Christopher Bonanos

Christopher Bonanos is an editor at New York magazine and the author of Instant: The Story of Polaroid.

Brow Beat
Nov. 28 2014 9:55 AMHow The Strand Bookstore Keeps Going in the Age of Amazon
Oct. 5 2012 11:07 PMThe Rise and Fall of PolaroidPolaroid was once the Apple Computer of the mid-20th century.
A Fine Whine
March 15 2007 12:48 PMScrap the Greenback!It's time to get rid of the dollar bill.
Sept. 17 2013 5:30 AMShaken Like a Polaroid PictureApple’s slump looks a lot like the decline of a certain iconic camera company.
June 5 2007 1:02 PMDid Pirates Really Say "Arrrr"?The origin of Hollywood's high-seas slang.
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Slate Picks
Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.