Little Pigs, Security Cameras, and Will Ferrell Frenching a Woman on a BusThe 2013 Clio Awards honor the best ads of the year.
Mad Men, Season 6Betty needs to rethink her boredom with Henry Francis, the only nice guy on Mad Men.
Mad Men, Season 6How will Sterling Cooper Draper contribute to the coming golden era of TV advertising?
DoubleX Gabfest: The Office Wife EditionListen to Slate’s show about the rise of the retro wife, the Steubenville rape case, and how to find the perfect office wife.
Mob JusticeWhy did a bunch of people on the Internet donate $700,000 to a bullied bus monitor?
Dating SupermanThe ultimate superpower would let you find, woo, and mate with the perfect person.
Embracing the VoidThe profound, ecstatic state of nothingness I achieved while floating naked in a sensory deprivation tank.
Fast, Expensive, and Out of ControlDoes the drowning of an America’s Cup sailor reveal that the race’s fancy new boats are too dangerous?
DoubleX Gabfest: The Give Your Baby a Spear EditionListen to Slate’s show about breast cancer awareness; sympathy for the Boston bombing suspect; and Nicholas Day’s new book, Baby Meets World.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Manteresting EditionSlate's DoubleX Gabfest on Buzz Bissinger, cooking memoirs, and Pinterest for dudes.
Downton Abbey, Season 3Forget Matthew’s modernization scheme; they should turn Downton into a swank B&B.
Roads & Kingdoms
King of the Dump How a trash heap in Thailand became the scene of a philanthropic turf war.
Women’s Work The jobs recovery was supposed to be great for women. It hasn’t exactly worked out that way.
Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.