Dave McKenna

Dave McKenna is a writer in Washington D.C.

Sports Nut
June 18 2013 11:50 AMThe End of JoyWhy do athletes look so angry when they do something great?
Sports Nut
May 3 2010 3:39 PMDownward SpiralWashington Redskins owner Dan Snyder's amusing failure at Six Flags.
Hang Up And Listen
March 29 2010 5:54 PMHang Up and Listen: The Fight at TGI Friday's EditionListen to Slate's podcast about the week in sports.
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 27 2004 6:29 PMHulk Hogan's HeroesWhy pro wrestlers should be in the Olympics.
Sports Nut
Jan. 4 2013 5:37 PMA Season of Miracles in WashingtonThe Redskins reappear, and the owner vanishes.
Hang Up And Listen
April 19 2010 5:09 PMHang Up and Listen: The Redskins and Indians EditionListen to Slate's podcast about the week in sports.
Sports Nut
March 16 2005 4:05 PMTeams We HateDuke, Chattanooga, and nine other odious schools in this year's NCAA tournament.
Left Field
June 11 2004 3:14 PMHammers, Sickles, and TurnbucklesSoviet wrestlers mourn Ronald Reagan.

TODAY IN SLATE

Medical Examiner

Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola

Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.

It Is Very, Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice

The U.S. Is So, So Far Behind Europe on Clean Energy

Even if You Don’t Like Batman, You Might Like Gotham

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Politics

Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

A Woman Who Escaped the Extreme Babymaking Christian Fundamentalism of Quiverfull

How Moscow’s Anti-War March Revealed One of Russia’s Deepest Divides

  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
The XX Factor
Sept. 22 2014 7:43 PM Emma Watson Threatened With Nude Photo Leak for Speaking Out About Women's Equality
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Sept. 22 2014 1:52 PM Tell Us What You Think About Slate Plus Help us improve our new membership program.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 22 2014 7:46 PM Azealia Banks’ New Single Is Her Best in Years
  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.