The Instant Spin RoomWatch conservatives and liberals bicker over the State of the Union address.
Booyah PatoisHow Stuart Scott paved the way for a new kind of black voice in sports media.
The Instant Spin RoomWhat conservatives and liberals are saying about the 2014 midterm results.
The Snark MachineWhat Twitter’s smartest critics and funniest comics are saying about the Oscars.
The Tweet BowlWhat Twitter’s smartest culture and sports writers are saying about the Super Bowl.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Traffic swami Jeremy Stahl tallies his favorite stories of the week, from #Ballghazi to #SotU.
They Should Have Known BetterThe Mueller report proves the NFL’s negligent handling of the Ray Rice case, but doesn’t go far enough.
The XX Factor
Woman Pretends To Be Drunk, and Men Pretend To Be Predators: The Dangers of That Fake Viral Video
The Canadian Supreme Court, Unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, Understands That Sectarian Prayer Is Sectarian
The Comcast–Time Warner Merger Will Create a Cable and Internet Behemoth. Here’s What You Need to Know.
One of Monday’s Pulitzer Prize Winners Left Journalism Because It Couldn’t Pay His Rent. Now He’s in PR.
Mad Men Zinger of the Week: “The Forecast” Slate’s TV Club writers pick their favorite Mad Men lines of the episode.
If You Can’t Stop It, Hide It Twitter has a new plan to make its community less abusive—by siloing off abuse.
Dismissing Darwin Records show teachers and school board members conspiring to teach creationism in public school science class.
Golden Status The Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?