Rachelle Hampton
Rachelle Hampton

Rachelle Hampton is a Slate editorial assistant.

Downtime
Sept. 21 2018 2:32 PMYandy’s Sexy Handmaid Costume Is the Perfectly Logical Merger of Halloween Sexification and Consumer Feminism
Life
Sept. 19 2018 6:05 AMChrissy Teigen Gave Up on People Mispronouncing Her Name. As Someone With My Own “Difficult” Name, I Get It.
Life
Sept. 14 2018 5:02 PMAccessory to DemocracyHow Marie Dagata, the artist behind New York City’s iconic “I Voted” sticker, created her design.
The Waves
Sept. 13 2018 11:14 AMThe “Smashing Her Racket” EditionThe Waves on Julia Salazar, women’s comebacks, and Serena Williams.
Life
Sept. 5 2018 6:07 PMHow Do Museums Protect Their Collections From Fire Risk?Wouldn’t normal sprinklers be just as dangerous for the collections?
Life
Aug. 30 2018 6:06 AMThe Furor Over Serena William’s Catsuit Continues Tennis’ Policing of Black Women’s BodiesBut it’s OK, she’ll just keep winning.
Life
Aug. 27 2018 5:29 PMWhy Y’all Should Be Our Salvation From the Sexist, Bro-y Tyranny of You Guys
Food
Aug. 22 2018 5:19 PM“I’m Not Going to Lie, I Went Every Other Day”An interview with someone who survived Olive Garden’s Never-Ending Pasta Pass.
Life
Aug. 10 2018 3:41 PMStop Attributing Black Success to a “Wakanda Effect”—Black Panther Is Only One Example of Our Achievement
Family
Aug. 8 2018 9:00 AMWhen Your Mom Is Tiny Harris and Your Stepdad Is T.I.Featuring Zonnique Pullins, age 22.
Life
Aug. 3 2018 1:19 PMWhy the Aftermath of Nia Wilson’s Death Has Felt at Once Heartbreaking and HopefulTo be a black woman is to feel a bittersweet joy at justice finally being sought for someone who looks like you, while still questioning why it’s happening.
Relationships
Aug. 2 2018 5:53 AMThe Songs We Banned From Our WeddingsWe wade into the hot debate over which tracks are wedding anthems and which are anathema.
Relationships
July 27 2018 3:49 PMWhile Scheduling Sex May Not Sound Hot, It’s Probably Better for Your Relationship
Work
July 24 2018 2:16 PMThe Artist Whose Rural Dystopian Scenes Inspired an Amazon SeriesSimon Stålenhag discusses science fiction, nostalgia, and the new TV show based on his work.
Life
July 20 2018 4:14 PMNew Reporting on the Devonte Hart Cases Suggests His Biological Family Was Treated Unfairly by a Racist Adoption System
Relationships
Sept. 20 2018 6:18 PMThe Corny CoupleWill Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are the goofy uncle and bougie aunt of black celebrity culture. And that’s a powerful thing.
The Goods
Sept. 18 2018 12:43 PMWho Would Buy This $1,250 Novis Cropped Cardigan?
Relationships
Sept. 14 2018 9:00 AMAn Interview With a Person Who Has Never Once Been Dumped“I get why it would be painful to be dumped, in part because I have seen that pain in multiple men’s faces, caused by me.”
Life
Sept. 7 2018 2:32 PMThe Williams Sisters’ Influence on Tennis Is Awe-InspiringJust ask Serena’s opponent in the U.S. Open Final.
The Goods
Sept. 4 2018 8:00 AMWho Would Buy a Supreme-Branded $20,000 Baby Onesie?
Work
Aug. 29 2018 9:00 AMAction Items at a DistanceHow remote work arrangements are changing the boss-employee relationship.
Work
Aug. 23 2018 7:30 AMMicro ManagersA Slate IT admin explains what your boss can and can’t see on your work computer.
The Goods
Aug. 16 2018 5:01 PMIt Is Remarkably Easy to Buy “Spy Pens” if You Were Inclined to Record Secret Conversations at the White HouseOr, like, your own house, if you wanted.
Life
Aug. 8 2018 3:19 PMThe Popularity of the Wellness Industry Is Misguided and Dangerous. But Health Care Professionals Bear Much of the Blame.
Life
Aug. 6 2018 6:59 PMThe Real Bombshell of Beyonce’s Vogue Piece Should Not Be That She Said the Word “FUPA”
The Waves
Aug. 2 2018 11:11 AMThe #SayHerName EditionThe Waves on Sorry to Bother You, the criminalization of motherhood, and the killing of Nia Wilson.
Downtime
July 31 2018 3:02 PMEverything You Never Wanted to Know About Bigfoot Erotica
Work
July 25 2018 4:29 PMHate the Brotastic Fleece-Vest Office Look? Blame Aggro Corporate Air Conditioning.
Downtime
July 23 2018 5:55 AMIn Praise of Venmo HumorFrom elaborate emoji jokes to randomly charging Ben Affleck tiny sums of money.
Downtime
July 18 2018 4:48 PMAll the Millennial Clichés in Refinery29’s Money Diary That Sound Like a Fake Millennial Wrote Them

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