Tasty DeliteThe American Museum of Natural History's "Chocolate" show is full of empty calories.
Don Your Snark, Get Set, Go!Critics savage Eddie Murphy, Neil LaBute, and Heidi Julavits in SJ's first All-Snark Edition.
Identity CrisisCritics sneer—or yawn, or laugh out loud—at the would-be thriller. And none of them like The Real Cancun.
Jack Be TickedNicholson and Sandler make Anger Management less painful than anticipated.
Nemo's RulesThe next kids' movie that grown-ups should see, plus a farewell from our columnist.
The Queen of 'TweensCritics wince as Hilary Duff makes like Britney in a sugary film, plus one writer's recipe for revenge.
Easy TargetsA sniper tries to pick off Colin Farrell in Phone Booth; critics take aim at Vin Diesel in A Man Apart.
Arch EnemiesDaniel Libeskind's fans have had it with two-faced critic Herbert Muschamp.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Irritating Confidante
John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.
The Irritating Confidante John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.
My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s
My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s It really began at a girls’ reform school.
Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee
Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?
Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?
Driving in Circles
The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.
We Need More Ben Bradlees His relationship with John F. Kennedy shows what’s missing from today’s Washington journalism.
Why It’s OK to Ask People What They Do David Plotz talks to two junior staffers about the lessons of Working.
Good Teaching Is Not About Playing It Safe Classroom technology can make learning more dangerous, and that’s a good thing.
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.