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 End of Pregnancy

And the inevitable rise of the artificial womb.

Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola in New York City

How a Company You’ve Never Heard of Took Control of the Entire Porn Industry

The Hot New Strategy for Desperate Democrats

Blame China for everything.

The Questions That Michael Brown’s Autopsies Can’t Answer

Foreigners

Kiev Used to Be an Easygoing Place

Now it’s descending into madness.

Technology

Don’t Just Sit There

How to be more productive during your commute.

There Has Never Been a Comic Book Character Like John Constantine

Which Came First, the Word Chicken or the Word Egg?

  News & Politics
The Slate Quiz
Oct. 24 2014 12:10 AM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 23 2014 5:53 PM Amazon Investors Suddenly Bearish on Losing Money
  Life
Outward
Oct. 23 2014 5:08 PM Why Is an Obscure 1968 Documentary in the Opening Credits of Transparent?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Working
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 6:55 PM A Goodfellas Actor Sued The Simpsons for Stealing His Likeness. Does He Have a Case?
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 23 2014 11:47 PM Don’t Just Sit There How to be more productive during your commute.
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 23 2014 5:42 PM Seriously, Evolution: WTF? Why I love the most awkward, absurd, hacked-together species.
  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.