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July 21 2012 6:42 AMA Historic Union, the Outdated Save Button, and Cheap DrugsThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.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.



Scalia’s Liberal Streak

The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.

Scotland Votes to Remain in U.K.

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

Can Democrats Keep Counting on Republicans to Offend Women as a Campaign Strategy?


Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

  News & Politics
Sept. 18 2014 8:20 PM A Clever Attempt at Explaining Away a Vote Against the Farm Bill
Sept. 18 2014 6:02 PM A Chinese Company Just Announced the Biggest IPO in U.S. History
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 18 2014 11:44 PM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
  Double X
Sept. 18 2014 8:07 PM Crying Rape False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PM By 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
  Health & Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
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.