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Slate’s editor David Plotz and DoubleX founder Hanna Rosin gave a commencement speech together. Here’s what they said.
We Were Doing It Wrong: The Very First Political GabfestWatch Emily, John, and David review their inaugural Gabfest from 2005.
Slate Voice: “What Was Gay?”Listen to Slate’s J. Bryan Lowder read his story on the history and future of gayness.
The Slate Archives Podcast: “My Husband’s Other Wife” June Thomas tells us about her favorite Slate piece.
My First Byline: Interning at the New Republic in 1986Watch Jacob Weisberg and William Saletan talk about the start of their journalism careers.
Slate Voice: “I Love Being a Christmas Baby”L.V. Anderson explains why she loves her Christmas birthday.
Slate Voice: “No Reason for the Season”Torie Bosch reads her piece on the joy of celebrating a godless Christmas.
Slate Voice: “Stop Dressing Like a Slob When You’re Traveling”J. Bryan Lowder defends looking nice on a flight or train.
What Happened at Slate This Week?The Gist’s Mike Pesca shares the stories that most intrigued him this past week.
The Slate Archives Podcast: “Extroverted Like Me” Looking back on my Paxil experience, more than 10 years later.
Slate Voice: “Does This Make Me Sound Insecure?”Listen to Katy Waldman read her most popular article from the month of July.
Who Cares What Happened at Slate This Week? David Plotz ignores weekly newsletter protocol, shares his favorite Slate reads of all time.
“If I Could Nail the Right First Sentence …”Editor David Plotz highlights some of his favorite Slate ledes.
“I Realized It Was Dishonest Not to Include Myself”How do you tell the story of gayness? J. Bryan Lowder and his editor John Swansburg discuss.
But What About the Lesbians?Outward editors J. Bryan Lowder and June Thomas talk about the female perspective on gayness, gay men and lesbian culture, code-switching, and more.
“I’m Going to a Condom Conference in New Orleans!”L.V. Anderson and her editor Allison Benedikt talk about the challenges of reporting on condom development, conducting lambskin experiments, and more.
Slate Voice: “Santa Should Not Be a White Man Anymore”Aisha Harris reads her piece on giving St. Nick a makeover.
Slate Voice: “If It Happened There,” Thanksgiving EditionJosh Keating reads his piece on America’s annual festival pilgrimage.
Slate Voice: “Discovering My Inner Sam Malone”Jordan Weissmann on what it takes to buy and run a bar.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Slate’s news editor Chad Lorenz shares the stories that most intrigued him this week.
What Happened at Slate This Week? A Lot.Senior writer Josh Voorhees shares the smartest and most insightful stories of the past week.
Slate Voice: “Where I’m From”Listen to Aisha Harris read one of her most popular articles from the month of July.
Slate Voice: “Watching the Couples Go By”Listen to David Plotz read his all-time favorite Slate essay.
Welcome to 1996. What Is This Newfangled Website, Slate?What to make of the “most relentlessly hyped product rollout since Windows 95.”
Dear Prudence Talks Moms, Moms-in-Law, and MoreA Slate Plus exclusive: Listen to the Dear Prudence Mommy Dearest event, recorded live in Washington, D.C.
Mickey Kaus’ Favorite Slate StoryThe blogging pioneer remembers a 1999 satire of Kennedy remembrance.