Everything about Slate's 10th anniversary.

June 1996 - June 2006.
June 23 2006 7:47 AM

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.

Illustration by Charlie Powell. Click image to expand.

"Listen In on Our Party: The Slate birthday symposium," by Andy Bowers. Posted June 26, 2006.

"Slate's Gawky Adolescence: An anniversary assessment," by Bryan Curtis. Posted June 21, 2006.

"How Slate Looked: Ten years of our designs and redesigns: a slide show," by June Thomas. Posted June 21, 2006.

"What's Wrong With Slate: It's as insufferable as Fox News," by Michael Wolff. Posted June 19, 2006.


"What's Wrong With Slate: And three ways to fix it," by Eugene Volokh. Posted June 19, 2006.

"What's Wrong With Slate:It's shrill and superficial," by David Talbot. Posted June 19, 2006.

"What's Wrong With Slate: It's liberal, contrarian, and haughty," by Jonah Goldberg. Posted June 19, 2006.

"My History of Slate: The founding editor looks back at our first 10 years," by Michael Kinsley. Posted June 18, 2006.

"What Makes Slate Slatey? It's a Web site. It's a magazine. It's a club," by Jacob Weisberg. Posted June 18, 2006.

"A Slate Timeline: Ten years of the magazine's history in 10 minutes," by David Plotz. Posted June 18, 2006.



Scalia’s Liberal Streak

The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.

Scotland Votes to Remain in U.K.

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

Can Democrats Keep Counting on Republicans to Offend Women as a Campaign Strategy?


Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

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