Dan Crane

Dan Crane is a writer and musician living in Los Angeles. He is the author of To Air is Human: One Man's Quest to Become the World's Greatest Air Guitarist.

Shopping
June 8 2010 1:47 PMTesting, Testing … 1, 2, 3?Which (cheap) digital audio recorder works best?
Shopping
June 28 2007 7:10 AMWill It All Come Out in the Wash?Sussing out the best stain removers.
Culturebox
Oct. 24 2005 5:34 AMNom de GuerreHow my faux French band wound up in federal court.
Shopping
Dec. 22 2004 4:19 PMTop NogWhich eggnog is best?
Food
Nov. 25 2003 7:25 PMMcNastyThe new "healthy" fast food items taste bad (and aren't so healthy either).
Shopping
Feb. 10 2009 7:05 AMHeated DebateWhich space heater is best?
Shopping
March 7 2006 6:46 AMRead It and SleepA guide to the best alarm clocks.
Shopping
April 26 2005 4:38 AMWorth One's SaltFrom fleur de sel to kosher, which salt is best?
Shopping
Aug. 18 2004 6:29 AMWeight WatchersThe skinny on which trendy diet is best.

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The Eye

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Politics

Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

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  News & Politics
Politics
Sept. 22 2014 6:30 PM What Does It Mean to Be an American? Ted Cruz and Scott Brown think it’s about ideology. It’s really about culture.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 22 2014 5:38 PM Apple Won't Shut Down Beats Music After All (But Will Probably Rename It)
  Life
Outward
Sept. 22 2014 4:45 PM Why Can’t the Census Count Gay Couples Accurately?
  Double X
Doublex
Sept. 22 2014 4:06 PM No, Women’s Soccer Does Not Have a Domestic Violence Problem Or, why it is very, very stupid to compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice.
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Slate Plus
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  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 22 2014 5:45 PM The University of California Corrects “Injustice” by Making Its Rich Chancellors Even Richer
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 22 2014 6:27 PM Should We All Be Learning How to Type in Virtual Reality?
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 22 2014 4:34 PM Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.
  Sports
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.