Stop the Parade!Should we be wasting our dwindling supply of helium on floating cartoon characters?
Can Synago Change the Way Young Jews Interact With Their Synagogue?Better yet, can it make them pay to participate?
The Danish Hit Show Borgen Is Finally Available to Stream in Its Entirety in the U.S. Go Watch It!
“Dressing a Refined Story With a Touch of Vulgarity”: An Interview With Elena Ferrante’s Art Director
USA Delays Mr. Robot’s Graphic Finale After the Virginia Shooting. Sadly, There’s Lots of Precedent.
Behind the Scenes
Getting It RightWe ain’t perfect. Corrections czar Miriam Krule on Slate’s policies on factual errors and typos.
The XX Factor
The Latest Battle for Religious Women: Quran Recitation Apps That Don’t Include Female Voices
What It’s Like to Sign a Song: An Interview With Two of the Stars of Deaf West’s Spring Awakening
Why Do So Many Religions Fast?Jews, Jains, Mormons, Muslims—why skipping meals is so central to religious practice.
Why Did It Take More Than a Year to Charge the Officer Who Shot Laquan McDonald? A former prosecutor, now running to be Cook County state’s attorney, decries Chicago’s crawl to justice.
Slate Voice: “If It Happened There,” Thanksgiving Edition Josh Keating reads his piece on America’s annual festival pilgrimage.
How Much Did the Pentagon Pay Your Favorite Sports Team for Its Patriotism? Find Out With This Chart.