Katy Waldman
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Katy Waldman is Slate’s words correspondent. 

Brow Beat
Jan. 12 2015 5:53 PMA Great New Magazine Dedicated to the Meaninglessness of Life
The Audio Book Club
Jan. 9 2015 9:29 AMThe Audio Book Club Makes a Brilliant FriendSlate critics debate the first of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels.
Lexicon Valley
Jan. 4 2015 8:32 PMIs Calling Someone a “Bright Young Thing” Really a Compliment?
Brow Beat
Jan. 1 2015 1:55 PMIn Part 3 of His Interview, Jay From Serial Chastises Reddit and Sarah Koenig
Brow Beat
Dec. 30 2014 7:00 PMIn the Second Part of His First Interview, Jay Wilds Says Serial “Demonized” Him
Brow Beat
Dec. 29 2014 6:00 PMKey Witness From Serial Gives First Interview, Offers Yet Another Timeline of Events
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 23 2014 12:28 PMWhy the F Aren’t You Reading This New Blog About Swearing?
Brow Beat
Dec. 18 2014 6:30 PMWoody Allen May Be Working on a New Movie About a Professor Seducing a Student
Brow Beat
Dec. 17 2014 4:27 PMScreenings ofThe Interview Have Been Canceled in New York and D.C.
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 17 2014 11:18 AMThe Plague of Fake Paraphrasing
Brow Beat
Dec. 10 2014 8:36 AMHow the Last Scene in Wild Betrays the Best Thing About Wild
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 8 2014 6:17 PMWhy Do Brits Say Maths and Americans Say Math?
Brow Beat
Dec. 4 2014 6:02 PMHow Does a Book Get on the New York Times Notable List, Anyway? Here’s How.
Books
Dec. 4 2014 2:21 PMThe Top 10 Books of the YearAs picked by the editors of the Slate Book Review.
Brow Beat
Dec. 2 2014 4:18 PMA New Toni Morrison Novel Will Arrive in April
Books
Jan. 9 2015 11:41 AMBeautiful Day!What gets lost when English becomes the lingua franca of the Internet, and the world?
Brow Beat
Jan. 7 2015 9:01 AMA Haunting Message About Police Brutality, From the New Printing of Citizen
Brow Beat
Jan. 2 2015 3:48 PMDid the Jay Wilds Interview Change Our Perspective on Serial? A Bonus Spoiler Special.
Behind the Scenes
Dec. 31 2014 1:16 PMSlate Staffers Pick Their Out-of-Left-Field Favorite Slate Articles of 2014
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 30 2014 4:30 PMBrands Saying Bae Mocks Companies That Are Still Hipper Than You
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 24 2014 1:23 PMThe Weird, Embarrassing, Fascinating Things People Asked Librarians Before the Internet
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 22 2014 11:43 AMIs It Kosher to Talk About the “Pot Calling the Kettle Black”?
Brow Beat
Dec. 18 2014 2:29 PMWas There an Ending? We Discuss the Final Episode of Serial.
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 17 2014 2:00 PMDon’t Stay Classy
Brow Beat
Dec. 11 2014 7:29 PMRumors, Reporters, and Psychopaths: We Discuss the Latest Episode of Serial
Future Tense
Dec. 9 2014 5:51 PMTBH, Internet Dialects Are More Complicated Than They Seem
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 5 2014 7:14 PMLet’s Break Shit: A Short History of Silicon Valley’s Favorite Phrase
Brow Beat
Dec. 4 2014 5:51 PMDid Adnan Syed Get the “Best Defense”? We Discuss the Latest Episode of Serial.
Books
Dec. 4 2014 2:00 PMNo Hugging, No LearningMeghan Daum’s tough, smart, wonderful collection of essays.
Behind the Scenes
Nov. 28 2014 5:00 PMOur Media Thanksgiving ListThe podcasts, websites, and apps Slate-sters are thankful for.

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