A.J. McCarthy

A.J. McCarthy is a Slate Video blogger.

Video
Oct. 20 2014 2:26 PM“Ripple’s Not Sitting, That’s for Sure”A dog versus a weatherman on live TV.
Video
Oct. 16 2014 12:15 PMKegger at Mrs. Rudd’s House!The Royals are going to the World Series. Paul Rudd has ideas for a celebration.
Future Tense
Oct. 3 2014 9:30 AMThis Is What The Inside of an Active Volcano Looks Like. Shocker, It’s Terrifying (and Awesome).  
Over There
Sept. 29 2014 4:48 PMThe Aftershocks of Colonialism  Africa’s postcolonial recovery and the problem with how it’s covered.
Over There
Sept. 24 2014 1:12 PM“I Really Couldn’t Get My Mind Around What Had Happened” Why Philip Gourevitch kept going back to Rwanda. 
Over There
Sept. 22 2014 1:29 PM“That’s Called Jim Crow”Philip Gourevitch on America’s hypocritical interventions in Africa.
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 8:41 PMYou’re Cut, Adrian PetersonWhy fantasy football owners should release the Minnesota Vikings star.
Wild Things
Sept. 3 2014 4:54 PMWatch a Video Teach Old (and Wild) Monkeys a New Trick
Wild Things
Aug. 29 2014 2:42 PMThis Rare, White Lion Cub Is the Only Thing Cuter Than a Normal Lion Cub
Over There
Aug. 20 2014 3:28 PMHow Photojournalists Change War Zones The work of Chris Hondros, killed in Libya in 2011, shows the profession at its most indispensable. 
Over There
Aug. 19 2014 12:25 PMPhotojournalists Can’t Be Replaced by iPhonesA skilled photographer is essential to reporting accurate stories in conflict zones.
Over There
Aug. 18 2014 12:20 PMHow Curiosity and a Camera Can End a FirefightIt helps when no one knows why they're fighting.
Over There
Aug. 12 2014 12:20 PMThe Power of a PhotographA snapshot that changed United States military policy.
Wild Things
Aug. 5 2014 4:00 PMThis Is What It Looks Like to Get Attacked by a Great White Shark (Spoiler Alert: It's Terrifying)
Future Tense
July 30 2014 5:52 PMAccording to This Ridiculous Ad, a Silenced Shotgun Is the Best Weapon for Drone Hunting
Video
Oct. 18 2014 9:00 AMKelly Slater, Ageless WonderWatch the 11-time world champion pull off a near-impossible surfing move.
Future Tense
Oct. 8 2014 6:22 PMDARPA's Plan for the Future of Tank Warfare Looks a Lot like Halo 
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 3:02 PMThe Week’s Best TV News Is That You’re the Worst Is Getting a Second Season
Over There
Sept. 25 2014 2:28 PMRwanda, 20 Years LaterUnanswered (and unanswerable) questions from the genocide. 
Over There
Sept. 23 2014 12:16 PMAnother Intervention?   Anti-ISIS airstrikes aren’t about keeping Americans safe.  
Video
Sept. 18 2014 5:14 PMThe Brutal End of Richard III’s ReignTwo years after his body was discovered, bone scans show the monarch died a brutal, painful, undignified death.
Future Tense
Sept. 11 2014 12:04 PMFire, Ice, and Crushing Force Are No Match for This Unstoppable Robot
Video
Aug. 29 2014 4:17 PMIce, Ice BabyThe mystery of Death Valley's sliding rocks, solved.
Video
Aug. 28 2014 2:16 PMSharknado, the Biggest Emmy Snub of Them AllA case for the best worst TV movie of the year.
Over There
Aug. 20 2014 2:49 PMThe Silent Trauma of War Correspondents Photojournalists and reporters arent getting the help they need for PTSD. 
Wild Things
Aug. 18 2014 4:28 PMAdorable Marmot Licks GoPro, Stands Up Against Coal Mining
History
Aug. 13 2014 1:21 PMThe Rock, Pre-Capone​ The long history of Alcatraz​ before it became America's first supermax prison.
Over There
Aug. 11 2014 1:38 PM“He Just Had an Intense Curiosity About People​”The singular work of late photojournalist Chris​ Hondros. 
Video
July 31 2014 3:10 PMStuntman Jumps off of a Roof, Films It With a GoProDon't try this at home.
Over There
July 25 2014 2:11 PMWhat It's Like to Report in Conflict Zones TodayMore risk, less money—but just as important.

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