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.
The Myths of Katrina Ten years after the storm, falsehood about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
Inside Higher Ed
Her Résumé Is Good, But How’s Her Personality? Colleges are trying to use personality tests to pick their presidents.
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.