Out of the Blue and Into the WackNeil Young’s PonoPlayer sounds no better than an iPhone—no matter what the audiophiles say.
What Happens in Chicago, Stays in Chicago on Better Call Saul, Episode 3, “Nacho”The hosts of Slate’s TV Club podcast want someone to explain to them what the heck that youthful indiscretion was all about.
Are the Greeks Sound Negotiators?The country owes 300 billion euros, and its leader is talking about Nazi war crimes. That might not be the worst tactic.
Better Call Saul, Episode 2: “Mijo”When the Breaking Bad spinoff heads into to the desert, Slate’s TV Club knows nothing good will come of it.
When Will Downton Abbey’s Miss Bunting Mind Her Manners? Two Slate Critics Dissect the Latest Episode.
Ten Years in Your Ears
Don’t Count AM/FM Radio Out Just YetPodcasts are big and getting bigger, but what are you gonna turn on when the zombie apocalypse comes?
By Clicking on This Article, You Agree to …Does it matter that we don’t read the inscrutable license agreements we encounter on the Web?
Better Call Saul, Ep. 1: “Uno”Slate’s TV Club recaps the pilot episode of the much-anticipated Breaking Bad spin-off.
Dear Patriots HatersA message from a Pats fan to all the chafing, crybaby chumps out there.
TNR’s Raucous Wake Staff changes at the venerable magazine expose the fault lines of modern journalism.
The Smartphone Game Money PitWhy I spent real, nonfantasy dollars to unlock a flock of wizards in Clash of Clans.
Greece in Crisis Photos from a nation struggling with closed banks, empty ATMs, rumors and uncertainty
The U.S. Isn’t Just Failing to Protect Electronics Workers From Toxic Substances. Their Kids Are Suffering, Too.
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The Latest Battle for Religious Women: Quran Recitation Apps That Don’t Include Female Voices
The Digital Demagogue The Greek prime minister’s faceoff with Europe is something new: a bold, imperfect, high-velocity form of mass democracy made possible by the Internet.