooling With Rick SantorumThe candidate teaches his children about contraception, nausea, and the separation of church and state.
Feb. 13 2012 7:23 AMWestminster Champion or Line From Ginsberg’s “Howl”?A quiz.
Nov. 18 2011 6:51 PMGreat Moments in Newt HistoryImagining the strategic advice Gingrich has offered over the years.
Nov. 9 2011 7:56 PMCheer Up, BerlusconiVladimir Putin’s sweet attempt to bolster the flagging spirits of his dear Italian friend. 
Sept. 27 2011 11:14 AMThe Joy of UnicornsThe real reason you never see the mythical one-horned beasts.