DoubleX Gabfest: The Reindeer Sweater EditionListen to Slate’s show about Virginia’s proposed ultrasound law, the rise in single moms under 30, and the growth of the “mancessory.”
DoubleX Gabfest: The Weasel Face EditionListen to Slate’s show about how much looks matter in politics, how small group dynamics affect women, and the blogger Dooce’s separation.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Hungry for Glory EditionListen to Slate’s show about twentysomethings and the recession, the Jill Abramson profile in The New Yorker, and the new crop of GOP wives.
Sarah Palin Goes From Zero to 60She announces a national bus tour that looks like a prelude to a campaign.
The Good Word
The Case—Please Hear Me Out—Against the Em DashModern prose doesn't need any more interruptions—seriously.
Reality BitesDoes Bristol Palin's TV show take a nibble out of the chances her mom will run for president?
DoubleX Gabfest: The Power Pinners and Pink Handguns EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Susan G. Komen kerfuffle, Bringing Up Bébé, and Pinterest.
The DoubleX Gabfest: The Kitten Calendar EditionListen to Slate’s show about Caitlin Flanagan’s Girl Land, Rick Santorum’s anti-abortion rhetoric, and Babyoncé.
Missionary to the Lamestream MediaHow Breitbart honcho Dana Loesch went from bashing CNN to working for it.
They're Dropping Like FliesNeither Huckabee nor Trump is running. Does that mean Sarah Palin will?
"No Pussy-Footing," Sarah Palin Tells ObamaYet she still hasn't told us whether she's running for president.
The Myths of Katrina Ten years after the storm, falsehood about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
“Dressing a Refined Story With a Touch of Vulgarity”: An Interview With Elena Ferrante’s Art Director