Jennifer Mendelsohn

Jennifer Mendelsohn is a free-lance writer based in Baltimore. Visit her Web site at

Keeping Tabs
Feb. 22 2001 11:30 PMFor the Sake of the Kidman The tabloids feast on Tom and Nicole. 
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Jan. 25 2001 11:30 PMMad About You Fergie frets, Leo goes loony, and other tabloid outbursts.
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Dec. 15 2000 8:30 PMSex Doesn't Sell The tabloids turn prudish. 
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Nov. 16 2000 11:30 PMElection? What Election?Britney's love life, the pitter-patter of little Pitts, and other crucial news from the tabloids. 
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Oct. 20 2000 3:00 AMIt's All About the ButAnna Nicole Smith, Rulon Gardner, and the tabloids' favorite conjunction. 
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Sept. 22 2000 3:00 AMThe End Is Near!Have we seen the last of the red-hot tabloids? 
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Aug. 24 2000 11:30 PMDown by the C-SectionThe tabloids report on Madonna and childbirth, Gere's Lyme disease, and other medical matters. 
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July 20 2000 11:30 PMThe InsiderWho's qualified to give celebrity secrets to the tabloids? Why, you are! 
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June 9 2000 3:00 AMSeven Habits of Highly Effective RagsWhy the tabloids never run out of material. 
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May 11 2000 11:30 PMFear and Foreboding in TabloidlandFretting about the horrible, horrible things that might happen to celebrities. 
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April 6 2000 11:30 PMHe Ain't Heavy, He's My BrotherThe tabloids zero in on celebrity siblings. 
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March 3 2000 3:30 AMHail, BritneySomeday, her prince may come—and the tabloids will be waiting. 
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Feb. 4 2000 3:30 AMShocked, I'm Sure!Hillary vs. Tipper, Denzel's heartache, and more stunning secrets from the tabloids.  
The Breakfast Table
Jan. 17 2000 7:51 PMDissecting the Day's News
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Dec. 17 1999 3:30 AMAntler EnvySecrets of Reindeer Rudolph revealed, and other holiday tidings from the tabloids.
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Feb. 9 2001 3:00 AMWhat You Don't Know About SaladAnd other scientific revelations from the tabloids. 
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Jan. 3 2001 11:30 PMThe Year of WilliamThe English prince's royal pain, and other top tabloid stories of 2000. 
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Nov. 30 2000 11:30 PMChad Enough?Nothing about Katherine Harris here—or in the latest tabloids.  
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Nov. 2 2000 11:30 PMBringing Up the RearThe tabloids' butt obsession. 
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Oct. 5 2000 11:30 PMOctober SurpriseThe tabloids show an interest in politics. 
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Sept. 7 2000 11:30 PMHeche Makes WasteThe tabloids' take on Anne and Ellen's breakup, Madonna's Rocco, and more. 
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Aug. 10 2000 11:30 PMOops! They Did It AgainEven a tabloid can't be right all the time. 
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June 23 2000 3:00 AMDang! He's Still AliveThe tabloids await the passing of another celebrity. 
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May 25 2000 11:30 PMWin One for the GiffordsWill Frank and Kathie Lee keep it together? The experts weigh in.
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April 27 2000 11:30 PMBeauty Before AgeYesterday, Sir Paul's wrinkles seemed so far away, and other news of "mature" celebs.
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March 24 2000 3:00 AMThe Rockwell FilesThe tabloids have their way with Darva Conger and her multimillionaire hubby. 
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Feb. 18 2000 3:30 AMWon't You Be My Valentab?Broken hearts abound in the Globe et al. 
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Jan. 14 2000 3:30 AMBait and SnitchFalling for another tabloid ruse.
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Dec. 31 1999 3:30 AMTabloids' 1999 Secrets Exposed!The year's silliest stories, best headlines, and most deplorable trends.
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Dec. 3 1999 3:30 AMThe Season for GivingCelebs find love in their hearts--among other places.



Frame Game

Hard Knocks

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Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter

The Best Way to Organize Your Fridge

The World

Iran and the U.S. Are Allies

They just aren’t ready to admit it yet.

Sports Nut

Giving Up on Goodell

How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.

Chief Justice John Roberts Says $1,000 Can’t Buy Influence in Congress. Looks Like He’s Wrong.

How Steven Moffat Made the Best Doctor Who Episode in Years

  News & Politics
Sept. 16 2014 2:11 PM Spare the Rod What Charles Barkley gets wrong about corporal punishment and black culture.
Business Insider
Sept. 16 2014 1:23 PM Germany Has Asked Google to Reveal Its Search Algorithm, but That's Not Going to Happen
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 1:27 PM The Veronica Mars Spinoff Is Just Amusing Enough to Keep Me Watching
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 1:48 PM Why We Need a Federal Robotics Commission
  Health & Science
Sept. 16 2014 1:39 PM The Case of the Missing Cerebellum How did a Chinese woman live 24 years missing part of her brain?
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.