Bryan Curtis

Bryan Curtis is a staff writer for Grantland. Follow him on Twitter.

Hang Up And Listen
June 23 2014 5:37 PMHang Up and Listen: The White Elephant in Manaus EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the World Cup and Tony Gwynn’s legacy.  
The Middlebrow
June 6 2012 11:15 AMRay Bradbury, Pulp GodThe fabulist of the Space Age was half doomsday prophet, half man-child.
The Middlebrow
March 8 2012 11:50 AMMarsCan John Carter make the red planet cool again?
Brow Beat
Jan. 26 2012 3:15 PMPopular Political Blogger Pops up in New Novel—or Does He?
The Middlebrow
Dec. 14 2011 7:03 AMThe Awesomest Vintage T-Shirt EverThe secret history of “Kosciuszko Walkathon 2010.”
The Middlebrow
Oct. 3 2011 6:44 AMMan-Cave MasculinityA man’s quest for his soul starts with a walk downstairs.
Hang Up And Listen
June 27 2011 5:06 PMHang Up and Listen: The Amateur Vexillology EditionSlate's sports podcast on Mexico's Gold Cup win, aging athletes, and the childhood origins of sports fandom.
June 1 2010 1:50 PMRIP Chris Haney, Co-Creator of Trivial PursuitCan his board game survive in the age of Google?
March 2 2009 1:32 PMThe Mountain of Dreams
Feb. 7 2009 3:34 PMThe Baseball Player as AndroidHow Alex Rodriguez inched toward humanity.
Sept. 3 2008 7:24 AMSnowmobilingSlumming on the slopes.
May 9 2008 6:45 AMJose Rijo Unplugged
May 7 2008 6:53 AMA Tripleheader With Juan Marichal
May 5 2008 1:56 PMBaseball, Dominican-Style.
Sports Nut
Nov. 21 2007 5:00 PMA-RobotHow the best player in baseball went from android to human being.
The Middlebrow
March 22 2006 6:10 PMThe Dan Brown CodeIn a court filing, the best-selling author reveals all the secrets of a pulp novelist.
The Middlebrow
March 28 2012 2:10 PMDark ArtistsHow the political operative—not the politician—became the hero of modern American campaigns.
The Middlebrow
Jan. 31 2012 10:14 AMMeat of the PeopleBoar’s Head is everywhere. But what do we really know about it?
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 25 2012 10:44 AMThe Culture Gabfest, “Sh*t Tuskegee Airmen Say” EditionListen to Slate's show about Red Tails, workplace collaboration, and the “sh*t people say” meme.
The Middlebrow
Dec. 13 2011 8:51 PMThe Awesomest Vintage T-Shirts Ever
The Middlebrow
Sept. 21 2011 4:29 PMRevenge of the TexansCan Rick Perry ride the cowboy myth to the White House?
June 9 2010 7:06 AMAmong the BrainiacsThe intellectual classes descend on soccer.
Feb. 9 2010 1:55 PMThe Sports Illustrated Swimsuit IssueAn intellectual history.
March 2 2009 1:32 PMJose Rijo Unplugged
Nov. 5 2008 1:49 PMMichael Crichton, RIPRemembering Planet Earth's novelist of doom.
May 27 2008 10:57 AMThe Grown-UpSydney Pollack's alternative cinema for the old.
May 8 2008 10:35 AMThe Mountain of Dreams
May 6 2008 7:43 AMThe Great Rivals
Sports Nut
March 19 2008 7:10 AMTeams We HateDuke, USC, Cornell, and eight more odious schools in this year's NCAA Tournament.
Letter From New York
May 1 2007 7:21 AMThe Con's EnglishHow to write a dictionary in prison.




More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

  News & Politics
Sept. 17 2014 8:15 AM Ted Cruz Will Not Join a Protest of "The Death of Klinghoffer" After All
Sept. 16 2014 4:16 PM The iPhone 6 Marks a Fresh Chance for Wireless Carriers to Kill Your Unlimited Data
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 9:03 AM My Father Was James Brown. I Watched Him Beat My Mother. And Then I Found Myself With Someone Like Dad.
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 8:27 AM Only Science Fiction Can Save Us! What sci-fi gets wrong about income inequality.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 7:30 AM Ring Around the Rainbow
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.