A.J. McCarthy
A.J. McCarthy

A.J. McCarthy is a Slate Video blogger.

Sports Nut
March 29 2015 1:00 PMSympathy for the DevilWhy it’s wrong to call John Calipari just another cog in the evil NCAA machine.
Sports Nut
March 20 2015 3:15 PMKing CalYour hate for John Calipari only makes Kentucky love him more.
Over There
March 6 2015 10:51 AMThe Universal Allure of WarHow the enhanced emotional experience of combat takes hold in conflict zones. 
Over There
March 4 2015 11:06 AM“Violence Against Women Is the Foreigners’ Fault”What happens to Afghan women when the U.S. military pulls out?
Over There
March 2 2015 1:52 PM“They’re Freebasing the Crystal Meth of Purpose”Why the pull of war is so strong for soldiers (and journalists) in combat zones.
Video
Feb. 19 2015 8:00 AMTop of the WorldWatch the first-ever BASE jump from Mount Kilimanjaro.
Video
Feb. 13 2015 4:05 PMCliffhanger What it looks like to climb Niagara Falls when it’s frozen. 
Moneybox
Jan. 28 2015 7:45 PMAn Austrian TV Network Went Full Terminator in This (Amazing) Super Bowl Promo
Sports Nut
Jan. 23 2015 6:33 PMEmbrace the HateThe five stages of Patriots fans’ Ballghazi grief.
Video
Jan. 20 2015 4:27 PMThis Is How You Introduce a Starting Lineup on MLK DayWith a full choir.
Video
Jan. 12 2015 7:48 PMEt Tu, Totti? Francesco Totti's on-field selfie celebration.  
Brow Beat
Dec. 23 2014 4:31 PMThe Whole Gang Is Back in the First Trailer for the Entourage Movie
Video
Dec. 16 2014 2:43 PMHi MomTwo partisan brothers get an unexpected call live on C-SPAN.
Video
Dec. 10 2014 5:31 PMNot-So-Deep Impact Slow-motion raindrops hitting sand look a lot like asteroids hitting Earth. 
Future Tense
Dec. 5 2014 7:59 PM"Numa Numa," the Original Viral Video, Turns 10. It's Still Amazing.
Sports Nut
March 23 2015 10:24 AMCricket for AmericansA guide to the completely simple, totally not confusing sport.
Over There
March 7 2015 10:30 AM“What You See Is a Pretty Slender Reality”The problem with only viewing conflict from an American perspective.
Over There
March 5 2015 10:46 AMInside JobWhy American vet Elliott Ackerman wrote about insider attacks from the Afghan perspective in his novel, Green on Blue
Over There
March 3 2015 11:06 AMDeliveranceThe small town in Georgia offering to exorcise PTSD sufferers.
Wild Things
Feb. 20 2015 4:33 PMRed Pandas Have Way More Fun In The Snow Than You Do
Video
Feb. 18 2015 3:35 PMFireworks by DroneA view just as cool as it sounds.
Video
Feb. 10 2015 1:51 PMRugby Is ComingWatch BBC Sport’s Game of Thrones-inspired Six Nations intro.
Future Tense
Jan. 27 2015 11:00 AMWatch GIF-iti Artist INSA Create the World’s Largest GIF
Video
Jan. 22 2015 5:25 PMCricketing Toughness Personified By a seagull. 
Video
Jan. 15 2015 5:29 PMShanghai Days A bird’s-eye view of one of the world’s most interesting cities. 
Video
Jan. 11 2015 1:39 PMDefinitely Look DownWatch three extreme athletes BASE Jump off of Moab’s Fisher Towers.
Future Tense
Dec. 17 2014 3:44 PMWatch Neil deGrasse Tyson Discuss “Badass” Stephen Hawking
Video
Dec. 13 2014 9:00 AMCody Townsend, Couloir KillerThe best ski line of 2014 is truly incredible.
Video
Dec. 9 2014 6:21 PM“Monster,” Unpacked Inside the absurd hiking pack in Wild
Wild Things
Nov. 24 2014 4:48 PMThis Video of a Rare Black Seadevil Will Haunt Your Dreams

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