Katy Waldman Katy Waldman

Katy Waldman is a Slate staff writer. 

Doublex
Aug. 20 2014 5:00 AMPlease Allow Me to Be Grossed Out by My Boyfriend’s Unibrow Listen to two Slate writers revisit a discussion about body image and body shaming.
Slate Picks
Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
The Good Word
Aug. 6 2014 9:39 AMThe Secret Rules of Adjective OrderA long fascinating article—or is it a fascinating long article?
Science
July 31 2014 8:56 AMSlate Voice: “Does This Make Me Sound Insecure?”Listen to Katy Waldman read her most popular article from the month of July.
Science
July 23 2014 11:49 PMDoes This Make Me Sound Insecure?The linguistic tics that reveal self-doubt.
Brow Beat
July 18 2014 11:41 AMPeople in North Carolina Are Really Upset About Their New Poet Laureate. Should They Be?
Science
July 16 2014 1:58 PMWhat’s Wrong With Sentimentality?While critics sneer, scientists try to make sense of our love of weepy books and movies.
The XX Factor
July 10 2014 7:18 PMIn Praise of 56-Year-Old Men
Brow Beat
July 3 2014 11:33 AMThe Most Charming Thing on My iPad
Science
June 28 2014 5:50 PMFacebook’s Unethical ExperimentIt intentionally manipulated users’ emotions without their knowledge.
The Spot
June 24 2014 7:11 PMWhat Luis Suárez’s On-Field Eating Says About What’s Eating Luis Suárez
Weddings
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.
Doublex
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 
Science
Aug. 18 2014 11:45 PMA Memorable FlightHow people with and without post-traumatic stress disorder recall 25 minutes of terror.
Books
Aug. 8 2014 11:57 AMThe Cabinet of MarvelsThe deep truths and irreducible weirdness of fairy tales.
Doublex
Aug. 5 2014 4:10 PMIt Is Good to Be a “Bad” FeministRoxane Gay’s new book of essays is honest and raw about flaws—hers and ours. 
Future Tense
July 30 2014 2:02 PMMartha Stewart Loves Her Drone, Just as Louis XIV Would Have Loved His
Future Tense
July 21 2014 3:04 PMCutting-Edge Minivan Technology Lets Parent Yell at Kids Extra Loudly
The XX Factor
July 17 2014 3:02 PMScience Has a Gender Problem. Science Just Made It Worse.
The XX Factor
July 15 2014 1:50 PMThor Is Now a Woman
Medical Examiner
July 6 2014 9:09 PMDoctors Could Use a Little HypochondriaWhy medical students panic too much and M.D.s too little.
Science
June 29 2014 9:15 PMBlack Dog SyndromeWhy do people discriminate against dark pets?
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.

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