Reihan Salam

Reihan Salam is a columnist for Slate.

Five-ring Circus
Feb. 13 2010 7:23 AMWhite Snow, Brown RageThe racial case against the Winter Olympics.
The Book Club
Oct. 1 2009 12:01 PMHow Much Does the Conservative Intelligentsia Really Count?
April 25 2008 7:03 AMThe Music Industry's Extortion SchemeThe record labels want you to pay a tax on music. It's not as horrible as it sounds.
Dvd extras
Oct. 30 2007 6:25 PMConfessions of a Jericho FanIt's not good. It's not so-bad-it's-good. It's just plain mediocre. And yet I watch.
July 2 2007 5:19 PMMy iPhone Doesn't Work, but I Love It AnywayInside the mind of an Apple obsessive.
April 23 2007 2:15 PMIn Search of the Perfect Web PageHow Netvibes helped me cram the whole Internet onto a single screen.
March 1 2007 3:49 PMWatching "Watch Now"Netflix's new movies-on-demand service, reviewed.
Sept. 29 2006 2:28 PMThe Movie Hollywood Doesn't Want You To SeeIdiocracy, the feel-bad comedy of the year.
Dvd extras
May 19 2006 5:33 AMMasturbation and SolitudeThe Adam Sandler production that will save mankind.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 15 2006 3:46 PMWhite Snow, Brown RageThe racial case against the Winter Olympics.
May 14 2002 2:54 PMFascist Family FeudWhy Europe's xenophobes just can't get along.
The Book Club
Oct. 2 2009 7:11 AMOnly a Crisis Can Stem the Retreat From Responsibility
July 14 2008 12:31 PMCan I Resist the iPhone 3G?An Apple obsessive confronts the company's shiny new bauble.
Feb. 26 2008 11:50 AMGood Guys Don't Make BillionsWeb companies discover the perils of putting privacy before profits.
Sept. 25 2007 11:06 AMThe Facebook CommandmentsHow to deal with unwanted friend requests, the ethics of de-friending, and other social networking etiquette predicaments.
Dvd extras
May 25 2007 1:00 PMSnob vs. SnobDon't let your memory fool you. Chevy Chase's Fletch is abominably bad.
Dvd extras
March 26 2007 7:25 AMMeet the Hindustani Malcolm XLooking for pulse-pounding excitement in Richard Attenborough's Gandhi.
Jan. 10 2007 3:21 PMThe DVD That Will Save AmericaNow you can finally watch Mike Judge's suppressed masterpiece, Idiocracy.
June 29 2006 12:12 PMThe Future of FuturismDown with the techno-utopians! Up with the techno-realists!
The Dismal Science
May 11 2006 3:55 PMLove Thy PlayStation, Love ThyselfWhy you should make a $500 game console your life partner.
May 28 2002 5:41 PMThe Sum of All PCHollywood's reverse racial profiling.


The World

The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

Are the Attacks in Canada a Sign of ISIS on the Rise in the West?

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

Watch Little Girls Swear for Feminism

Fascinating Maps Based on Reddit, Craigslist, and OkCupid Data


Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.


The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Can Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu Pull Off One More Louisiana Miracle?

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 23 2014 1:51 PM Is This the ISIS Backlash We've Been Waiting For?
Oct. 23 2014 11:51 AM It Seems No One Is Rich or Happy: I Looked
Atlas Obscura
Oct. 23 2014 1:34 PM Leave Me Be Beneath a Tree: Trunyan Cemetery in Bali
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Oct. 23 2014 1:46 PM The Real Secret of Serial Has Sarah Koenig made up her mind yet? 
Oct. 23 2014 11:45 AM The United States of Reddit  How social media is redrawing our borders. 
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.