A.J. McCarthy

A.J. McCarthy is a Slate video blogger.

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
Future Tense
July 24 2014 4:01 PMCowabunga, Dude! Pizza Hut Is Making a Real-Life Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pizza Thrower
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. 
Video
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 
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.
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.
Science
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.

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  Business
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Sept. 22 2014 5:38 PM Apple Won't Shut Down Beats Music After All (But Will Probably Rename It)
  Life
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  Arts
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Sept. 22 2014 9:17 PM Trent Reznor’s Gone Girl Soundtrack Sounds Like an Eerie, Innovative Success
  Technology
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Sept. 22 2014 6:27 PM Should We All Be Learning How to Type in Virtual Reality?
  Health & Science
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Sept. 22 2014 4:34 PM Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.
  Sports
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Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.