Heather Murphy

Heather Murphy is a former Slate photo editor and the creator of Behold, the Photo Blog. Follow her on Twitter.

Gallery
June 28 2012 6:00 PMWhat’s That Enormous Grandma Face Doing on That Wall?Without waiting for permission, JR turns conflict zones into art galleries.
Family
June 16 2012 8:56 AMThanks for Nothing, Dad!Rich fathers who don’t leave their money to their kids.
Brow Beat
June 10 2012 9:17 AMCaption Contest: Milk Diving Edition
Gallery
May 31 2012 6:48 PMTen Great Moments for Gay Rights
Brow Beat
May 26 2012 9:00 AMCaption Contest: Chinese Segway Edition
Brow Beat
May 16 2012 4:47 PMRunning for the Camera: Tabitha Soren’s Fine Art Workout
Brow Beat
May 9 2012 7:20 PMHow Major News Sites Reacted to Obama's Same Sex Marriage Statements
Books
May 5 2012 12:01 AMOh My, That’s Not What I Thought You Had Up ThereAlex MacLean’s Up on the Roof peeks in on NYC’s most mysterious (and underutilized) spaces.
Brow Beat
April 29 2012 9:57 AMCaption Contest: Judo Edition
Brow Beat
April 21 2012 8:22 AMCaption Contest: Nicolas Sarkozy Edition
Walking
April 13 2012 10:30 AMInstagram Superstar Richard Koci Hernandez Reflects on Photographing People Walking
Brow Beat
April 7 2012 9:00 AMThis Picture Is Worth 20 Words: Easter with Hillary Edition
Brow Beat
March 31 2012 10:33 AMCaption Contest: Ice Skating Edition
Brow Beat
March 24 2012 11:44 AMCaption Contest: Santorum and Daughters Edition
Design
March 20 2012 12:53 PMSpring Colorganizing ContestSlate wants to see the ways you organize your home and office by color.
Brow Beat
June 23 2012 9:47 AMCaption Contest: Romney Apron Edition
Family
June 16 2012 8:53 AM10 Rich Dads Who Don’t Think Their Kids Deserve Their Money
Brow Beat
June 2 2012 8:35 AMCaption Contest: Bush Portrait Edition
Design
May 30 2012 6:44 AMThe Quest for the Perfect Office ChairWhy we haven’t found it yet.
Brow Beat
May 19 2012 10:01 AMCaption Contest: Rio Edition
Brow Beat
May 12 2012 8:30 AMCaption Contest: Obama in the Driveway Edition
Brow Beat
May 5 2012 10:34 AMCaption Contest: Kentucky Derby Edition
Brow Beat
May 4 2012 2:38 PMSee One of the Most Creative Campaign Photos of 2012
The XX Factor
April 22 2012 10:45 PMWhat a Bunch of Girls Think About the Second Episode of Girls
Brow Beat
April 14 2012 10:25 AMThis Picture is Worth 20 Words: Secret Service Edition
Brow Beat
April 11 2012 3:40 PMLemon Bars: There Is an Alternative to Sickeningly Sweet Neon Goop
Brow Beat
April 5 2012 4:47 PMPhotos of Mountain Men and Begging Bears in ’60s Yellowstone
Brow Beat
March 28 2012 11:31 AMReconsidering the Sylvia Plath of the Photo World
Culturebox
March 20 2012 7:47 PMPairing Up the Heroes of Downton Abbey With Their Mad Men Soul MatesViolet Crawley and Roger Sterling, Thomas Barrow and Pete Campbell, and more. 
Brow Beat
March 16 2012 4:07 PMCaption Contest: Clooney's Arrest Edition

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Moneybox
Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM The Most Awkward Scenario in Which a Man Can Hold a Door for a Woman
  News & Politics
Jurisprudence
Sept. 18 2014 10:42 AM Scalia’s Liberal Streak The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
  Life
The Vault
Sept. 18 2014 9:57 AM “The Sun Never Sets Upon the British Empire,” Explained in GIF by an Old Children’s Toy
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 6:14 PM Today in Gender Gaps: Biking
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
  Arts
Television
Sept. 18 2014 8:53 AM The Other Huxtable Effect Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 10:07 AM “The Day It All Ended” A short story from Hieroglyph, a new science fiction anthology.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 18 2014 7:30 AM Red and Green Ghosts Haunt the Stormy Night
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?