Max Linsky

Max Linsky is a founding editor of

Aug. 27 2011 7:46 AMThe Guide to Man and BeastSquid hunts, pet chimps, and E.B. White's dead pig—five fascinating stories about human-animal relations.
Aug. 13 2011 7:11 AMThe Guide to QuarterbacksFrom pre-draft jitters to post-retirement bliss, five glimpses into the minds of NFL QB's.
July 16 2011 8:11 AMThe Guide to CastawaysPerfect storms, wicked riptides, and drunken dares: six epic tales of tragedy and survival on the open seas.
July 2 2011 6:49 AMThe Guide to WeedGreat stories about how marijuana is grown, bought, sold, smuggled, and smoked.
June 11 2011 7:53 AMThe Guide to the Porn IndustryFrom the inspiration for Boogie Nights to the twisted psyche of a professional porn reviewer, five great reads about the business of smut.
May 28 2011 7:52 AMThe Guide to Bank HeistsFive epic tales of elaborate schemes, desperate ploys, and lots and lots of cash.
Aug. 20 2011 7:11 AMThe Guide to the 2012 GOP FieldFrom Bachmann to Huntsman, Paul to Perry, one great read about each Republican candidate for president.
Aug. 6 2011 6:47 AMThe Guide to SiblingsFive exceptional stories about bizarrely close brothers and sisters.
July 9 2011 7:52 AMThe Guide to the MallFive great stories about how malls revolutionized the way Americans shop, snack, and flirt.
June 25 2011 7:06 AMThe Guide to FugitivesFrom Whitey Bulger to the Barefoot Bandit, six amazing stories about life on the lam.
June 4 2011 7:41 AMThe Guide to DetroitFrom the World War II boom to "ruin porn," five odes to the Motor City.
April 25 2007 7:25 AMBrain-Gym ShowdownCan a Slate reporter hold his own at the local neurobics club?


Frame Game

Hard Knocks

I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.

Republicans Like Scott Walker Are Building Campaigns Around Problems That Don’t Exist

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 World

Iran and the U.S. Are Allies

They’re just not ready to admit it yet.

Sports Nut

Giving Up on Goodell

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

Chief Justice John Roberts Says $1,000 Can’t Buy Influence in Congress. Looks Like He’s Wrong.

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

  News & Politics
Sept. 16 2014 2:11 PM Spare the Rod What Charles Barkley gets wrong about corporal punishment and black culture.
Sept. 16 2014 2:35 PM Germany’s Nationwide Ban on Uber Lasted All of Two Weeks
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
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 1:27 PM The Veronica Mars Spinoff Is Just Amusing Enough to Keep Me Watching
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 1:48 PM Why We Need a Federal Robotics Commission
  Health & Science
Sept. 16 2014 1:39 PM The Case of the Missing Cerebellum How did a Chinese woman live 24 years missing part of her brain?
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.