Krystal Bonner

Krystal Bonner is a Slate intern.

Five-ring Circus
Aug. 13 2012 1:30 PMThe London Olympics Sap-o-MeterWas this the sappiest Olympics ever? Did mom out-sap dream? The final results of our scientific study of NBC schmaltz.
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Aug. 10 2012 3:30 PMUsain Bolt Took a Bunch of Photos with a Swedish Guy's Camera. Who Owns the Rights to the Sprinter's Snapshots?
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 9 2012 2:56 PMThe London Olympics Sap-o-MeterJourneys on the track and dads on the beach on an overwhelmingly sweet night for NBC.
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Aug. 3 2012 4:08 PMThe London Olympics Sap-o-MeterA champion rower with a heavy heart and Gabby Douglas’ big win send the sap soaring.
Five-ring Circus
July 30 2012 5:29 PMThe London Olympics Sap-o-MeterThe return of Slate’s scientific guide to the schmaltziness of NBC’s Olympics coverage.
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July 25 2012 6:23 PMDept. of Vexillology: North Korean Players Refuse To Take Field After South Korean Flag Shown on Scoreboard by Mistake
Cocktail Chatter
July 14 2012 5:33 AMLessons From the Freeh Report, Amazon’s Same-Day Delivery, and Debating Sitting Versus StandingThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
June 22 2012 5:04 PMJon Huntsman Update: He Lands a Job at a Liberal Think Tank
Cocktail Chatter
June 16 2012 8:01 AMThe Syrian Revolution, the Jerry Sandusky Trial, and Gay MormonsThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
June 9 2012 6:01 AMStolen Passwords, The Perils of Urban Animal Farming, and Bill Clinton’s MisstepsThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
June 7 2012 6:02 PMTypos happen to Obama too.
Cocktail Chatter
June 2 2012 12:01 AMWaiting in Line, Where Ketchup Comes From, and Our Search for the Perfect Office ChairThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
May 26 2012 6:15 AMWes Anderson Bingo, the Two-Week Wait, and Colin Powell’s CowardiceThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
Aug. 11 2012 4:00 AMHow Portland Got Its Groove Back, Why Petraeus Won’t Be Romney’s VP, and How Not to Get HackedThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 9 2012 7:45 PMAmerican Sprinter Manteo Mitchell Broke His Leg and Kept on Running. How Is That Possible?
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Aug. 6 2012 1:50 PMThe London Olympics Sap-o-MeterNBC dabs its eyes as it says goodbye to Michael Phelps. Plus: Kerri Strug makes a dramatic, sappy return.
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July 31 2012 2:51 PMThe London Olympics Sap-o-MeterNBC sheds tears and beams with pride at the pool. Plus: Tim Daggett unleashes the sappiest line yet in the Olympics.
Cocktail Chatter
July 28 2012 6:44 AMFake Meat, Early Voting, and Accidentally Marrying a Rock StarThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Five-Ring Circus
July 25 2012 3:07 PMWill the Allure of Business Class Upgrades Motivate Japan’s Women’s Soccer Team To Win Gold?
Cocktail Chatter
July 7 2012 6:15 AMPaul Clement’s Bad Week, the Meaning of Higgs Boson, and Why America Is No. 1The week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Tv Club
June 18 2012 11:29 AMA Nasty Guide to the Many Bathroom Scenes in Lena Dunham's Girls
Brow Beat
June 14 2012 4:43 PMThe Most Appalling, Most Fascinating Character on Girls
June 8 2012 4:59 PMFlorida Governor Rick Scott now less popular than very unopular LeBron James.
June 6 2012 5:53 PMCBO: “Taxmageddon” not as bad as “much bleaker” alternative.
May 31 2012 1:18 PMThe End of Roementum



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. 

Yes, Black Families Tend to Spank More. That Doesn’t Mean It’s Good for Black Kids.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter

The Best Way to Organize Your Fridge


The GOP’s Focus on Fake Problems

Why candidates like Scott Walker are building campaigns on drug tests for the poor and voter ID laws.

Sports Nut

Giving Up on Goodell

How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

Farewell! Emily Bazelon on What She Will Miss About Slate.

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The Eye
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  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 6:23 PM Bryan Cranston Reenacts Baseball’s Best Moments to Promote the Upcoming Postseason
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 6:40 PM This iPhone 6 Feature Will Change Weather Forecasting
  Health & Science
Sept. 16 2014 4:09 PM It’s All Connected What links creativity, conspiracy theories, and delusions? A phenomenon called apophenia.
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.