Art That Grew On YouSlate readers on Mozart, Brahms, Jackson Pollock, and other tastes that took some acquiring.
Learning To Love MozartWhen I first heard The Magic Flute, I hated it. Now I think it’s among the greatest artworks ever created. What happened?
Life in the ColoniesNotes on customs, habits, and mating rituals of the residents at Yaddo, MacDowell, and other artists’ retreats.
TODAY IN SLATE
False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
Scotland Votes to Remain in U.K.
There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?
The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B
Can Democrats Keep Counting on Republicans to Offend Women as a Campaign Strategy?
Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey
No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.
The Other Huxtable Effect
Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.
Behind the Scenes
“It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.