Announcing the Winners of the Sixth Cartoonist Studio PrizeThe best print and web comic of 2017, selected by the Slate Book Review and the Center for Cartoon Studies.
Trawling the Depths of Blue Planet IIShould we reconsider the octopus? Should nature documentaries talk about climate change? Members of the Slate science team discuss.
How Does Neil Gaiman Work?He tells us about writing comics, novels, and his new book of Norse myths.
The 2018 Cartoonist Studio Prize ShortlistsThe best print and web comics of 2017, selected by the Slate Book Review and the Center for Cartoon Studies.
The “How Does a Gender and Sexuality Journalist Work?” TranscriptRead what Christina Cauterucci had to say about covering women’s issues for Slate.
Stop Calling Everything ASMRThe term was once about pleasing sounds. Now we use it to describe anything that makes us feel good.
The Audio Book Club
Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Left Hand of DarknessHow does the novel hold up almost 50 years after it first appeared?
Manafort Left an Incriminating Paper Trail Because He Couldn’t Figure Out How to Convert PDFs to Word Files
How Does a Show Jumping Horse Work?In this episode of Working, we learn about the pampered lives of equestrian athletes.
Endless ExileWhat would it be like to live, and work, and fall in love if your life were 15 times longer than the average human?
The “How Does an ACLU Attorney Work?” TranscriptRead what Josh Block had to say about fighting for LGBTQ civil rights.
The “How Does Samuel R. Delany Work?” TranscriptRead what Slate’s Working podcast asked the acclaimed science-fiction novelist about his career.
The “How Does a Presbyterian LGBTQ Advocate Work?” TranscriptRead what Alex McNeill had to say about the intersection of faith, policy, and education in changing times.
Ski Jumpers Are Artists, Not AthletesThe brilliance of Werner Herzog’s 1974 documentary The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner.
The “How Does a Queer Theorist Work?” TranscriptRead what English professor Elizabeth Freeman had to say about her academic work.