Alexander Dryer

Alexander Dryer works for The New Yorker in Washington, D.C.

Today's Papers
Sept. 26 2004 6:06 AMIraq Off Track
Net Election
Aug. 25 2004 5:51 PMNot for BroadcastThis year's best political ads are online.
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Aug. 22 2004 6:27 AMBand of Botherers
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Aug. 20 2004 7:10 PMTommy Franks' New BattleThe retired general hits the campaign trail.
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Aug. 13 2004 5:33 PMThe Banality of TerroristsReading the boring letters found on an al-Qaida computer.
Press Box
Aug. 3 2004 12:17 PMSimon of TroyA U.S. News & World Report writer gets too familiar with his academic source.
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July 30 2004 5:24 PMTexas Hold 'EmThe story behind Tom DeLay's redistricting coup.
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July 23 2004 5:40 PMRoboCandidateThe Economist wonders if the Democratic Convention will make John Kerry more human.
Explainer
July 9 2004 6:38 PMHow the Dems Got Such Nice TeethCould you get an equally campaign-worthy smile?
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July 4 2004 7:12 AMMarine Missing
Today's Papers
June 25 2004 12:22 PMAttacks in Iraq
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Sept. 3 2004 5:28 PMIsrael: The Other Swing StateWill the expat vote favor Bush?
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Aug. 27 2004 5:34 PMStart Spreading the NewsNew York prepares for the GOP Convention.
Explainer
Aug. 17 2004 9:46 AMWhy Puerto Rico Has Its Own TeamHow the insular territory made it to Athens.
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Aug. 15 2004 4:56 AMGood Grief, Charley Down
Explainer
Aug. 6 2004 6:34 PMCould You Run for Senate in Illinois?And where else is carpetbagging allowed?
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Aug. 6 2004 4:36 PMJoin the Kerryvan!John Edwards' cheap bus, heat exhaustion, and other tales from the campaign.
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July 25 2004 5:42 AMKerry's Ascension and the Convention
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July 16 2004 6:02 PMRunning on Empty?Iraq isn't, at least for the next 100 years.
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July 9 2004 6:12 PMOff and RunningThe Kerry and Edwards show opens to glowing reviews.
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July 2 2004 4:15 PMDevalued EurosThe lackluster NATO summit has the Economist worried about U.S.-European relations.
Explainer
June 22 2004 6:34 PMWhy Did Gov. Rowland Resign?And is he a crook?

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

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.

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.

Republicans Want the Government to Listen to the American Public on Ebola. That’s a Horrible Idea.

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Tom Hanks Has a Short Story in the New Yorker. It’s Not Good.

Brow Beat

Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy

It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?

Watching Netflix in Bed. Hanging Bananas. Is There Anything These Hooks Can’t Solve?

The Procedural Rule That Could Prevent Gay Marriage From Reaching SCOTUS Again

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 20 2014 8:14 PM You Should Be Optimistic About Ebola Don’t panic. Here are all the signs that the U.S. is containing the disease.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 20 2014 7:23 PM Chipotle’s Magical Burrito Empire Keeps Growing, Might Be Slowing
  Life
Outward
Oct. 20 2014 3:16 PM The Catholic Church Is Changing, and Celibate Gays Are Leading the Way
  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."
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 20 2014 9:13 PM The Smart, Talented, and Utterly Hilarious Leslie Jones Is SNL’s Newest Cast Member
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 20 2014 4:59 PM Canadian Town Cancels Outdoor Halloween Because Polar Bears
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Oct. 20 2014 11:46 AM Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
  Sports
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.