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

Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Ridiculously Polite. That’s What Scares Beijing So Much.

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly

Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:05 PM Today in GOP Outreach to Women: You Broads Like Wedding Dresses, Right?
Music

How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

How Tattoo Parlors Became the Barber Shops of Hipster Neighborhoods

This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century

Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AM This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century To undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 1 2014 7:26 PM Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
  Business
Buy a Small Business
Oct. 1 2014 11:48 PM Inking the Deal Why tattoo parlors are a great small-business bet.
  Life
Outward
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 9:39 PM Tom Cruise Dies Over and Over Again in This Edge of Tomorrow Supercut
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?