Katy Waldman Katy Waldman

Katy Waldman is a Slate staff writer. 

Future Tense
June 25 2014 5:32 PMDo Not Trust the Terrible Video That Tells You Not to Trust Facebook
Brow Beat
June 20 2014 9:57 AMWhy So Many American Novels to Make Fun of Russian Accents? Is Odd.
Future Tense
June 11 2014 12:19 PMThe Brief, Weird Tale of My Mexican-Pop-Star-Worshipping Twitter Doppelgangers
The XX Factor
June 6 2014 12:01 PMHow to Review Poetry by Women: A Review
The XX Factor
June 4 2014 12:17 PMBecause of Slender Man: Why the Internet Bogey Is the Perfect Metaphor for How We Explain Violence
Slate Plus
June 2 2014 7:24 AM“Haters Prove You’re Doing Something Right”Two Slate writers read and consider their foulest hate mail.
The XX Factor
May 29 2014 10:24 AMSkinny People Make Overweight People Unhappy, New Study Finds
Brow Beat
May 28 2014 11:35 AMOne of the Most Beautiful Stanzas Maya Angelou Wrote Is About What Happens When Great Souls Die
May 22 2014 11:38 PMFor Love or MoneyIs Upworthy really doing good, or is it just really good at what it does?
The XX Factor
May 21 2014 12:23 PMA Restaurant's Priceless Answer to the Request That Servers “Show More Skin”
May 20 2014 1:02 PMThe Don’s DonJ.R.R. Tolkien’s Beowulf translation finally arrives.
The XX Factor
May 16 2014 3:14 PMThanks, but We Will Pass on Paid Menstrual Leave
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May 14 2014 10:25 AMAmericans Think They're Smarter Than Average, Especially Rich White Guy Americans
The XX Factor
May 9 2014 1:47 PMStressful Social Relations Can Take Years Off Your Life, Especially If You're a Put-Upon Husband
The XX Factor
May 7 2014 3:45 PMTwitter Is No Place for Trigger Warnings
The Spot
June 24 2014 7:11 PMWhat Luis Suárez’s On-Field Eating Says About What’s Eating Luis Suárez
June 18 2014 11:07 AMWhat a Beautiful Wedding! We All Die Alone.  Save the Date searches for meaning in meaningless weddings.  
History of Innovation
June 10 2014 11:56 AMFollow Her LeadHow a mysterious woman’s 1908 patent exemplifies the drama of dogs in America.
June 5 2014 11:33 PMThe Wellesley ManIn the era of transgender rights, women’s colleges are struggling to figure out where their loyalties lie.
The XX Factor
June 3 2014 12:24 PMComic-Con International Has No Interest in Taking on Sexual Harassment 
The XX Factor
May 30 2014 3:08 PMTennis Star Thinks Women Don’t Belong on the Pro Tour
The XX Factor
May 28 2014 6:39 PMRising Tennis Star Taylor Townsend Proves the Body Police Wrong
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May 23 2014 9:41 AMDark Knight Writer Calls She-Hulk a “Giant, Green Porn Star.” Stan Lee Smacks Him Down.  
The XX Factor
May 22 2014 11:54 AMStop Pretending Your Diet Is Fun. Also, Stop Pretending You’re Not on a Diet.
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May 20 2014 6:23 PMNational Review Story on the "Rape Epidemic" Accuses Women of "Crying Rape"
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May 19 2014 1:41 PMJill Abramson's Wake Forest Commencement Speech Revealingly Said Nothing
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May 14 2014 5:58 PMHuge DOJ Study on Rape Exams: We Have Work to Do
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May 12 2014 3:59 PMTavi and Miley Summit: Here’s What You Need to Know
The XX Factor
May 8 2014 4:28 PMA Woman Films Her Abortion to Show It Can Be "Positive." But Is Abortion Really a Joyous Event?  
Future Tense
May 6 2014 1:29 PMHashtags Are the New Scare Quotes




Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS

But the next president might. 

IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Amazon Is Launching a Serious Run at Apple and Samsung


Slim Pickings at the Network TV Bazaar

Three talented actresses in three terrible shows.


More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

The Ungodly Horror of Having a Bug Crawl Into Your Ear and Scratch Away at Your Eardrum

We Could Fix Climate Change for Free. Now There’s Just One Thing Holding Us Back.

  News & Politics
Sept. 17 2014 7:03 PM Once Again, a Climate Policy Hearing Descends Into Absurdity
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
Sept. 17 2014 6:53 PM LGBTQ Luminaries Honored With MacArthur “Genius” Fellowships
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 6:14 PM Today in Gender Gaps: Biking
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 8:25 PM A New Song and Music Video From Angel Olsen, Indie’s Next Big Thing
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 9:00 PM Amazon Is Now a Gadget Company
  Health & Science
Sept. 17 2014 4:49 PM Schooling the Supreme Court on Rap Music Is it art or a true threat of violence?
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?