Jessica Winter Jessica Winter

Jessica Winter is a Slate senior editor.

Wild Things
Nov. 4 2013 12:52 PMDo Animals Know That They Are Dying? I Think My Cat Did.
When Big Businesses Were Small
Oct. 27 2013 11:45 PMPlay the Name-Droppers Quiz!Can you match the great business with its terrible original moniker?
When Big Businesses Were Small
Oct. 13 2013 11:45 PMBillion Dollar BabiesIntroducing Slate’s special series about the early days of iconic companies.
Politics
Oct. 1 2013 7:51 PMSlate Readers Talk About Day 1 of Obamacare
Faith-based
Sept. 20 2013 4:42 PMCatholic TruthinessMove over, Antonin Scalia. Stephen Colbert is now America’s Catholic.
Future Tense
Sept. 11 2013 1:27 PMAT&T: The 9/11 Thinkfluencers
Moneybox
Aug. 22 2013 2:53 PMThe Magnificent Nightmare of the Billy BookcaseIkea is so good at so many things. Why is it so bad at delivery?
Moneybox
Aug. 9 2013 11:00 AMSteal This Look: Using Social Security Benefits as a Marketing Front
Brow Beat
July 25 2013 5:27 PMWhen Is It OK to Crack Up? Some Ground Rules for the Cast of SNL.
Doublex
June 28 2013 11:20 AMWhat if Your Mother Had Aborted You?Well, since Rick Perry brought it up, I’ll answer.
Culturebox
June 20 2013 8:42 AMA Loss in the FamilyJames Gandolfini changed television, and us.
Culturebox
May 27 2011 7:09 AMIn Praise of Unknown ActorsJessica Chastain's graceful turn in The Tree of Life and other amazing performances by newcomers and nobodies.
The XX Factor
March 28 2011 1:59 PMNew York Times Columnist Shocked by Poetesses Wearing Clothes
Dvd extras
Oct. 13 2010 6:59 AMCracked ActorThe film career of David Bowie.
Moneybox
Sept. 8 2010 2:30 PMPlight of the Living DeadMy ghastly tale of trying to convince the credit bureaus I'm not deceased.
Billion to One
Oct. 31 2013 11:41 PMThe Path to 10 FiguresIntroducing Slate’s special series on the billionaires of the future.
Books
Oct. 21 2013 6:00 PMThe Jumped-Up Pantry Boy Who Never Knew His PlaceMorrissey’s Autobiography.
Books
Oct. 3 2013 4:33 PMAll That Happens Must Be KnownDave Eggers has zero interest in the tech world. So why did he write a 500-page satire about it?
Food
Sept. 25 2013 11:54 PMSympathy for the DevilIn defense of Gordon Ramsay.
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2013 10:46 AMBreaking Bad Has a Pinkman Problem
Future Tense
Sept. 3 2013 4:43 PMIn Praise of the World’s Most Underappreciated Smartphone
Culturebox
Aug. 14 2013 5:30 AMThe Kindly BrontosaurusThe amazing, prehistoric posture that will get you whatever you want, whenever you want it.
Rivalries
Aug. 1 2013 10:47 AMBattle ReadyIntroducing Slate’s special series on rivalries.
Technology
July 23 2013 12:27 PMSelfie-LoathingInstagram is even more depressing than Facebook. Here’s why.
Jurisprudence
June 26 2013 5:03 PMThe Scalia GlossaryArgle-bargle, fairyland castle, and other Scalia-isms, defined.
Books
Jan. 26 2012 3:45 PMLiterature of the 0.1 PercentAt Last, the latest of Edward St. Aubyn’s masterful novels of privilege and the ways it warps its victims.
Culturebox
May 24 2011 6:56 AMThe King and IMy quest to build the perfect production of King Lear.
Culturebox
March 10 2011 7:08 AMUp in the EyreWhy are there so many movie adaptations of Jane Eyre, and which one is best?
Dvd extras
Oct. 5 2010 10:24 AMAbsence of MalickA new DVD of The Thin Red Line suggests Terrence Malick is as much a mystery to his actors and crew as he is to us.
Culturebox
Aug. 5 2010 4:20 PMAdam McKay, CineasteWhat The Other Guys director learned from Luis Buñuel and John Cassavetes.

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