Alex Heard

Alex Heard is the editorial director ofOutsidemagazine.

Sports Nut
April 11 2013 9:24 AMSeeing GreensHow to watch the Masters like a pro.
The Best Policy
June 24 2008 12:47 PMThe Department of ForgettingHow an obscure FBI rule is ensuring the destruction of irreplaceable historical records.
A Fine Whine
Dec. 20 2006 12:33 PMMe and My Big Wimpy HobbyI make Christmas wreaths for the ladies in my life. You got a problem with that?
Medical Examiner
April 4 2006 5:30 PMMummysittingMy gory career as a plastic-surgery nurse.
Hey, Wait A Minute
April 29 2005 11:44 AMKrystal MessThe embarrassing—and painfully familiar—story of an overeager young journalist.
Sports Nut
Feb. 9 2004 4:10 PMGear Lust in UtahIce-climbing tools! Hummer footwear! How to shop for outdoor gadgets you don't need.
A Fine Whine
Sept. 12 2003 10:21 AMWuss in BootsBackpacking isn't for the feeble—so may I be excused?
High Concept
May 14 2003 11:14 AMInto Thin FurIt's soft, it's cuddly, and it may be cursed. It's the Patch, the creepiest artifact in Mount Everest history.
Low Concept
Aug. 16 2000 3:00 AMEditing Adolf He's feisty about semicolons. He explodes when you step on his voice. He's Hitler—and when you rewrite this guy, you're in for a war. 
Articles
May 16 1997 3:30 AMSore LoserGarry Kasparov owes Deep Blue an apology.
Articles
April 6 1997 3:30 AMTrading PlacesWhy is Clinton sabotaging his one unqualified success--the World Trade Organization?
Recycled
April 10 2009 11:28 AMHow To Watch the MastersAn expert's guide to watching golf on television.
Recycled
April 4 2007 7:17 AMHow To Watch the MastersAn expert's tips for enjoying golf on television.
Sports Nut
Aug. 1 2006 12:43 PMLet's Roll!Why I moved heaven and earth to build a backyard bocce court.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 23 2006 7:02 AMFast, Burnt Orange, and Out of ControlWhy I love Texas skiers.
Culturebox
April 9 2004 1:53 PMThe Greatest Story Never ToldWhy Mel Gibson's next film project has to be The End.
Sports Nut
Dec. 31 2003 4:03 PMRebel YelpWhy I love Ole Miss! And why you should seriously consider sorta thinking about loving them, too.
High Concept
June 9 2003 5:36 PMFur SaleSold! The thrilling result of our Mount Everest artifact auction.
Sports Nut
July 26 2002 10:47 AMNo Fly ZoneSlob Fishing, the sport of bums.
Hey, Wait A Minute
Jan. 23 1999 3:30 AMMy Son, the AntichristWhat kind of job is that for a nice Jewish boy?
Articles
May 11 1997 3:30 AMIf At First You Don't SecedeThe eyes of the nation are upon the new Republicans of Texas.
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