The Rise of the Four-Figure CocktailBartenders are charging hundreds and even thousands of dollars per drink. It’s as indefensible as it sounds.
Good Riddance, Glen McKennaI’ll miss How I Met Your Mother, but I won’t miss its stupid fake Scotch.
Chick Whiskey and Dude CognacGender-specific spirits aren’t just stupid. They can be harmful, too.
Procedural Purgatory It’s time to stop asking when Loretta Lynch will be confirmed and start wondering if she ever will be.
Biggest Sellout Now that Guinness World Records is in bed with publicity-seeking companies, can we trust it?
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Is This Thing On? The fierce debate over whether we should try to contact extraterrestrial life or wait for aliens to contact us.
Don’t Blame It on Depression That’s not what made the Germanwings co-pilot murder 149 people.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash