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

Medical Examiner

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The Eye

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Politics

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  News & Politics
Politics
Sept. 22 2014 6:30 PM What Does It Mean to Be an American? Ted Cruz and Scott Brown think it’s about ideology. It’s really about culture.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 22 2014 5:38 PM Apple Won't Shut Down Beats Music After All (But Will Probably Rename It)
  Life
Outward
Sept. 22 2014 4:45 PM Why Can’t the Census Count Gay Couples Accurately?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 22 2014 7:43 PM Emma Watson Threatened With Nude Photo Leak for Speaking Out About Women's Equality
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Sept. 22 2014 1:52 PM Tell Us What You Think About Slate Plus Help us improve our new membership program.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 22 2014 7:46 PM Azealia Banks’ New Single Is Her Best in Years
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 22 2014 6:27 PM Should We All Be Learning How to Type in Virtual Reality?
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
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
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.