Mimi Swartz

Empty Nest
March 26 2010 9:44 AMWhy Does My Husband Want To Go on a Yoga Retreat?And how I rediscovered his rear.
The XX Factor
Dec. 15 2009 1:26 PMAnnise Reminds Me Why I Love Houston
Obit
July 5 2006 6:18 PMCorporate MartyrKenneth Lay's final PR coup.
Fashion
Nov. 2 2005 2:58 PMPower SuitA younger, hipper St. John.
Fashion
Dec. 29 2004 4:16 PMCheap or ChicThe new lines by Isaac Mizrahi and Oscar de la Renta are inexpensive, but how do they look?
Culturebox
Nov. 20 2001 10:41 AMPotter's Parent TrapScoping out the Hogwarts Hut, electronic Quidditch, and other toys with a 10-year-old.
Empty Nest
Feb. 12 2010 9:34 AMEmpty Nest: The Bittersweet Holiday VisitThey should call these the yo-yo years.
Dispatches
Sept. 12 2008 12:53 PMWaiting for IkeThe five stages of hurricane anxiety.
Fashion
Jan. 25 2006 7:17 AMMat CoutureAre you at peace with your yoga clothes?
Dispatches
Sept. 23 2005 2:13 PMEscape From HoustonHow I fled Rita.
Culturebox
Jan. 5 2004 2:29 PMSunset StripHollywood casts an unexpectedly realistic eye on aging womanhood.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

The Irritating Confidante

John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.

My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee

Medical Examiner

Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?

Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?

Technology

Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

The World’s Human Rights Violators Are Signatories on the World’s Human Rights Treaties

How Punctual Are Germans?

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 12:44 AM We Need More Ben Bradlees His relationship with John F. Kennedy shows what’s missing from today’s Washington journalism.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
  Life
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PM Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
  Slate Plus
Working
Oct. 22 2014 6:00 AM Why It’s OK to Ask People What They Do David Plotz talks to two junior staffers about the lessons of Working.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 9:42 PM The All The President’s Men Scene That Perfectly Captured Ben Bradlee’s Genius
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 21 2014 11:44 PM Driving in Circles The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 22 2014 7:30 AM An Illusion That Makes Me Happy and Sad
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.