Rebecca Onion
Rebecca Onion Rebecca Onion

Rebecca Onion is a Slate staff writer and the author of Innocent Experiments.

The Angle
Sept. 18 2018 6:14 PMThe Angle: Loutish Pals EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on excess rain, the virtues of Toad, and what Mark Judge saw.
Relationships
Sept. 17 2018 7:24 PMWhat Would It Be Like if a Super Hot Rock Star Fell in Love With You?“Celebrity falls for a normie” romance novels are an irresistible window into our twisted cultural relationship to power and fame.
The Angle
Sept. 14 2018 5:21 PMThe Angle: People Power EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Jeff Bezos, voting in New York, and democracy’s future.
The Angle
Sept. 12 2018 5:57 PMThe Angle: Small Donations EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s economy, celebrity dating, and Collins’ “bribe.”
The Angle
Sept. 10 2018 5:26 PMThe Angle: No Help There EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s staffers, the Kaepernick Nike ad, and Kavanaugh’s evasions.
The Angle
Sept. 7 2018 4:35 PMThe Angle: Unmasking EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the anonymous author, Kavanaugh’s perjury, and QAnon’s bots.
The Angle
Sept. 6 2018 5:50 PMThe Angle: Not a Game EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Booker’s revolt, the Athletic, and right-wing trolls visiting Congress.
The Angle
Sept. 5 2018 5:25 PMThe Angle: Bad Decency EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on civility at the Kavanaugh hearings, Susan Collins’ watershed moment, and good beavers.
The Angle
Aug. 31 2018 5:31 PMThe Angle: Last Hurrah EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on John McCain’s funeral, transracial adoption, and “lady bosses.”
The Angle
Aug. 29 2018 5:47 PMThe Angle: Senate Goals EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Tuesday’s primaries, musician bosses, and Trump vs. Google.
Science
Aug. 29 2018 7:30 AMA Radical ’70s-Era Group Is Relaunching to Help Scientists Get Political Under TrumpIt’s called Science for the People, and its awareness of how science fits into policy and politics is deeply necessary in 2018.
Family
Aug. 28 2018 7:30 AMThe Parent TrapI’m so helplessly addicted to parenting groups that I feel like I can never leave Facebook.
The Angle
Aug. 24 2018 5:03 PMThe Angle: Calming Bath EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Pod Save America, gay Nazis, and writers with dogs.
The Angle
Aug. 23 2018 5:51 PMThe Angle: Plain Sight EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Trump record, the “Kavanaugh rule,” and an Olive Garden binge.
The Angle
Aug. 21 2018 5:49 PMThe Angle: No Receipts EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on a nice butt, some sharks, and Brett Kavanaugh’s paper trail.
School
Sept. 18 2018 9:30 AMWe’re Teaching History WrongToday’s students could be so much better prepared to navigate the online glut of facts and misinformation.
The Angle
Sept. 17 2018 5:50 PMThe Angle: Speaking Up EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Kavanaugh accusations, Howard Zinn, and office dogs.
The Angle
Sept. 13 2018 5:42 PMThe Angle: Dangerous Advice EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on publications as fact-checkers, harassment in medicine, and Lindsey Graham’s scary ideas.
The Angle
Sept. 11 2018 5:35 PMThe Angle: Voting Isn’t Enough EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Australian racism, Les Moonves’ resignation, and Obama’s message.
Life
Sept. 10 2018 5:55 AMThe Phrase “Adults in the Room” Is MisguidedYet it’s become a well-worn Trump-era trope.
Relationships
Sept. 7 2018 3:39 PMThat Burt Reynolds Cosmo Centerfold Was a Game-Changer for My Teenage SelfThe image is still burned in my brain.
Future Tense
Sept. 6 2018 5:01 PMWhy Is It So Hard to Find Old National Enquirer Stories?Libraries have their reasons, but it’s a loss.
The Angle
Sept. 4 2018 5:46 PMThe Angle: Trying Things EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Kavanaugh hearings, the Brazil museum fire, and Steve Bannon and the New Yorker.
The Angle
Aug. 30 2018 5:45 PMThe Angle: Watery City EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Houston after Harvey, a bad dolphin, and Trump’s anti-social personality.
Food
Aug. 29 2018 9:30 AMGood Riddance to the Red Delicious, an Apple That SucksThe loathsome fruit has finally slipped from its spot as the dominant apple in American orchards, and not a moment too soon.
The Angle
Aug. 28 2018 5:34 PMThe Angle: Arizona Future EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Kelli Ward, Lyme in New England, and ancestry tests.
The Angle
Aug. 27 2018 5:57 PMThe Angle: Senator, Farewell EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Omarosa’s damage, the Catholic Church’s culture war, and John McCain.
Life
Aug. 24 2018 1:54 PMWhy Fox News’ Fixation on Mollie Tibbetts’ Murder Is Astonishingly Hypocritical
The Angle
Aug. 22 2018 6:04 PMThe Angle: Guilty Cronies EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Cohen and Manafort, Simone Biles, and crap sandwiches.
The Angle
Aug. 20 2018 5:56 PMThe Angle: Beyond Courtesy EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on NYU’s move, Baron Cohen’s tricks, and Catholic regrets.

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