Douglas McCollam
Douglas McCollam

Douglas McCollam, a freelance writer living in New Orleans, is a contributing writer for American Lawyer and the Columbia Journalism Review.

Sports Nut
Feb. 15 2008 4:46 PMIt Is What It Is … But What Is It?A sports cliché for our times.
The Slate Gist
July 18 2001 3:00 AMThe Bull Shark It lurks in the shallows, even in fresh water. And it loves to kill. 
Sports Nut
Sept. 25 2006 2:55 PMDome Is Where the Heart IsHow a not-so-beloved stadium became New Orleans' favorite building.
  Slate Plus
Politics
May 22 2015 11:14 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.
  Health & Science
Science
May 22 2015 1:14 PM Raindrops Are Mathematically Impossible Discover why every drop of rain is a minor mathematical miracle.