Justin Peters
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Technology
March 14 2017 5:55 AMI Read Only News for Kids for an Entire WeekThe hot ed-tech startup Newsela wants kids to forget about what a mess our country is. That’s why it’s not the news.
The Slatest
Jan. 20 2017 4:05 PMWhat Was the Mood at the Inauguration Press Tents? Quiet and Sad.
Anything Once
Dec. 23 2016 5:57 AMJoy to the World, Joy to the World, Joy to the World, Joy to the …I forced myself to listen to nothing but Christmas music to cure my election blues. It worked.
Anything Once
Nov. 7 2016 4:02 PMThe Only Place in Journalism Where the World Still WorksI was completely sick of election coverage. So I read nothing but trade publications.
Anything Once
Oct. 26 2016 12:30 PMHatchet JobA visit to Stumpy’s Hatchet House, the indoor ax-throwing playground I never knew I needed.
The Slatest
Oct. 20 2016 1:45 AMThe Trump Campaign Just Gave Us a Depressing Preview of What Trump TV Would Look Like
The Next 20
Sept. 29 2016 6:22 PMThe Ballad of Balloon BoySeven years ago, an incredibly stupid mystery captivated CNN. Today, thanks to cable news, Balloon Boys are everywhere.
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 22 2016 12:37 AMDo Americans Still Care About the Olympics?Ratings were way down for NBC. Is that because the U.S. is too good at winning medals?
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 21 2016 2:14 PMOlympics Jerk Watch: The Alleged Ticket-Scalping, Butt-Showing European Sporteaucrat
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 20 2016 1:43 PMWhat’s the Worst Olympic Sport, Marathon Swimming or Water Polo?
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 19 2016 2:39 PMWhich Olympic Athletes Are the Best Huggers?
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 18 2016 6:20 PMIs Ryan Lochte the Biggest Jerk of the Rio Games?
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 17 2016 2:28 PMI’m Starting to Hate That Moment When Olympic Runners Helped Each Other to the Finish Line
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 16 2016 4:57 PMSalt Boilers, the Rip Entry, and Tiny Towels: Everything You Need to Know About Olympic Diving
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 15 2016 8:32 PMWayde van Niekerk Is an Amazing Athlete. Can He Be the Next Usain Bolt?
The Slatest
Jan. 20 2017 11:28 PMIf You Tried to Get Into an Inaugural Ball You Got Disappointed by the Trump Era Early
Books
Jan. 17 2017 7:45 AMNaïveté is the New RealismTom Friedman’s oracular pretensions have never felt more ridiculous than they do in his latest best-seller.
Politics
Nov. 9 2016 3:45 PMJournalists Should Be TerrifiedA free press has rarely been so necessary. And we have every reason to believe that Trump will try to bring it to heel.
Sports Nut
Nov. 3 2016 2:10 PMI Sold Bill Murray a Beer at Wrigley FieldAnd other World Series tales from a Chicago Cubs vendor.
Sports Nut
Oct. 21 2016 12:22 PMCubs Win!How the most pessimistic fans in sports transformed into a bunch of optimists.
Hang Up And Listen
Oct. 18 2016 4:07 PMDo Happy Cubs Fans Buy More Beer?Slate’s sports podcast talks about vending at Wrigley Field during the playoffs.
Culturebox
Sept. 13 2016 1:20 PMDoes the New York Times Have a False Balance Problem?Its public editor dismisses the criticism as irrational. She should take it a lot more seriously.
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 21 2016 4:23 PMThe Wrestling Controversy That Led a Mongolian Coach to Remove His Pants
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 20 2016 4:02 PMOh No, a Rhythmic Gymnast Just Did a Hoop Routine to the Theme from Schindler’s List
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 19 2016 6:16 PMDoes This Horse Have the Best Job at the Olympics?
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 18 2016 11:23 PMUsain Bolt Just Won Another Gold, but His Best Race in Rio Was a Semifinal
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 18 2016 3:42 PMIs American Sprinter Justin Gatlin the Biggest Jerk of the Rio Olympics?
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 16 2016 7:25 PMAn Olympics Debate: Is Beach Volleyball Good?
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 16 2016 2:07 PMAre We Supposed to Hate Alex Rodriguez?The Hang Up and Listen crew chats about the New York Yankees legend’s retirement.
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 15 2016 6:15 PMWhy Did the Water in Rio’s Aquatics Center Turn Green? Here Are the Latest Theories.

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