Holly Allen

Holly Allen is a Web designer at Slate. She lives in Atlanta.

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Oct. 28 2013 4:39 PMWoody or Sinatra? You Decide.
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Nov. 14 2012 8:15 AMWhich Law & Order Characters Were Best at Their Jobs? A Handy Guide.
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Oct. 18 2012 3:52 PMThis Halloween’s Best Political Costumes
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March 2 2012 5:23 PMIntroducing Beardbombing, Featuring Seneca Crane’s Beard from The Hunger Games
Dec. 19 2011 11:32 AMI (Almost) Got Callista Gingrich’s HairHow four hours in a D.C. salon gave me a new appreciation for Callista’s helmet head.
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Dec. 7 2012 4:06 PMZero Dark Thirty Inspires Hollywood Copycats
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Nov. 6 2012 12:37 PMNo “I Voted” Stickers at Your Polling Station? Print Your Own.
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May 24 2012 8:00 AMBerets! Binoculars! Britpop! Introducing Wes Anderson Bingo
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Feb. 17 2012 6:28 PMWhat New Territory Is Left for The Simpsons? Our Complete Map.



More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

iOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

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.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

My Father Was James Brown. I Watched Him Beat My Mother. Then I Married Someone Like Him.

  News & Politics
Sept. 17 2014 12:02 PM Here It Is: The Flimsiest Campaign Attack Ad of 2014, Which Won’t Stop Running
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
The Vault
Sept. 17 2014 1:04 PM The War Department's WWII Advice Booklet for Soldiers Headed to Syria
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 1:26 PM Hey CBS, Rihanna Is Exactly Who I Want to See on My TV Before NFL Football Games
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 1:01 PM A Rare, Very Unusual Interview With Michael Jackson, Animated
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 12:35 PM IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 11:18 AM A Bridge Across the Sky
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.