A Very Careful ThanksgivingRaising a child with food allergies has shown me how generous people can be. I’m so thankful.
The Best Novel About a “De-Gaying Camp” Ever WrittenEmily Danforth’s new book, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, is a fantastic addition to the coming-of-age canon.
I Still Love Obama. Love. Love. Love.Am I the last person in America who still adores President Obama?
Please Don’t Spill Your Child's Snacks All Over the PlaygroundIt seems like such a little thing, but it could save a food-allergic child’s life.
The Mississippi River Ran BackwardThe strange story of the massive 1811-12 New Madrid earthquakes, and why Midwesterners still haven’t gotten over them.
The Strong, Loud Type Chris Christie is offering a blunt-talking tough-guy routine to win over voters.
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Duggar Revelations Are Just the Latest Sex Abuse Scandal to Rock Far-Right Fundamentalism
What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.
Ironic Misandry Claims Its First Victim A woman tweets #KillAllWhiteMen and the Internet explodes.
How Things Break Ali fought Liston 50 years ago. Two legends were born, but another was broken.