I’mma Let You Finish, but Kanye Just Gave the Greatest Awards Show Acceptance Speech of All Time
Z for ZachariahMargot Robbie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Chris Pine confront faith at the end of the world.
How Does a Book Editor Work?Read what Slate culture writer Aisha Harris asked a book editor at Knopf about how she can tell when a manuscript is a potential best-seller.
The “How Does a Book Editor Work?” EditionCulture writer Aisha Harris asks book editor Jordan Pavlin how she can tell when a manuscript is a potential best-seller.
How Does a Retail Manager Work?Read what Slate culture writer Aisha Harris asked a manager of a New York “fast fashion” chain about customer service staff deserving respect—and what to do when you knock something over.
The “How Does a Retail Manager Work?” EditionThe manager of a New York “fast fashion” chain explains why customer service staff deserve respect—and a heads-up when you knock something over.
How Does a Debate Moderator Work?Read what Slate culture writer Aisha Harris asked Intelligence Squared U.S. moderator Jon Donvan about successful debates, good questions, and the art of interruption.
The Honeymoon’s OverBut the special treatment newlyweds get from hotels doesn’t have to be.
The “How Does a Debate Moderator Work?” EditionJohn Donvan of Intelligence Squared U.S. says a good debate starts with asking the right question.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Aisha Harris rounds up some shocking, informative, and hilarious reads.
Dangerous TropesHow the Michelle Pfeiffer hit Dangerous Minds put an overtly paternalistic twist on a saccharine genre.
Has Kendrick Lamar Recorded the New Black National Anthem?Singing “Alright” in a summer of protest, despair, and hope.
How Does a Club Doorman Work?Read what Slate culture writer Aisha Harris asked a New York City front of house manager about nightlife, table service, guest lists, and celebrity clientele.
The Myths of Katrina Ten years after the storm, falsehoods about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
More Than Twenty Years After the Story in Show Me a Hero, Yonkers’ Affordable-Housing Fight Isn’t Over
The Shocking History of My People and My State I didn’t think racism was much of a problem until I took ethnic studies.
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.