Aisha Harris
Aisha Harris Aisha Harris

Aisha Harris is a Slate staff writer.

Brow Beat
Aug. 30 2015 11:34 PMI’mma Let You Finish, but Kanye Just Gave the Greatest Awards Show Acceptance Speech of All Time
Movies
Aug. 28 2015 11:42 AMZ for ZachariahMargot Robbie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Chris Pine confront faith at the end of the world.
Brow Beat
Aug. 27 2015 1:14 PMKristen Wiig Plays an Egg Donor for Her Gay Best Friends in the Trailer for Nasty Baby
Working
Aug. 25 2015 1:07 PMHow 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.
Brow Beat
Aug. 19 2015 11:44 AMThe Muppets Take on One of NWA’s Least Controversial Tracks
Working
Aug. 16 2015 2:06 AMThe “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.
Working
Aug. 12 2015 12:37 PMHow 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.
Working
Aug. 9 2015 10:45 AMThe “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.
Working
Aug. 6 2015 4:32 PMHow 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.
Travel Explainer
Aug. 5 2015 9:58 AMThe Honeymoon’s OverBut the special treatment newlyweds get from hotels doesn’t have to be.
Brow Beat
Aug. 4 2015 1:58 PMIt’s Official: The Sixth Season of Community Was Its Last
Working
Aug. 2 2015 2:04 AMThe “How Does a Debate Moderator Work?” EditionJohn Donvan of Intelligence Squared U.S. says a good debate starts with asking the right question.
Culturebox
July 31 2015 10:57 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Aisha Harris rounds up some shocking, informative, and hilarious reads.
Brow Beat
July 30 2015 8:02 AMWhy Are Movie Trailers Using So Many Creepy Pop Covers? A Music Director Explains.
Brow Beat
July 28 2015 3:56 PMKey & Peele Imagines What It’d Be Like if We Obsessed Over Teachers the Way We Do Athletes
Brow Beat
Aug. 28 2015 12:41 PMKey & Peele Re-Enact the Brainstorming Session that Led to the Bizarre Gremlins 2
Brow Beat
Aug. 27 2015 3:25 PMSpike Lee Is Finally Getting an Oscar
Brow Beat
Aug. 26 2015 8:02 AMIt’s National Dog Day, So Let’s Pick Pop Culture’s Greatest Pooch
Brow Beat
Aug. 25 2015 12:19 PMWatch Jon Stewart Get Bodyslammed by WWE Wrestler (and Trainwreck Scene-Stealer) John Cena
Brow Beat
Aug. 17 2015 1:34 PMThis New Key & Peele Sketch May Remind You of One of the Greatest Scenes from The Wire
Brow Beat
Aug. 14 2015 2:41 PMJanelle Monáe Brings a Powerful New Protest Song to the Black Lives Matter Movement
Culturebox
Aug. 11 2015 6:47 PMDangerous TropesHow the Michelle Pfeiffer hit Dangerous Minds put an overtly paternalistic twist on a saccharine genre.
Brow Beat
Aug. 7 2015 12:45 PMYou Can Watch Jerry Lewis’ Holocaust Comedy The Day the Clown Cried—in 10 Years
Brow Beat
Aug. 6 2015 8:02 AMThe Most Jon Stewart Moments in the History of The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Brow Beat
Aug. 4 2015 5:21 PMKermit the Frog and Miss Piggy Call It Quits, Proving Nothing Is Sacred
Culturebox
Aug. 3 2015 4:08 PMHas Kendrick Lamar Recorded the New Black National Anthem?Singing “Alright” in a summer of protest, despair, and hope.
Brow Beat
July 31 2015 6:03 PMOnly Simba Can Avenge the Death of Cecil the Lion
Brow Beat
July 31 2015 8:02 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in August
Working
July 28 2015 6:08 PMHow 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.
Working
July 26 2015 2:05 AMThe “How Does a Club Doorman Work?” EditionTo manage the rope line, guest list, and celebrity clientele at a New York venue, it helps to be something of a socialite—and to know when to call security.

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