What We Like Right Now: A recommendations roundup from Slate writers and editors.

This Week’s Best of the Web, Curated by Slatesters

This Week’s Best of the Web, Curated by Slatesters

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What We Like Right Now

Our favorite picks for the week of Feb. 23, curated by Slate writers and editors.

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Here are our favorite stories, podcasts, and videos from around the Web for the week of Feb. 23.

  • Culture editor Dan Kois likes

My Saga, Part 1” by Karl Ove Knausgaard, New York Times Magazine

“I just said ‘holy shit’ out loud so, good job, Times Mag.”

  • Staff writer Betsy Woodruff likes

“Great piece on the overhyping of a DHS report about sovereign citizens.”

  • Bad Astronomy blogger Phil Plait likes

Reading Authors Not Like Me” by John Scalzi, Whatever

“Let it be known that John Scalzi is an astonishingly lucid person.”

  • Senior editor Rachael Larimore likes

“Today’s example of why campuses should not be investigating sexual assault.”

  • Slate’s history writer Rebecca Onion likes

“What happens when a 5-year-old uses Twitter.”

  • Science and health editor Laura Helmuth likes

He Whose Name Shall Not Be Written” by Gershom Gorenberg, American Prospect

“Like Nixon, Israel’s prime minister is a maestro of resentment. Gershom Gorenberg will not write his name.”