John Talty

John Talty is a Slate intern.

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Dec. 11 2009 7:12 AMYour Votes for the Top 10 Stories of 2009The best stories of the year.
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Nov. 25 2009 11:01 AMObama's Missed Deadlines, Holder's Testimony, and Palin's FutureThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Oct. 30 2009 11:02 AMReform Fiends, Tomb Raiders, and Skull ChicThe week's most interestingSlate stories.
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Oct. 16 2009 11:08 AMPrivate Equity, Public Option, and Pig FluThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Oct. 2 2009 11:07 AMConcussions, Cross-Promotions, and the Clinton TapesThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Sept. 11 2009 11:03 AMLies, Trigger Options, and Presidential ImpostorsThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Dec. 4 2009 11:20 AMTiger's Bad Week, Obama's War Plan, and Pop's First Wild ChildThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Nov. 13 2009 10:53 AMKids Behind Bars, Lefties Against Reform, and Revisiting Y2KThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Oct. 23 2009 11:03 AMFat Cats and Smooth OperatorsThe week's most interestingSlate stories.
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Oct. 9 2009 11:08 AMPeace and QuietThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Sept. 25 2009 11:03 AMBloodsuckers, the Politics of Hate, and Fixing AfghanistanThe week's most interesting Slate stories.

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  Business
Continuously Operating
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  Life
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
  Arts
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Oct. 22 2014 11:54 PM The Actual World “Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
  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.