Alan Siegel

Alan Siegel is a writer in Washington, D.C. You can reach him at and follow him on Twitter.

Brow Beat
June 21 2010 2:48 PMDive of the Day: Ivory Coast's Abdul Kader Keïta
Brow Beat
June 18 2010 2:29 PMSlovenia Discovers the Best Propaganda Ever
Brow Beat
June 16 2010 2:48 PMCan Ear Plugs Silence Vuvuzelas? A Slate Experiment.
Brow Beat
June 15 2010 11:38 AMDive of the Day: Italy's Daniele De Rossi
Brow Beat
June 10 2010 1:43 PMWhat if the Cup Runneth Over?
June 9 2010 7:05 AMWhy Do Brazilian Soccer Players Have No Last Names?And other World Cup questions, answered by the Explainer.
June 3 2010 2:02 PMWait, It Was a Perfect Game!Can Major League Baseball go back and change an umpire's ruling?
Brow Beat
June 18 2010 5:17 PMDive of the Day: Argentina's Gabriel Heinze
Brow Beat
June 17 2010 2:17 PMDive of the Day: Uruguay’s Luis Suarez
Brow Beat
June 16 2010 10:13 AMDive of the Day: Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo
Brow Beat
June 14 2010 11:57 AMIntroducing the Dive of the Day
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June 10 2010 9:56 AMGet To Know Your Phenoms
Sports Nut
June 8 2010 4:12 PMThe Captain of CrunchIs Kobe Bryant really the best clutch player in the NBA?
Sports Nut
May 31 2010 12:22 AMHello, World CupAssessing Team USA's chances after a final tuneup for South Africa.



Forget Oculus Rift

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

Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis.

The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team

The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?


Smash and Grab

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

I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.

These Companies in Japan Are More Than 1,000 Years Old

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
Business Insider
Oct. 21 2014 11:27 AM There Is Now a Real-life Hoverboard You Can Preorder for $10,000
Oct. 21 2014 11:37 AM What Was It Like to Work at the Original Napster?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
Oct. 21 2014 12:05 PM Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America
Oct. 21 2014 10:43 AM Social Networking Didn’t Start at Harvard It really began at a girls’ reform school.
  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 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.