Chris Wade

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

Nov. 14 2013 11:57 AMYou Need One Special Piece of Equipment to Make Amazing FrostingFluffy, spreadable, delicious frosting is not just a lie propagated in Betty Crocker commercials.
Brow Beat
Oct. 31 2013 1:51 PMRobert De Niro Just Wants to Be Understood: The Supercut
Cool Story
Oct. 18 2013 1:52 PMCool MovesFrom Al Jolson to Channing Tatum, how dancing in the movies creates—and commodifies—cool.
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2013 2:04 PMGoogle Documentary Reveals Dull, Industrious Side of The Clash
Brow Beat
Sept. 6 2013 10:37 AMThe Robocop Remake Looks Surprisingly Good
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Aug. 27 2013 5:28 PMReagan’s Son Says The Butler Is “Simplistic and Dishonest” on His Father and Race
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Aug. 20 2013 4:18 PMMusicians’ Moves Matter More Than Their Sound
Brow Beat
Aug. 14 2013 4:17 PMWhat If Star Wars: Episode II Was … Good?
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Aug. 12 2013 5:56 PMLady Gaga Releases “Applause” Following Leaks
Slate V
Aug. 8 2013 12:00 PMWhere Breaking Bad Left OffA mysterious beard, errant initials, and one very large pile of cash.
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Aug. 5 2013 5:00 PMCosta Rica Will Close Its State Zoos and Set Many of the Animals Free
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July 30 2013 10:58 AMWhy Did Mammals Survive Dinosaurs’ Extinction?
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July 22 2013 5:24 PMDubai Showers Solid Gold on Residents Who Lose Weight
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July 15 2013 4:48 PMAsiana Airlines Suing Network Over Those Fake, Racist Pilot Names
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July 9 2013 5:25 PMOrson Scott Card Dials Back Anti-Gay Rhetoric as Ender’s Game Movie Nears (VIDEO)
Brow Beat
Nov. 8 2013 5:01 PMFor a Video Store, Blockbuster Sure Made Some Terrible Videos
Oct. 30 2013 3:15 PMThe Secret to Amazing Roasted Pumpkin SeedsDon’t use the kind from your jack-o’-lantern.
Brow Beat
Sept. 24 2013 4:31 PMThis Is the Episode of Peep Show That Will Get You Hooked
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Sept. 10 2013 8:00 AMWhat Is the Happiest Country in the World? Not the United States.
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Sept. 3 2013 6:21 PMThe Pixies Have Four New Songs, but Are They Really Pixies Songs?
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Aug. 26 2013 5:16 PMEminem Teases New Song and Album During VMA Broadcast
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Aug. 19 2013 5:08 PMHistory’s Most Successful Mammal Unearthed in China
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Aug. 13 2013 4:15 PMUnearthed Shipwreck May Be 2,000-Year-Old Roman Vessel
Brow Beat
Aug. 9 2013 5:39 PMThe Right Way to Make a Hollywood Movie About the Punk Scene
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Aug. 6 2013 4:18 PMMars Explorer Barbie Arrives in Pink-Trimmed Rover
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July 30 2013 3:17 PMSigns Point to Fingerprint-Scanning Home Button on Next iPhone
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July 23 2013 5:08 PMDisney Algorithm Turns Everyday Photos Into Rich 3-D Environments
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July 16 2013 5:07 PMBroken-Off Tooth May Prove the T. Rex Was a Hunting Predator
Brow Beat
July 12 2013 6:08 PMSubterranean Homesick Cues: A Supercut
Brow Beat
July 9 2013 10:23 AMFranz Ferdinand Channel Talking Heads on New Single




Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

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

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
Future Tense
Sept. 21 2014 11:38 PM “Welcome to the War of Tomorrow” How Futurama’s writers depicted asymmetrical warfare.
  Health & Science
The Good Word
Sept. 21 2014 11:44 PM Does This Name Make Me Sound High-Fat? Why it just seems so right to call a cracker “Cheez-It.”
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.