4chanomicsWhat the influential, hilarious, revolting message board teaches us about Internet culture.
The Opening of the American UnconsciousDavid Brooks solves all our problems in The Social Animal.
How Video Games Can Make Us HeroesJane McGonigal explains how to harness gaming energy to do good.
The Audio Book Club
A Visit From the Goon Squad:The Slate Audio Book Club Our critics on Jennifer Egan's Pulitzer Prize winner.
Is Rory McIlroy the Next Tiger Woods?What the advanced golf stats say about the game's young star.
The Culture Gabfest, "Real Men Cheat on Their Wives" EditionListen to Slate's show on Dan Savage and monogamy, Ashton Kutcher vs. the Village Voice, and 4chan's influential message board /b/.
Will Cam Newton Be a Bust?The speech analysts at Achievement Metrics reveal whether the No. 1 pick is in the "quadrant of doom."
Earthquake Japan HelpHow Google responds to crises. Plus, the best emergency apps for your phone.
The Culture Gabfest, "Reality Is Statham" EditionListen to Slate's show about Jason Statham's new movie The Mechanic, the Onion News Network, and whether video games can make us better.
The Audio Book Club
The Audio Book Club on Lord of MisruleOur critics discuss Jaimy Gordon's National Book Award-winning novel.
TODAY IN SLATE
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
Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady 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.
The Democrats’ War at Home Can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?
Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
Behind the Scenes
Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.