L.V. Anderson
L.V. Anderson L.V. Anderson

L.V. Anderson is a Slate associate editor. 

Slate Plus
Aug. 26 2016 4:47 PM“Blog, You Idiots”The Slate Plus Digest for Aug. 26.
Working
Dec. 28 2015 5:41 PMHow Does a Realtor Work?Read what L.V. Anderson asked realtor Vanessa Pollock about buying and selling homes—from the broker open house to a final offer.
Working
Dec. 11 2015 1:49 PMHow Does a Freelance Chef Work?Read what Slate’s Working podcast asked Santana Benitez about culinary school, pop-up kitchens, and cooking for parties.
Working
Nov. 25 2015 3:40 PMHow Does the Head of HR Work?Read what L.V. Anderson asked Kevin Fanning about his experience in human resources departments—from startup companies to more hierarchical environments. 
Slate Plus
Nov. 12 2015 10:37 AMStop Telling Me to Make My Own LunchEveryone says brown-bagging it is cheaper and healthier. They’re wrong—but it wouldn’t matter if they were right.
Slate Plus
Oct. 21 2015 2:51 PMKitchen NightmaresWhy poorly written recipes drive me nuts.
Culturebox
Sept. 8 2015 11:05 AMTab Roulette: The Cultural EditionWhat browser tabs do Slate culture editors have open right now?
Science
April 1 2015 11:01 AM“I’m Going to a Condom Conference in New Orleans!”L.V. Anderson and her editor Allison Benedikt talk about the challenges of reporting on condom development, conducting lambskin experiments, and more.
Plus Roundups
March 6 2015 1:17 PM“You Can Call Me Laura”Here are L.V. Anderson’s favorite reads from Slate this week, from #teamweasel to the discovery of thiamin. 
Slate Picks
Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
Slate Plus
May 28 2014 9:17 AMKings County CuisineSlate-sters dish on their favorite Brooklyn restaurants.
Behind the Scenes
March 17 2014 4:22 PMA Cook’s TourSlate’s You’re Doing It Wrong writer L.V. Anderson explains how—and where—she cooks.
Working
Jan. 5 2016 5:56 PMHow Does a Wine Portfolio Manager Work?Read what L.V. Anderson asked Andrew Mulligan about his job, from tasting wine to dealing with U.S. regulations. 
Slate Archives
Dec. 16 2015 10:00 AMSlate Voice: “I Love Being a Christmas Baby”L.V. Anderson explains why she loves her Christmas birthday.
Working
Dec. 7 2015 12:44 PMHow Does an Animal Behavior Specialist Work?Read what L.V. Anderson asked Victoria Wells about training abused animals and assigning them to better homes.
Working
Nov. 19 2015 4:01 PMHow Does a Funeral Director Work?Read what L.V. Anderson asked James Donofrio about the demands of funeral work—from making arrangements abroad to taking 3 a.m. phone calls.
Slate Plus
Nov. 2 2015 12:44 PMWhat We Really Cook for DinnerIt involves tortillas. Trader Joe’s tortillas, specifically.
20x
Sept. 24 2015 11:55 AMMore or Less DailyI like looking at my money and other things I learned from identifying every website I visit more than 20 times a month.
Science
April 1 2015 11:01 AMSlate Voice: “Why Don’t We Have a Better Condom?”Listen to Slate’s L.V. Anderson read her story on the world of condoms.
Science
April 1 2015 11:00 AMI Owe a Great Deal of My Health and Happiness to Latex CondomsSo why did I spend months on a story about why they suck? 
Behind the Scenes
Nov. 28 2014 5:00 PMOur Media Thanksgiving ListThe podcasts, websites, and apps Slate-sters are thankful for.
Behind the Scenes
June 19 2014 11:59 PMThis Headline Might Change Your LifeEditorial director John Swansburg chats about a hyperbolic Slate headline with its author.
Slate Picks
March 17 2014 5:19 PMMy Skillet Is Like a PetSlate’s You’re Doing It Wrong writer L.V. Anderson explains what tools she uses to get it right.