Mom and Dad Are Fighting
The “Where Can a Parent Score Some Weed” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on baby names and pot-smokin’ parents.
Not HelpfulMaking kids read The Help is not the way to teach them about the civil rights struggle.
One Nation, UnderpantsThe triumphant return of Captain Underpants, hero to hyper, school-hating 8-year-olds.
Empty SuitsOrphan Black’s straight male characters are completely flat. That’s not an accident.
The XX Factor
The Veronica Mars Kickstarter Project Is Great News for the Show's Fans, Women, Movie Lovers
Cute Little PsychokillersWhy "bad seed" films are both deeply unsettling and confoundingly popular.
Bobby Jindal’s Presidential Rollout Is Off to a Terrible Start While other candidates went to Iowa, Jindal headlined an evangelical revival.
Don’t Tax College Savings Yet President Obama is right that 529 accounts benefit the wealthy. But they could become an important tool for the middle class.
Slate Voice: “American Liar” Listen to Mark Joseph Stern read his piece about Jesse Ventura’s defamation suit against Chris Kyle.
Dear Patriots Haters A message from a Pats fan to all the chafing, crybaby chumps out there.