Jessica Winter
Jessica Winter Jessica Winter

Jessica Winter is Slate’s features editor and the author of the novel Break in Case of Emergency.

Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 23 2016 3:09 PMIs Hypnobirthing Worth It?Natural childbirth can be great … until complications arise.
DoubleX Gabfest
June 20 2016 12:57 PMIs Instagram Sexist?The DoubleX Gabfest doesn’t really think so. But why?
The Audio Book Club
June 10 2016 11:12 AMThe Audio Book Is EligibleSlate critics discuss Curtis Sittenfeld’s contemporary update of Pride and Prejudice.
Doublex
May 11 2016 12:13 PMAre You a Boy or a Girl?It starts with a gender-reveal celebration, and it culminates at the door of a bathroom in North Carolina. 
The XX Factor
April 19 2016 6:00 AMThe Loneliness of the Undecided Democratic Voter
The XX Factor
Jan. 11 2016 5:12 PMDavid Bowie’s Marriage to Iman Both Compounded His Glamour and Made Him (a Tiny Bit) More Relatable 
The Drift
Nov. 4 2015 10:00 AMWelcome to The Drift, A New Blog About Sleep
The XX Factor
Sept. 24 2015 11:39 AMYou Have Neither Lived Nor Died Until You Have Read a Sex Scene Written by Morrissey
The XX Factor
Aug. 24 2015 5:27 PMScott Walker Has a Lady Shirt for Lady Patriots Designed Just for Ladies
Brow Beat
Aug. 13 2015 6:54 PMSesame Street Is Moving to HBO, and the Symbolism Is Crushing
The XX Factor
Aug. 4 2015 10:15 PMA Conversation About “Women’s Health Issues” with Jeb Bush and Elizabeth Warren
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 16 2015 10:39 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Sex After Baby EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the dangers of helicopter parenting and having sex (or not) after having a baby.
The XX Factor
June 1 2015 12:12 PMArea Man Takes Creepshot of Nursing Mother Because Her Breast Frightened Him, Terror Spreads Via Social Media
Slate Fare
May 21 2015 1:45 PMSlate Isn’t Too Liberal. But…What readers said about the magazine’s bias and balance.
Television
May 10 2015 9:00 PMDavid Letterman Raised MeHis subversive comedy transformed the entertainment landscape—and made me who I am today.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 23 2016 11:13 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Tale of Two Cities EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about school segregation and toddler antics.
DoubleX Gabfest
June 16 2016 11:32 AMFull Angela Merkel EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about the Stanford rape case and Trump’s sudden support for LGBTQ rights.
The XX Factor
May 17 2016 10:02 AMThat Time Donald Trump Humiliated Miss Universe for Gaining Weight
Brow Beat
April 29 2016 5:25 PMHere Are Some Face-Melting Prince Performances Uploaded to YouTube in the Week Since His Death
Doublex
March 14 2016 1:58 PMIvanka Trump Makes Donald Even Scarier She is gracious, capable, and not crazy. What is she doing helping her father?  
Im
Dec. 21 2015 1:46 PMStar Wars VirginsTwo Slate writers who wouldn’t know a Jedi from a nerf herder go see The Force Awakens.
The XX Factor
Sept. 29 2015 4:47 PMWATCH: Every Single Time a Republican Interrupted the President of Planned Parenthood
Family
Sept. 2 2015 3:05 PM“Nobody Called CPS on Louis C.K.”Writing about giving your baby the finger makes people on the Internet go a little crazy.
The XX Factor
Aug. 13 2015 10:19 PMCarly Fiorina Comes Out in Favor of Kids Getting Measles
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 13 2015 2:50 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Lower Your Expectations EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on college costs and family vlogging.
The XX Factor
July 30 2015 4:05 PMDating Tips From Woody Allen
Politics
June 24 2015 3:05 PMGiving Up on Gun ControlMass shootings used to inspire a national conversation on guns. Now we find something else to talk about. 
Moneybox
May 29 2015 2:23 PMIf You Drop Your Air Conditioner Out the Window, the Only Thing That Matters Is Whether You Hurt Anyone
Television
May 15 2015 8:11 PM“Not Some Secretary From Brooklyn”Matthew Weiner’s great subject wasn’t masculine self-invention or the advertising business or the 1960s—it was women in the workplace.
DoubleX Gabfest
April 30 2015 8:03 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Inside Inside Amy Schumer EditionListen to Slate’s show about the new season of Comedy Central’s sketch comedy show.

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