"I Feel Particularly Bad About That Last One"
When using friends and family to make an argument feels right, and when it feels wrong.
Geeking OutI write about some of the uglier aspects of humanity. Sometimes escapism is exactly what I need.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting: “Voodoo Doll” and “Come on Eileen” Extra EditionSuperchunk’s Mac McCaughan plays a few songs from his life as a dad.
“A Modest Affair in Which I Will Entertain 100 or So People”Two future Slate grooms debate the importance of wedding planning.
We Were Doing It Wrong: The Very First Political GabfestWatch Emily, John, and David review their inaugural Gabfest from 2005.
“I Need a Pair of Pants That Won’t Bore Me to Death”Troy Patterson talks about looking sharp, flat-top fades, and being Slate’s Gentleman Scholar.
Slate Voice: “What Was Gay?”Listen to Slate’s J. Bryan Lowder read his story on the history and future of gayness.
The Culture Gabfest Like You’ve Never Heard It BeforeListen to this week's Culture Gabfest "Behold! Ignorance and Want” Edition—complete, unfiltered, and uncut.
Slate Voice: “Why Don’t We Have a Better Condom?”Listen to Slate’s L.V. Anderson read her story on the world of condoms.
The Redline of MarchOverheard on email: Slate’s copy desk rounds up the month’s style and grammar rulings.
How to Turn a Hotel Room Into an OfficeI spend a lot of my life in hotels. My tips for working on the road.
Why ClickHole Is the Best Thing on the InternetFor the unconvinced, here’s a collection of the best ClickHole stories.
“And Then You March In, According to Your Existential Importance in Life”A day in the life of Slate’s Supreme Court reporter.
Nine Tweets and One SelfieSlate’s editor David Plotz and DoubleX founder Hanna Rosin gave a commencement speech together. Here’s what they said.
“We Get Really Nerdy About Why a Headline Works”Slate’s editors in a roundtable about heds, deks, annoying clickbait, and more.
The Slate Podcasts Soundboard!All your favorite Slate podcast personalities, saying all your favorite catchphrases.
“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.
If You Didn’t Catch Our Mad Men Premiere PartyA podcast from our live event, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
“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.
Why It’s Slatesters, not Slate-stersOverheard on email: Slate’s copy desk rounds up its February style and grammar rulings.