A.J. McCarthy

A.J. McCarthy is a Slate Video blogger.

Over There
July 24 2014 11:00 AMThe Trauma of T. E. LawrenceHis well-known "melancholia" was likely a case of PTSD.
Over There
July 22 2014 10:55 AMThe Disappearing Borders of the Middle EastThey were drawn incorrectly in the first place.
July 16 2014 12:30 PMThe Magnified View of a Rotifer in the Fight of Its Life As featured in Nikon's Small World in Motion competition.
The Slatest
July 3 2014 6:57 PMRIP Louis Zamperini; Olympian and Subject of Unbroken Dies at 97
Sports Nut
June 24 2014 3:26 PMCleveland's Plan to Win Back LeBron JamesThis is owner Dan Gilbert's "dare to be great" situation.
The Spot
June 20 2014 7:06 PMOne Video to Clear Up Your Offside Confusion for Good
Brow Beat
June 19 2014 12:56 PMIf The Goonies Really Does Get a Sequel, This Is What It Must Include
The Spot
June 13 2014 5:13 PMThis World Cup Commercial Featuring the Chilean Miners Will Give You Chills
The Slatest
June 12 2014 4:44 PMWatch George H.W. Bush Celebrate His 90th Birthday by Falling 10,000 Feet
The Slatest
June 10 2014 3:54 PMWatch the Stirring Attack on Washington's NFL Franchise That Will Air During the NBA Finals
Over There
June 9 2014 10:51 AMWhat It’s Like to Be 50 Yards Away From an Exploding Car BombFirst silence, then chaos.
Over There
June 5 2014 2:45 PMWatching Richard III With Bashar al-AssadNot long ago, the Syrian dictator was a darling of the West.
June 3 2014 12:19 PMA Huge Solar Flare, Up CloseCourtesy of NASA's new solar observatory.
The Spot
May 30 2014 1:32 PMThe World Cup in Super Slow Motion
Future Tense
May 29 2014 9:00 AMThis Invention Will Make Your Horrible Studio Apartment Three Times Bigger (Sort Of)
Over There
July 23 2014 10:51 AMFinding the Real T. E. LawrenceOne author did it the old-fashioned way.
Over There
July 21 2014 4:38 PMLawrence of Arabia, the Man What the movie gets right and wrong about the enigmatic antihero. 
July 7 2014 2:22 PMMalcolm Gladwell, Meet Amazon's VP of FulfillmentThe sitdown every Hachette writer wants to have. 
Future Tense
June 25 2014 4:29 PMThis Video of North Atlantic Air Traffic Is Shockingly Beautiful 
The Spot
June 24 2014 9:41 AMIn Defense of Italy: Why You Should Love the Most-Hated Team in the World
Future Tense
June 20 2014 12:02 PMThe Full-Body Suit That Will Tell Paralympians When They're Hurt
The Slatest
June 19 2014 12:02 PMPeruvian Woman Not Happy Her Husband Got Drunk and Decided to Fight a Bull (Video)
Over There
June 13 2014 12:14 PMThe Tragic Lives of Damascus ProstitutesFor many women, it’s the only way to survive. 
Over There
June 11 2014 11:01 AMThe Unthinkable Scale of the Syrian Refugee CrisisJordan’s fourth largest city is a refugee camp. Lebanon’s population is a quarter refugee.  
Over There
June 10 2014 12:25 PMHow to Turn a Small Protest Into a Civil WarThe moment Assad’s Syria changed forever. 
Over There
June 6 2014 1:40 PM“Cairo Writes, Beirut Publishes, and Baghdad Reads”The fallen culture of Iraq and the legacy of the U.S. invasion.
Future Tense
June 3 2014 4:10 PMThe Trailer for the New Mortal Kombat Is Out, and It Looks Sort of ... Eh
Wild Things
May 30 2014 4:29 PMWild Siberian Tiger Caught on Video in China
May 29 2014 4:24 PMWingsuit Skydivers Soar Over Lower ManhattanDefinitely look down. 
The Slatest
May 28 2014 3:45 PMWatch 50 Cent Throw a First Pitch and Miss Home Plate By 30 Feet



Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race

How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

View From Chicago

You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney

Or at least trade it for something.

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Terrorism, Immigration, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety

The Legal Loophole That Allows Microsoft to Seize Assets and Shut Down Companies

  News & Politics
Oct. 19 2014 1:05 PM Dawn Patrol Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s critically important 5 a.m. wake-up call on voting rights.
Business Insider
Oct. 19 2014 11:40 AM Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
Oct. 17 2014 5:26 PM Judge Begrudgingly Strikes Down Wyoming’s Gay Marriage Ban
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 17 2014 4:23 PM A Former FBI Agent On Why It’s So Hard to Prosecute Gamergate Trolls
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Oct. 17 2014 1:33 PM What Happened at Slate This Week?  Senior editor David Haglund shares what intrigued him at the magazine. 
Oct. 19 2014 4:33 PM Building Family Relationships in and out of Juvenile Detention Centers
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PM There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Reenactments
  Health & Science
Space: The Next Generation
Oct. 19 2014 11:45 PM An All-Female Mission to Mars As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PM Oh What a Relief It Is How the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.