Gabriel Roth
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Gabriel Roth is a Slate senior editor and the editorial director of Slate Plus. Follow him on Twitter

Books
Feb. 16 2017 9:03 AM“A Great German Joke Is to Say the Meanest and Most Tragic Thing Possible”A conversation with Rebecca Schuman about German humor, Kafka, and her new book Schadenfreude: A Love Story.
Movies
Feb. 8 2017 10:08 AMBrickThe Lego Batman Movie is a brilliant sendup of superhero-movie clichés, until the second act misses its mark.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Feb. 2 2017 10:22 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Child Care War Machine” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about the cost of child care, vanishing boy-girl friendships, and sports-parent fails.
Slate Plus
Jan. 20 2017 8:21 PMAll, in Their Different Ways, Freaked OutThe Slate Plus Digest for Jan. 20.
Slate Plus
Jan. 13 2017 8:03 PMOne Last TimeThe Slate Plus Digest for Jan. 13.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 5 2017 12:43 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Hardest Age EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about parenting tweens and Rogue One.
Slate Plus
Dec. 16 2016 5:18 PMA Tiny Boy the Size of a Pinky FingerThe Slate Plus Digest for Dec. 16.
Slate Plus
Dec. 9 2016 6:13 PMA Page-a-Day Calendar, but WeeklyThe Slate Plus Digest for Dec. 9.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 8 2016 10:58 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Unexpected Loss EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about the stillbirth experience and kid birthday parties.
Slate Plus
Nov. 18 2016 4:49 PMThe Reckoning BeginsThe Slate Plus Digest for Nov. 18.
Politics
Nov. 8 2016 9:00 AMTrump vs. Clinton: Who’s Winning Today’s Forecasts of Who Will Win the Election?Find out with the Slate ~100 Percent Accurate Electoral Forecast Averagifier.
Slate Plus
Nov. 4 2016 5:25 PMWorking the AnglesThe Slate Plus Digest for Nov. 4.
Slate Plus
Oct. 28 2016 5:22 PMA “Grand Tour” of the “Content Globe”The Slate Plus Digest for Oct. 28.
Slate Plus
Oct. 14 2016 6:00 PMSorry, Legitimate Saxophone EnthusiastsThe Slate Plus Digest for Oct. 14.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 12 2016 1:49 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Sympathy for the Devil” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Amanda Knox, how rock and roll became white, and the creation of Rachel Brewson, fake internet persona.
Slate Plus
Feb. 10 2017 8:02 PMFriday Night FeverHow not to fight lies, and how to survive as a college professor, in the Slate Plus Digest.
Slate Plus
Feb. 3 2017 7:24 PMSunrise, SunsetThe Slate Plus Digest for Feb. 3.
Slate Plus
Jan. 27 2017 7:42 PMTruly, Madly, LiterallyThe Slate Plus Digest for Jan. 27.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 19 2017 10:06 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Sad Laura Ashley Bat Mitzvah Dress” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about sperm-donation families and social media rules.
Slate Plus
Jan. 6 2017 7:29 PMWalking Into a TrapThe Slate Plus Digest for Jan. 6.
Wonder Week
Dec. 22 2016 10:15 AMDid We Mention That Stevie Wonder Is Also an Incredible Harmonica Player?A not-as-good player explains.
The Audio Book Club
Dec. 12 2016 11:48 AMThe Audio Book Club Basks in MoonglowSlate critics discuss the dazzling new novel from Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Chabon.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 9 2016 1:39 PMWhen Technology Makes Parenting a Bit HarderThis week’s fail (or triumph?) on Slate’s Mom and Dad Are Fighting.
Slate Plus
Dec. 2 2016 5:45 PMSmall VictoriesThe Slate Plus Digest for Dec. 2.
Slate Plus
Nov. 11 2016 5:43 PMOh GodThe Slate Plus Digest for Nov. 11.
Cover Story
Nov. 7 2016 3:01 PM230 Things Donald Trump Has Said and Done That Make Him Unfit to Be PresidentHow many times has Donald Trump disqualified himself from holding the most powerful job in the world? You be the judge.
Politics
Oct. 31 2016 2:56 PMMaking the ChoiceHow should voters weigh the sins of these two uniquely corrupt candidates?
Slate Plus
Oct. 21 2016 4:05 PMAuthority FiguresThe Slate Plus Digest for Oct. 21.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 13 2016 1:38 PMLooking Back at Vaudeville’s Buster KeatonDana Stevens talks about what it’s like to research and write her latest book.
Slate Plus
Oct. 7 2016 6:19 PMHaunted McMansions, Evil Clowns, Victorian Time MachinesThe Slate Plus Digest for Oct. 7.

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