Jennifer Lawrence and Michael Fassbender Smoked Up the Stage at the Big Lebowski Table Read
“What You See Is a Pretty Slender Reality”The problem with only viewing conflict from an American perspective.
Inside JobWhy American vet Elliott Ackerman wrote about insider attacks from the Afghan perspective in his novel, Green on Blue.
“Violence Against Women Is the Foreigners’ Fault”What happens to Afghan women when the U.S. military pulls out?
Every Shot on House of Cards Looks the SameHow to compose a House of Cards shot: blue up front, yellow in back.
America’s Worst PresidentHow Andrew Johnson betrayed Lincoln and screwed America for a century.
The Pete Campbell Receding Hairline SupercutWatch Pete Campbell’s hairline recede over seven seasons of Mad Men
The Walking Dead PodcastListen to an early release of Slate’s recap of the Season 5 finale, “Conquer.”
Here’s How to Ace Your Next Job InterviewTips to come off as the perfect candidate in the interview.
Meeting to Marriage in Eight Dates onThe BachelorChris and Whitney’s hyper-accelerated romance condensed into 2½ minutes.
The Universal Allure of WarHow the enhanced emotional experience of combat takes hold in conflict zones.
“They’re Freebasing the Crystal Meth of Purpose”Why the pull of war is so strong for soldiers (and journalists) in combat zones.
What Gives Popcorn Its Pop?Slow-motion video shows why kernels leap and emit their distinctive sound.
Why Democrats Have the Right to Be Angry With Clinton Her email scandal was easy to predict and avoid.
More Than Twenty Years After the Story in Show Me a Hero, Yonkers’ Affordable-Housing Fight Isn’t Over
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
Idris Elba Just Got Called “Too Street” to Play Bond. Here’s Why That’s Even Crazier Than it Sounds.
Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.
Of Flying Squirrels and Yard Goats Meet the branding geniuses behind some of minor league baseball’s craziest logos and mascots.