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Jessica Winter is a Slate senior editor.

Oct. 21 2013 6:00 PMThe Jumped-Up Pantry Boy Who Never Knew His PlaceMorrissey’s Autobiography.
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?
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
Aug. 14 2013 5:30 AMThe Kindly BrontosaurusThe amazing, prehistoric posture that will get you whatever you want, whenever you want it.
Aug. 1 2013 10:47 AMBattle ReadyIntroducing Slate’s special series on rivalries.
July 23 2013 12:27 PMSelfie-LoathingInstagram is even more depressing than Facebook. Here’s why.
June 26 2013 5:03 PMThe Scalia GlossaryArgle-bargle, fairyland castle, and other Scalia-isms, defined.
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.
May 24 2011 6:56 AMThe King and IMy quest to build the perfect production of King Lear.
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.
Aug. 5 2010 4:20 PMAdam McKay, CineasteWhat The Other Guys director learned from Luis Buñuel and John Cassavetes.
March 18 2010 12:47 PMThe JerksWhy do we put up with the narcissists, misanthropes, and passive-aggressives who populate Noah Baumbach's films?
When Big Businesses Were Small
Oct. 13 2013 11:45 PMBillion Dollar BabiesIntroducing Slate’s special series about the early days of iconic companies.
Oct. 1 2013 7:51 PMSlate Readers Talk About Day 1 of Obamacare
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
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?
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.
June 28 2013 11:20 AMWhat if Your Mother Had Aborted You?Well, since Rick Perry brought it up, I’ll answer.
June 20 2013 8:42 AMA Loss in the FamilyJames Gandolfini changed television, and us.
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.
Sept. 8 2010 2:30 PMPlight of the Living DeadMy ghastly tale of trying to convince the credit bureaus I'm not deceased.
Dvd extras
March 30 2010 9:34 AMMake Way for TomorrowGood luck not crying.
March 2 2010 10:06 AM100 Percent Pure AdrenalineThe four rules of action movies Kathryn Bigelow breaks every time (and thank goodness for that).



Frame Game

Hard Knocks

I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.

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

After This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales

Hidden Messages in Corporate Logos

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

Sports Nut

Giving Up on Goodell

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

How Can We Investigate Potential Dangers of Fracking Without Being Alarmist?

My Year as an Abortion Doula       

  News & Politics
Sept. 16 2014 9:22 AM The Most Populist Campaign of 2014
Business Insider
Sept. 16 2014 10:17 AM How Jack Ma Founded Alibaba
Atlas Obscura
Sept. 16 2014 8:00 AM The Wall Street Bombing: Low-Tech Terrorism in Prohibition-era New York
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 15 2014 11:38 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 4  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Listen."
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 9:13 AM Clive James, Terminally Ill, Has Written an Exquisitely Resigned Farewell Poem
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 7:36 AM The Inspiration Drought Why our science fiction needs new dreams.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 16 2014 7:30 AM A Galaxy of Tatooines
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.