Paul Ford

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

Books
July 10 2014 1:10 PMThe Dotted LineA curious book that explores the real and imaginary boundaries in our lives.
Tv Club
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?       
Books
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?
Tv Club
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!
Books
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.
Tv Club
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.
Books
Nov. 30 2012 11:16 PMAuthentocracy in AmericaOur brands, ourselves.
Books
March 3 2012 12:20 AMThen Again, Maybe I WillTwo kids, two zygotes, and a dilemma.

TODAY IN SLATE

Foreigners

The World’s Politest Protesters

The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.

The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:58 PM The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

How Did the Royals Win Despite Bunting So Many Times? Bunting Is a Terrible Strategy.

Catacombs Where You Can Stroll Down Hallways Lined With Corpses

Homeland Is Good Again! For Now.

Crime

Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

Music

How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly

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

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  News & Politics
Foreigners
Oct. 1 2014 6:41 PM The World’s Politest Protesters The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PM Wall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues 
  Life
Outward
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 6:39 PM Spoiler Special: Transparent
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?