Slate’s Most Viral Stories of 2014See what our most popular stories were on Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit this year.
“Food’s a Great Lens, but It’s Not the Actual Topic We Need to Address”Tracie McMillan on the story behind her piece “Can Whole Foods Change the Way Poor People Eat?”
“It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion”An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
“I Sensed That Many Had Never Told Their Story to an Outsider”The story behind “What Do Talking Apes Really Tell Us.”
The State of SlateIn a member chat, new editor Julia Turner talks about the magazine’s future, ambitious longform journalism, and venture capital–backed competitors.
Who Cares What Happened at Slate This Week? David Plotz ignores weekly newsletter protocol, shares his favorite Slate reads of all time.
After David’s Announcement How did David Plotz feel after he delivered his big news to the Slate team?
Meet Slate’s New EditorJulia Turner on her plans for Slate and the joys of working with David Plotz.
Welcome to 1996. What Is This Newfangled Website, Slate?What to make of the “most relentlessly hyped product rollout since Windows 95.”
The 10 Most Popular Slate Stories in 2014See what stories made this year’s list and catch up on the ones you missed.
State of Slate Leave a question for a July 21 chat about the magazine’s future with new editor-in-chief Julia Turner.
A Toast to PlotzSlate staffers offer their favorite memories of outgoing editor-in-chief David Plotz.