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.
Postpone Christmas We should celebrate Jesus’ birth in early February, not the end of December.
Women’s Work The jobs recovery was supposed to be great for women. It hasn’t exactly worked out that way.
Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.