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July 29 2010 2:23 PMMichael Lohan Releases a Cloying Love Song Dedicated to his Jailed Daughter
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July 21 2010 5:50 PMWoman Has Lots of Sex To Be Like Samantha, Ends Up Like Bridget Jones
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July 15 2010 3:28 PMNipple Hair and Butt Blemishes: Now on the Silver Screen
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July 7 2010 5:36 PMDoes Obama Talk Like a Girl?
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June 29 2010 1:22 PMIs An Electric Blue Blazer the Ruby Slippers of the Political Sphere?
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June 22 2010 1:06 PMSaying "I Don't" Before Family and Friends
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June 14 2010 3:55 PMDid Laurence Sunderland Send His Daughter Around the World To Snag a Reality Show?
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June 9 2010 3:14 PMHow To Get People To Watch Your Book
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June 1 2010 2:16 PMDoes Everyone Look Better on Mondays?
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May 21 2010 12:31 PMKim Cattrall Refuses To Be Cougar-fied, Loses Magazine Cover
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May 13 2010 1:49 PMAre Teen Girls Revolting Against Modern Culture by Loving Twilight?
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May 6 2010 2:04 PMCourtney Love Propels Dumb Frat-Boy Myth
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April 28 2010 1:09 PMMaybe Exploiting Your Kid on YouTube Isn't Such a Great Idea After All
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April 20 2010 12:51 PMTabloids Rush To Grab First Images of Sad Woman Looking Sad
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April 15 2010 2:57 PMEveryone Was Kung-Fu Fighting: Nun Edition
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July 26 2010 4:23 PMSnooki is the Latest Sacrifice at the New York Times' Altar of Snobbery.
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July 19 2010 5:49 PMThe LOLZ Don’t Live Here Anymore
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July 13 2010 1:04 PMIs Whoopi Goldberg a Hollywood Loyalist to a Fault?
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July 1 2010 11:54 AMChristina Hendricks Tells Health Magazine She Feels Gorgeous With an Extra 15 Pounds
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June 23 2010 4:39 PMThe Daily Show Searches High and Low for Funny Woman
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June 17 2010 1:29 PM17-Year-Old Girl Gets Punched by a Seattle Police Officer
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June 11 2010 12:10 PMTom Cruise's "Tropic Thunder" Character Will Get A Spinoff Movie
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June 2 2010 1:10 PMJillian Michaels and Therapeutic Sit-Ups
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May 25 2010 3:25 PMAmerican Apparel's Idea of Indie Beauty Still Means Thin Beauty
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May 19 2010 12:27 PMMeryl Streep to Barnard Grads: "Men Are Adapting"
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May 12 2010 11:57 AMSandra Is the new Jen
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May 3 2010 2:10 PMConan Doesn't Quite Shed His Victim Image
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April 26 2010 3:29 PMJoni Mitchell Calls Dylan a "Fake"
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April 19 2010 12:15 PMChristina Hendricks and Her Steel Box
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April 14 2010 3:47 PMBieber Fans vs. Wikipedia




Scalia’s Liberal Streak

The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.

Colorado Is Ground Zero for the Fight Over Female Voters

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B


Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

  News & Politics
Sept. 18 2014 8:20 PM A Clever Attempt at Explaining Away a Vote Against the Farm Bill
Sept. 18 2014 6:02 PM A Chinese Company Just Announced the Biggest IPO in U.S. History
Sept. 18 2014 3:24 PM Symantec Removes Its “Sexual Orientation” Filter
  Double X
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Sept. 18 2014 3:30 PM How Crisis Pregnancy Centers Trick Women
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 3:04 PM Pogo Returns With Another Utterly Catchy Disney Remix
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PM By 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
  Health & Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.