Anna Weaver

Anna Weaver is a writer living in the Seattle area. She is originally from Kailua, Hawaii.

Food
May 20 2013 5:45 AMGive Spam a ChanceThe maligned meat deserves a better reputation.
Dispatches
June 27 2012 10:00 AMThe New King of HawaiiOracle CEO Larry Ellison is buying the island of Lanai. Locals wish Bill Gates had bought it instead.
Cocktail Chatter
April 28 2012 6:30 AMCreepy Political Ads, Feeding the World, and Your 10-Terabyte MindThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
The XX Factor
April 16 2012 4:38 PMCohabitation: Is Shacking Up Bad for Relationships? 
Cocktail Chatter
April 7 2012 6:30 AMGrizzly Deaths, Settling for Romney, and Ditching the PennyThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
The XX Factor
March 26 2012 4:13 PMMilitary Spouses Offer Support to Karilyn Bales
Cocktail Chatter
March 17 2012 6:32 AMThe Exoneration of Bennett Barbour, the Disappearance of _why, and the Audacity of MopeThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Brow Beat
March 1 2012 4:40 PMThe Most Underappreciated Character on Modern Family Is Also the Best
Cocktail Chatter
Feb. 18 2012 6:30 AMPosthumous Baptism, Project Narwhal, and Moderate Rick SantorumThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Map of the Week
Feb. 16 2012 5:20 PMMormons in AmericaWhere the country’s largest homegrown religion thrives—and where it doesn’t.
Cocktail Chatter
Feb. 4 2012 6:58 AMColbert  v. the Supreme Court, Redesigning the Keyboard, and the Coming Divorce BoomThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Brow Beat
Jan. 19 2012 3:42 PMWho’s Going to Help Us Cook Our Favorite Fatty Foods Now?
Drink
Sept. 27 2012 3:35 AMTo Arthur!Guinness has created a new Irish drinking holiday that is ridiculed yet widely celebrated.
Cocktail Chatter
May 5 2012 12:00 AMThe  Fox and the Farmer, Junior Seau’s Death, and the Snake EatersThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
April 21 2012 6:30 AMPresidential Beards, Occupy Riverdale, and the Fading Glory of Editorial CartoonsThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
April 14 2012 6:30 AMHBO's Girls, Instagram, and the Crisis in American WalkingThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
March 31 2012 12:19 AMObamacare Goes to Court, Mormon Sealings, and Google’s Grand PlanThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
March 24 2012 6:30 AMTrayvon Martin, The Hunger Games, and the Toulouse School ShootingsThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
March 3 2012 12:12 AMAndrew Breitbart, Mormon Baptism, and Scary Fairy TalesThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Explainer
Feb. 22 2012 11:36 AMAsh Wednesday Do’s and Don'tsDo you have to keep the ashes on your face until bedtime? 
Brow Beat
Feb. 17 2012 6:28 PMWhat New Territory Is Left for The Simpsons? Our Complete Map.
Cocktail Chatter
Feb. 11 2012 6:45 AMSantorum vs. Gingrich, Komen vs. Planned Parenthood, and How Chipotle Is Like AppleThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
Jan. 28 2012 6:45 AMAll Day Pajamas, Boisterous Debates, and Fixing the OscarsThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.

TODAY IN SLATE

Culturebox

The Ebola Story

How our minds build narratives out of disaster.

The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers

Education

Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.

Culturebox

The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Would You Trust Walmart to Provide Your Health Care? (You Should.)

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
  Business
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
  Life
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
  Arts
Culturebox
Oct. 22 2014 11:54 PM The Actual World “Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.