Lowen Liu

Lowen Liu is Slate's copy chief and the editor of Dear Prudence.

Slate Picks
Aug. 8 2014 11:42 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Copy chief Lowen Liu shares the stories that impressed and intrigued him.
Slate Plus
April 30 2014 11:04 AMThe Evolution of StyleCopy chief Lowen Liu explains the recent changes to Slate’s stylebook and why they matter.
Brow Beat
Oct. 10 2013 5:22 PMThe Five Alice Munro Stories You Should Read as Soon as You Can
Sports Nut
Sept. 3 2013 12:04 PMPlay On, RogerThe greatest tennis player of all time has become mortal. Now maybe we can finally appreciate him.
Brow Beat
July 12 2013 4:47 PMNothing Happening Is the Best Part of Baseball
Tv Club
June 4 2013 3:00 PMArrested Development, Season 4Is this the end of the Bluths? Maeby.
The XX Factor
May 10 2013 2:41 PMWhat to Get a Mother Who Has All the Flowers She Needs
Feb. 1 2013 11:10 PMHow Fiction Doesn’t WorkDavid Shields continues his quest for a more perfect genre.
The Pivot
Oct. 23 2012 4:05 AMAll Hail the Nanny StateHow Michael Bloomberg, with his soda and cigarette bans, created a new social justice movement.
Sept. 10 2012 3:52 AMSetec AstronomyHow did a joke from Sneakers end up on the uniform of a real-life U.S. intelligence agency?
June 18 2014 11:51 PMCan’t Decide Between a Live Wedding Band and a DJ?Easy: Pick neither.
Future Tense
April 9 2014 8:15 AMReply-All Email Chains Are Infuriating. Here’s How to Stop Them.
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2013 2:07 PMIs Miley Cyrus Really “Punk”? A House Plant Explains.
Brow Beat
July 30 2013 11:11 AMWere Those Real Tears on The Bachelorette? Hell, Yes.
Brow Beat
June 19 2013 3:27 PMAlice Munro Says She Is Probably Done Writing
Tv Club
May 30 2013 9:55 AMArrested Development, Season 4Tobias gets served.
Brow Beat
April 30 2013 4:53 PMRichard Ford Brings Back Frank Bascombe, His Old House Ruined by Hurricane Sandy
Brow Beat
Jan. 11 2013 3:59 PMNew Monopoly Token Will Ruin Game, Possibly America
Sept. 10 2012 8:00 AMSearching for PlaytronicsA quixotic attempt to re-create my favorite scene from Sneakers.
The Hive
Feb. 14 2012 2:56 PMThe 10-Year Oscar Re-VoteLet the academy correct the errors of Oscars past, on live TV.


Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM Watch Flashes of Lightning Created in a Lab  
  News & Politics
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Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 11:33 AM Planned Parenthood Is About to Make It a Lot Easier to Get Birth Control
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 5:03 PM White House Chief Information Officer Will Run U.S. Ebola Response
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
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.