Jessica Winter Jessica Winter

Jessica Winter is a Slate senior editor.

Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AMIs Slate Too Liberal? A members-only open thread.
DoubleX Gabfest
July 24 2014 12:32 PMSo Why Is Everyone Playing Kim Kardashian: Hollywood?
July 16 2014 5:32 PMGraphic Designers on New Airbnb Logo: “A Paperclip, Boobs, or a Flame”
DoubleX Gabfest
June 26 2014 8:43 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Deposed Scumbags EditionListen to Slate’s show about Terry Richardson and Dov Charney, Lana Del Rey, and freezing your eggs.
DoubleX Gabfest
June 12 2014 9:59 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Fully Responsive EditionListen to Slate’s show about Laverne Cox, Slender Man, and dating tech guys.
The Audio Book Club
May 9 2014 11:48 AMThe Audio Book Club Visits the Dept. of SpeculationSlate’s critics debate Jenny Offill’s novel of art’s struggle with domesticity.
Culture Gabfest
March 26 2014 10:35 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Green Handshake” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Muppets Most Wanted, High Maintenance, and the evolution of tipping.
Brow Beat
March 10 2014 5:14 PMDid True Detective Let Us Down? Or Were People Watching It Wrong? We Debate.
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 19 2014 9:48 PMThere Will Be No Tara Lipinski of the Sochi Games
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 11 2014 12:58 PMCongratulations, NBC: You Finally Made a Tear-Jerking Segment That Isn’t Terrible
Feb. 4 2014 2:35 PMDon’t Listen to Woody Allen’s Biggest DefenderWhy are so many journalists lauding Robert Weide’s sleazy, passive-aggressive attack on Mia Farrow and her daughter?
Dec. 18 2013 11:02 AMI Want to Live in Spike Jonze’s FutureCool phones. Great pants. A reassuringly familiar undertone of melancholy.
Dec. 5 2013 1:05 PMWho Gets to Be Poor?A viral essay shows that we’re confused about the difference between “downwardly mobile” and “impoverished.”
Nov. 27 2013 2:00 PMThe Pen Is Mightier Than the KeypadA high-tech stylus that keeps you writing by hand.
Wild Things
Nov. 4 2013 12:52 PMDo Animals Know That They Are Dying? I Think My Cat Did.
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 21 2014 8:41 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Daddy’s Little Princess EditionListen to Slate’s show about social media misogyny, low-wage workers’ unpredictable work hours, and benevolent sexism.
July 24 2014 10:21 AMThe Kim Kardashian Game Is So Good I Had to Stop Playing It
DoubleX Gabfest
July 10 2014 8:18 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Babies, Books, and Beaches EditionListen to Slate’s show about women losing in court while gays are winning, surrogacy, and summer reading.
Slate Picks
June 13 2014 9:50 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Slate’s business and technology editor shares her favorite reads of the week.
DoubleX Gabfest
May 29 2014 9:16 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The #Hashtag EditionListen to Slate’s show about #yesallwomen, paid menstrual leave, and Nasty Gal’s Sophia Amoruso.
DoubleX Gabfest
April 17 2014 9:53 AMWhy Are Men So Sure of Themselves and Women So Timid?
DoubleX Gabfest
March 20 2014 8:34 AMWhy Do Men Write This Way About Scarlett Johansson?
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 20 2014 8:29 PMThat Was ... CuriousRussia’s Adelina Sotnikova beat Yuna Kim to win figure skating gold. But did she really deserve to win?
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 19 2014 12:32 PMFrom Single to Double to TripleThe evolution of the jump in women’s figure skating, from 1936 to 2014.
Feb. 7 2014 1:01 PMWoody Allen and Dylan Farrow: Just the Facts
Digging deeper into Robert B. Weide’s misleading Daily Beast story. 

Jan. 17 2014 12:56 PMDid Woody Allen Molest His Adopted Daughter 22 Years Ago?Let’s take a break from the Hollywood tributes to him and reconsider the evidence.
Brow Beat
Dec. 6 2013 2:58 PMYou Really Should Go See the New Mandela Movie
The XX Factor
Nov. 27 2013 2:31 PMNo, the New York Times Did Not Sexualize Breast Cancer
Brow Beat
Nov. 8 2013 10:05 AMEvery Song From Morrissey’s Autobiography, in One Great Playlist
Billion to One
Oct. 31 2013 11:41 PMThe Path to 10 FiguresIntroducing Slate’s special series on the billionaires of the future.




Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
Future Tense
Sept. 21 2014 11:38 PM “Welcome to the War of Tomorrow” How Futurama’s writers depicted asymmetrical warfare.
  Health & Science
The Good Word
Sept. 21 2014 11:44 PM Does This Name Make Me Sound High-Fat? Why it just seems so right to call a cracker “Cheez-It.”
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.