Katy Waldman
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Katy Waldman is Slate’s words correspondent. 

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
DoubleX Gabfest
Nov. 27 2014 11:47 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Butch Goddess EditionListen to Slate’s show about the campus rape story that shut down UVA’s frats.
Brow Beat
Nov. 26 2014 2:50 PMAre There Alternative Theories to the Crime on Serial? We Discuss What the Podcast Hasn’t.
Brow Beat
Nov. 25 2014 12:29 PMWhy Mockingjay Is the “End of Men” Movie of the Year
Brow Beat
Nov. 21 2014 1:51 PMWhy Serial Can’t Settle on a Genre
The XX Factor
Nov. 19 2014 5:04 PMYou Can Now Put Zits, Cellulite, and Bruises on Your "Normal Barbie"
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.
Brow Beat
Nov. 26 2014 3:41 PMA New Folio Hath Been Discovered That May Change Our Understanding of Shakespeare Forever
Lexicon Valley
Nov. 25 2014 5:28 PMDemons and Supervillains: The Language of Darren Wilson’s Grand Jury Testimony
Science
Nov. 24 2014 8:13 AMMetaphorically SpeakingOur most sophisticated thinking relies on bodily experience.
Brow Beat
Nov. 20 2014 6:02 PMWhat Is It Like to Be Suspected? We Discuss the Latest Episode of Serial.
The XX Factor
Nov. 17 2014 4:23 PMAll Wedding Photos Must Look Like Solange Knowles’ Wedding Photo From Now On and Forever

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