Chris Kirk

Chris Kirk is Slate's interactives editor. Follow him on Twitter.

Brow Beat
Aug. 19 2014 9:01 AMNow You, Too, Can Spread Baseless Hearsay, With the Star Wars Rumor Generator!
Behind the Scenes
July 29 2014 9:25 AMThe Great J-School DebateFour Slate-sters (and journalism school grads) dish on the pros and cons of going to journalism school.
Brow Beat
July 24 2014 12:41 PMPop Quiz: Can You Identify These ’70s Hits by Just Their First Second?
The World
July 17 2014 12:07 PMThe Middle East Friendship Chart
Slate Picks
July 10 2014 11:32 AMWho Slate-sters Follow on TwitterThe 100 Twitter accounts followed by the most Slate Staffers.
Map of the Week
June 30 2014 3:09 PMThe Google GraveyardLeave a flower for a deceased Google product.
June 25 2014 3:02 PMYour Guide to the Gay Marriage FightEach state’s legal status on gay marriage, mapped.
June 16 2014 6:45 PMThe Game of Thrones GraveyardLeave a flower for a fallen character.
History of Innovation
June 12 2014 10:40 AMWhat in the World Does That Invention Do?Quiz: Match these gorgeous 18th- and 19th- century patent models to their purpose.
The Spot
June 5 2014 4:30 PMOlympics, FIFA, Congress, or Dictator? Take Our Bribery Quiz!
Future Tense
June 4 2014 7:03 AMAre These Drugs or Programming Languages? See if You Can Beat This Trippy Quiz.
Low Concept
May 14 2014 11:48 PMUse Our Fast-Food Generator to Build Delicious Items like the Chorizo Maple Syrup Dumpling
April 7 2014 10:09 AMHow Does the Game of Thrones Series Line Up With the Books?Which episodes portray which chapters, charted.
Low Concept
March 26 2014 5:33 PMGoop-ify Your Love LifeUse our widget to find out how Gwyneth Paltrow would describe your relationship status.
March 14 2014 9:39 AMShould I Get Amazon Prime?Use our widget to find out if the service—now $99 per year—is a good deal for you.
Brow Beat
Aug. 14 2014 11:18 AMPop Quiz: Can You Identify These ’60s Hits by Just Their First Second?
July 27 2014 11:52 PMTsukuru Tazaki’s PuzzleAn interactive introduction to Haruki Murakami’s new novel.
Brow Beat
July 17 2014 12:27 PMPop Quiz: Can You Identify These ’80s Hits by Just Their First Second?
Brow Beat
July 10 2014 12:15 PMPop Quiz: Can You Identify These ’90s Hits by Just Their First Second?
Brow Beat
July 2 2014 12:35 PMPop Quiz: Can You Identify These Hit Songs by Just Their First Second?
Brow Beat
June 26 2014 8:03 AMWhat If Modern TV Dramas Had Classic Theme Songs? A Quiz.
Brow Beat
June 20 2014 8:32 AMQuiz: Who Wrote It, Lennon or McCartney? A Hard Day’s Night Edition.
Future Tense
June 13 2014 12:57 PMWhere in the World Is That Soccer Team From?Take our quiz of World Cup countries from space.
Brow Beat
June 10 2014 5:13 PMWhat Will Be Your Song of the Summer? Take This Quiz and Find Out.
June 5 2014 3:12 PMFour Features Mac Mail Is Still MissingApple’s desktop mail app is great. But it could be even better.
Future Tense
May 28 2014 7:03 AMA Filthy HistoryInteractive map: Which countries have emitted the most carbon since 1850?
Future Tense
May 8 2014 2:39 PMPSA: This Hidden Feature in OS X Makes It Easy to Sign Digital Documents 
Brow Beat
April 4 2014 11:38 AMWerner Herzog or Marvel Supervillain? Take Our Audio Quiz.
Slate Picks
March 24 2014 3:30 PMThe Slate Podcast Endorsement-O-Matic(Almost) every product recommended on every Slate podcast since the dawn of creation.
Future Tense
March 13 2014 11:36 AMIs Your State Full of Dangerous Gas Pipelines?




Crying Rape

False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

How Will You Carry Around Your Huge New iPhone? Apple Pants!

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Lifetime Didn’t Find the Steubenville Rape Case Dramatic Enough. So They Added a Little Self-Immolation.

No, New York Times, Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman” 

Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 1:39 PM Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman,” New York Times. Neither Are Her Characters.
Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
Sept. 19 2014 6:22 PM Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PM Pabst Blue Ribbon is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PM Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?   A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
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.