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.



The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10

Homeland Is Good Again! For Now.


Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

The Ludicrous Claims Women Are Pitched at “Egg Freezing Parties”

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

Oct. 1 2014 11:48 AM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 1 2014 12:20 PM Don’t Expect Hong Kong’s Protests to Spread to the Mainland
Oct. 1 2014 1:11 PM This Company Wants to Fight World Hunger With Flies 
The Eye
Oct. 1 2014 1:04 PM An Architectural Crusade Against the Tyranny of Straight Lines
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 1:01 PM Can Activists Save Reyhaneh Jabbari?  
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 10:54 AM “I Need a Pair of Pants That Won’t Bore Me to Death” Troy Patterson talks about looking sharp, flat-top fades, and being Slate’s Gentleman Scholar.
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 1:13 PM The Essence of Gender Roles in Action Movies, in One Supercut
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 1:25 PM Japanese Cheerleader Robots Balance and Roll Around on Balls
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 1 2014 12:01 PM Rocky Snow
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.