Slate's 10th Anniversary
Celebrating our first decade with some of our all-time favorite articles, lots of self-congratulation, and a few sharp critiques.
"Online Media and the Future of Journalism: A forum celebrating the 10th anniversary of Slate at the New York Public Library." Posted June 15, 2006
All-Time Favorite Slate Articles
"Go Ahead—Sleep With Your Kids:The urge is natural. Surrender to it," by Robert Wright. Originally published March 28, 1997.
"How Will the Universe End?:A cosmic detective story about the demise of the world, in three parts," by Jim Holt. Originally published March 4, 2004.
" The Unbinding: A Slate novel," by Walter Kirn. Originally published March 13, 2006.
"Liberal Hawks Reconsider the Iraq War:A Slate dialogue," by Paul Berman, Thomas Friedman, Fred Kaplan, George Packer, Kenneth Pollack, Jacob Weisberg, and Fareed Zakaria. Originally published Jan. 12-16, 2004.
"Trying Really Hard To Like India: Step 1: Making peace with poverty ... and with parasitic worms," by Seth Stevenson. Originally published Sept. 27, 2004.
"The Slate Guide to Gurus: Choose the one who's right for you," by David Plotz. Originally published April 29, 2004.
"Mime Is Money: My dreadful career as a street performer," by Emily Yoffe. Originally published Oct. 30, 2003.
"The New Vanity Press Moguls: Welcome, Philip Anschutz! Bruce Wasserstein! Roger Hertog!" by Jack Shafer. Originally published Feb. 27, 2004.
"The Book Club: Goldberg and Orlean discuss The Orchid Thief and more," by Jeffrey Goldberg and Susan Orlean. Originally published Jan. 25, 1999.
"Election or Art?: Harry Shearer turns satellite feeds into found objects," by Timothy Noah. Originally published Oct. 14, 2004.
Illustration by Charlie Powell.