Josh Levin Josh Levin

Josh Levin is Slate's executive editor.

Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 15 2014 5:10 PMHang Up and Listen: The Will Goodell Go? EditionSlate’s sports podcast on another terrible week for the NFL, U.S. domination of the basketball World Cup, and Jon Bois’ Breaking Madden series.
Sports Nut
Sept. 10 2014 6:36 PMWhere’s the Tape?An AP report is not enough—we need video proof that an NFL executive watched the Ray Rice video.
Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 8 2014 6:49 PMHang Up and Listen: The Ravens Cut Rice EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Ray Rice, the Atlanta Hawks owner’s email, and the worst high school quarterback ever.
Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 2 2014 4:36 PMHang Up and Listen: The Jerry Loves Johnny EditionSlate’s sports podcast on college football’s neutral-site money grab, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, and the U.S. Open.
Sports Nut
Aug. 28 2014 3:27 PMThe BCS Is DeadHere’s everything you need to know about the new college football playoff.
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 25 2014 5:14 PMHang Up and Listen: The All’s Fair in Love and WAR EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the value of the NFL preseason, Alex Gordon’s unlikely MVP candidacy, and Kevin Love’s move to Cleveland.
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 11 2014 5:23 PMHang Up and Listen: The Tragedy at Canandaigua EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr., Rory McIlroy’s PGA Championship win, and big changes in college sports.
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 4 2014 5:22 PMHang Up and Listen: The Breaking News EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Paul George’s gruesome injury, sexual assault and college athletics, and the baseball trade deadline.
Hang Up And Listen
July 28 2014 4:29 PMWhat Was Roger Goodell Thinking When He Suspended Ray Rice for Just Two Games?
Better Summer
July 20 2014 11:15 PMYou Can Watch Snowpiercer. Right Now. At Home.The future of movie-watching is here, and it’s great.
The Spot
July 13 2014 6:54 PMLionel Messi Is Sad
The Spot
July 13 2014 4:05 PMLatest World Cup Head Injury Shows FIFA Really, Really Doesn’t Care About Concussions
Sports Nut
July 11 2014 2:26 PMNice Rebound!LeBron’s Cleveland announcement was everything his 2010 decision was not: sincere, heartfelt, and not on television.
Sports Nut
July 9 2014 7:52 PM“A Shameful Display of Selfishness and Betrayal”Can LeBron James forget Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert’s letter? Should he?
The Spot
July 8 2014 6:35 PMPhotos of Angry, Sad, Horrified Brazilian Soccer Fans
Sports Nut
Sept. 11 2014 7:29 PMWhy Is Terrell Suggs Still in the NFL?Like his teammate Ray Rice, the Ravens linebacker was accused of beating up his wife. But in his case, there was no video.
The XX Factor
Sept. 10 2014 11:36 AMListen to Ray Rice’s Lawyer Say the NFL Player Is the One Who Got Beaten Up, “Hypothetically”
Sports Nut
Sept. 4 2014 2:34 PMWashington Football SchemeIf Dan Snyder gets public money to build a new stadium, it’s time to shut down pro sports.
The Slatest
Sept. 2 2014 2:26 PMDerrick Rose and James Harden Are Very Confused by New Zealand’s Pregame Haka
Sports Nut
Aug. 27 2014 8:58 AMExorcising a Losing RecordJosh Keefe on the story behind his piece, “I Was the Worst High School Quarterback Ever.”
Aug. 22 2014 7:22 PMWho Invented the Ice Bucket Challenge?A search for the fundraising phenomenon’s cold, soaked patient zero.
Sports Nut
Aug. 8 2014 3:17 PMThe NCAA Still Doesn’t Care About AthletesBut giving more power to the five richest conferences in college sports will be better for the players anyway.
Sports Nut
July 29 2014 9:17 PMWho’s Behind the New Washington Football Team Website?The team wants you to think there's a grass-roots movement in support of its offensive nickname. The site’s source code suggests otherwise.
Hang Up And Listen
July 21 2014 5:20 PMHang Up and Listen: The Losingest Winner EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Mike Trout, the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team, and legendary Washington Generals coach Red Klotz.
Hang Up And Listen
July 14 2014 4:47 PMHang Up and Listen: The Ohio Player EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Germany’s World Cup win and LeBron James’ return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
The Spot
July 13 2014 6:13 PMWhatta Mannschaft! Germany Wins the World Cup on a Wonder Goal by Mario Götze.
Sports Nut
July 11 2014 6:07 PMSlate Voice:Nice Rebound!”Listen to Josh Levin read his analysis of LeBron’s Cleveland announcement.
Sports Nut
July 10 2014 9:04 PMShame on You, LeBron JamesYour website is a total abomination.
The Spot
July 8 2014 9:14 PMGermany Scored Three Goals in 76 Seconds and Four Goals in Four Minutes
The Spot
July 8 2014 5:56 PMGermany Scored So Many Goals That the On-Screen Scoreboard Had to Scroll to Fit Them All




Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

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

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
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
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
Future Tense
Sept. 21 2014 11:38 PM “Welcome to the War of Tomorrow” How Futurama’s writers depicted asymmetrical warfare.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 22 2014 5:30 AM MAVEN Arrives at Mars
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.