Slate turns 10 this week, and to celebrate the anniversary, we've dug into the archives and resurrected a few favorite pieces. Some of the pieces come from The Best of Slate: A 10th Anniversary Anthology, which was published this month. Others, including this piece, we chose because they highlight what Slate can do as an online magazine that print magazines, newspapers, television, and radio can't. These pieces mix media, promote interactivity, show off the conversational immediacy of the Web, or otherwise take advantage of the medium. You can see a list of all the republished pieces, as well as everything else related to the anniversary, here. You can buy The Best of Slate here.
MP3 Format Audio Files:
MP3s a la carte (Design your own tour):
• 1. The Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
• 2. The National Mall
• 3. The Washington Monument
• 4. The Jefferson Memorial
• 5. The F.D.R. Memorial
• 6. The D.C. War (WWI) Memorial
• 7. The National World War II Memorial
• 8. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial
• 9. The Korean War Veterans Memorial
• 10. The Lincoln Memorial
And if you're planning a trip to New York City instead of Washington, don't forget our previous Slate Audio Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's modern art collection.
We welcome your feedback: Podcasts@slate.com.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Democrats’ War at Home
How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?
An Iranian Woman Was Sentenced to Death for Killing Her Alleged Rapist. Can Activists Save Her?
Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing
Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10
We Need to Talk: A Terrible Name for a Good Women’s Sports Show
Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.
How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.
How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully
On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.