John Cook

Tv Club
Dec. 12 2012 10:38 AMParenthood Season 4They should have killed Kristina.
May 9 2006 4:13 PMBlacklistedIs Stephin Merritt a racist because he doesn't like hip-hop?
Today's Papers
Nov. 1 2002 5:40 AMBottomless Pitt
Today's Papers
Oct. 19 2002 6:05 AMThe Pope Strikes Back
Today's Papers
Sept. 21 2002 5:18 AMA Plan for All Seasons
Today's Papers
Sept. 16 2002 5:28 AMThe Resolution Will Not Be Televised
The Good Word
July 5 2001 11:30 PMThe "R" WordHow do you avoid saying "retarded"?
The XX Factor
Nov. 21 2012 5:11 PMThis Thanksgiving, Don't Back Away From the Family Fight. Start It!
Today's Papers
Nov. 8 2002 5:15 AMResolution Rock
Today's Papers
Oct. 27 2002 5:01 AMThird Act Trouble
Today's Papers
Sept. 22 2002 5:51 AMWar Stories
Today's Papers
Sept. 18 2002 5:20 AMSurprise Inspections
Today's Papers
Sept. 6 2002 10:31 AMKarzai's Close Call


Frame Game

Hard Knocks

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

Yes, Black Families Tend to Spank More. That Doesn’t Mean It’s Good for Black Kids.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

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

The Best Way to Organize Your Fridge


The GOP’s Focus on Fake Problems

Why candidates like Scott Walker are building campaigns on drug tests for the poor and voter ID laws.

Sports Nut

Giving Up on Goodell

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

Iran and the U.S. Are Allies Against ISIS but Aren’t Ready to Admit It Yet

Farewell! Emily Bazelon on What She Will Miss About Slate.

  News & Politics
Sept. 16 2014 4:08 PM More Than Scottish Pride Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 
Sept. 16 2014 4:16 PM The iPhone 6 Marks a Fresh Chance for Wireless Carriers to Kill Your Unlimited Data
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 5:07 PM One Comedy Group Has the Perfect Idea for Ken Burns’ Next Project
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 1:48 PM Why We Need a Federal Robotics Commission
  Health & Science
Sept. 16 2014 4:09 PM It’s All Connected What links creativity, conspiracy theories, and delusions? A phenomenon called apophenia.
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.