Amanda Hess
Amanda Hess Amanda Hess

Amanda Hess is a Slate staff writer. 

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April 30 2015 5:52 PMWhat Is the Dad Bod? America’s Leading Expert Explains.
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April 21 2015 6:54 PMIs Twitter Afraid of Its Own Platform?The company rolls out a new harassment policy but won’t explain it to users on Twitter. 
Users
April 19 2015 9:00 PMSlack OffHow workplace chat is changing office culture. 
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April 9 2015 10:07 AMJustice Through a LensA new wave of apps offers assistance—and advice—for citizens capturing police wrongdoing on camera.
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March 27 2015 12:48 PMOne Direction Was an Inside JobThe nutty, paranoid, maaaaaybe plausible fan conspiracy theories for why Zayn “quit.”
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March 10 2015 3:51 PMThe Upside of Yik YakThe anonymous messaging app gets a ton of bad press, but actually, it’s pretty great.
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March 3 2015 2:51 PM“Please Do Not Downvote Anyone Who’s Asked for Help”How Reddit is changing suicide intervention.  
The Slatest
Feb. 25 2015 11:36 AMReddit Has Banned Revenge Porn. Sort Of.
Brow Beat
Feb. 14 2015 5:12 PMSpoiler Special: Fifty Shades of Grey
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Feb. 12 2015 4:12 PMFifty Shades of Grey Is Not a “Good” Movie. I Loved It.
Television
Feb. 4 2015 11:00 PMThere Was a Dildo on Broad CityAbbi wore it.
The XX Factor
Jan. 27 2015 5:48 PMWatch the First Anti-Domestic Violence Super Bowl Commercial
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Jan. 20 2015 12:15 PMSororities Want to Fight Sexual Assault By Throwing Their Own Booze-Fueled Ragers
The XX Factor
Jan. 15 2015 5:54 PMAre the Oscars Biased Against Female Directors?
The Slatest
Jan. 14 2015 6:48 PMBill Cosby Accuser Meets With Police, Will Pursue Sexual Assault Charges
Users
April 29 2015 3:04 PMEvidence of Life on FacebookAppearing happy on social media may be used against you in a court of law.
Television
April 21 2015 3:00 AMThe Female GazeHow Amy Schumer flips the script on real-life gender dynamics.
Users
April 13 2015 10:52 AMMy Haters, MyselfMastering the art of the haterbrag. 
Users
April 3 2015 2:20 PMMove Over, BananaHow the eggplant became the most phallic food.
Users
March 18 2015 5:51 PM“google autocomplete is”Not as fun as it used to be.
Users
March 9 2015 7:00 PMSick of the InternetHas our online existence created new mental disorders? 
Brow Beat
Feb. 27 2015 12:32 PMHow One Dress United the Internet
The Slatest
Feb. 20 2015 11:46 AMHunter Moore Is Probably Going to Prison. How Scared Should Revenge Porn Kingpins Be?
Behind the Scenes
Feb. 13 2015 2:37 PMSlate Remembers David CarrThe Times media reporter had an outsize influence in the lives and careers of many Slate staffers.
Doublex
Feb. 11 2015 3:29 PMHow Drunk Is Too Drunk to Have Sex?Universities are struggling to determine when intoxicated sex becomes sexual assault.
Brow Beat
Jan. 30 2015 5:38 PMKaty Perry Is the Singing, Dancing "Cool Girl," and She's a Perfect Fit for the Super Bowl Halftime Show
The XX Factor
Jan. 26 2015 1:29 PMHow the Great Blizzard of 1888 Killed the Petticoat
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Jan. 16 2015 3:25 PMThe February Cover of Cosmo Does Not Show a Suffocating Woman
The XX Factor
Jan. 14 2015 11:00 PMThere Was a Rape on Broad City, and It Was Hilarious
Doublex
Jan. 14 2015 3:53 PMPopping the QuestionA brief history of asking celebrities, “Are you a feminist?”

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