Katy Waldman
Katy Waldman Katy Waldman

Katy Waldman is Slate’s words correspondent.

The Angle
Aug. 19 2016 5:50 PMThe Angle: Offensive Stagnation EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on dark mages and dork Olympians.
Lexicon Valley
Aug. 18 2016 12:37 PMGymnastics Events Involving Bars Are Confusingly Named
Future Tense
Aug. 17 2016 11:56 AMNow Twitter's Soulless Machinations Have Ruined Stickers
Future Tense
Aug. 15 2016 10:20 AMThis Lawyer Bot Will Be Happy to Solve Your Housing Problems
Nightlight
Aug. 12 2016 11:09 AMHow Did Children’s Literature Evolve From Prim Morality Tales to the Likes of Captain Underpants?
Future Tense
Aug. 10 2016 9:30 AMThe Data Clearly Show That the Media Are Jerks for Singularizing Latinate Words  
Movies
Aug. 9 2016 9:15 AMThe Little PrinceThis Netflix original movie makes a conventional (but good) animated film out of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s mysterious novella.
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 7 2016 8:31 PMOlympics Leotard Watch: It Is Sparkly and Looks Like a Flag. But Can It Stick the Landing?
The Audio Book Club
Aug. 4 2016 11:37 AMThe Audio Book Club Meets the Cursed ChildSlate critics discuss the newest Harry Potter book.
Lexicon Valley
Aug. 1 2016 4:26 PMHow Did Gold Stars Come to Represent Grieving Military Families?
Lexicon Valley
July 27 2016 7:20 PMWhat Should We Call Bill Clinton if Hillary Is Elected?
Lexicon Valley
July 21 2016 4:15 PMWhat Conscience Means to a Conservative
Lexicon Valley
July 19 2016 1:08 PMWhere Does “Your Word Is Your Bond” Come From, and Why Did Melania Steal It?
The Slatest
July 11 2016 8:16 PMA Yale Cafeteria Worker Has Been Arrested for Shattering a Disgraceful, Racist Panel
Books
July 5 2016 9:42 AMThe Messy WomanHeather Havrilesky’s advice column urges readers to revel in their own hot mess-ness.
The XX Factor
Aug. 19 2016 4:24 PMAre Ivanka Trump’s Unpaid Interns Trying to Sabotage Her and Her Dad?
Future Tense
Aug. 17 2016 4:44 PMGod Help Us, These Researchers Are Using Reddit to Teach a Supercomputer to Talk
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 16 2016 4:52 PMOlympics Leotard Watch: Points Deducted for Good Taste
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 12 2016 1:05 PMThe Legend of Simone BilesHer gymnastics miracles look effortless, but it’s her rare stumbles that show how magnificent she truly is.
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 11 2016 9:58 PMOlympics Leotard Watch: The Red, White, and Blue Warrior vs. The Fairy Princess
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 9 2016 7:09 PMOlympics Leotard Watch: Can You Guess What Country This Leotard Comes From?
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 8 2016 4:04 PM“I Definitely Cried a Lot”How NBC turned the most dominant performance in gymnastics history into a soap opera.
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 4 2016 4:24 PMAllison Stokke Is the Most Popular Pole Vaulter in the World, and I Wish That Weren’t So Depressing
Brow Beat
Aug. 4 2016 8:31 AMWhy Lenny’s Personal Essays by Female Celebrities Are So Consistently, Improbably Great
Lexicon Valley
July 29 2016 11:54 AMWhy Did a ​Pearls Before Swine Strip About ISIS Get Spiked? A Slate Investigation.
Lexicon Valley
July 27 2016 3:05 PMWhy “Change-Maker” Is Such an Effective Slogan for Hillary Clinton
Lexicon Valley
July 21 2016 9:30 AMHow “Show Me the Receipts” Became a Catchphrase for Holding the Powerful Accountable
The Audio Book Club
July 18 2016 12:04 PMThe Audio Book Club Hangs With All the Single LadiesSlate critics discuss Rebecca Traister’s magisterial book on how unmarried women are changing America.
Books
July 8 2016 11:00 AMBen Lerner Doesn’t Hate PoetryHis new treatise The Hatred of Poetry is actually a very effective defense of the form.
Brow Beat
June 30 2016 5:07 PMSerial’s Adnan Syed Will Get a New Trial With New Evidence

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