The Ordeal of Jack and EvelynKerouac and Waugh wouldn’t have been friends on Earth, but they’re totally hanging out in heaven.
Van Morrison's Astral Weeks: Live at the Hollywood BowlShould aging rock stars be allowed to dust off their magnum opuses?
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Why We Love Jason BourneHis mission is the essential human mission—to find out who the hell he is.
Lennon + McCartney = NilssonHarry Nilsson had John’s perversity, Paul’s whimsy, and one of the strangest careers in singer-songwriter history.
The 1991 Novel That Predicted Sarah PalinThe freakish, fantastic prescience of Raymond Kennedy’s Ride a Cockhorse.
Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback Congress just gave Wall Street a win. It also opened the door for smarter, better financial reform.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
How Creative Is Your Computer? The Lovelace test is a better measure of artificial intelligence than the Turing test.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.