Nicholas Thompson

Nicholas Thompson is a senior editor at Legal Affairs.

May 5 2005 12:37 PMBud SeligA baseball hero. Really.
Jan. 26 2005 3:34 PMNutty for NinoAntonin Scalia for chief justice. Seriously.
Feb. 5 2002 1:45 PMMake Mine DvorakOne writer's love affair with the other keyboard layout.
Today's Papers
Dec. 21 2001 8:11 AMDe La Ruin
Today's Papers
Dec. 14 2001 8:17 AMOsama's Creepiest Home Videos
Today's Papers
Dec. 14 2001 7:39 AMOsama's Creepiest Home Videos
Today's Papers
Nov. 2 2001 6:33 AMFederal Regress 
May 25 2001 3:00 AMOne Down, Three to GoJim Jeffords isn't the only Republican who should switch parties. 
The Slate Gist
April 7 2005 6:40 PMThe Tom DeLay ScandalsA scorecard.
Nov. 4 2002 12:31 PMNo, Really, This One's a Net ElectionHow to tell if the Internet mattered in 2002.
Today's Papers
Dec. 21 2001 8:17 AMDe La Ruin
Today's Papers
Dec. 14 2001 8:20 AMOsama's Creepiest Home Videos
Today's Papers
Dec. 14 2001 8:08 AMOsama's Creepiest Home Videos
Today's Papers
Dec. 7 2001 5:56 AMA Farewell to Arms?
Nov. 1 2001 12:24 PMRamadan Night’s All Right for FightingBut the U.S. might want to stop bombing anyway.
Sept. 15 2000 3:00 AMCooking the School Books (Yet Again)The U.S. News college rankings get phonier and phonier.



More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

  News & Politics
Sept. 16 2014 7:03 PM Kansas Secretary of State Loses Battle to Protect Senator From Tough Race
Sept. 16 2014 4:16 PM The iPhone 6 Marks a Fresh Chance for Wireless Carriers to Kill Your Unlimited Data
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 8:43 PM This 17-Minute Tribute to David Fincher Is the Perfect Preparation for Gone Girl
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 6:40 PM This iPhone 6 Feature Will Change Weather Forecasting
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 7:30 AM Ring Around the Rainbow
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.