Seth Stevenson Seth Stevenson

Seth Stevenson is a frequent contributor to Slate. He is the author of Grounded: A Down to Earth Journey Around the World.

April 20 2014 11:35 PMThis Bot Does WindowsIt’ll clean your panes inside and out. But is it worth $400?
Brow Beat
April 13 2014 10:09 PMDid Mad Men’s Season Premiere Pay Homage to The Graduate?
April 6 2014 11:06 PMBackwashI tried a Japanese wonder toilet. Americans need to drastically rethink the way we clean our butts.
March 17 2014 10:45 AMCoachbotsNew high-tech sports gadgets that promise to improve your game.
March 5 2014 12:55 PMIs That App Really Worth Seven Bucks?The top five paid apps for Android and iOS, reviewed.
Feb. 26 2014 12:13 PMRash DecisionsNow that the Fitbit Force has been recalled, which fitness tracker is best?
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 6 2014 10:57 AMI'm a Luger, BabyI went to Lake Placid to sled like an Olympian. It was totally terrifying—and unbelievably fun.
Jan. 26 2014 10:31 PMHow Do You Say Addictive in Spanish?The wonderful free language app that makes learning new tongues incredibly fun.
Jan. 15 2014 11:09 AMReinventing the Smoke DetectorCan Nest—the company Google just paid $3.2 billion for—eliminate unwanted bleeps, chirps, and false alarms?
Oct. 11 2013 7:45 AMReelin’ in the YearsSteely Dan’s Donald Fagen writes a portrait of the artist as a grumpy old man.
Brow Beat
Sept. 12 2013 2:15 PMThe 57,600 Seconds I Spent at the Million Second Quiz
Future Tense
Aug. 23 2013 1:11 PMGoogle Glass Field Trip App Is Amazing, Unless You're With Other People
Aug. 12 2013 6:03 PMThe Whitey Bulger TrialIn the least surprising verdict ever, the Boston gangster is very, very guilty. Here’s why the trial wasn’t a waste of time.
Aug. 6 2013 11:01 AMThe Whitey Bulger TrialThe defense’s screwy, last-ditch, triple-bank-shot attempt to get Whitey acquitted.
July 25 2013 5:45 PMThe Whitey Bulger TrialWhat it’s like when one of the world’s most terrifying criminals puts a shotgun in your mouth.
Tv Club
April 14 2014 10:01 AMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1Is Joan finally moving up in the world?
Tv Club
April 10 2014 12:00 PMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1Matthew Weiner has no one to blame but himself for our forever reading the Mad Men tea leaves.
March 30 2014 9:00 PMGetting to “Yes, And”How improv comedy skills became a must-have for entrepreneurs.
March 9 2014 11:45 PMI Tried a 3-D Printer and All I Made Was Plastic Goo
Feb. 26 2014 12:21 PMWhat Is the Time Signature of the Ominous Electronic Score of The Terminator?A Slate investigation.
Feb. 11 2014 11:43 PMNever Mop AgainThe new Scooba robot promises to scrub your floors clean. Does it really work?
Ad Report Card
Feb. 3 2014 7:08 AMThe Super Bowl Ad Report CardThe best and worst spots of 2014.
Sports Nut
Jan. 21 2014 12:41 PMRichard Sherman, Bad SportWhy is everyone celebrating the Seattle cornerback’s behavior?
Cool Story
Oct. 14 2013 11:45 PMLosing Our CoolHey Silicon Valley: Stop co-opting cool.
Sept. 23 2013 10:49 AM“Man at His Best” Moves to TVEsquire launches a network for non-meathead-y dudes with cash to spare.
Ad Report Card
Aug. 26 2013 6:00 AMDesigned by Doofuses in CaliforniaApple’s new ads make the company look lame.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 21 2013 11:07 AMThe Culture Gabfest “In a World Without Steve and Dana” EditionSlate's podcast about the new film In a World, experiments in online longform journalism, and “Blurred Lines.”
Aug. 12 2013 5:35 AMWe’re No. 2! We’re No. 2!How a Mad Men–era ad firm discovered the perks of being an underdog.
July 26 2013 5:40 PMThe Whitey Bulger TrialWill the notorious James J. Bulger testify?
July 24 2013 6:37 PMThe Whitey Bulger TrialA brief glimpse of a world without posthumous mutilations.



Frame Game

Hard Knocks

I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.

Chief Justice John Roberts Says $1,000 Can’t Buy Influence in Congress. Looks Like He’s Wrong.

After This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales

Hidden Messages in Corporate Logos

If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter

Sports Nut

Giving Up on Goodell

How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.

How Can We Investigate Potential Dangers of Fracking Without Being Alarmist?

My Year as an Abortion Doula       

  News & Politics
Sept. 15 2014 8:56 PM The Benghazi Whistleblower Who Might Have Revealed a Massive Scandal on his Poetry Blog
Sept. 15 2014 7:27 PM Could IUDs Be the Next Great Weapon in the Battle Against Poverty?
Sept. 15 2014 4:38 PM What Is Straight Ice Cream?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 15 2014 11:38 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 4  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Listen."
Brow Beat
Sept. 15 2014 8:58 PM Lorde Does an Excellent Cover of Kanye West’s “Flashing Lights”
Future Tense
Sept. 15 2014 4:49 PM Cheetah Robot Is Now Wireless and Gallivanting on MIT’s Campus
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 15 2014 11:00 AM The Comet and the Cosmic Beehive
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.