Martin Edlund

Martin Edlund is a writer in New York.

June 26 2006 2:50 PMLeft BehindFault lines among the leaders of the religious left.
Oct. 25 2005 8:48 AMVashti's ChildrenHow a fringe 1960s singer sparked a folk revival.
July 5 2005 3:05 PMThe Madonna CodeSearching for the perfect music recommendation system.
April 19 2005 6:39 AMThe Fiona Apple FiascoThe executives at Epic won't release her new album, but they may be right not to.
Feb. 11 2002 6:12 PMLyin' EyesThe Recording Artists Coalition's bogus crusade to save the little guy.
Dvd extras
Nov. 10 2005 6:42 AMLuck, Pluck, and Thuggery50 Cent rejects the tradition of the autobiopic.
Mixing Desk
Sept. 30 2005 5:10 PMThe Tippin' PointThe Houston rap scene blows up.
May 25 2005 7:21 AMThe World Is PhatReggaeton, grime, baile funk, and the globalization of hip-hop.
April 25 2002 5:15 PMThe Peter Pan BandWhy won't Luna grow up?



More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter

The Best Way to Organize Your Fridge


The GOP’s Focus on Fake Problems

Why candidates like Scott Walker are building campaigns on drug tests for the poor and voter ID laws.

Sports Nut

Giving Up on Goodell

How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

Farewell! Emily Bazelon on What She Will Miss About Slate.

  News & Politics
Sept. 16 2014 7:03 PM Kansas Secretary of State Loses Battle to Protect Senator From Tough Race
Business Insider
Sept. 16 2014 1:23 PM Germany Has Asked Google to Reveal Its Search Algorithm, but That's Not Going to Happen
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 15 2014 11:38 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 4  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Listen."
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 8:43 PM This 17-Minute Tribute to David Fincher Is the Perfect Preparation for Gone Girl
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 6:40 PM This iPhone 6 Feature Will Change Weather Forecasting
  Health & Science
Sept. 16 2014 4:09 PM It’s All Connected What links creativity, conspiracy theories, and delusions? A phenomenon called apophenia.
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 8:41 PM You’re Cut, Adrian Peterson Why fantasy football owners should release the Minnesota Vikings star.