Josh Keefe wrote “I Was the Worst High School Quarterback Ever,” published on Slate on Tuesday night. In this podcast, Keefe chats with Josh Levin, Slate’s executive editor and the host of Hang Up and Listen, about what it was like to process his inept high school football experience.
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TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.