John Swansburg John Swansburg

John Swansburg is Slate's deputy editor.

Interrogation
June 11 2012 4:23 PMA Conversation With Matthew WeinerThe Mad Men creator on the season finale, Joan's big decision, and how Pete Campbell takes a punch.
Tv Club
June 5 2012 8:28 AMMad Men, Season 5Whose sins are graver, Don's or Lane's?
Tv Club
June 4 2012 12:47 AMMad Men, Season 5Death under the fluorescent lights.
Tv Club
May 28 2012 3:21 PMMad Men, Season 5It's Peggy's time to shine.
Movies
May 18 2012 11:56 AMThe Mighty Ducks on Grass, With Spirit AnimalsCrooked Arrows, the plucky underdog Native American lacrosse movie I never knew I wanted.
Tv Club
May 15 2012 1:51 PMMad Men, Season 5Could Mad Men actually be the story of Don's moral education?
Tv Club
May 14 2012 3:03 PMMad Men, Season 5Megan might be the most together character in the history of Mad Men.
Tv Club
May 7 2012 12:45 AMMad Men, Season 5SCDP loses an employee.
Tv Club
May 1 2012 9:25 AMMad Men, Season 5Why was Glen wearing a parka and no pants?
Tv Club
April 23 2012 2:32 PMMad Men, Season 5Could this battle make Don and Megan stronger?
The Chat Room
April 16 2012 5:09 PMIs Pete Campbell Doomed? John Swansburg chats with readers about Pete finally getting what’s coming to him.
Brow Beat
April 15 2012 11:00 PMWhat a Bunch of Guys Think About the New HBO Series Girls
Tv Club
April 10 2012 2:52 PMMad Men, Season 5No matter what David Simon says, recapping Mad Men is worth it.
Tv Club
April 3 2012 1:11 PMMad Men, Season 5Daughters and fathers, fathers and sons.
Tv Club
April 2 2012 9:20 AMMad Men, Season 5Has Don become too square?
Tv Club
June 11 2012 11:04 AMMad Men, Season 5Once Don was in awe of Megan. No more.
The Chat Room
June 4 2012 5:59 PMA Letter Gone From SCDPJohn Swansburg chats with readers about the latest episode of Mad Men.
Tv Club
May 29 2012 12:31 PMMad Men, Season 5Whither Kenny Cosgrove?
Tv Club
May 21 2012 12:55 PMMad Men, Season 5In praise of Harry Crane, hapless jerk.
Brow Beat
May 17 2012 4:23 PMIf Only Battleship Was More Like This Classic 1980s Commercial
The Chat Room
May 15 2012 11:30 AMHow To Pitch ManischewitzJohn Swansburg chats with readers about Mad Men and kosher wine.
Tv Club
May 8 2012 7:33 AMMad Men, Season 5Has Megan read the Don Draper Guide to Successful Philandering?
The Chat Room
May 1 2012 10:45 AMDon Draper Bites the HandJohn Swansburg chats to readers about an ominous episode of Mad Men.
Tv Club
April 30 2012 10:29 AMMad Men, Season 5Megan and Don: a formidable sales team.
Tv Club
April 17 2012 1:00 PMMad Men, Season 5Pete's now the man in the gray flannel suit.
Tv Club
April 16 2012 12:54 AMMad Men, Season 5Blood in the conference room!
Culturebox
April 12 2012 1:42 PMMagic/BirdDoes the NBA’s greatest rivalry make for compelling Broadway drama?
Tv Club
April 9 2012 2:39 PMMad Men, Season 5Why this episode was a dud.
The Chat Room
April 2 2012 3:47 PMDon Draper DirectsJohn Swansburg chats with readers about Mad Men and Jon Hamm’s directing prowess.
Culture Gabfest
March 28 2012 2:28 PMThe Culture Gabfest, “Money in the Envelope” EditionListen to Slate's show about the new season of Mad Men, the jungles of New Orleans, and the cashless society.

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  News & Politics
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  Business
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  Life
Outward
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  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Working
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 6:55 PM A Goodfellas Actor Sued The Simpsons for Stealing His Likeness. Does He Have a Case?
  Technology
Technology
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  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 23 2014 5:42 PM Seriously, Evolution: WTF? Why I love the most awkward, absurd, hacked-together species.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.