Katy Waldman Katy Waldman

Katy Waldman is a Slate staff writer. 

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"
The XX Factor
Nov. 14 2014 4:58 PMIs It Wrong to Watch the Viral Video of the Father Singing to His Dying Baby? 
The XX Factor
Nov. 13 2014 10:15 AMThe Devastating Pattern of Sexual Abuse in Competitive Swimming
Brow Beat
Nov. 11 2014 1:57 PMThe Three Things You Learn When Famous Writers Reread Their Old Books
Doublex
Nov. 7 2014 10:37 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Katy Waldman read about Jian Ghomeshi and “the large, triumphant, tax-cutting elephant in the room.”
Brow Beat
Nov. 6 2014 8:34 PMSerial Takes a Step Back, and Gets Some Experts Involved. We Discuss the Latest Episode.
Future Tense
Nov. 4 2014 9:51 AMBad SamaritansWhy is a helpful new suicide prevention app causing so much backlash?
Brow Beat
Oct. 30 2014 10:47 PMHow Strong Is the Case Against Adnan Syed? We Discuss the Latest Episode of Serial.
Future Tense
Oct. 29 2014 11:00 AMThere Is an Actual Ivy League Class Called “Wasting Time on the Internet,” and I’d Take It
Brow Beat
Oct. 27 2014 9:09 AMThe Most Terrifying Books We Have Ever Read
Brow Beat
Oct. 22 2014 3:06 PMWriter William Giraldi Wishes Everyone Would Please Stop Likening Him to a Literary Genius
Brow Beat
Oct. 20 2014 4:13 PMTom Hanks Is the Latest Hollywood Star to Write for The New Yorker. Please Make It Stop.
Productivity
Oct. 15 2014 1:22 PMWriting Apps Can Make You More Productive. Can They Make You More Creative?
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
Brow Beat
Nov. 13 2014 11:02 PMWhat Is the Deal With Jay? We Discuss the Latest Episode of Serial.
Future Tense
Nov. 11 2014 4:51 PMShocking Study Says Millennials Prefer Meat-World Tete-a-Tetes to Texting
Books
Nov. 7 2014 11:28 AMHappiness, Inspiration, and WellnessThe ingredients of Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Science
Nov. 7 2014 10:29 AMMatter Over MindPhilosophy just doesn’t have the same sense of urgency as physiology.
The XX Factor
Nov. 4 2014 6:06 PMPatrick Witt’s Op-Ed About Harvard’s Sexual Assault Policy Is Infuriating. It’s Also Right.
The Slatest
Nov. 3 2014 4:41 PMHow Car Talk’s Tom and Ray Magliozzi Became Click and Clack
Future Tense
Oct. 30 2014 3:37 PMRead R.L. Stine's Ghoulishly Fun Halloween Twitter Fiction
Brow Beat
Oct. 27 2014 1:10 PMIf You Love Serial, You Should Be Reading This
Brow Beat
Oct. 24 2014 11:14 AMWhat Did You Make of the Latest Episode of Serial? We Discuss the Riveting New Podcast.
Future Tense
Oct. 21 2014 4:14 PMPlanet Money Uncovers One Surprising Reason the Internet Is Sexist
Medical Examiner
Oct. 20 2014 11:46 AMIs Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding?The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
The XX Factor
Oct. 15 2014 10:33 AMIs It Impossible to Write a Decent Sexiest Woman Alive Profile?

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