Jonathan Rubin

Jon Rubin is a Slate intern.

March 6 2008 12:17 PMFarewell to the Dungeon MasterHow D&D creator Gary Gygax changed geekdom forever.
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Feb. 11 2008 7:35 AMThe 2007 Slate 60: DonationsThe largest American charitable contributions of the year.
Jan. 31 2008 3:35 PMCan American Samoans Vote?Can they affect the presidential race?
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Jan. 22 2008 4:08 PMWho's Politically Correct?The Weekly Standard on the Democratic presidential candidates' battles over identity politics.
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Jan. 15 2008 4:02 PMYou Just Can't Stop John McCainThe Weekly Standard looks at the Arizona senator's up-and-down presidential campaign.
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Jan. 8 2008 3:52 PMMy Big, Fat, Quickie Greek WeddingMoment on how the Greek half of Cyprus has become "the Mediterranean's answer to the Las Vegas wedding scene."
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Feb. 12 2008 3:36 PMKeep the ChangeNewsweek on whether presidential candidates live up to their promises to shake things up.
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Feb. 5 2008 3:47 PMPrimary MadnessNew York, Newsweek, The New Yorker, the Weekly Standard, and other publications make their final Super Tuesday predictions.
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Jan. 29 2008 3:10 PMThe Cost of the Death PenaltyThe New Yorker on the expense—and bureaucratic mess—of executing a criminal.
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Jan. 18 2008 4:10 PMSpace InvadersThe Economist on the militarization of space.
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Jan. 11 2008 4:21 PMGive Me Property or Give Me Death!Portfolio on whether property seizures by the Chinese government may lead to demands for more freedom.
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Jan. 4 2008 4:29 PMElection MalfunctionThe New York Times Magazine on the possible computerized-voting snafus in 2008.



The Irritating Confidante

John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.

My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee


The Simpsons World App Is Finally Here

I feel like a kid in some kind of store.


Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

The Difference Between Being a Hero and an Altruist

How Punctual Are Germans?

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 11:06 AM The Right to Run If you can vote, you should be able to run for public office—any office.
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
Oct. 22 2014 10:37 AM Judge Upholds Puerto Rico’s Gay Marriage Ban in a Comically Inane Opinion
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 10:00 AM On the Internet, Men Are Called Names. Women Are Stalked and Sexually Harassed.
  Slate Plus
Oct. 22 2014 6:00 AM Why It’s OK to Ask People What They Do David Plotz talks to two junior staffers about the lessons of Working.
Oct. 22 2014 11:04 AM Do All U.S. Presidents Look the Same? What About Japan’s Prime Ministers?
Oct. 22 2014 10:29 AM Apple TV Could Still Work Here’s how Apple can fix its living-room product.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 22 2014 10:30 AM Monster Sunspot Will Make Thursday’s Eclipse That Much Cooler
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.