James Surowiecki

James Surowiecki writes the financial column at The New Yorker.

June 29 2009 6:22 PMInfinite SummerThe Audio Book Club on David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest.
The Audio Book Club
Jan. 3 2008 12:19 PMThe Audio Book ClubOur critics discuss Denis Johnson's Tree of Smoke.
Jan. 17 2006 8:44 PMThe Worst Day EverA 24 writer talks about torture, terrorism, and fudging "real time."
The Book Club
Jan. 12 2005 1:43 AMWhich Information Really Does Matter?
The Book Club
Jan. 10 2005 2:23 PMWhat Do We Mean When We Talk About Intuition?
Hey, Wait A Minute
July 30 2003 6:39 PMDamn the Slam PAM Plan!Canceling the Pentagon's futures market is cowardly and dumb.
The Book Club
June 5 2003 9:23 AMGoing Where the Value Is
The Book Club
June 3 2003 9:22 AMBilly Beane's Genius: Letting the Data Do the Talking
The Book Club
Feb. 18 2003 6:31 PMHow the GI Bill and the FHA Solidified the Traditional Family
Jan. 9 2003 3:50 PMI Hear New York RantingSpike Lee vs. Kenneth Lay and Mullah Omar.
The Book Club
Oct. 31 2002 6:35 PMTwo Angry Men
The Book Club
Oct. 29 2002 6:08 PMWith All Deliberate Confusion
Aug. 19 2002 10:30 AMRockumentary ReduxEveryone's wrong about the new Wilco movie.
March 23 2001 11:57 PMWilson the Volleyball, Reconsidered
June 30 1999 12:17 AM
The Audio Book Club
March 20 2009 2:21 PMSlate's Audio Book Club: Infinite JestOur critics dissect David Foster Wallace's epic novel.
June 14 2006 11:51 AMWhat's Next for the New Argentine Cinema?
Dec. 15 2005 6:40 PMThe Xbox 360What happens when video games get too real.
The Book Club
Jan. 11 2005 8:12 AMThe Virtues of Group Decision-Making
Aug. 21 2003 4:18 PMCult of PersonalismA remarkable documentary about Idi Amin gets to the heart of his politics.
June 10 2003 1:15 PMMoneyball ReduxSlate talks to the man who revolutionized baseball.
The Book Club
June 4 2003 9:14 AMDecision-Making
The Book Club
Feb. 19 2003 5:49 PMVillains in the Suburbs
The Book Club
Feb. 17 2003 6:51 PMDrowning in Details
Jan. 8 2003 1:50 PMDrop the GunThe Two Towers' wishful technophobia.
The Book Club
Oct. 30 2002 6:57 PMDeeply Confused Idea of Wealth
Oct. 2 2002 1:57 PMThe Punk VirtuosoGuitarist John Frusciante spices up the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
July 24 2002 6:21 PMBlame IacoccaHow the former Chrysler CEO caused the corporate scandals.
The Book Club
June 30 1999 12:18 AM
The Motley Fool
May 29 1998 3:30 AMDisney's DropThe recent fall in its stock price says less about the company's prospects than about bull market jitters.




Crying Rape

False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

No, New York Times, Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman” 

Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 1:39 PM Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman,” New York Times. Neither Are Her Characters.

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

How Will You Carry Around Your Huge New iPhone? Apple Pants!

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Lifetime Didn’t Find the Steubenville Rape Case Dramatic Enough. So They Added a Little Self-Immolation.

Why Men Can Never Remember Anything

The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM Why Men Can Never Remember Anything
  News & Politics
Sept. 19 2014 5:19 PM Washington’s Acting Roles
Sept. 19 2014 3:24 PM Why Innovators Hate MBAs
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 5:03 PM White House Chief Information Officer Will Run U.S. Ebola Response
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PM Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?   A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.