“You Can Call Me Laura”Here are L.V. Anderson’s favorite reads from Slate this week, from #teamweasel to the discovery of thiamin.
Jessica Williams Called Herself “Underqualified” for the Daily Show Gig—and It’s OK If She’s Right
Watch the Trailer for the Next Three Episodes of Beloved Stoner Web Series High Maintenance
The XX Factor
This Drug for Binge-Eating Disorder May Be Shady. That Doesn’t Mean the Disease Isn't Real.
Watch Meryl and J.Lo Nearly Fall Out of Their Chairs for Patricia Arquette’s Feminist Oscar Speech
Procedural Purgatory It’s time to stop asking when Loretta Lynch will be confirmed and start wondering if she ever will be.
Biggest Sellout Now that Guinness World Records is in bed with publicity-seeking companies, can we trust it?
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Is This Thing On? The fierce debate over whether we should try to contact extraterrestrial life or wait for aliens to contact us.
Don’t Blame It on Depression That’s not what made the Germanwings co-pilot murder 149 people.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash