Chris Wade

Chris Wade is a video and podcast producer for Slate and occasional contributor to Brow Beat. Follow him on Twitter.

Brow Beat
June 12 2014 1:13 PMThe Most Surprising Behind-the-Scenes Trivia from Game of Thrones Season 4
May 30 2014 1:35 PMYour Sriracha Is SafeAfter months of apocalyptic headlines, the famed hot-sauce factory has reached an agreement with its hometown.
Slate Plus
May 28 2014 9:17 AMKings County CuisineSlate-sters dish on their favorite Brooklyn restaurants.
Brow Beat
May 22 2014 9:51 AMThe Best Swimming Pool Scenes From the Movies: A Supercut
May 19 2014 6:06 PMGordon Willis’ Enduring Mark on HollywoodThe legendary cinematographer of The Godfather and Manhattan has died. 
Brow Beat
May 16 2014 10:23 AMThe Most Dramatic Women’s Haircuts on TV and in the Movies: A Supercut
Slate Plus
April 28 2014 6:20 PMThe Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 4The “sometimes they’re stoic while killing people and sometimes they’re stoic while stealing babies” edition.
April 15 2014 6:59 PMThe Reddit ReckoningOne year after turning up false clues in the Boston-bombing manhunt, the site’s users have done some soul-searching.
Brow Beat
March 25 2014 8:16 AMCharacters With Numbers for Names: A Video Countdown
Brow Beat
March 7 2014 3:36 PMIs Wes Anderson's Gorgeous Nostalgia Trip a Journey Worth Taking? Four Critics Discuss.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 19 2014 12:32 PMFrom Single to Double to TripleThe evolution of the jump in women’s figure skating, from 1936 to 2014.
Brow Beat
Feb. 14 2014 12:39 PMThis Crowd-Sourced RoboCop Remake Is Better Than the One in Theaters
Dec. 20 2013 9:05 AMGift-Wrapped DinnerIt’s not hard to assemble tamales. It just takes a little bit of practice.
Dec. 16 2013 10:53 AMHow to Zest an Orange. Or a Lemon. Or a Lime.
Nov. 27 2013 4:44 PMHow to Make Pie DoughIt’s not hard. And you don’t need a food processor.
June 4 2014 12:39 PMOur New Memory PlaygroundResearchers show they can erase and then reintroduce memories, at least in rats.
Brow Beat
May 29 2014 10:40 AMEdge of Tomorrow Meets Groundhog Day in Edge of Groundhog
Wild Things
May 27 2014 11:35 AMWatch: What Do Your Dog’s Playful Gestures Really Mean?
Brow Beat
May 20 2014 11:11 AMWatch an Actor Play Every Ethnicity Hollywood Throws His Way
Brow Beat
May 16 2014 4:44 PMIs Godzilla a Summer Blockbuster With a Brain? Or Just a Fun Lizard Fight? We Debate.
Brow Beat
May 2 2014 11:23 AMThe Rise and Fall (and Rise Again?) of Godzilla
Brow Beat
April 25 2014 11:46 AMHow to Win Monopoly With Economic Theory
Brow Beat
April 1 2014 12:30 AMGame of Thrones Season 3 in Three Minutes
Brow Beat
March 17 2014 12:48 PMVeronica Mars’ Many References to The Big Lebowski: The Supercut
Brow Beat
Feb. 28 2014 4:27 PMAll the Confusing Terms in True Detective, Defined
Brow Beat
Feb. 15 2014 10:41 AMIs the New RoboCop a Worthy Successor to the 1987 Classic? Three Slate Critics Discuss.
Brow Beat
Jan. 9 2014 4:22 PMThe Simpsons' Tribute to Hayao Miyazaki, Annotated.
Dec. 18 2013 4:32 PMHoliday Parties for the Ambitiously LazyAnchovy toasts, rosemary simple syrup, and more low-maintenance saviors.
Dec. 1 2013 8:36 PMRick Grimes in Whispered IntensityThe lonely, raspy struggles of The Walking Dead’s long-suffering hero.
Brow Beat
Nov. 19 2013 4:37 PMMonty Python is Getting Back Together. I Hope They’re Selling Out!



War Stories

The Right Target

Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.

The One National Holiday Republicans Hope You Forget

It’s Legal for Obama to Bomb Syria Because He Says It Is

I Stand With Emma Watson on Women’s Rights

Even though I know I’m going to get flak for it.

Should You Recline Your Seat? Two Economists Weigh In.


It Is Very, Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice

Or, why it is very, very stupid to compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice.

Building a Better Workplace

In Defense of HR

Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.

Why Is This Mother in Prison for Helping Her Daughter Get an Abortion?

The Only Good Thing That Happened at Today’s Soul-Crushing U.N. Climate Talks

  News & Politics
Sept. 23 2014 6:40 PM Coalition of the Presentable Don’t believe the official version. Meet America’s real allies in the fight against ISIS.
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Lead Security Engineer Had a Legacy of Sabotage
Sept. 23 2014 1:57 PM Would a Second Sarkozy Presidency End Marriage Equality in France?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
  Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Sept. 23 2014 3:04 PM Chicago Gabfest How to get your tickets before anyone else.
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 4:45 PM Why Is Autumn the Only Season With Two Names?
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 5:36 PM This Climate Change Poem Moved World Leaders to Tears Today
  Health & Science
Sept. 23 2014 4:33 PM Who Deserves Those 4 Inches of Airplane Seat Space? An investigation into the economics of reclining.
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.