Seth Maxon
Seth Maxon

Seth Maxon is Slate’s nights and weekends home page editor. Follow him on Twitter.

Politics
Jan. 10 2017 12:06 PM“Hell Yes, I Remember That Moment”In 2008, hundreds of thousands gathered in Chicago’s Grant Park for Barack Obama’s victory speech. Here’s how a few of them felt about Obama then, and feel about America today.
Sports Nut
Nov. 2 2016 4:36 PMRacist Mascot Wins World Series, PresidencyHeadlines from the future.
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 16 2016 11:28 PMIt’s Heartbreaking That Olympic Sprinters Get Disqualified for a False Start. It’s Also Just.
The Slatest
July 17 2016 3:29 PMHostages Including 7-Year-Old in Baltimore Released, Suspect Is in Custody (Updated)
The Slatest
July 14 2016 10:04 PMTruck Speeds Into Holiday Crowd in Nice, France; Dozens Confirmed Dead
The Slatest
June 12 2016 1:53 PMWhat We Know About Orlando Shooter Omar Mateen
The Slatest
June 11 2016 3:28 PMPaul Ryan and Mitt Romney Defend Their Opposing Stances on Donald Trump
The Slatest
April 4 2016 6:59 PMThe Monday Slatest Newsletter
The Slatest
March 31 2016 6:37 PMThe Thursday Slatest Newsletter
The Slatest
Feb. 3 2016 9:57 PMBlack Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson Announces He’s Running for Mayor of Baltimore
Today in Slate
Nov. 19 2015 6:36 PMXenophobic MadnessClarifying which beliefs about Japanese internment, Donald Trump, and evolution are actually mainstream.
Today in Slate
Nov. 17 2015 6:41 PMSeeking EquitabilityIn news coverage, in campaign funds, and in women’s rights.
The Slatest
Nov. 15 2015 7:31 PMFrance Bombs ISIS Stronghold in Syria
Today in Slate
Nov. 11 2015 7:16 PMMarco and WilliamThe Florida senator continues to ascend, and Shakespeare continues to resonate.
Today in Slate
Nov. 9 2015 6:26 PMPresidents Come and GoTed Cruz really could make it into the White House, and Tim Wolfe is out at Missouri.
Open Source Holiday
Dec. 29 2016 4:24 PMCelebrate the New Year Correctly—With Gumbo!
Lexicon Valley
Oct. 20 2016 9:30 AMWhy Do People Keep Talking and Joking About Humans?
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 12 2016 2:00 AMYou Might Not Believe Me, but Ryan Lochte’s Blue Hair Did Not Look Terrible
The Slatest
July 17 2016 12:33 PMThree Officers Dead, More Injured in Baton Rouge Shooting
The Slatest
July 7 2016 1:12 AMTrump Points Out “Star of David” on ​Frozen​ Coloring Book No One Ever Noticed
The Slatest
June 12 2016 9:14 AM50 People Killed, Many More Wounded, in Orlando Club Mass Shooting
Brow Beat
May 23 2016 8:54 AMThis Week’s Worst Person in Westeros: Bran Stark
Lexicon Valley
April 3 2016 5:44 PMThe AP Stylebook Will No Longer Capitalize Internet. What a Shame.
The Slatest
March 30 2016 7:04 PMThe Wednesday Slatest Newsletter
The Slatest
Feb. 1 2016 11:36 PMTrump Loses Iowa, Weirdly Doesn’t Whine or Shout About It in Concession Speech
Today in Slate
Nov. 18 2015 6:13 PMHeating UpGlobal warming is intensifying, and even as ISIS weakens, it may intensify its strikes.
Today in Slate
Nov. 16 2015 6:11 PMWhat Now?The Paris attacks’ aftershocks are still reverberating.
Today in Slate
Nov. 12 2015 6:40 PMRobots Helping People ... SupposedlyThe cars are for real; the “ouija board” tools are not.
Today in Slate
Nov. 10 2015 5:56 PMHow to Fight FoesThe right’s new war on Rubio, and its wrong “war on Christmas.”
Today in Slate
Nov. 5 2015 6:51 PMFear Itself?ISIS might be expanding its scope, and Kentucky's governor-elect might seriously threaten Obamacare.

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