Seth Stevenson
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.

Slate Fare
Dec. 7 2015 11:29 AMSend Seth Stevenson to Umpire CampIf enough people join Slate Plus, I get to write the greatest story of my career.
Cover Story
Nov. 29 2015 9:02 PMClaimedWhen Castro took power, Americans fled Cuba and left a lot of property behind. Now the claims on these contested holdings—land, buildings, cars and more—are exciting speculators and could stand in the way of reconciliation.
Brow Beat
Nov. 3 2015 8:02 AMOne of My First Journalism Assignments Was About Phantom Menace—and It Made Ron Howard Hate Me
The Slatest
Oct. 13 2015 11:53 PMDonald Trump Tweets Democratic Debate, Critiques Candidates for Being Too Prepared
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2015 8:39 AMActors Are Wicked Awful at the Boston Accent. Here’s Why.
Aug. 20 2015 3:21 PMAmerican UltraThe Jesse Eisenberg vehicle turns Jason Bourne into Jason Bong. Puff, puff, pass.
Aug. 14 2015 9:28 AMMistress AmericaNoah Baumbach’s screwball comedy is neither daffy nor dark enough.
Slate Archives
Aug. 5 2015 12:13 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “Extroverted Like Me” Looking back on my Paxil experience, more than 10 years later. 
DoubleX Gabfest
July 23 2015 10:18 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Manic Panic Armpits EditionListen to Slate’s show about long, neon-colored female armpit hair.
Brow Beat
July 1 2015 8:13 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in July
June 23 2015 9:36 AMWhen Negotiating a Square Deal, Be Careful With Round Numbers
May 15 2015 7:43 PMGrim CarnivalThe baffling reasoning of the jury that just sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death.
Sports Nut
May 13 2015 2:42 PMThe NBA Draft Is BrokenHere’s how to fix it.
Hang Up And Listen
May 11 2015 4:42 PMHang Up and Listen: The Hours of Something Approaching Pleasure EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Deflategate report, Bill Simmons’ departure from ESPN, and the rise of daily fantasy sports.
Anything Once
April 30 2015 3:07 AMWhat It’s Like to Hit a ManI tried boxing. It was scary how good it felt.
Dec. 7 2015 5:45 AMCaps for SaleWhen Clinton and Bush want made-in-America gear, they turn to one guy in New Jersey.
The Drift
Nov. 23 2015 8:08 AMI Slept All Night in a Sensory Deprivation Tank. This Is My Story.
Slate Plus
Oct. 27 2015 11:31 AMSocial ButterflyI took over Slate’s social media feeds for a day. Here’s what I learned.
Sports Nut
Sept. 29 2015 1:32 PMThink of the Children!The moral panic over fantasy sports betting is misguided.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 9 2015 2:01 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Binocular G” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on #peakTV, Documentary Now, and the new Google logo.
Aug. 20 2015 2:40 PMMake Hats Great AgainA close reading of Donald Trump’s campaign merch.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 12 2015 9:27 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Lite in August” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Wet Hot American Summer, The End of the Tour, and air conditioning.
Ad Report Card
Aug. 4 2015 6:24 PMHillary Wants to Tell You About Her MomClinton appeals to women in her first campaign spots.
Future Tense
July 7 2015 12:24 PMA U.S.-Japan Robot Duel Is Coming. Time to Rewatch a Great Transnational Bot-Battle Movie.
June 24 2015 7:27 PMTsarnaev SpeaksThe bomber’s unsatisfying apology.
June 15 2015 5:59 PMI Double-Apple Dare YouI tried to wear an Apple Watch without touching my iPhone. It was infuriating.
May 13 2015 11:04 PMGrim BusinessThe Tsarnaev jury faces a difficult decision.
Sports Nut
May 12 2015 5:48 PMCommandant Goodell’s Kangaroo CourtThe NFL’s deflategate punishment was outlandishly excessive.
May 10 2015 9:00 PMYouTube Killed the Studio Audience What I learned from going to tapings of every late-night show.
April 29 2015 12:21 PMBetter Tread Than DeadCan treadmill desks save you and your colleagues from sedentary demise?