Kelly Alexander

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

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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

Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS

But the next president might. 

The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices

Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Altered State

The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender

What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?

Surprise! The Women Hired to Fix the NFL Think the NFL Is Just Great.

You Shouldn’t Spank Anyone but Your Consensual Sex Partner

Moneybox
Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM The Most Awkward Scenario in Which a Man Can Hold a Door for a Woman
  News & Politics
Altered State
Sept. 17 2014 11:51 PM The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
  Life
Dear Prudence
Sept. 18 2014 6:00 AM All Shook Up My 11-year-old has been exploring herself with my “back massager.” Should I stop her?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 6:14 PM Today in Gender Gaps: Biking
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 8:25 PM A New Song and Music Video From Angel Olsen, Indie’s Next Big Thing
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 9:00 PM Amazon Is Now a Gadget Company
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 17 2014 11:48 PM Spanking Is Great for Sex Which is why it’s grotesque for parenting.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?