Behind the Scenes
Behind the Scenes

Why It’s Slatesters, not Slate-sters

Overheard on email: Slate’s copy desk rounds up its February style and grammar rulings.

Feb. 24 2015 12:14 PMThe “Special K-Balls” Bonus SegmentStefan, Josh, and Mike discuss the latest absurd turn in the NFL’s Deflategate investigation.
Feb. 24 2015 9:01 AM“It Never Felt Like I Could Be Email-Stress Free”Chris Kirk and his editor Dan Kois talk about the challenges of writing about coding, building an email app, and more. 
Feb. 17 2015 12:18 PMThe State of Slate’s Commenting, an UpdateFollowing up on the suggestions members made about improving Slate’s commenting.
Feb. 13 2015 2:37 PMSlate Remembers David CarrThe Times media reporter had an outsize influence in the lives and careers of many Slate staffers.
Feb. 9 2015 8:12 AMHow Should Slate Write About Bruce Jenner?  Outward editor Bryan Lowder shares a memo on writing about transgender issues. 
Jan. 29 2015 1:04 PMListen to Our January Music RoundupBeat the chill with our winter playlist, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Jan. 25 2015 10:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 4The “Boom Goes the Dynamite” edition.
Jan. 15 2015 4:14 PMThe American Horror Story: Freak Show Podcast, Episode 12The “Show Stoppers” edition.
Jan. 11 2015 10:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 2The “Snoozer” edition.
Jan. 7 2015 3:15 PMSlate Voice: “Disrupting Dentistry”Listen to Slate’s June Thomas read her story on access to dental care.
Jan. 5 2015 10:51 AMListen to Our December Music RoundupWarm up with our winter playlist, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Dec. 31 2014 1:16 PMSlate Staffers Pick Their Out-of-Left-Field Favorite Slate Articles of 2014
Dec. 23 2014 8:12 PMThe Culture Gabfest Like You’ve Never Heard It BeforeListen to this week's Culture Gabfest "Behold! Ignorance and Want” Edition—complete, unfiltered, and uncut.
Dec. 18 2014 11:48 AMBehind the Year of Outrage Here’s how Slate tracked down everything we were angry about in 2014. 
Dec. 17 2014 12:27 PMListen to Our Ultimate Holiday PlaylistHoliday tracks for the season, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Feb. 24 2015 9:03 AMI Hate the Way All Other Email Programs Look  I’m very picky when it comes to visual design. That’s why I designed my own email app.
Feb. 18 2015 12:47 PMThe “All About Love“ Bonus SegmentCulture Lovefest: Stephen, Julia, and Dana reveal their favorite love songs
Feb. 13 2015 3:07 PMKeeping Tabs on the State of Slate’s CommentingThe new writer and member commenting tab, explained.
Feb. 10 2015 12:38 PMThe “In Soviet Russia, We Pay You Not to Play” Bonus SegmentStefan, Josh, and Mike discuss Diana Taurasi’s decision to sit out the WNBA season.
Feb. 5 2015 7:26 AMMy Secret Life as a Game Show ContestantEverything the Slate office asked me, Justin Peters, about my Millionaire appearance.
Jan. 29 2015 10:02 AMListen to Our Conversation With Patton Oswalt About MoviesA podcast from our live event, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Jan. 22 2015 4:09 PMThe American Horror Story: Freak Show Podcast, Episode 13The “Curtain Call” edition.
Jan. 13 2015 9:05 AMOverheard on Chat: “In Urban We Trust”What two Slatesters had to say about last night’s Ohio State upset.
Jan. 8 2015 4:34 PMThe American Horror Story: Freak Show Podcast, Episode 11The “Magical Thinking” edition.
Jan. 7 2015 2:45 PMWhy Am I So Obsessed With Dentistry?I don’t hate dentists. But I am fascinated with them.
Jan. 4 2015 11:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 1The “Thumb on the Scales” edition.
Dec. 29 2014 11:01 AM“I Really Do Find the Process Mildly Traumatic”A look into how Slate’s movie critic puts together her end-of-year list.
Dec. 18 2014 3:33 PMThe American Horror Story: Freak Show Podcast, Episode 10The “Orphans” edition.
Dec. 18 2014 9:03 AMWe Were Doing It Wrong: The Very First Political GabfestWatch Emily, John, and David review their inaugural Gabfest from 2005.
Dec. 11 2014 2:38 PMThe American Horror Story: Freak Show Podcast, Episode 9The “Tupperware Party Massacre” edition.

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