DoubleX Gabfest: The Real Women EditionListen to Slate’s show about NFL player Adrian Peterson’s child abuse charges.
Mean GirlJoan Rivers was relentless and filthy. She was also brutally honest about being a woman.
The Audio Book Club
The Audio Book Club Asks, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?Slate critics take on Roz Chast’s cartoon memoir about her parents’ decline.
Nine Tweets and One SelfieSlate’s editor David Plotz and DoubleX founder Hanna Rosin gave a commencement speech together. Here’s what they said.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Narcissistic Loony Toon EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Monica Lewinsky’s tell-all.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Bechdel Test vs. the Jiggle Test EditionListen to Slate’s show about Arianna Huffington, NFL cheerleaders, and The Other Woman.
When Men Are RapedA new study reveals that men are often the victims of sexual assault, and women are often the perpetrators.
"I Feel Particularly Bad About That Last One"When using friends and family to make an argument feels right, and when it feels wrong.
The XX Factor
Fear Over Online Predators Is the New “Stranger Danger.” When Will Parents Stop Panicking?
The Audio Book Club
The Audio Book Club Is a Bad FeministSlate’s critics discuss Roxane Gay’s collection of personal and political essays.
DoubleX Gabfest: “The Blepharoplasty” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the autism cure, ethnic plastic surgery, and the Israeli TV show Srugim.
The Shortening LeashSix thousand respondents to the Slate survey and the trend is clear: Kids today have a lot less freedom than their parents did.
Arianna Huffington Is Just Like UsIn Thrive, she accurately diagnoses what ails our workplace culture. But like the rest of us, she hasn’t found the cure.
Alone, Alone, All, All Alone, Alone on a Wild Wild SeaBarbara Ehrenreich searches for transcendence.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Conscious Uncoupling EditionListen to Slate’s show about Gwyneth Paltrow’s conscious uncoupling from Chris Martin.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Democrats’ War at Home
How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?
The Democrats’ War at Home How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?
Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best
Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke
A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking
Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10
Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.
How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.
Building a Better Workplace
You Deserve a Pre-cation
The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.
Hasbro Is Cracking Down on Scrabble Players Who Turn Its Official Word List Into Popular Apps
Florida State’s New President Is Underqualified and Mistrusted. He Just Might Save the University.
Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
Behind the Scenes
Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
Should You Freeze Your Eggs? An egg freezing party is not a great place to find answers to this or other questions.
Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.