Laura Bennett
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Laura Bennett is Slate’s features director.

Culture Gabfest
June 23 2016 1:59 PMWords That Save LivesWe all have a song, a book, or a poem that gets us through life’s rough patches.
Education
Dec. 2 2015 2:28 PMSlate Voice: “The End of the College Essay”Students hate writing papers, and professors hate grading them. Should we stop assigning them? Listen to the debate on Slate Plus
Food
Sept. 10 2015 11:06 AM“I Was Gluten-Free Before It Was Cool”Listen to Laura Bennett read about how she was diagnosed with celiac disease in the ’90s, then watched “gluten-free” become a cultural craze.
20x
June 19 2015 12:05 PMWhat I Read (Even When I’m Not Trying to Impress You)An honest “media diet.”
Slate Plus
March 15 2016 12:08 PMKeeping Up Staying on top of the ceaseless flow of culture is a full-time job, especially when it is in fact your job. 
Technology
Sept. 18 2015 12:12 PMThe Best of the First-Person InternetThe Internet prizes the harrowing personal essay. Here are seven worth reading.
Culturebox
Sept. 8 2015 11:05 AMTab Roulette: The Cultural EditionWhat browser tabs do Slate culture editors have open right now?
Culturebox
April 10 2015 11:13 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?How Laura Bennett sustains “a great tradition of tiny, ridiculous arguments, vigorously defended.”