Nina Rastogi

Nina Shen Rastogi is a writer and editor, and is also the vice president for content at Figment.

The Green Lantern
March 16 2012 7:00 AMYou Charged Me All Night LongIs it a sin to leave your cell phone plugged in overnight?
Brow Beat
Aug. 31 2011 6:03 PMCulture Nerds Get a Longform All Their Own
Brow Beat
Aug. 30 2011 12:38 PMWho Gave Birth to the Word Nerd?
Brow Beat
Aug. 23 2011 7:30 PMExclusive: Stream Ry Cooder’s New Album, Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
Brow Beat
Aug. 23 2011 1:13 PMThe Best Viral Videos Starring Twins
Brow Beat
Aug. 16 2011 9:46 AMA Bumper Crop of Supercuts
Brow Beat
Aug. 12 2011 1:39 PMIs the California King Bed the Sexiest Kind of Bed?
Aug. 11 2011 10:27 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Hobosexual EditionListen to Slate's show about Michele Bachmann, international adoption, and a controversial hobo-themed wedding.
Brow Beat
Aug. 9 2011 6:45 PMWho’s the Heroine of The Help?
Brow Beat
Aug. 8 2011 1:09 PMThe Saddest Movie Scene Since 1995: Slate-Chosen, Science-Approved
Brow Beat
Aug. 4 2011 10:50 AMCan a Motion-Capture Performer Win an Oscar?
Brow Beat
Aug. 1 2011 6:28 PMThe Six Best "Planet of the Apes" Parodies Ever
July 28 2011 11:20 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Goodbye Amy EditionListen to Slate's show about the Oslo killer's misogyny, Amy Winehouse's death, and "the pill" for men.
Top Right
July 26 2011 6:50 AMSuzanne Collins, Author of the Hunger Games TrilogyHow her dark, bloodthirsty books upended our notions of what young adult fiction should be—and converted waves of skeptical adults in the process.
Brow Beat
July 19 2011 3:13 PMWhen Did People Start Throwing Pies in Other People’s Faces?
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2011 4:55 PMMeek’s Cutoff’s Mysterious Indian, Translated
Brow Beat
Aug. 30 2011 2:34 PMDavid Bowie’s "Space Oddity" Gets Turned into a Kid’s Book
Brow Beat
Aug. 29 2011 1:17 AMMTV’s Video Music Awards 2011: Beyoncé is Pregnant!
Brow Beat
Aug. 23 2011 4:28 PMFact-Checking Hollywood: Just How Many Apes Live in San Francisco?
Brow Beat
Aug. 19 2011 12:09 PMDictionary Makers Kill the Cassette Player to Make Room for the Mankini
Brow Beat
Aug. 12 2011 5:58 PMNever Trust a Horror Franchise When it Tells You it's Ending
Brow Beat
Aug. 11 2011 1:51 PMSteve Reich and Nonesuch Pull Controversial 9/11 Album Cover
Brow Beat
Aug. 10 2011 11:38 AMWhat Are the Best and Worst Coen Brothers Films?
Brow Beat
Aug. 8 2011 5:47 PMCelebrities Weigh in on the Economy
Brow Beat
Aug. 4 2011 6:08 PM“The Andover Song”
Brow Beat
Aug. 3 2011 11:08 AMLost Hitchcock Feature Unearthed: And it's Got an Evil Twin in It!
Brow Beat
July 29 2011 12:28 PMOctogenarian Sweethearts Reunite; Hearts Melt
Brow Beat
July 26 2011 1:31 PMWhat's the Saddest Movie Scene of the Last 16 Years?
Brow Beat
July 21 2011 2:48 PMPop Band Uses Jonestown Footage in Music Video
Brow Beat
July 14 2011 9:54 AMEmmy Nominations 2011: Ron Swanson Wuz Robbed!




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
Medical Examiner
Sept. 16 2014 11:46 PM The Scariest Campfire Story More horrifying than bears, snakes, or hook-handed killers.
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.