Ben Silva
Ben Silva

Ben Silva is the head writer of the Harvard Lampoon.

Low Concept
Jan. 29 2014 8:18 AMGeorge W. Bush’s 2014 State of the Union Viewing PartyThe view from Dubya’s living room.
  Slate Plus
Plus Roundups
March 5 2015 11:29 AM What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of March 2, curated by Slate writers and editors.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
March 6 2015 8:08 AM The Man Who Discovered Thiamin Today, we take vitamin B1 for granted. But it took a horrible, wasting disease—and lots and lots of chickens—for scientists to discover it.