Leon Neyfakh
Leon Neyfakh Leon Neyfakh

Leon Neyfakh is a Slate staff writer.

The Gist
May 15 2018 2:19 PMIntroducing Upon Further ReviewEpisode 1 of Mike Pesca’s new podcast on the great sports what ifs.
Slow Burn
March 13 2018 2:23 PMAnswering Your Watergate QuestionsSlow Burn’s Leon Neyfakh on Nixon’s paranoia, his hardcore supporters, and the wildest campaign gear.
The Gist
Feb. 16 2018 8:42 AMWhich Side Are You On?What the Quinn Norton fracas and the latest Twix bar marketing campaign have in common.
Slow Burn
Jan. 30 2018 6:00 AMGoing SouthHow it all ended.
Relationships
Jan. 16 2018 5:42 AMGoing to Bed With Your Partner Is Ideal—but Is It Normal?
Slow Burn
Jan. 9 2018 6:00 AMRabbit HolesWatergate turned America into a nation of conspiracy theorists.
Slow Burn
Dec. 19 2017 9:00 AMLie DetectorsHow Watergate became the greatest show on Earth.
Slow Burn
Dec. 12 2017 6:00 AMA Very Successful Cover-UpFor a long time, no one cared about Watergate. Why?
Slow Burn
Nov. 28 2017 6:07 AMYearning for WatergateOn the first bonus episode of our new podcast Slow Burn, Dick Cavett admits that it can be fun to live through perilous times.
Slow Burn
Nov. 28 2017 5:45 AMSlow BurnNobody knew how Watergate was going to end. Our new podcast tells the story of what it felt like to watch a president fall.
The Slatest
Oct. 18 2017 7:02 PMThe Trump Administration Supports the Police, so Long as the Police Agree With the Administration
Always Right
Oct. 4 2017 3:14 PMShould a Tattoo Artist Tell You the Tattoo You’re Asking for Is a Terrible Idea?
Crime
Sept. 18 2017 9:22 PMNo One Becomes a Cop Because It’s SafeThe shooting of a Georgia Tech student reminds us that police officers need to accept the risk that comes with showing restraint.
The Gist
Aug. 30 2017 7:21 PMShake It Off, TaylorIs there a person underneath all the celebrity angst?
Crime
Aug. 25 2017 8:30 AMProfiling White Supremacists Won’t Stop White Supremacist TerrorismA former undercover FBI agent explains.
Upon Further Review
May 15 2018 5:00 AMIf Nixon Was Good at Football, History Might Be DifferentAmerica’s favorite sport created a persecution complex for the 37th president.
Politics
Feb. 17 2018 6:11 PMRed FlagsRussian operatives used some very Russian English to meddle in the American election.
Slow Burn
Feb. 2 2018 9:36 AMNixon’s Downfall Was Not InevitableThe lesson of Watergate isn’t “the system worked.”
Slow Burn
Jan. 23 2018 9:45 AMExtra, ExtraWatching Watergate go down.
Slow Burn
Jan. 16 2018 4:00 AMSaturday NightThe weekend it all fell apart.
Slow Burn
Jan. 2 2018 4:00 AMTrue BelieversWhy did so many people stand with Richard Nixon for so long?
Slow Burn
Dec. 15 2017 2:59 PMThe Road to WatergateVideos and photos from the 1972 presidential campaign, as discussed in this week’s episode of our Watergate podcast.
Slow Burn
Dec. 5 2017 6:00 AMThe Defeat of Wright PatmanThe first congressional investigation into Watergate didn’t go so well.
Slow Burn
Nov. 28 2017 5:45 AMSlow BurnNobody knew how Watergate was going to end. Our new podcast tells the story of what it felt like to watch a president fall.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 30 2017 8:18 PMThe Mueller Three Versus the Watergate SevenTrump is in much deeper trouble today than Nixon was in September 1972.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 11 2017 6:57 PMThey Had the Goods on HimManhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance needs a better explanation for why he didn’t charge Harvey Weinstein.
The Slatest
Oct. 2 2017 4:26 PMThe Father of the Las Vegas Shooter Was a Notorious Bank Robber Who Escaped From Prison
Jurisprudence
Sept. 15 2017 4:05 PMSecret PoliceICE agents dressed in plainclothes staked out a courthouse in Brooklyn and refused to identify themselves.
The Slatest
Aug. 28 2017 7:12 PMCops Can Already Get Military Gear. Trump’s New Policy Ensures They Can Use It Recklessly.
The Slatest
Aug. 18 2017 4:27 PMBannon’s Exit Gave Trump a Perfect Opening to Distance Himself From White Nationalism. He Didn’t Take It.

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