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
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 1 2015 12:20 PM Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.