The Movie Club
The Movie Club3-D now seems like an entertainment tax levied by Hollywood on moviegoers.
What Does Roland Emmerich Have Against the White House?A history of destroying national landmarks on film.
Wauaugh!Howard the Duck, George Lucas' best movie about a talking duck, finally arrives on DVD.
It's a New Box Set!How much would you pay for a four-disc collection of the best episodes of The Price Is Right?
Popeye the EverymanRediscovering the weird, wonderful, working-class hero of the original Popeye cartoons. Plus: Why spinach.
Why Don't Movies Ever Blow Up the Bay Bridge?A history of destroying national landmarks on film.
Imagine Seeing John Wayne in IMAXThat's sort of what watching How the West Was Won is like.
Close Encounters of the Third KindNevermind those little alien guys—how about that suburban malaise!
Wait Till Next YearNot impressed with this summer's blockbusters? Check out what's on tap for summer 2008.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Self-Made Man
The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.
Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke
Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.
Does Your Child Have “Sluggish Cognitive Tempo”? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?
The First Case of Ebola in America Has Been Diagnosed in Dallas
Why Indians in America Are Mad for India’s New Prime Minister
Mad About Modi Why the controversial Indian prime minister drew 19,000 cheering fans to Madison Square Garden.
Now Stare. Don’t Stop.
The perfect political wife’s loving gaze in campaign ads.
Building a Better Workplace
You Deserve a Pre-cation
The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.
Social Outcasts Republican candidates are retreating from debates on abortion, gay marriage, and contraception.
Thrashed Florida State’s new president is underqualified and mistrusted. But here’s how he can turn it around.
Behind the Scenes
Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.