Seth Schiesel

Seth Schiesel is a staff writer for the New York Times. He currently writes about video games for the newspaper's Culture department.

Dec. 16 2010 3:03 PMWorld of Warcraft Is a Theme Park; Eve Is a Sandbox
Dec. 14 2010 3:20 PMCall of Duty: Black Ops Is the McDonald's of Video Games
Dec. 10 2008 1:32 PMHow Roger Ebert Taught Me To Be a Video-Game Critic
Dec. 12 2007 10:11 AMVideo Games for Everyone, Even North Koreans
Dec. 15 2010 5:16 PMYou Guys Are So Defensive
Dec. 12 2008 7:13 AMEverybody's Playing Something Different—and That's What Makes Video Games So Great
Dec. 13 2007 4:01 PMThere Is Little Reason To Be Pessimistic or Cynical About the Future of Gaming
Dec. 10 2007 4:33 PMHow Multiplayer Video Games Are Like the Army, Team Sports, and Real-Life Rock Bands


Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

Even When They Go to College, the Poor Sometimes Stay Poor

Here’s Just How Far a Southern Woman May Have to Drive to Get an Abortion

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy

It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?


Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Watching Netflix in Bed. Hanging Bananas. Is There Anything These Hooks Can’t Solve?

The Procedural Rule That Could Prevent Gay Marriage From Reaching SCOTUS Again

  News & Politics
Oct. 20 2014 3:53 PM Smash and Grab Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Oct. 20 2014 5:39 PM Whole Foods Desperately Wants Customers to Feel Warm and Fuzzy Again
Oct. 20 2014 3:16 PM The Catholic Church Is Changing, and Celibate Gays Are Leading the Way
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 1:10 PM Women Are Still Losing Jobs for Getting Pregnant
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
Brow Beat
Oct. 20 2014 5:03 PM Marcel the Shell Is Back and as Endearing as Ever
Future Tense
Oct. 20 2014 4:59 PM Canadian Town Cancels Outdoor Halloween Because Polar Bears
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Oct. 20 2014 11:46 AM Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.