Natasha Geiling

Natasha Geiling is a Slate intern.

Five-ring Circus
Aug. 13 2012 1:30 PMThe London Olympics Sap-o-MeterWas this the sappiest Olympics ever? Did mom out-sap dream? The final results of our scientific study of NBC schmaltz.
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 10 2012 6:05 PMCarl Lewis vs. Usain Bolt: Was the American Legend Right To Say Jamaican Drug Testing Isn't Up to Snuff?
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 8 2012 11:54 AMThe London Olympics Sap-o-MeterDreams crushed and dreams achieved as NBC’s sapologists zoom in on Lolo Jones and Aly Raisman
Cocktail Chatter
Aug. 4 2012 3:45 AMThe Politics of Prison, Throwing Badminton, and Romney’s Frightening Foreign PolicyThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Five-Ring Circus
July 31 2012 1:40 PMWhat Is the Deal With Team USA’s Glittery, Plastic-Looking Leotards? Are They Really Made of Plastic?
Cocktail Chatter
July 21 2012 6:42 AMA Historic Union, the Outdated Save Button, and Cheap DrugsThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
June 30 2012 7:03 AMObamacare, Nora Ephron, and BuzzFeed’s SecretsThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Brow Beat
June 11 2012 4:13 PMWhich Pop Culture Property Do Academics Study the Most?
Cocktail Chatter
Aug. 11 2012 4:00 AMHow Portland Got Its Groove Back, Why Petraeus Won’t Be Romney’s VP, and How Not to Get HackedThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 9 2012 1:10 PMBoobies in the Pool! Why the New York Times Was Right To Focus on Water Polo’s Wardrobe Malfunctions
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 6 2012 1:50 PMThe London Olympics Sap-o-MeterNBC dabs its eyes as it says goodbye to Michael Phelps. Plus: Kerri Strug makes a dramatic, sappy return.
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 2 2012 1:02 PMThe London Olympics Sap-o-MeterDreams from Danell Leyva’s father on a record-setting night of sap in London.
Five-ring Circus
July 30 2012 5:29 PMThe London Olympics Sap-o-MeterThe return of Slate’s scientific guide to the schmaltziness of NBC’s Olympics coverage.
The XX Factor
July 12 2012 5:43 PMMothers and Daughters Can Be Friends! I'm Proof. 
Cocktail Chatter
June 23 2012 6:30 AMThose Phony Directionators, Romney’s Silent Faith, and the Case for Longer TweetsThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.



Talking White

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

Alabama’s Insane New Abortion Law Gives Fetuses Lawyers and Puts Teenage Girls on Trial

Tattoo Parlors Have Become a Great Investment

Natasha Lyonne Is Coming to the Live Culture Gabfest. Are You?

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?

Operation Backbone

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


How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

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

The Secret Service’s Big Problems Were Reported Last Year. Nobody Cared.

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

  News & Politics
Oct. 2 2014 11:01 AM It Wasn’t a Secret A 2013 inspector general report detailed all of the Secret Service’s problems. Nobody cared.
Business Insider
Oct. 2 2014 11:16 AM Some McDonald's Monopoly Properties Matter More
The Vault
Oct. 2 2014 11:07 AM Mapping 1890 Manhattan's Crazy-Quilt of Immigrant Neighborhoods
  Double X
Oct. 2 2014 11:34 AM Alabama’s Insane New Abortion Law Putting teenage girls on trial may finally be too much for the Supreme Court.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
Brow Beat
Oct. 2 2014 11:35 AM Flying Lotus and Kendrick Lamar’s New Video Is Somehow Both Creepy and Joyful
Future Tense
Oct. 2 2014 11:41 AM Dropbox Recruiting Video Features Puppets and Data Privacy
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Oct. 2 2014 9:49 AM In Medicine We Trust Should we worry that so many of the doctors treating Ebola in Africa are missionaries?
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?