Jennifer Lai Jennifer Lai

Jennifer Lai is an associate editor at Slate.

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July 14 2014 9:43 AM“There’s Really Nothing to Be Ashamed About Anymore”Two Brow Beat bloggers chat about guilty pleasures and the mysteries of taste.
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Aug. 29 2013 12:26 PMJudge Admits Blaming a 14-Year-Old for Her Own Rape Was "Stupid"
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Aug. 27 2013 11:16 AMGeorge Zimmerman Will Ask Florida To Pay His Legal Fees
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Aug. 23 2013 11:39 AM22-Year-Old Photojournalist Gang Raped in Mumbai
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Aug. 21 2013 12:33 PMThe Hannah Anderson Kidnapping Story Just Became that Much Crazier
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Aug. 19 2013 11:43 AMChris Christie to Sign Gay-Conversion Ban Bill Into Law
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Aug. 14 2013 12:16 PMExplosions Trap Sailors on Indian Sub
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Aug. 12 2013 12:04 PMJudge Orders Baby's Name Changed From "Messiah"
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Aug. 8 2013 10:20 AMGrenade-Wielding Gunman Kills Four In Texas Shooting Spree
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Aug. 6 2013 11:17 AMGunman Kills Three at Town Hall Meeting
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July 29 2013 11:35 AMBus Plunges Off Italian Highway, Killing Dozens
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May 12 2014 1:09 PMThe Editor’s CreedTwo Slate editors debate their very different editing philosophies.
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March 24 2014 3:30 PMThe Slate Podcast Endorsement-O-Matic(Almost) every product recommended on every Slate podcast since the dawn of creation.
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March 19 2014 2:12 PMShould Slate Change Its G.D. Profanity Policy? Three Editors Debate.
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Aug. 28 2013 11:55 AMGeorge Zimmerman's Wife Pleads Guilty To Perjury
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Aug. 26 2013 3:59 PMMassive Wildfire Threatens Yosemite, San Fran's Water Supply
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Aug. 22 2013 2:21 PMThe FBI Thought William Vollmann Was the Unabomber
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Aug. 20 2013 12:33 PMPolice Say "Bored" Teens Killed Exchange Student "For Fun"
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Aug. 16 2013 11:23 AMFeds Arrest Princess in Sweep of Illegal U.S. Cockfighting Ring
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Aug. 13 2013 11:38 AMBraves Fan Dies After 65-Foot Fall At Game
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Aug. 9 2013 2:18 PMWhat Are We Bringing To Mars? 1,100 Haiku.
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Aug. 7 2013 11:04 AMAriel Castro's "House of Horrors" Is Being Demolished
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July 30 2013 11:08 AMPakistan Prison Break Frees 250
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July 25 2013 11:18 AMChina Charges Former Party Star With Corruption




More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

The Ungodly Horror of Having a Bug Crawl Into Your Ear and Scratch Away at Your Eardrum

My Father Was James Brown. I Watched Him Beat My Mother. Then I Married Someone Like Him.

  News & Politics
Sept. 17 2014 2:57 PM ISIS Helps Snuff Out Conservative Opposition to Government Funding Bill
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
Sept. 17 2014 1:59 PM Ask a Homo: Secret Ally Codes 
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 1:26 PM Hey CBS, Rihanna Is Exactly Who I Want to See on My TV Before NFL Games
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 1:01 PM A Rare, Very Unusual Interview With Michael Jackson, Animated
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 12:35 PM IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 11:18 AM A Bridge Across the Sky
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?