Katy Waldman
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Katy Waldman is Slate’s words correspondent. 

Brow Beat
April 8 2015 11:23 AMHow Sci-Fi’s Hugo Awards Got Their Own Full-Blown Gamergate
Lexicon Valley
April 1 2015 10:00 AMAccidental CAPS LOCK and Its Discontents
Lexicon Valley
March 20 2015 4:31 PMAre You a John Q. Public or a Joe Blow?
Culturebox
March 18 2015 10:44 AMWhich Bad Novel Is Perfect for You?Reading, and voting on, the books of Amazon’s new Kindle Scout program.
Movies
March 12 2015 11:13 AMAshes to SashesDisney’s live-action Cinderella is thrillingly sincere.
The Audio Book Club
March 6 2015 10:27 AMThe Audio Book Club Meets the Girl on the TrainSlate critics debate Paula Hawkins’ best-selling thriller.
Brow Beat
March 3 2015 5:11 PMA Close Read of Bill O’Reilly’s “Nonfiction” Children’s Book
Brow Beat
Feb. 26 2015 8:43 AMKarl Ove Knausgaard Is the World’s Worst Travel Writer
Brow Beat
Feb. 20 2015 6:23 PMRead the Lost Sherlock Holmes Story a Historian Just Found in His Attic
The XX Factor
Feb. 19 2015 11:46 AMThe Un-retouched Beyoncé Photos Will Make You Feel Better About Yourself. Good Thing They're Gone.
Brow Beat
Feb. 11 2015 7:23 PMBen Stiller Is Adapting Super Sad True Love Story For TV
Books
Feb. 6 2015 1:04 PMYou Lie!A tricky new book on the history and philosophy of deceit.
Brow Beat
Feb. 4 2015 11:50 AMHow the Paris Review Snagged the First-Ever In-Person Interview With Elena Ferrante
Lexicon Valley
Jan. 30 2015 9:00 AMIs It Kosher to “Drink the Kool-Aid”?
The Slatest
Jan. 22 2015 6:04 PMChris Christie Has Been Given 77 Diet Books as Gifts Since Taking Office
Culturebox
April 7 2015 10:00 AMWhat’s the Yams?How the annotation site Genius awakened the hyperintellectual close reader slumbering within us all.
Brow Beat
March 26 2015 8:32 AMWhy Genius Annotations Are Not the Storytelling Tool of the Future
Lexicon Valley
March 19 2015 11:02 AMWhy Do We Call a Dongle a Dongle?
Brow Beat
March 13 2015 6:12 PMIs the Live-Action Cinderella Still a Fairy Tale? Two Slate Critics Discuss.
Books
March 6 2015 12:29 PMBrilliance and FuryHelen Macdonald’s astonishing memoir H Is for Hawk.
Brow Beat
March 5 2015 2:00 PMSpoiler Special: House of Cards Season 3
Lexicon Valley
Feb. 27 2015 10:00 AMThe Surprising History of Cute
Future Tense
Feb. 25 2015 11:00 AMMeet the Ghosts of Reading Past, Present, and Future
Lexicon Valley
Feb. 20 2015 12:58 PMWhy Everyone Calls JLaw, Abbi and Ilana, and Hannibal Buress Their “Spirit Animals”
Lexicon Valley
Feb. 12 2015 3:26 PMHow Do You Spell the Abbreviation of Casual?
Lexicon Valley
Feb. 10 2015 7:45 AMSlate Voice: “Why Do Brits Say Maths and Americans Say Math?”Listen to Katy Waldman read her piece about doing the maths.
Brow Beat
Feb. 6 2015 8:02 AMDon’t Publish Harper Lee’s New Novel, HarperCollins
Brow Beat
Feb. 3 2015 12:17 PMHarper Lee Is Finally Releasing Her First Novel Since To Kill a Mockingbird. Why Now?
Lexicon Valley
Jan. 29 2015 8:38 AMWhen Feelings Became Feels: How We Distance Ourselves From Emotion on the Internet
Brow Beat
Jan. 22 2015 11:44 AMChimamanda Adichie’s New Story Is Gorgeous. I Wish It Weren’t Also Propaganda.

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