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 “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.
How Does a Matchmaker Work?Read what Slate culture writer Aisha Harris asked a Philadelphia-based matchmaker about finding love connections the old-fashioned way in the age of online dating.
How Does a Medical Resident Work?Read what new Working host Aisha Harris asked a Boston-based physician about death, dermatology, and the 80-hour workweek.
Such a TeaseWhen it comes to the female gaze, the original Magic Mike leaves a lot to be desired.
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.
The “How Does a Matchmaker Work?” EditionIn an age of online dating, Danielle Selber finds love connections the old-fashioned way for Jewish singles in Philadelphia.
The “How Does a Medical Resident Work?” EditionSlate culture writer Aisha Harris talks to a Boston-based physician about death, dermatology, and the 80-hour workweek.
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Hillary Wants to Tell You About Her Mom Clinton appeals to women in her first campaign spots.
Left Holding the Baby Prudie counsels a woman asked to care for the child her ex-husband had with his affair partner.
Hang Up And Listen
The “Olympics, Here?” Bonus Segment Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and June Thomas discuss hosting the Olympics in the good ol’ U.S.A.
How the Press Fell in Love With The Daily Show I was a correspondent during the show’s earliest years, when it was still a scrappy underdog poking the media in the eye. Then I watched it balloon into a media institution itself.
Passing the Buck New measures are supposed to keep credit and debit cards safer from fraud. But they may just be shifting the crime elsewhere.
It Took 22 Years for the Women’s 1,500-Meters Record to Fall. What's the Fastest Humans Can Possibly Run?