Political DividendsThe elections are over. Who are the super PACs, politicians, and funders who got the best bang for their buck?
The Battle for the AirwavesDemocrats just buried their Republican opponents in an avalanche of TV ad buys across the key battleground states.
Peak NegativityWe are about to reach 1 million U.S. Senate race ads. Few had anything nice to say.
The Kochs’ Political Ad MachineThe GOP’s Senate hopes have been energized by an ad blitz from the billionaire conservative brothers.
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Roads & Kingdoms
Everybody in Uganda Is Kung Fu Fighting A rising generation of young martial artists are hoping to drop kick their way onto the big screen.
Listen to Our January Music Roundup Beat the chill with our winter playlist, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
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He Never Touches the Balls Tom Brady may be the handsome face of the Pats, but the team’s heart and soul belong to defensive tackle Vince Wilfork.