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The Golden Age of TV CreditsWhy elaborate, explanatory opening sequences are making a comeback on television.
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DoubleX Gabfest: The Thou Shalt Cruise EditionListen to Slate’s show about the wife bonus.
But What About the Lesbians?Outward editors J. Bryan Lowder and June Thomas talk about the female perspective on gayness, gay men and lesbian culture, code-switching, and more.
The Discreet Charm of the PaperieA quirky history of pens, notebooks, tape, paper clips, and highlighters.
Why Britain’s Biggest Political Parties May Be in Big TroubleThe country’s voters are frustrated with the status quo.
The Culture Gabfest “Should We Consult Here or in My Bungalow?” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Jurassic World, the death of Ornette Coleman, and U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Triple X EditionListen to Slate’s show about Emma Sulkowicz’s sex tape/performance art.
DoubleX Gabfest: Selfish in Thailand EditionListen to Slate’s show about the exploitation of nail salon workers.
Cameron CountryBritain’s Conservatives win big, beating no one more than the pollsters and election experts.
The Slate Archives Podcast: “My Husband’s Other Wife” June Thomas tells us about her favorite Slate piece.
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Life After ISIS The Northern Iraqi city of Sinjar has been recaptured from ISIS, but it’s a long way from back to normal.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Stuff to read when you need to escape from your family gathering.
The Generic City Boring landscapes impede on our biological need for intrigue. So why are so many buildings so hideous?
The Craziest Endings in College Football History After the turkey, enjoy some classic finishes.