Stuck in the StudioWhy doesn't the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' debut CD live up to their frenzied live act?
Soul PretenderCody ChesnuTT's new album mines 40 years of R & B history. But does it add up to anything?
Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Is This Thing On? The fierce debate over whether we should try to contact extraterrestrial life or wait for aliens to contact us.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash