Holly Allen

Holly Allen is a Slate Web designer.

March 1 2012 12:59 PMTrying Really Hard To Like PinterestA power-pinner tries to convince a skeptic to start using the visual social network.
Sports Nut
June 28 2011 12:17 PMWho Grunted?Match the shriek to the tennis player—an interactive quiz.
Sports Nut
March 13 2011 9:59 PMLet's Go Blue Team!Forget team names. Make your March Madness picks with Slate's mascot and school color brackets.
The Slate Gist
May 11 2007 12:36 PMBushies Behaving BadlyAn illustrated guide to GOP scandals.
The XX Factor
Aug. 12 2011 1:21 PMIs It Morally Wrong To Abort an Implanted Embryo When You're Expecting Twins?
Low Concept
May 5 2011 6:26 PMCats of WarThe Pentagon's top-secret feline special-operations program, revealed.
The XX Factor
March 9 2011 1:04 PMBoys and Dolls
The Slate Gist
May 11 2007 12:11 PMBushies Behaving BadlyA guide to GOP scandals.



Crying Rape

False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.

Scotland Votes to Remain in U.K.

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

Can Democrats Keep Counting on Republicans to Offend Women as a Campaign Strategy?


Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

  News & Politics
The World
Sept. 19 2014 11:36 AM Breaking Up Countries Is Still Hard to Do
Business Insider
Sept. 19 2014 11:37 AM Why Urban Outfitters and Other Brands Troll Their Customers
Lexicon Valley
Sept. 19 2014 11:32 AM Why Do Pirates Talk Like That?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 11:33 AM Planned Parenthood Is About to Make It a Lot Easier to Get Birth Control
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 11:40 AM Apple Invented the Perfect Way to Handle Your Giant New Phone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 19 2014 11:33 AM The Curious Incident of the Supernova in the Nighttime
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.