Justin Peters

Justin Peters is a writer for Slate. He is working on a book about Aaron Swartz, copyright, and the rise of “free culture.” Email him at justintrevett@fastmail.fm.

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Feb. 16 2014 5:23 PMCool Runnings Was Not Good, and It Is Definitely Not a “Cult Classic”
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Feb. 15 2014 6:22 PMThey're Both Sliding on Ice. So Why Is Luge Faster than Skeleton?
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Feb. 14 2014 2:07 PMIs the Under Armour Speedskating Suit the Worst Product Placement in Sports History?
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Feb. 13 2014 5:42 PMA Not-So-Magic Wand Is to Blame for the Tie in the Women’s Downhill
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Feb. 12 2014 7:14 PMWhy Speedskaters Love Shani Davis
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Feb. 12 2014 12:55 PMThere Wasn’t Actually a Tie in the Women’s Downhill. The Timekeepers Know Who Won.
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Feb. 11 2014 4:52 PMWomen Are Built to Ski Jump. Could They Soar Past the Best Male Jumpers?
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Feb. 10 2014 7:07 PMThe Seething Resentments Behind Snowboarders’ Hatred of the Sochi Halfpipe
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Feb. 9 2014 6:08 PMSpeed Skiing Is the Fastest Non-Motorized Sport on Earth. Why Isn’t It in the Olympics?
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Feb. 8 2014 4:43 PMOh No, Russia’s New Olympic Darling Skates to the Theme From Schindler’s List
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Feb. 7 2014 3:40 PMThe Amazing Story of Zoich, the Futurama-Themed Faux-Viral Sochi Mascot That Wasn’t
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Feb. 6 2014 2:34 PMWhat to Watch at the Winter OlympicsSlate’s comprehensive viewers’ guide to the Sochi Games.
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Jan. 13 2014 6:00 PMA Year After Aaron Swartz's Death, Our Terrible Computer Crime Laws Remain Unchanged
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Dec. 27 2013 1:30 PMPresenting the First Annual Crime Awards
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Dec. 26 2013 2:15 PMAlleged Thief Tripped Up by Female Pattern Baldness
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Feb. 16 2014 12:32 PMTen Places that Are Colder than Sochi Right Now
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Feb. 14 2014 5:25 PMOlympics Jerk Watch: The Australian Skier Who Allegedly Made Millions Peddling Malware
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Feb. 13 2014 7:19 PMWhat Do the Two Men Do in Two-Man Luge?
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Feb. 13 2014 3:25 PMIn Praise of Evgeni Plushenko, Skating and Fashion Icon
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Feb. 12 2014 4:19 PMOlympics Jerk Watch: The Swede Known as the “John McEnroe of Curling”
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Feb. 11 2014 6:53 PMWhy Snowboarders Hate Shaun White
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Feb. 11 2014 11:57 AMIn Praise of Ski Ballet, the Sport That Combined Snow and Puffy Sleeves
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Feb. 10 2014 1:10 PMWhy Do Cross-Country Skiers Always Collapse Across the Finish Line?
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Feb. 8 2014 5:48 PMSage Kotsenburg Won Slopestyle With a “1620 Japan Air Mute Grab.” What Does That Mean?
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Feb. 7 2014 5:19 PMOlympics Jerk Watch: The Tongan Who Changed His Name to Get Money From a German Underwear Company
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Feb. 6 2014 3:03 PMIt’s Not Sochi’s Fault That the Olympic Courses Are So Dangerous
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Feb. 5 2014 12:50 PMThe Sochi Games Are Already the Craziest in Recent Memory
Crime
Dec. 30 2013 11:00 AMA Crime Blog Retrospective, and a Temporary Farewell
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Dec. 27 2013 10:00 AM“Pimps Smoke Blunts” T-Shirts, “Crime Clothes,” and Other Inappropriate Courtroom Attire
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Dec. 26 2013 11:42 AMCrime Reporters Pick Their Favorite Crime Stories of 2013

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