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.
Amen, Canada! The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.
Stop Vilifying Almonds Yes, they use up a lot of water in drought-afflicted California. But the story gets a lot more complicated from there.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week.
Golden Status The Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?