The Literary Critic as HumanistFrank Kermode, 1919-2010, exemplified an ideal that is dying.
Samuel Johnson's Peculiar DictionaryA dictionary should be scientifically objective—or should it?
The Star, the Born-Again Sinner, and the GangsterUpdating Constance Rourke's famous American archetypes.
Your Socks Can No Longer Get You Deported The Supreme Court’s logical, humane decision.
If You Drop Your Air Conditioner Out the Window, the Only Thing That Matters Is Whether You Hurt Anyone
Area Man Takes Creepshot of Nursing Mother Because Her Breast Frightened Him, Terror Spreads Via Social Media
Slate Voice: “To the Teacher Who Changed My Life” Listen to John Dickerson read about the 10th-grade English teacher who changed his life, and how he got to say “thank you” before his teacher died.
Drones to the Rescue How unmanned aerial vehicles can help indigenous people protect their land.
We Will Keep on Providing Anti-abortion restrictions are cruel, unscientific, and dangerous.
In Praise of 1–0 Fewer goals at the Women’s World Cup means more excitement and better play.