Jacob Brogan
Jacob Brogan

Jacob Brogan writes for Slate about technology and culture. Follow him on Twitter.

Working
Dec. 10 2017 2:00 PMHow Does a Gender-Reassignment Surgeon Work?Dr. Jess Ting talks about his role at Mount Sinai Hospital’s Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery.
Future Tense
Dec. 5 2017 2:29 PMWas Your Identity Stolen to Help Repeal Net Neutrality?
Books
Dec. 4 2017 8:30 AMThe Return of the Cartoonist Studio PrizeThis spring, two cartoonists will follow in the footsteps of Chris Ware, Noelle Stevenson, and Eleanor Davis.
Working
Nov. 26 2017 2:00 PMHow Does a Bespoke Tailor Work?Daniel Friedman runs Bindle and Keep, a custom suiting company for all bodies.
Future Tense
Nov. 21 2017 4:06 PMU.S. Unseals Indictment Against Alleged HBO Hacker, Inadvertently Threatens to Destroy the World
Working
Nov. 19 2017 2:00 PMHow Does a Drag Queen Work?Miz Cracker talks about assembling the perfect look and putting on killer shows.
Brow Beat
Nov. 10 2017 2:07 PMThis Podcast About an Arcade Urban Legend Is Twisty Fun. It’s Also Fake.
Future Tense
Nov. 8 2017 11:53 AMStudy Finds That Sheep Are Surprisingly Good at Recognizing Photos of Celebrities
Working
Nov. 2 2017 9:00 PMThe “How Does a Comic Book Store Owner Work?” TranscriptRead what Jared Smith had to say about running Big Planet Comics in Washington.
Working
Nov. 1 2017 9:00 PMThe “How Does an Independent Comics Artist Work?” TranscriptRead what Benjamin Frisch had to say about creating graphic novels.
Brow Beat
Oct. 27 2017 7:33 AMThe Good Place Sends Philosophy Straight to Hell
Future Tense
Oct. 24 2017 3:48 PMThe Hack of a London-Based Plastic Surgeon Provides a Chilling Warning About Medical Data Security
Working
Oct. 19 2017 7:00 PMThe “How Does a Comic Book Colorist Work?” TranscriptRead what Dean White had to say about bringing vibrant hues to Batman’s world.
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2017 1:46 PMUnpopular Opinion: The “1 Like = 1 Unpopular Opinion” Meme Is Bad
Working
Oct. 15 2017 2:00 PMHow Does a Comic Book Store Owner Work?Jared Smith talks about the weekly grind of bringing comics to readers.
Future Tense
Dec. 6 2017 4:37 PMAshley Madison Still Exists, Is Still Making a Mess of Things
Future Tense
Dec. 5 2017 2:27 PMThe Digital Will GeneratorWhat should your loved ones do with your online life after you die? We’ll help you plan.
Working
Dec. 3 2017 9:00 AMHow Does a Queer Theorist Work?English professor Elizabeth Freeman discusses the ongoing role of gender and sexuality studies.
Future Tense
Nov. 22 2017 12:15 PMTeen Mom 2 Asks an Important Question: Is It OK to Shoot Down Drones?
Future Tense
Nov. 21 2017 2:16 PMThe Ghosts of Internet PastWhy some people cling to their old internet screen names.
Future Tense
Nov. 17 2017 6:41 PMTwitter’s Best Weirdo Got Identified and It Doesn't Matter
Working
Nov. 8 2017 7:00 PMThe “How Does a Comic Book Librarian Work?” TranscriptRead what Caitlin McGurk had to say about collection development and exhibition curation at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library.
Future Tense
Nov. 3 2017 5:32 PMBehold the Horrifying Conclusion to Google’s Burger Emoji Controversy
Future Tense
Nov. 2 2017 11:15 AMThis Startup Thinks It Can Train Crows to Clean Up Cigarette Butts. Here’s What Experts Say.
Future Tense
Nov. 1 2017 3:36 PMReading the Mind at RiskA group of researchers think a combination of fMRI scans and machine learning could help identify patients with suicidal ideation.
Future Tense
Oct. 25 2017 9:20 AMThis Monstrous Mirror Only Shows Cancer Patients Their Faces if They Smile
Working
Oct. 22 2017 2:02 PMHow Does a Comic Book Librarian Work?Caitlin McGurk talks about collection development and exhibition curation at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum.
Technology
Oct. 18 2017 6:09 PMMy Quantified Monster and MeWe now define ourselves with our data. I’ve been doing that since the first time I played Dungeons & Dragons.
Future Tense
Oct. 16 2017 1:14 PMRetyping the Future’s PastAn archival transcription project from the University of Iowa invites us to explore the history of science fiction.
Future Tense
Oct. 12 2017 10:51 AMCan the Library of Congress Save Gawker’s Website From Extinction?

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