Holly Allen

Holly Allen is a Slate Web designer.

Behind the Scenes
Sept. 10 2014 10:39 AMWhere’s My Pizza? Three far-flung Slate-sters dish on the pros and cons of working away from Slate’s main offices.
Brow Beat
Aug. 19 2014 9:01 AMNow You, Too, Can Spread Baseless Hearsay, With the Star Wars Rumor Generator!
Brow Beat
July 16 2014 2:56 PMEvery Food That’s Ever Been Called “The New Cupcake,” in One Chart
Wild Things
June 27 2014 9:15 AMCopperhead Fever: Can Releasing Good Snakes Chase out the Bad Ones?
April 16 2014 4:03 PMThe Case for Separate BedsI love my husband, but I want my own bed.
Brow Beat
March 7 2014 12:28 PMPlay Wes Anderson Bingo—Special Grand Budapest Hotel Edition!
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 6 2014 10:21 PMHow to Incorporate Stray Dogs Into Winter Olympic Sports
Low Concept
Oct. 14 2013 4:47 PMLet’s Crowdsource the Next North Korean Photoshop FailWhere will Kim Jong-un show up next? At the VMAs? In Gravity?
July 26 2013 12:19 PMBring on the Tax-Free Weekends!A state-by-state guide to evading the sales tax this summer.
Sports Nut
March 18 2013 4:31 PMHere We Go, Blue Team, Here We GoForget team names. Make your March Madness picks with Slate's 2012 mascot and school-color brackets.
Brow Beat
Dec. 7 2012 4:06 PMZero Dark Thirty Inspires Hollywood Copycats
Brow Beat
Nov. 14 2012 8:15 AMWhich Law & Order Characters Were Best at Their Jobs? A Handy Guide.
Oct. 15 2012 3:30 AMThe TV Land ElectorateAre your favorite TV characters Democrats or Republicans?
Brow Beat
Aug. 10 2012 4:00 AMThe Spike Lee Heat Index: The Hotter the Movie, the Better It Is
March 20 2012 12:53 PMSpring Colorganizing ContestSlate wants to see the ways you organize your home and office by color.
Brow Beat
Aug. 26 2014 2:22 PMHere’s How Other Men Will Look When They Copy Cary Fukunaga’s Man-Braids
Brow Beat
July 23 2014 1:48 PMSad Jack White Is the New Sad Kanye Is the New Sad Keanu
The Spot
July 2 2014 3:34 PMWhen Did Goalkeepers’ Gloves Get So Enormous?
Brow Beat
May 2 2014 4:50 PMSad, Zip-Lining Kanye Is the New Sad Keanu
Sports Nut
March 17 2014 12:33 AMMarch Madness Driving You Mad?We can help! Use Slate’s interactive to make your picks based on the odds, SAT scores, mascots, and a whole lot more.
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 12 2014 1:52 PMA New Medal in Sochi, Inspired by Bob Costas
Low Concept
Oct. 27 2013 11:49 PMCould Facebook Fix Healthcare.gov?How about Google, Yahoo, Amazon, or Microsoft?
Brow Beat
Aug. 14 2013 12:58 PMIs There a Good Will Hunting Curse? Yes. Yes There Is.
Low Concept
June 7 2013 2:47 PMThose PRISM Slides Are HideousHere, NSA. We redesigned them for you.
Dec. 26 2012 5:30 AMThe Worst Cads of 2012From the dirtbags (Chris Brown) to the doxxed (Violentacrez), our list of the year’s most accomplished sleazeballs.
Nov. 29 2012 8:26 AMYou Can’t Wrap an E-BookOr can you? Nine ideas for making an invisible gift more fun to give.
Low Concept
Nov. 9 2012 7:03 AMLessons From the 2012 ElectionWhat we learned about politics from the Obama-Romney race.
Oct. 3 2012 3:35 AMChoose the Right AppleA flow chart to aid in your pomaceous decision-making.
Brow Beat
July 30 2012 5:23 PMFifty Shades Is Replacing the Bible? The Photographic Evidence
Sports Nut
March 14 2012 6:35 AMGreen and White to the Final FourForget team names. Make your March Madness picks with Slate's 2012 mascot and school color brackets.




Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS

But the next president might. 

The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices

Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Altered State

The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender

What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?

Surprise! The Women Hired to Fix the NFL Think the NFL Is Just Great.

You Shouldn’t Spank Anyone but Your Consensual Sex Partner

Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM The Most Awkward Scenario in Which a Man Can Hold a Door for a Woman
  News & Politics
Sept. 18 2014 8:58 AM Does this Colorado Poll Show Latino Voters Bailing on the 2014 Election?
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
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.
Sept. 18 2014 8:53 AM The Other Huxtable Effect Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 7:23 PM MIT Researchers Are Using Smartphones to Interact With Other Screens
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 18 2014 7:30 AM Red and Green Ghosts Haunt the Stormy Night
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.