Shakespeare for EveryoneThe most interesting books, movies, and Web sites related to the Bard.
Welcome to the Hotel HiroshimaHas the ground zero of the nuclear age become too "normal"?
Hillary I vs. Hillary IIRichard Nixon returns from the grave to haunt Clinton and remind us of the costs of unresolved history.
Dmitri's ChoiceNabokov wanted his final, unfinished work destroyed. Should his son get out the matches?
Who Will Rule Us After the Next 9/11?The reality of NSPD-51 is almost as bad as the paranoia.
The Israel Lobby and the Second Holocaust DebateAn emblematic error in a controversial book.
Abu Ghraib, Virginia Tech, The Sopranos, TarantinoTrapped in the fog of media violence.
The Fate of Nabokov's Laura, Part IIDmitri turns to his dead father for advice on whether to burn the manuscript.
The Worst Celebrity Profile Ever Written?Angelina Jolie, "the best woman in the world."
The Hostile New Age Takeover of YogaThere's nothing worse than narcissism posing as humility.
The World Is Not Falling Apart Never mind the headlines. We’ve never lived in such peaceful times.
Forget Santa. You Should Celebrate La Befana. Because what Christmas needs is a wine drinking witch.
Slate Voice: “Santa Should Not Be a White Man Anymore” Aisha Harris reads her piece on giving St. Nick a makeover.
Space: The Next Generation
The Venus Express Will Go Out in a Burst of Glory I was cheap labor on a thrifty mission to our nearest planet.
Ronald Reagan Is Kobe Bryant The best NBA analogues for George Washington, Warren G. Harding, Barack Obama, and every other president.