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.
TV Club Podcast
Spoiler Special: Transparent Season 2Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Season 2 of Amazon’s hit show Transparent.
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
I Was a Super Bowl Concession Worker What it’s like making less than $13 an hour to serve $13 beers at one of the biggest games on Earth.
LED Bulbs Were Once Pricey. Now They’re Cheap, Mass-Produced, and Plentiful. This Is How Efficient Technology Will Take Over.
Hang Up And Listen
The 11th Worst Super Bowl in History How do you measure Super Bowl mediocrity? Slate correspondent Justin Peters stacks them up.
Where Genius Comes From Whether it’s Silicon Valley today or 1900 Vienna, the places that spur true innovation have a few things in common.
Why You Hated the Super Bowl It was hard to tell if it was a great defensive contest, or a terrible offensive one.