Kate Bolick

Kate Bolick is a writer in New York. Her first book, a personal exploration of single women in America, will be published next year.

Better Summer
July 31 2014 8:07 AMGuesthouse of MirthSummer entertaining tips from Edith Wharton.
July 3 2009 7:12 AMOptimism at the Table
July 1 2009 9:29 AMDown With History
June 29 2009 7:11 AMFast Forward
Nov. 2 2007 11:34 AMA Truly Terrifying Haunted Room
Oct. 31 2007 7:21 AMWhy Ghouls and Ghosties Love Scottish Castles
Oct. 26 2007 4:27 PMMy "Scooby Doo Vacation"
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2012 8:30 AMWhy Are There No Women Writers in Vogue’s Edith Wharton Spread?
July 2 2009 6:59 AMAgainst Pasta
June 30 2009 6:56 AMNew Kids on the Block
April 21 2008 7:22 AMSave the Mount!Why Edith Wharton's house is an architectural treasure.
Nov. 1 2007 10:08 AMThe Ghost Who Walks
Oct. 30 2007 7:42 AMChasing an Imaginary Scotland



Crying Rape

False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.

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

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

How Will You Carry Around Your Huge New iPhone? Apple Pants!

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Lifetime Didn’t Find the Steubenville Rape Case Dramatic Enough. So They Added a Little Self-Immolation.

No, New York Times, Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman” 

Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 1:39 PM Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman,” New York Times. Neither Are Her Characters.
Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
Sept. 19 2014 6:22 PM Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PM Pabst Blue Ribbon is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PM Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?   A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
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.