John Swansburg
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John Swansburg is Slate's deputy editor.

Brow Beat
July 9 2013 11:52 AMWhy the Boston Celtics Should Sign Jason Collins
Brow Beat
April 19 2013 1:15 PMEminem, Nutella, and Edmund Burke: A Close Reading of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Twitter Account
The Chat Room
March 27 2013 5:06 PMHow to Write a Cover Letter for SlateA Reddit Ask Me Anything with Slate editorial director John Swansburg.
Slate Fare
March 26 2013 5:48 PMAsk John Swansburg AnythingJoin Slate’s editorial director for a chat on Reddit.
History
March 26 2013 5:29 AMLew Wallace, a Life in ArtifactsA letter from Billy the Kid, a portrait by Winslow Homer, a fan note from President Garfield, and more.
Culture Gabfest
March 13 2013 2:48 PMThe Culture Gabfest: Meat Your God EditionSlate's show about the History Channel’s miniseries The Bible, the 2012 Vida Count of women in the literary arts, and the death of the pun.
Books
March 1 2013 10:00 AMIs That My Mother on the Phone?In Domenica Ruta’s memoir of growing up on Massachusetts’ North Shore, quitting drugs is easier than quitting her astonishing mother.
Television
Dec. 18 2012 5:30 AM2012: The Year in TV MomentsHappy Endings: Brad and Jane’s Spring Smackdown.
Im
Nov. 16 2012 11:48 AMWe Lost Our Twilight VirginityWas it worth it?
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 7 2012 12:08 PMThe Culture Gabfest: On Tenterhooks EditionSlate's podcast about the movie Flight, Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm, and the poetry of the hashtag.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 12 2012 12:51 PMThe Culture Gabfest: Bringing a Gun to a Puppy Fight EditionSlate's podcast about Bob Dylan’s new album Tempest, the 20th anniversary of the movie Sneakers, and the Harvard cheating scandal.
Culturebox
Sept. 10 2012 3:45 AMSneakers Is a MasterpieceCelebrating the endlessly rewatchable and amazingly prescient caper film on its 20th birthday.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 15 2012 11:25 AMThe Culture Gabfest: 25 Sex Moves He Secretly Wishes You’d Try EditionSlate's podcast about the legacy of Helen Gurley Brown, the new comedy The Campaign, and summer swimming.
Brow Beat
Aug. 3 2012 8:45 AMAmazing Lost Footage From The Karate Kid Answers All Your Burning Questions About the 1984 Classic
Low Concept
July 9 2012 6:40 AMPriority BoardingThe people who get on the plane before you do.
Brow Beat
June 20 2013 12:15 AMWhen James Gandolfini Got Even With Slate
Brow Beat
April 1 2013 4:04 PM The Secret Matthew Weiner Doesn’t Want You to Know
Culture Gabfest
March 27 2013 10:56 AMThe Culture Gabfest: Sprang Braake 4eva EditionSlate's podcast about David Mamet’s Phil Spector biopic, Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers, and Ben-Hur author Lew Wallace.
History
March 26 2013 5:30 AMThe Passion of Lew WallaceThe incredible story of how a disgraced Civil War general became one of the best-selling novelists in American history.
Culture Gabfest
March 20 2013 11:54 AMThe Culture Gabfest: I Remain Your Ever Fond Servant EditionSlate's podcast about Jane Campion’s miniseries Top of the Lake, David Bowie’s new album The Next Day, and email signoff etiquette.
Low Concept
March 7 2013 3:46 PMDark Side of Oz the Great and PowerfulWatching Sam Raimi’s new movie while listening to Pink Floyd.
Brow Beat
Dec. 27 2012 4:16 PMTake This (Reliably Engaging) Holiday Movies Quiz
Brow Beat
Dec. 5 2012 12:28 PMHow a Samsung Ad Made Me Stop Hating LeBron
The Slatest
Nov. 13 2012 1:10 PMWhat 20,000 Pages of Inappropriate Emails Look Like
Brow Beat
Oct. 25 2012 2:09 PMDana Stevens Talks About Cloud Atlas
Culturebox
Sept. 11 2012 9:47 AMSneakers Is a MasterpieceWhat the movie gets right about hippies and hackers.   
Low Concept
Aug. 30 2012 1:12 PMWho Is the Republican National Convention’s Mystery Guest?Our best guesses.
Books
Aug. 3 2012 11:54 PMThe Civil War’s Most Chicken GeneralA new history tells the story of George McClellan, the Union Army leader who almost undid Lincoln.
Brow Beat
July 17 2012 12:57 PMThe Essential Nas Tracks, from Illmatic to the New Album
Brow Beat
June 28 2012 3:45 PMDudes of America, This Is Why You Should See Magic Mike

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