Dan Chiasson

Dan Chiasson's poems appear in The New Yorker, Paris Review, Threepenny Review, and elsewhere.

July 29 2008 7:14 AM"Swifts"
Memoir Week
March 28 2007 12:54 PMOn Bad Poetry and Boring Family Stories
Oct. 4 2005 7:47 AM"The Elephant"
Nov. 15 2004 11:32 AMThe Thinking Man's Guide to SexWhat could be wrong with She Comes First?
Aug. 9 2004 5:19 PMMaxim 101The lad magazine goes literary.
Nov. 18 2003 11:10 AM"Making Purple"
June 11 2003 1:47 PMAir HalenThe state of American air guitar: sweaty, sincere, electric.
April 25 2003 10:53 AMPoems of WarSix writers and editors on poems of war.
Sept. 5 2000 10:00 PMPoem
July 3 2007 7:24 AMSummer BooksWhat Slate is reading this summer.
Memoir Week
March 27 2007 2:22 PMThe Weirdest Episode in the History of Hermeneutics
Nov. 29 2004 6:48 AMThe Anne Winters ChallengeShould a Marxist poet be stylistically ornate?
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 21 2004 5:54 PMLadies on the TrampAging Eastern Europeans bounce for glory in Athens.
Jan. 27 2004 11:59 AM"The Bear"
Oct. 9 2003 2:24 PMBad to the BoneAn anthology of verse offers up the banal, the bathetic, the bloated.
April 28 2003 5:06 PMJoy to the WorldWhat made Frank O'Hara great?
Dec. 11 2001 11:42 AM"Leverett Circle"
Dec. 15 1999 3:30 AMThe Sensible Present Has Duration


The Juice

Ford’s Big Gamble

It’s completely transforming America’s best-selling vehicle.

Should the United States Grant Asylum to Victims of Domestic Violence?

The Apple Watch Will Make Everyone Around You Just a Little Worse Off

This Was the First Object Ever Designed

Don’t Expect Adrian Peterson to Go to Prison

In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal. 


How the Apple Watch Will Annoy Us

A glowing screen attached to someone else’s wrist is shinier than all but the blingiest jewels.


A Little Bit Softer Now, a Little Bit Softer Now …

The sad, gradual decline of the fade-out in popular music.

Is Everyone Going to Declare Independence if Scotland Does It? 

I Tried to Write an Honest Profile of One of Bollywood’s Biggest Stars. It Didn’t Go Well.

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Sept. 12 2014 11:26 AM Identical Twins Aren’t Really Identical
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Sept. 12 2014 7:24 PM Come and Take It Libertarians fight for people whose property was seized by the police.
Sept. 12 2014 5:54 PM Olive Garden Has Been Committing a Culinary Crime Against Humanity
Sept. 12 2014 3:32 PM Yes, Those Straight Guys Who Wed for Rugby Tickets Are Mocking Marriage. What’s New?
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Sept. 12 2014 4:05 PM Life as an NFL Wife: “He's the Star. Keep Him Happy.”
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Behind the Scenes
Sept. 12 2014 5:55 PM “Do You Know What Porn Is?” Conversations with Dahlia Lithwick’s 11-year-old son.
Brow Beat
Sept. 14 2014 7:10 PM Watch Michael Winslow Perform Every Part of “Whole Lotta Love” With Just His Voice
Future Tense
Sept. 12 2014 3:53 PM We Need to Pass Legislation on Artificial Intelligence Early and Often
  Health & Science
New Scientist
Sept. 14 2014 8:38 AM Scientific Misconduct Should Be a Crime It’s as bad as fraud or theft, only potentially more dangerous.
Sports Nut
Sept. 12 2014 4:36 PM “There’s No Tolerance for That” Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh say they don’t abide domestic abuse. So why do the Seahawks and 49ers have a combined six players accused of violence against women?