Marisa Meltzer

March 14 2011 6:54 AMWombTubeThe odd and addictive videos of women who reveal their pregnancy test results online.
The XX Factor
Sept. 29 2010 9:42 AMReassessing She-Ra, 25 Years Later
The XX Factor
Aug. 12 2010 11:10 AMHow "Cougar Town" Is a Matriarchal Society
April 27 2010 7:04 AMWhat's an Abortion Doula?They're strangers who will hold your hand while you go under the knife.
March 22 2010 7:02 AMThrill of the HaulThe secret joy of displaying your shopping sprees on YouTube.
Feb. 11 2010 9:36 AMExile from GrrrlvilleWhat happened to all the angry, powerful women in '90s rock?
Summer Movies
June 26 2007 12:38 PMLeisure and InnocenceThe eternal appeal of the stoner movie.
Dvd extras
Dec. 7 2006 3:13 PMWhen Brenda Walsh Was YoungThe revolutionary first season of Beverly Hills, 90210.
Dvd extras
July 20 2006 7:02 AMMy Dad Lives in a Downtown HotelThe subtle brilliance of the After School Special.
March 31 2006 1:00 PMWe're Soaring! We're Flying!For every generation, there is a musical.
Dec. 27 2010 3:35 PMThe Quotable Diana VreelandHow the longtime Vogue editor changed fashion-speak.
Sept. 2 2010 6:54 AMThe Secret Life of the American Teenage Rock StarA review of Kristin Hersh's memoir, Rat Girl.
June 10 2010 12:24 PMHitting the Racks, Not the BottleA review of former model Avis Cardella's shopping-addiction memoir, Spent.
April 2 2010 6:41 AMSvengalis and Signature LooksA guide to girl-band-movie clichés.
Feb. 26 2010 11:26 AMKelly Cutrone Is My GuruThe Kell on Earth star is more than just a reality TV diva—she's a spiritual leader.
Dvd extras
Jan. 26 2010 11:06 AMBring It On. And On. And On.How a sleeper hit about cheerleading became a direct-to-DVD franchise. Plus: which sequel is best.
Dvd extras
Feb. 22 2007 12:37 PMThe Slacker Movie's Quarterlife CrisisMutual Appreciation and The Puffy Chair reveal a genre stuck in a rut.
Aug. 4 2006 6:47 AMLast Exit for Sleater-KinneyNotes on the break-up of an iconic band.
May 8 2006 6:39 AM7th Heaven Goes to HeavenSaying farewell to the longest-running family drama in TV history.



The Self-Made Man

The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

Does Your Child Have “Sluggish Cognitive Tempo”? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?

The First Case of Ebola in America Has Been Diagnosed in Dallas

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10


Mad About Modi

Why the controversial Indian prime minister drew 19,000 cheering fans to Madison Square Garden.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

Don’t Panic! The U.S. Already Stops Ebola and Similar Diseases From Spreading. Here’s How.

Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD

The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  News & Politics
Sept. 30 2014 6:59 PM The Democrats’ War at Home Can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?
Sept. 30 2014 7:02 PM At Long Last, eBay Sets PayPal Free
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PM Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 4:45 PM Steven Soderbergh Is Doing Some Next-Level Work on The Knick
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 30 2014 6:44 PM Ebola Was Already Here How the United States contains deadly hemorrhagic fevers.
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.