WombTubeThe odd and addictive videos of women who reveal their pregnancy test results online.
What's an Abortion Doula?They're strangers who will hold your hand while you go under the knife.
The Secret Life of the American Teenage Rock StarA review of Kristin Hersh's memoir, Rat Girl.
Hitting the Racks, Not the BottleA review of former model Avis Cardella's shopping-addiction memoir, Spent.
Kelly Cutrone Is My GuruThe Kell on Earth star is more than just a reality TV diva—she's a spiritual leader.
Bring It On. And On. And On.How a sleeper hit about cheerleading became a direct-to-DVD franchise. Plus: which sequel is best.
The Slacker Movie's Quarterlife CrisisMutual Appreciation and The Puffy Chair reveal a genre stuck in a rut.
Charlotte Was Different An all-too-familiar story—an unarmed black man killed by a white police officer—with an unfamiliar ending.
Even Appalachia Is Walking Away From Coal Why the Tennessee Valley Authority is about to retire a massive chunk of its coal-burning plants.
Financial Firms Hire Academics to Conduct Favorable Research. This One Got Caught, Thanks to Elizabeth Warren.
What We Talk About When We Talk About the Man Bun A man and a woman who sometimes wears a bun debate.
TV Club Podcast
The Empire Podcast: The Second Season Is Here Hear Slate’s complete commentary on the newest Empire episodes.
Why Do-Gooders Make the Rest of Us Uncomfortable Larissa MacFarquhar explores unchecked idealism in Strangers Drowning.