Eric McHenry

Eric McHenry is the author of Potscrubber Lullabies, which received the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. He teaches at Washburn University.

May 14 2013 8:15 AM“How to Steal the Laptop of Your Childhood Nemesis”
Sept. 13 2004 6:46 AMStarbuck the GreatThe forgotten poet who made loyalty oaths illegal.
Feb. 10 2003 2:46 PMHigh StandardsIs the new Philip Larkin poem worthy of publication?
Jan. 28 2002 4:54 PMVersed NightmareThe most hated man in American poetry is also its guiltiest pleasure.
Oct. 18 2000 3:00 AMBorrowing Milky-White for the St. Paul's Student Production of Into the Woods
June 20 2006 6:31 AM"The Incumbent"
July 6 2004 9:12 AM"Figurative North Topeka"
May 7 2002 3:28 PMThe Mode Not TakenThe wacky, talky, fat poetry of Albert Goldbarth.
Sept. 20 2001 11:30 PMAuden on Bin Laden


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.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


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?

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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?
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Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
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Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Brow Beat
Sept. 21 2014 2:00 PM Colin Farrell Will Star in True Detective’s Second Season
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Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
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Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
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Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.