Drake Bennett
Drake Bennett

Drake Bennett is the staff writer for the Boston Globe Ideas section.

Culturebox
March 24 2010 7:08 AMThis Will Be on the Midterm. You Feel Me?Why so many colleges are teaching The Wire.
Tv Week
Sept. 19 2007 5:17 PMDon't Make Me LaughMocked, maligned, and left for dead, the laugh track isn't going anywhere.
  Slate Plus
Plus Roundups
March 5 2015 11:29 AM What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of March 2, curated by Slate writers and editors.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
March 6 2015 8:08 AM The Man Who Discovered Thiamin Today, we take vitamin B1 for granted. But it took a horrible, wasting disease—and lots and lots of chickens—for scientists to discover it.