Derreck Johnson

Derreck Johnson is a Slate Web designer.

Behind the Scenes
Sept. 4 2014 11:22 AMMeet Derreck JohnsonEleven questions with Slate’s Web designer.
Slate Picks
Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
Brow Beat
July 17 2014 2:58 PMWatch a 19-Year-Old Kanye West Freestyle in a Record Store
Brow Beat
June 12 2014 2:48 PMWhat I Thought of When I Heard That Ruby Dee Had Died
Brow Beat
March 26 2014 7:57 PMMore Free Music From De La Soul
Brow Beat
Dec. 10 2013 2:16 PMWho Is Hiding the Dirtiest Secrets on Scandal?
Brow Beat
Oct. 10 2013 4:06 PMBanksy’s New York Project Took a Very Brooklyn Turn Today
Brow Beat
Aug. 20 2014 3:27 PMAction Bronson’s Wonderfully Ridiculous New Music Video Is One of the Best of the Year
Slate Picks
July 31 2014 12:54 PMListen to Our July Music RoundupOur official monthly Spotify playlist exclusively for Slate Plus members.
June 19 2014 12:39 PM“A Modest Affair in Which I Will Entertain 100 or So People”Two future Slate grooms debate the importance of wedding planning.
Brow Beat
May 18 2014 9:49 AMYou Should Be Listening to Vic Mensa
Brow Beat
Feb. 21 2014 5:06 PMBefore Woody Harrelson Was a True Detective, He Was Manly Moondog
Brow Beat
Nov. 14 2013 1:27 PMSpike Lee and Tyler Perry to Make a Movie Together? Yes, and We Have the Poster.


Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Global Marches Demand Action on Climate Change


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

  News & Politics
Sept. 20 2014 11:13 AM -30-
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
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.