Aisha Harris Aisha Harris

Aisha Harris is a Slate staff writer.

Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 10:44 AMEveryone’s Favorite Bob’s Burgers Character Gets an Awesome Remix
Slate Picks
Sept. 30 2014 11:42 AMListen to Our September Music RoundupHot tracks from a cooler month, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Brow Beat
Sept. 26 2014 3:06 PMA Snarky, Seemingly One-Note Character Is One of the Best Things About Brooklyn Nine-Nine
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Sept. 25 2014 2:12 PMMichael Mann’s Next Movie Looks Like a More Stylish Version of The Net
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Sept. 24 2014 1:02 PMWatch Paul Simon Play a Gorgeous Cover of “Here Comes the Sun”
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Sept. 22 2014 11:32 AMSouth Park Takes on Washington’s NFL Team and Its Terrible Name
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Sept. 18 2014 3:04 PMPogo Returns With Another Utterly Catchy Disney Remix
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Sept. 18 2014 11:48 AMThis Hilarious New Sketch From Key & Peele Bodes Very Well for the New Season
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Sept. 15 2014 1:35 PMMovie With Black Stars Makes More Money Than White People in Hollywood Expected. Again.
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Sept. 11 2014 11:56 AMProof That the John Williams Score Is Absolutely Essential to Star Wars
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Sept. 10 2014 1:08 PMObama and His Anger Translator Return to Promote Key & Peele’s New Season
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Sept. 5 2014 10:53 AMSee the Beauty of Pixar Movies by Taking a Short Journey Through ROYGBIV
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Sept. 3 2014 1:00 PMIf Ridley Scott Directed Monsters, Inc.
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Aug. 25 2014 11:18 PMWatch Billy Crystal’s Touching Tribute to Robin Williams at the Emmys
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Aug. 22 2014 9:02 AMThe One Video Music Award Worth Caring About
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Sept. 30 2014 2:56 PMWhat Was Changed and What Was Omitted in David Fincher’s Gone Girl Adaptation
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Sept. 30 2014 11:38 AMTim & Eric Brought Their Twisted Minds—and Jeff Goldblum—to This Bizarre Light Bulb Ad
Sept. 25 2014 4:31 PMHow Do You Solve a Problem Like Denzel? How did the best film actor of his generation end up playing badasses in action movies? 
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Sept. 24 2014 4:14 PMLiam Neeson Really Likes His Phone
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Sept. 24 2014 9:00 AMKey & Peele Brings Back Obama, Who Talks to Black and White Voters Very … Differently
Sept. 18 2014 4:00 PMWhen The Cosby Show Got “Very Special”Why were The Cosby Show’s Very Special Episodes so much better than every other ’80s sitcom’s?
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Sept. 18 2014 1:15 PMBeyoncé’s Best Live Performances, Ranked
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Sept. 17 2014 1:01 PMA Rare, Very Unusual Interview With Michael Jackson, Animated
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Sept. 15 2014 1:12 PMChildish Gambino Trades in Rapping for Crooning on the Great ’80s-Tinged “Sober”
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Sept. 10 2014 4:52 PMWhen Zack Morris “Catfished” Screech, Things Got Weird
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Sept. 5 2014 3:38 PMKehinde Wiley Finds Grace Where It’s Not “Supposed” to Be
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Sept. 4 2014 2:11 PMMatthew McConaughey Turns a Goofy Car Commercial Into a Sly Riff on True Detective
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Aug. 28 2014 12:05 PMWhen White Women Discover Their “Inner Black Woman”
Aug. 22 2014 11:49 AMThe Rom-Com RebornAfter 25 mediocre years, The One I Love and its ilk are reinventing the genre.
Aug. 17 2014 8:30 PMBoyhood Deserves a Best Picture NominationSlate’s road map to make it happen.




The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

An Iranian Woman Was Sentenced to Death for Killing Her Alleged Rapist. Can Activists Save Her?

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10

Homeland Is Good Again! For Now.


Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

The U.S. Has a New Problem in Syria: The Moderate Rebels Feel Like We’ve Betrayed Them

The Ludicrous Claims Women Are Pitched at “Egg Freezing Parties”

Oct. 1 2014 11:48 AM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 1 2014 12:20 PM Don’t Expect Hong Kong’s Protests to Spread to the Mainland
Oct. 1 2014 1:11 PM This Company Wants to Fight World Hunger With Flies 
The Eye
Oct. 1 2014 1:04 PM An Architectural Crusade Against the Tyranny of Straight Lines
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 2:08 PM We Need to Talk: Terrible Name, Good Show
  Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Oct. 1 2014 1:53 PM Slate Superfest East How to get your tickets before anyone else.
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 1:13 PM The Essence of Gender Roles in Action Movies, in One Supercut
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 1:25 PM Japanese Cheerleader Robots Balance and Roll Around on Balls
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 1 2014 12:01 PM Rocky Snow
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.