Kelly Alexander

Kelly Alexander is a North Carolina-based writer and a consulting editor for Saveur magazine.

Shopping
Dec. 27 2005 2:26 PMHosedWhich pantyhose are best?
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May 19 2003 11:30 AMMeaty IssuesAre the new low- and no-carb breads, beers, and sweets any good?
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Sept. 11 2002 12:27 PMSweet Relief?A sugar snob taste-tests Splenda and other sweeteners.
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May 20 2002 1:23 PM'Cue It UpTaste-testing barbecue sauces, from supermarket to specialty brands.
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Dec. 6 2001 2:00 PMMarinara MadnessFinally, a tournament that levels the wide world of pasta sauce.
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March 29 2005 7:27 AMCold CaseAre the new frozen dinners any good?
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Oct. 25 2002 10:37 AMDo Lee's new stain-resistant khakis beat the pants off Scotchgard?
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Aug. 9 2002 10:40 AMHello, KittyThe scoop on newfangled cat litter.
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March 26 2002 5:19 PMMerlot, the HorrorWhat happens when a wine falls from grace? You get a good bottle for $10.
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Aug. 22 2001 11:30 PMClean FreakCan the new home dry-cleaning products reproduce that oh-so-fresh-from-the-cleaner's scent? 

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking

Animal manure.

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10

Politics

Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

Hasbro Is Cracking Down on Scrabble Players Who Turn Its Official Word List Into Popular Apps

Florida State’s New President Is Underqualified and Mistrusted. He Just Might Save the University.

  News & Politics
Politics
Sept. 30 2014 9:33 PM Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 30 2014 7:02 PM At Long Last, eBay Sets PayPal Free
  Life
Gaming
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PM Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 8:54 PM Bette Davis Talks Gender Roles in a Delightful, Animated Interview From 1963
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 30 2014 11:51 PM Should You Freeze Your Eggs? An egg freezing party is not a great place to find answers to this or other questions.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.