Josh Levin Josh Levin

Josh Levin is Slate's executive editor.

Sports Nut
March 22 2014 11:54 AMCongratulations, Warren BuffettWe already know that nobody’s going to win the $1 billion bracket challenge.
Hang Up And Listen
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.
Hang Up And Listen
March 4 2014 5:34 PMIs the NFL’s Proposed Ban of the N-Word a Great Idea or a Foolish Mistake?
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 24 2014 5:37 PMSteve Nash Explains What It’s Like for a Great Athlete to Confront the End of His Career
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 21 2014 7:44 PMWhy You Hate NBC's Olympics CoverageIt's reality TV masquerading as a sporting event.
Sports Nut
Feb. 19 2014 12:06 PMIllegal Use of PastaThe University of Oklahoma’s absurd list of self-reported NCAA violations includes “pasta in excess of the permissible amount allowed.”
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 17 2014 8:37 PMWhy Are Olympians Putting Puppies Before People in Sochi?
Outward
Feb. 15 2014 12:44 PMHere’s the Article Where a Writer Said Ellen Page Was Dressed “Like a Massive Man”
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 14 2014 4:54 PMNBC Doesn't Want Us to Know How Much Female Snowboarders Weigh
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 13 2014 4:38 PMScott Hamilton Won Gold in 1984 by Skating in a Blue Bodysuit to Laser Sound Effects
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 12 2014 11:49 AMThe Olympics Rage-o-MeterMatt Lauer steps in for Bob Costas. NBC viewers did not like his beard.
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 11 2014 5:50 PMHang Up and Listen Olympics Extra: The Women Can Jump EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the debut of women’s ski jumping and Shaun White’s halfpipe disappointment.
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 10 2014 5:28 PMHang Up and Listen: The Sam, Sochi, and Smart EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Michael Sam’s coming out, the Sochi Olympics, and Marcus Smart’s shove.
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.
Politics
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.
Hang Up And Listen
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?
Outward
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
Food
Feb. 19 2014 5:57 PMThis Is Cindy With Giant Food Calling ​...The voice mail you get if your Hot Pockets (maybe) include meat from "unsound animals."
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 18 2014 4:50 PMHang Up and Listen: The Mixed Zone, Mixed Bag EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Sochi Olympics and the NFL’s report on the Miami Dolphins’ locker room.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 17 2014 12:43 PMThe Olympics Rage-o-MeterNBC makes Bode Miller cry, then presses on (and on and on) to make him cry some more.
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 15 2014 11:11 AMAmerican Hockey Hero T.J. Oshie, from Hockeytown, USA, Is a Very American American
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 14 2014 1:34 PMThe Olympics Rage-o-MeterThe Peacock pretends to be shocked by Evgeni Plushenko’s abrupt figure skating departure.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 13 2014 12:34 PMThe Olympics Rage-o-MeterAn NBC announcer notes that women skiers wear “a little bit of makeup.” Oh no.
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 11 2014 6:53 PMWhy Snowboarders Hate Shaun White
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 11 2014 11:47 AMThe Olympics Rage-o-MeterNBC’s snowboarding coverage is terrible. We want more of it!
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 10 2014 11:40 AMThe Olympics Rage-o-MeterIntroducing Slate’s daily look at how much America hates NBC’s coverage from Sochi.

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