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In the Dark

How director Alan J. Pakula created the mother of all conspiracy movies.

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July 14 2017 2:09 PMThe “How Does a Community Internet Organizer Work?” TranscriptRead what Diana Nucera had to say about promoting digital literacy and internet access in Detroit.
July 13 2017 11:00 AMThe “How Does a Hair Care Entrepreneur Work?” TranscriptRead what Detroit’s Gwen Jimmere had to say about making and marketing products for women with curly hair.
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July 7 2017 2:00 PMChris Christie’s Day at the BeachThe Political Gabfest on the hubristic bookend to Christie’s gubernatorial term.
July 5 2017 3:35 PMHelp! My Closeted Ex Pretends We Never Even Dated.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
July 5 2017 7:15 AMDear Prudence: The “Flowers in the Attic” EditionI think I’m in love with my ex-stepbrother. Help!
June 30 2017 7:00 PMHot Diggety DogThe Slate Plus Digest for June 30.
July 25 2017 11:49 AMHow to Report Science During an Anti-Facts AdministrationSlate science editor Susan Matthews on the exasperating battle against misinformation and apathy.
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July 21 2017 12:39 PMOn MayonnaiseA Culture Gabfest guide to that most controversial of condiments.
July 20 2017 3:03 PMMore Reprehensible Than Watergate?Whistlestop revisits the Nixon campaign’s efforts to “monkey wrench” a Vietnam peace deal.
July 19 2017 7:30 AMDear Prudence: The “Open It Up” EditionDo I need to tip every time an iPad gives me those pre-programmed options? Help!
July 17 2017 4:02 PMHelp! My 19-Year-Old Nanny Has Been Exercising in Our Home in Her Underwear.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
July 14 2017 6:14 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
July 13 2017 1:13 PMWhat Makes a Song a Smash Hit?The Culture Gabfest chats with the host of Hit Parade, a new podcast about our favorite pop songs.
July 13 2017 10:53 AMThe Girl Doesn’t Get SavedAudiences called Blow Out a downer. Critics called it genre trash. In fact, it’s a deeply personal study of obsession.
July 11 2017 9:00 AMWhat Does It Mean to Be a Muslim American? It’s Complicated.Aymann Ismail explains why he’s confronting fears about Islam in Slate’s new video series.
July 7 2017 6:37 PMThank Goodness It’s FreedomThe Slate Plus Digest for July 7.
July 6 2017 11:10 AMThe “How Does an Urban Farmer Work?” TranscriptWhat Greg Willerer told Slate’s Working podcast about growing food in Detroit.
July 5 2017 10:24 AMWhat Is Not a Crime That Should Be a Crime?The Political Gabfest on the things we should outlaw.
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