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?
Shopping
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?
Shopping
Oct. 25 2002 10:37 AMDo Lee's new stain-resistant khakis beat the pants off Scotchgard?
Shopping
Aug. 9 2002 10:40 AMHello, KittyThe scoop on newfangled cat litter.
Shopping
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 Irritating Confidante

John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.

My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee

Medical Examiner

Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?

Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?

Technology

Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

The World’s Human Rights Violators Are Signatories to the World’s Human Rights Treaties

How Punctual Are Germans?

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 12:44 AM We Need More Ben Bradlees His relationship with John F. Kennedy shows what’s missing from today’s Washington journalism.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
  Life
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PM Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
  Slate Plus
Working
Oct. 22 2014 6:00 AM Why It’s OK to Ask People What They Do David Plotz talks to two junior staffers about the lessons of Working.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 9:42 PM The All The President’s Men Scene That Perfectly Captured Ben Bradlee’s Genius
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 22 2014 8:13 AM Good Teaching Is Not About Playing It Safe Classroom technology can make learning more dangerous, and that’s a good thing.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 22 2014 7:30 AM An Illusion That Makes Me Happy and Sad
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.