Nicholas Thompson

Nicholas Thompson is a senior editor at Legal Affairs.

Assessment
May 5 2005 12:37 PMBud SeligA baseball hero. Really.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 26 2005 3:34 PMNutty for NinoAntonin Scalia for chief justice. Seriously.
Shopping
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 
Politics
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.
Politics
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?
Politics
Nov. 1 2001 12:24 PMRamadan Night’s All Right for FightingBut the U.S. might want to stop bombing anyway.
Crapshoot
Sept. 15 2000 3:00 AMCooking the School Books (Yet Again)The U.S. News college rankings get phonier and phonier.

TODAY IN SLATE

History

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The XX Factor

Rehtaeh Parsons Was the Most Famous Victim in Canada

Now, journalists can't even say her name.

Doublex

Lena Dunham, the Book

More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.

What a Juicy New Book About Diane Sawyer and Katie Couric Fails to Tell Us About the TV News Business

Does Your Child Have Sluggish Cognitive Tempo? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?

  News & Politics
History
Sept. 29 2014 11:45 PM The Self-Made Man The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 29 2014 7:01 PM We May Never Know If Larry Ellison Flew a Fighter Jet Under the Golden Gate Bridge
  Life
Dear Prudence
Sept. 30 2014 6:00 AM Drive-By Bounty Prudie advises a woman whose boyfriend demands she flash truckers on the highway.
  Double X
Doublex
Sept. 29 2014 11:43 PM Lena Dunham, the Book More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 29 2014 8:45 AM Slate Isn’t Too Liberal, but … What readers said about the magazine’s bias and balance.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 29 2014 9:06 PM Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice Looks Like a Comic Masterpiece
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:36 AM Almost Humane What sci-fi can teach us about our treatment of prisoners of war.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 30 2014 7:30 AM What Lurks Beneath The Methane Lakes of Titan?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 28 2014 8:30 PM NFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives. Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.