Felix Gillette

Felix Gillette is a reporter for the Columbia Journalism Review's CJR Daily.

Sports Nut
Aug. 29 2006 4:06 PMAll I Really Need To Know About FootballI learned by playing Madden 07.
Sports Nut
Jan. 13 2006 5:50 AMThe GloaterHow to savor a playoff victory.
Explainer
Aug. 9 2005 9:47 PMHow Does the Space Shuttle Fly Home?On the back of a jumbo jet.
Sports Nut
May 11 2005 7:35 AMIt's Fun To Play at the YMCAThe guy who wears too much protective gear and the other pickup basketball players in the NBA playoffs.
Sports Nut
March 16 2005 4:05 PMTeams We HateDuke, Chattanooga, and nine other odious schools in this year's NCAA tournament.
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 23 2004 12:27 PMGrain of TruthWhy are Olympic beach volleyballers playing on Belgian sand?
Left Field
May 13 2004 2:24 PMLone Star SkateRoller derby makes a Texas-sized comeback.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 10 2006 11:42 AMThe Best American Olympic Team Ever?Yeah, right.
Sports Nut
Nov. 8 2005 5:10 PMThe Lords of DisciplineCoaches and broadcasters peddle an easy solution to every problem in football.
Sports Nut
June 16 2005 5:13 PMSideshow BobIs Robert Horry the NBA's best clutch shooter or its best con man?
Sports Nut
April 1 2005 1:15 PMNobody's MascotCollege basketball's unloved, world-weary ambassador: J.J. Jumper.
Left Field
Nov. 10 2004 2:28 PMRacing TallA Paralympian stands accused of getting an illegal leg up.
Sports Nut
June 8 2004 5:04 PMKobe and the BeanstalkThe Lakers strain to shoot over Detroit's lanky Tayshaun Prince.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Ridiculously Polite. That’s What Scares Beijing So Much.

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly

Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:05 PM Today in GOP Outreach to Women: You Broads Like Wedding Dresses, Right?
Music

How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

How Tattoo Parlors Became the Barber Shops of Hipster Neighborhoods

This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century

Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AM This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century To undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 1 2014 12:20 PM Don’t Expect Hong Kong’s Protests to Spread to the Mainland
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PM Wall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues 
  Life
Outward
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 9:39 PM Tom Cruise Dies Over and Over Again in This Edge of Tomorrow Supercut
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?