Cameron Crowe and His Manic Visionary Dream BoysWe Bought a Zoo reveals what’s gone wrong with a once-great director’s career.
Twilight, All NightI watched all four movies in a row—in a theater full of superfans—and lived to tell the tale.
Tintin’s Father, Nobody’s SonThe complicated life of Hergé, in two new biographies—one written, one drawn.
“Mahna Mahna”How a ditty from a soft-core Italian movie became the Muppets’ catchiest tune.
Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash