Ryan Vogt

Ryan Vogt is a Slate copy editor.

Future Tense
Aug. 25 2014 5:47 PMDon’t Ask Me Why, but Amazon Just Paid $970 Million for the Streaming Service Twitch
Future Tense
June 11 2014 1:30 PMNintendo’s Mario Maker Could Be a Minecraft Killer
Future Tense
April 15 2014 4:08 PMThis Sleeve Turns Your iPhone Into a GameBoy. There’s Just One Problem.
Future Tense
Dec. 13 2013 5:31 PMJust What You Always Wanted: A Dongle That Makes Your Smartphone Smell Like Popcorn
Weigel
Dec. 2 2013 6:48 PMHealthcare.gov's Rollout Didn't Doom Obamacare, and the Website's Improvement Won't Save It
Future Tense
Nov. 6 2013 12:43 PMCan a Video Game Make a Dude Like Me Want to Read Pride and Prejudice?
Future Tense
Oct. 3 2013 4:02 PMThe Keyboard Trick That Takes the Stress out of Switching From a PC to a Mac
Gaming
Sept. 23 2013 2:02 PMBland Theft AutoThis is the same game we played 10 years ago.
Weigel
Aug. 29 2013 3:02 PMObama Administration: States Can Have Their Pot, and Smoke It Too
Future Tense
Aug. 22 2013 5:01 PMThis Is the Greatest Keyboard Shortcut Ever
Gaming
Aug. 22 2013 5:39 AMWhere Is Sam?The understated indie video game Gone Home looks like a typical first-person horror story. But it’s a lot more surprising—and moving—than that.
The XX Factor
Aug. 15 2013 8:30 AMDon’t Understand Men? A New Game Show Is Coming to Your Rescue.
Future Tense
July 23 2013 6:19 PMWith This Tracking Device, You'll Never Lose Your Keys (or Mind) Again
Future Tense
June 20 2013 11:11 AMMicrosoft Cries Uncle on Xbox One Battle
Future Tense
Aug. 14 2014 6:07 PMFans Petition Nintendo to Name Character in Next Zelda Game After Robin Williams
Slate Picks
June 11 2014 10:14 AMSome Capital EatsSlate-sters dish on their favorite restaurants in Washington, D.C.
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Feb. 23 2014 9:18 AM“Ancient” Chinese Instrument Sounds Like 8-Bit Mario
Future Tense
Dec. 4 2013 2:46 PMXbox One, PlayStation 4 Games Punish Players for Swearing. WTF?
Weigel
Nov. 22 2013 5:20 PMWall Street Journal Editorial: If a Butterfly Flaps Its Wings, Blame Obamacare
Future Tense
Oct. 21 2013 11:17 AMThe New Full Screen Mario Game Is Amazing. It Should Be Taken Down Immediately.
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Sept. 27 2013 9:07 AMThe Next Giant Leap in PC Gaming Is a Console? Yeah, Right.
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2013 3:04 PMIn Memory of Hiroshi Yamauchi, the Cranky, Ruthless Man Who Made Nintendo Great
Technology
Aug. 28 2013 4:30 PMYou’ll Never Believe Which Magazine Has the Most Digital SubscribersIt’s called Game Informer, and its success is a rebuke to the magazine industry’s flawed accounting.
Weigel
Aug. 22 2013 1:45 PMEric Holder Suing Texas Over Its Voter ID Law
Future Tense
Aug. 15 2013 4:27 PMHow Old Are Your Ears? Find Out With This Hearing Test.
Culturebox
July 31 2013 1:43 PMYour Dog Will Not Like DogTVUnless you tape a Snausage to your flat-screen.
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June 28 2013 2:51 PMWhy Would Apple and Google Want to Make Video Game Consoles?
Future Tense
May 23 2013 1:06 PMThe Real Reason Gamers Should Rage About the New Xbox

TODAY IN SLATE

Foreigners

The World’s Politest Protesters

The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.

The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:58 PM The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

The Feds Have Declared War on Encryption—and the New Privacy Measures From Apple and Google

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You

It spreads slowly.

These “Dark” Lego Masterpieces Are Delightful and Evocative

Crime

Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

Politics

Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

Activists Are Trying to Save an Iranian Woman Sentenced to Death for Killing Her Alleged Rapist

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 1 2014 7:26 PM Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PM Wall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues 
  Life
Outward
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 9:39 PM Tom Cruise Dies Over and Over Again in This Edge of Tomorrow Supercut
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?