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?
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.
The Audio Book Club
Is Slaughterhouse-Five a Rambunctious Countercultural Lark or a Document of Severe Depression?
DoubleX Gabfest: The Blinded Me With Science EditionListen to Slate’s show about the science of relationships, the Washington Post’s Date Lab, and whether an equal marriage means less sex.