Paul Ford

Paul Ford is a writer who lives in New York City. He is the sole proprietor of

July 10 2014 1:10 PMThe Dotted LineA curious book that explores the real and imaginary boundaries in our lives.
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June 24 2013 3:34 PMMad Men, Season 6I went to that Hershey’s school for orphans. It really is special.
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June 17 2013 8:15 AMMad Men, Season 6What is Pete Campbell up to?       
June 7 2013 11:40 AMSummers Fly, Winters WalkWhy does our perception of time change so dramatically from season to season and year to year?
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May 27 2013 8:52 AMMad Men, Season 6The return of Betty.
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May 13 2013 1:01 PMMad Men, Season 6Why Ted is eating Don alive.
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May 6 2013 6:38 AMMad Men, Season 6Don wants to stand before kings.   
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April 22 2013 5:03 PMMad Men, Season 6Don is trying to sell absence to his clients.
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April 15 2013 1:41 AMMad Men, Season 6Don is a rooster. Pete is a john.
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April 5 2013 8:59 AMMad Men, Season 6Let the saturation coverage begin!
May 5 2012 12:15 AMThe Defense Never, Ever RestsA wildly overstuffed debut about a Manhattan public defender, empanadas, girls in hats, and the perfect crime.
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2013 5:52 AMThe Official Transportation of the ApocalypseBike-sharing programs prepare us for the end times.
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June 18 2013 1:02 PMMad Men, Season 6Don Draper really needs to go to a meeting.  
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June 10 2013 1:25 PMMad Men, Season 6I am really worried about Bob Benson. And about Sally.
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June 4 2013 9:01 AMMad Men, Season 6The abiding mystery of Bob Benson, perfect employee.
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May 20 2013 10:55 AMMad Men, Season 6Grandma Ida and Mad Men's race problem.
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May 7 2013 12:00 PMMad Men, Season 6Where are you on the existential hierarchy of Mad Men?
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April 29 2013 12:09 PMMad Men, Season 6Don Draper is slowly being erased.   
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April 16 2013 1:26 PMMad Men, Season 6Why Bing Crosby's "Just a Gigolo" was just right.
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April 8 2013 9:04 AMMad Men, Season 6Pete's sideburns, Peggy's new do, Betty's new color: The premiere in hair.
Nov. 30 2012 11:16 PMAuthentocracy in AmericaOur brands, ourselves.
March 3 2012 12:20 AMThen Again, Maybe I WillTwo kids, two zygotes, and a dilemma.


Frame Game

Hard Knocks

I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.

There Are New Abuse Allegations Against Adrian Peterson

After This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales

John Oliver Pleads for Scotland to Stay With the U.K.

If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter


Don’t Expect Adrian Peterson to Go to Prison

In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal. 

The Juice

Ford’s Big Gamble

It’s completely transforming America’s best-selling vehicle.

I Tried to Write an Honest Profile of One of Bollywood’s Biggest Stars. It Didn’t Go Well.

Here’s Why College Women Don’t Take Rape Allegations to the Police

The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 1:51 PM Here’s Why College Women Don’t Take Rape Allegations to the Police
  News & Politics
Sept. 15 2014 8:56 PM The Benghazi Whistleblower Who Might Have Revealed a Massive Scandal on his Poetry Blog
Sept. 15 2014 7:27 PM Could IUDs Be the Next Great Weapon in the Battle Against Poverty?
Sept. 15 2014 4:38 PM What Is Straight Ice Cream?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
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Sept. 15 2014 11:38 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 4  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Listen."
Brow Beat
Sept. 15 2014 8:58 PM Lorde Does an Excellent Cover of Kanye West’s “Flashing Lights”
Future Tense
Sept. 15 2014 4:49 PM Cheetah Robot Is Now Wireless and Gallivanting on MIT’s Campus
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 15 2014 11:00 AM The Comet and the Cosmic Beehive
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.