The Culture Gabfest, the Springtime for Tarantino EditionListen to Slate's show about the week in culture.
Where Are the Jewish Gangsters of Yesteryear? Or, what we can learn about "respectability" from Bernie Madoff and Meyer Lansky.
Everything You Need To Know About Hitler's "Missing" TesticleAnd why we're so obsessed the Führer's sex life.
Shakespeare's Bootlegger, Dylan's Biographer, Nabokov, and MeWhen should an unauthorized version be authorized?
Are Those Shakespeare's "Balls"?Should "A Lover's Complaint" be kicked out of the canon?
Will the Pentagon Thwart Obama's Dream of Zero?How serious is the president about nuclear disarmament?
The Letter of Last ResortThe decision about nuclear apocalypse lying in a safe at the bottom of the sea.
The Good Life of a New-Media GuruIs Jeff Jarvis gloating too much about the death of print?
The Bloomberg SyndromeThe New York mayor's power grab is a symptom of a national problem.
The Columbia Journalism Review's Division Over DissentIs global warming now beyond debate?
TODAY IN SLATE
The Democrats’ War at Home
How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?
The Democrats’ War at Home How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?
Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best
Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke
A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking
Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10
Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.
How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.
Building a Better Workplace
You Deserve a Pre-cation
The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.
Hasbro Is Cracking Down on Scrabble Players Who Turn Its Official Word List Into Popular Apps
Florida State’s New President Is Underqualified and Mistrusted. He Just Might Save the University.
Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
Behind the Scenes
Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
Should You Freeze Your Eggs? An egg freezing party is not a great place to find answers to this or other questions.
Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.