The Humor CodeEntry 7: Who owns a joke? And can a comedian sue if someone steals his material?
The Humor CodeEntry 5: Every culture has a Polish joke—but only Americans make fun of lawyers.
The Humor CodeEntry 3: Why do humans laugh? (Hint: It’s rarely because something’s funny.)
How Natural Disasters Harm the Poor More Than the Rich It was true before Hurricane Katrina, and it’s true now.
Slate Voice: “Space Invaders” Never, ever use two spaces after a period: Listen to Mike Vuolo read Farhad Manjoo’s classic takedown of an enduring typographic sin.