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.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
How Movies Like Contagion and Outbreak Distort Our Response to Real Epidemics
How Movies Like Contagion and Outbreak Distort Our Response to Real Epidemics How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
Everything You Should Know About Today’s Eclipse
An Unscientific Ranking of Really, Really Old German Beers
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.
Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.