Ben Mathis-Lilley
Ben Mathis-Lilley

Ben Mathis-Lilley is Slate’s chief news blogger. Follow the Slatest and Mathis-Lilley on Twitter.

Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 2 2016 1:29 PMWhat’s the First Night of Parenthood Like?Slate’s parenting podcast discusses night No. 1 with your baby.
The Slatest
July 17 2015 12:13 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?How I learned that you shouldn’t assume the worst of people solely because they disagree with you about a TV show.
Sports Nut
Jan. 13 2015 9:05 AMOverheard on Chat: “In Urban We Trust”What two Slatesters had to say about last night’s Ohio State upset.
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
The Slatest
Nov. 13 2015 2:40 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Ben Mathis-Lilley’s advice on avoiding jet lag, high court hairstyles, and the merits of 1920s monetary policy.
Behind the Scenes
June 1 2015 12:28 PMSlate Gets ResultsWe Googled ourselves. It wasn’t the first time. It won’t be the last. 
Slate Picks
Sept. 30 2014 11:42 AMListen to Our September Music RoundupHot tracks from a cooler month, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Slate Plus
May 19 2014 11:06 AM“I’m Only One Man, Plotz!”The art and panic of running the Slatest.