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?
One Awesome Thing
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.
Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Could Better Psychological Testing Prevent a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash? Probably not.