Kerry Howley

Kerry Howley's work has appeared in the Paris Review, Bookforum, and the New York Times Magazine. She is currently finishing a book about consensual violence, ecstatic experience, and the body.

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Nov. 8 2012 1:01 PMSheldon Adelson and Linda McMahon Didn't Get What They Wanted. Here's What They Did Get.
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Nov. 7 2012 1:15 AMNew Hampshire Delegation is All One Gender, and Not the One You're Used To
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Nov. 6 2012 9:55 PMWisconsin Elects Country's First Openly Gay Senator, Tammy Baldwin
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Nov. 2 2012 3:42 PMThe Sentimental Origins of the Male Explanatory Reflex
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Oct. 31 2012 3:31 PMWhat You're Really Saying When You Call a Person "Illegal"
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Oct. 26 2012 11:58 AMAre You a Soccer Mom or a Waitress Mom? Because You're Definitely a Mom.
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Oct. 24 2012 1:12 PMTommy Thompson Goes After Tammy Baldwin for Making Veterans Sad
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Oct. 22 2012 1:23 PMHow To Watch Tonight’s Debate With Actual Foreign Policy Disagreements Spliced In
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Oct. 17 2012 12:34 PMPost-Debate, Pundits Get Excited About Obama's Sexual Dominance
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Oct. 8 2012 2:48 PMPastors Preach to the IRS on Right to Endorse Political Candidates
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Oct. 4 2012 10:46 AMLast Night's Debate Was a Big Win for Nonsense Wonks
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Oct. 2 2012 2:48 PMPeta Lindsay Can't Be President. Vote For Her.
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Sept. 28 2012 12:50 PMWhat Does It Mean to Be Ladylike?
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Sept. 25 2012 2:18 PMElizabeth Warren’s Family History May Be a Lie. Have You Checked Yours?
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Sept. 21 2012 1:30 PMRomney vs. Obama: Who Will Deport More?
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Nov. 7 2012 2:03 AMAmerica Goes to Bed Still Hoping Michele Bachmann Might Lose
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Nov. 6 2012 11:05 PMTammy Duckworth Wins in Illinois, As Does Gerrymandering and Deadbeat-Dad Shaming
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Nov. 5 2012 1:07 PMWill N.H. Produce the Country's First All-Female Delegation? (And Other Races To Watch.)
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Nov. 1 2012 2:33 PMYou're Pro-Life, I'm Pro-Life, We're All Pro-Life
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Oct. 30 2012 1:54 PMLinda McMahon Gives Up on Romney, Throws in With Obama
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Oct. 26 2012 9:50 AMShould We Be Spanked for Failing to Vote?
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Oct. 23 2012 11:11 AMWhat if the War on Terror Were Waged With Bayonets?
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Oct. 19 2012 12:37 PMHillary Clinton Calls Either Anne-Marie Slaughter or Holden Caulfield a Whiner
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Oct. 16 2012 2:30 PMTonight's "Debate" Will Be Anything But
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Oct. 5 2012 2:01 PMAntiwar Group Code Pink Gets U.S. Government to Lay Off the Drones for a Few Hours
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Oct. 3 2012 1:30 PMForget Abortion. Women Vote for the Democrats Because of Entitlement Spending.
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Oct. 1 2012 3:43 PMToday in Lady-Pandering: Connecticut Senate Race Edition
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Sept. 27 2012 11:15 AMWomen Are a Silent Presence in New, Devastating Report on U.S. Drone Strikes
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Sept. 24 2012 2:44 PMIs Rick Perry's Sleep Apnea the Work of Satan?
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Sept. 20 2012 1:30 PMAkin and Romney Release New Ads Aimed at Women




More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

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.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

The Ungodly Horror of Having a Bug Crawl Into Your Ear and Scratch Away at Your Eardrum

My Father Was James Brown. I Watched Him Beat My Mother. Then I Married Someone Like Him.

  News & Politics
Sept. 17 2014 2:57 PM ISIS Helps Snuff Out Conservative Opposition to Government Funding Bill
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
Sept. 17 2014 1:59 PM Ask a Homo: Secret Ally Codes 
  Double X
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Sept. 17 2014 1:26 PM Hey CBS, Rihanna Is Exactly Who I Want to See on My TV Before NFL Games
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 1:01 PM A Rare, Very Unusual Interview With Michael Jackson, Animated
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 12:35 PM IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 11:18 AM A Bridge Across the Sky
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.