Let's Talk OscarsFor the first time since 2007, not one of the Best Picture nominees is a stinking embarrassment.
A Fine Whine
The Recline and Fall of Western CivilizationTilting your seat back on an airplane is pure evil. But so is installing seats that recline in the first place.
The Town Where the Dead Came Back to LifeRevival cartoonist Mike Norton illustrates the February Slate Book Review.
Design the New $1 Trillion Coin!Who should be on the front? Reagan? MLK? Harry Truman giving the thumbs-up?
2012: The Year in TV MomentsWhen the replacement refs gave the game to the Seahawks (and Twitter exploded).
Is The Impossible Reprehensible?Laura Helmuth and Dan Kois argue about the new movie based on the 2004 tsunami.
The New Dad MagHere's to the dads who never miss a playdate and always roll their jeans just so.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Mrs. Carter EditionListen to Slate’s show about pop culture and (maybe) feminist icon Beyoncé; The New Yorker’s recent story about mass shooter Amy Bishop; and a new paper on the myths of weight loss.
Keynes, Biden, and Dr. Evil on the $1 Trillion CoinSlate readers’ best ideas for whose face should go on the platinum economy-saver.
The Audio Book Club
The Audio Book Club on Behind the Beautiful ForeversOur critics visit Mumbai in Katherine Boo’s award-winning book.
Jack ReacherIf you’re still haunted by the Newtown shooting, do not see this movie. (Don’t see it anyway.)