Josh Levin Josh Levin

Josh Levin is Slate's executive editor.

Hang Up And Listen
May 27 2014 5:09 PMDo You Suffer From the Yips? How Can You Make Them Stop?
Sports Nut
May 16 2014 5:12 PMA Hello to ArmsForget height. Basketball players’ wingspans are absurd and amazing.
Hang Up And Listen
May 12 2014 5:30 PMHang Up and Listen: The Baring Your Sole EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Michael Sam, the NBA playoffs, and the Vibram FiveFingers settlement.
Sports Nut
May 8 2014 2:40 PMReleases Bursts of Heat From Eyeballs, a Bit Stiff in the HipsSuperman’s NFL draft profile.
Hang Up And Listen
May 5 2014 5:18 PMHang Up and Listen: The Red Flags With Character Issues EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA playoffs, NFL draft, and Sports Illustrated’s Gary Smith. 
Sports Nut
April 29 2014 3:40 PMYes, Donald Sterling Sees His Basketball Team as a PlantationIt’s a provocative comparison, but in this case it’s an accurate one.
Sports Nut
April 28 2014 2:10 AMThe NBA's Ownership SocietyDonald Sterling exposes an uncomfortable truth about race and power in pro basketball.
Hang Up And Listen
April 14 2014 4:50 PMThe Football League in China Where All the Players Are Obsessed With Rudy
Sports Nut
March 25 2014 1:59 PMHere, Take This CoatWashington owner Dan Snyder’s cynical new effort to squelch the controversy over his racist team name.
Sports Nut
March 22 2014 11:54 AMCongratulations, Warren BuffettWe already know that nobody’s going to win the $1 billion bracket challenge.
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March 21 2014 1:12 PMHang Up and Listen NCAA Extra: The Bison EditionSlate’s sports podcast on North Dakota State, rooting for your algorithm, and why a No. 16 hasn’t beaten a No. 1.
Sports Nut
March 19 2014 12:54 PMOne Striking MomentThe opening Thursday of the NCAA tournament is the perfect time for college basketball players to walk off the court.
Sports Nut
March 13 2014 12:11 PMThe Death of ReillyWhy the ESPN columnist couldn’t survive in the era of Bill Simmons and Nate Silver.
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March 4 2014 5:34 PMIs the NFL’s Proposed Ban of the N-Word a Great Idea or a Foolish Mistake?
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Feb. 24 2014 5:37 PMSteve Nash Explains What It’s Like for a Great Athlete to Confront the End of His Career
Hang Up And Listen
May 19 2014 8:07 PMHang Up and Listen: The Way Too Many Animals EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Qatar’s World Cup catastrophe, the NHL playoffs, and California Chrome. 
Future Tense
May 15 2014 10:00 AMHow Many People Do You Know Who Don't Own a Smartphone?
The Slatest
May 10 2014 8:03 PMWatch as Michael Sam Gets Drafted, Kisses His Partner on ESPN
Sports Nut
May 7 2014 3:58 PMThis Is Why College Athletes Need a UnionThe case of a Kansas State basketball player reveals the NCAA’s moral bankruptcy.
The XX Factor
April 30 2014 12:46 PMThe Clippers Should Not Let Donald Sterling’s Wife Off the Hook
Hang Up And Listen
April 28 2014 5:19 PMHang Up and Listen: The Sterling’s Reputation EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Clippers owner, Michael Pineda’s pine tar suspension, and UFC champ Jon “Bones” Jones. 
Hang Up And Listen
April 21 2014 5:42 PMHang Up and Listen: The Remember the 96 EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA playoffs, the NHL playoffs, and the Hillsborough disaster.
Hang Up And Listen
March 31 2014 5:18 PMWhy the NCAA Is So Panicked About the Potential for Unionized College Football Players
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March 24 2014 5:07 PMHang Up and Listen: The Silver’s Mettle EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NCAA tournament, the relaunch of FiveThirtyEight, and baseball’s Australian opening day.
Sports Nut
March 21 2014 5:07 PMOh, Mercer!It’s really, really great when a small school beats mighty Duke in the NCAA tournament, but it’s no longer that surprising.
March 20 2014 5:24 PMKidnapping the NewsHow 20/20 repackaged my investigation of infamous “welfare queen” Linda Taylor and billed it as an ABC exclusive.
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March 17 2014 5:55 PMHang Up and Listen: The Hoisted by Their Own Criteria EditionSlate’s sports podcast on March Madness, NFL free agency, and Major League Soccer.
Hang Up And Listen
March 10 2014 5:44 PMAre the 34–0 Wichita State Shockers All They’re Cracked Up to Be?
March 3 2014 7:15 PMThat Media Circus That Was Supposed to Be Following Jason Collins? It Doesn’t Exist.
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 23 2014 6:49 PMNude Mesh vs. Nude Lycra: Figure Skating’s Faux-Nudity Secrets Revealed



Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM Watch Flashes of Lightning Created in a Lab  
  News & Politics
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Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.