Ross Douthat

Ross Douthat is the author ofGrand New Partyand a blogger for the Atlantic.

The Book Club
April 19 2012 5:07 PMBad ReligionLiberalism is stuck halfway between heaven and earth.
The Book Club
April 17 2012 6:06 PMBad ReligionThe world that contraception has made.
The Book Club
April 16 2012 10:00 AMBad ReligionOrthodox Christianity is not the same as fundamentalist Christianity.
July 20 2006 3:08 PMI See Good MoviesIn defense of M. Night Shyamalan.
The Book Club
April 18 2012 2:39 PMBad ReligionI may not like it, but I can’t claim gay relationships fit the Christian view of sexuality.
The Book Club
April 16 2012 3:00 PMBad ReligionDon’t be afraid to criticize the wealthy and powerful, Christians.
Nov. 26 2007 1:11 PMThe Future of the GOPWhat Michael Gerson's Heroic Conservatism gets wrong.
Summer Movies
June 27 2006 7:11 PMBoringus MaximusHow the historical epic died with Kingdom of Heaven.



Scalia’s Liberal Streak

The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.

Colorado Is Ground Zero for the Fight Over Female Voters

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B


Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

  News & Politics
Sept. 18 2014 8:20 PM A Clever Attempt at Explaining Away a Vote Against the Farm Bill
Sept. 18 2014 6:02 PM A Chinese Company Just Announced the Biggest IPO in U.S. History
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 18 2014 11:44 PM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
  Double X
Sept. 18 2014 8:07 PM Crying Rape False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PM By 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
  Health & Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.