Behind the Scenes
Slate Remembers David CarrThe Times media reporter had an outsize influence in the lives and careers of many Slate staffers.
Muddle-EarthIn Peter Jackson’s Hobbit films, characters say, “Oh, come on” so you don’t have to.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Everything senior editor Jonathan L. Fischer read about “the most sobering story of the week.”
Cleveland’s Worst In the Tamir Rice shooting and other travesties, why do good police officers stand behind their reckless colleagues?
The Semi-Retirement Myth Don’t buy the tales of meaningful work into your 70s. Your retirement is inevitable—and bleaker than the last generation’s.
The XX Factor
CPS Finds “Free Range” Parents Responsible for Unsubstantiated Child Neglect. Now What?
Following the Digital Breadcrumbs How to distinguish online nutcases from honest-to-God villains.