Jessica Winter Jessica Winter

Jessica Winter is a Slate senior editor.

History
Sept. 29 2014 11:18 AM“It Wasn’t Just Character. It Was Circumstances.”John Swansburg and his editor Jessica Winter talk about how his history of the self-made man came to life.
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?
Moneybox
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
Culturebox
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?
Technology
Dec. 18 2013 11:02 AMI Want to Live in Spike Jonze’s FutureCool phones. Great pants. A reassuringly familiar undertone of melancholy.
Moneybox
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.”
Technology
Nov. 27 2013 2:00 PMThe Pen Is Mightier Than the KeypadA high-tech stylus that keeps you writing by hand.
Slate Fare
Sept. 29 2014 8:45 AMSlate Isn’t Too Liberal. But…What readers said about the magazine’s bias and balance.
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.
Moneybox
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.
Culturebox
Feb. 7 2014 1:01 PMWoody Allen and Dylan Farrow: Just the Facts
Digging deeper into Robert B. Weide’s misleading Daily Beast story. 

Culturebox
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

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