Adam Sternbergh

Adam Sternbergh is a contributing editor for New York and Vulture and the author of Shovel Ready.

Brow Beat
Oct. 16 2014 12:42 PMGone Girl Is the Ultimate Truther Movie
Brow Beat
Sept. 12 2014 1:59 PMThe Death of Adulthood Is Actually the Rise of Pleasure
Books
Jan. 8 2014 7:10 AMThe Pleasures of Writing Pulp
Culturebox
July 15 2004 4:36 PMChuck Norris As HimselfThe art of the ironic movie cameo.
Culturebox
Jan. 28 2004 11:51 AMThe Devil Wears PearlsIn recent movies, grooms across America flee their frigid fiancees.
Brow Beat
Sept. 22 2014 12:22 PMWhy Netflix Is the New Miramax—and Streaming TV Shows Are the New Indie Movies
Books
June 3 2014 12:06 PMThe OneMegan Abbott explodes genre like no other writer.
Assessment
Oct. 28 2004 6:50 PMBritney SpearsThe pop tart in winter.
Culturebox
April 5 2004 5:15 PMCruise ControlThe publicist behind the movie star.

TODAY IN SLATE

Technocracy

Forget Oculus Rift

This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.

The Congressional Republican Digging Through Scientists’ Grant Proposals

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

Whole Foods Is Desperate for Customers to Feel Warm and Fuzzy Again

The XX Factor

I’m 25. I Have $250.03.

My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I’m 25. I Have $250.03. My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.
Politics

Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

George Tiller’s Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Provider, Claims Free Speech

Walmart Is Crushing the Rest of Corporate America in Adopting Solar Power

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 3:13 PM Why Countries Make Human Rights Pledges They Have No Intention of Honoring
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
  Life
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PM Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 1:47 PM The Best Way to Fry an Egg
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 21 2014 5:38 PM Justified Paranoia Citizenfour offers a look into the mind of Edward Snowden.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.