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

Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Photography
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
  Life
Quora
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 21 2014 2:00 PM Colin Farrell Will Star in True Detective’s Second Season
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 22 2014 5:30 AM MAVEN Arrives at Mars
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.