Katy Waldman
Katy Waldman Katy Waldman

Katy Waldman is a Slate staff writer.

The First 20
Sept. 21 2016 12:47 PMWhat Was Blorple Falls?A Slate investigation.
Year of Great Books
April 5 2016 8:30 AMA Power Beyond BeautyWhat do appearances mean in Jane Eyre?
Dec. 4 2015 7:56 AM“Is It Too Late to Back Out Now?”Katy Waldman discusses writing about anorexia and literature.
TV Club Podcast
Oct. 1 2015 5:58 PMThe Empire Podcast, Episode 2Slate’s TV Club discusses Rainbow Sensation, “snitch bitches,” and more.
June 30 2015 5:26 PMSlate Voice: “Bitch, I’ll Tell You Why This Sentence Construction Is So Effective”Listen to Katy Waldman read about the perfect sentence construction—and what makes it it’s so powerful.
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.
Behind the Scenes
Nov. 28 2014 5:00 PMOur Media Thanksgiving ListThe podcasts, websites, and apps Slate-sters are thankful for.
Slate Picks
Sept. 2 2014 10:21 AMListen to Our August Music RoundupOur official monthly Spotify playlist exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Slate Picks
Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
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.
Slate Plus
May 5 2016 11:57 AMAll My HatersOn being wrong on the internet.
Slate Plus
Jan. 21 2016 11:59 AMTalk Dirty to Me, BadlyHe texted constantly, but he was lousy at it. A memoir of romantic ambivalence and self-abnegation.
TV Club Podcast
Oct. 2 2015 4:29 PMThe Empire Podcast: The Second Season Is HereHear Slate’s complete commentary on the newest Empire episodes.
July 24 2015 4:28 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?The one story that trumped them all.
The History of American Slavery
May 19 2015 10:29 AMSlave or Enslaved PersonIt’s not just an academic debate for historians of American slavery.
Behind the Scenes
Dec. 31 2014 1:16 PMSlate Staffers Pick Their Out-of-Left-Field Favorite Slate Articles of 2014
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.”
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.
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.