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.

Sports Nut
May 9 2013 11:25 PMFast, Expensive, and Out of ControlDoes the drowning of an America’s Cup sailor reveal that the race’s fancy new boats are too dangerous?
May 2 2013 11:06 AMDoubleX 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.
Tv Club
April 29 2013 1:21 AMMad Men, Season 6Don's Planet of the Apes epiphany.
Tv Club
April 15 2013 8:00 PMMad Men, Season 6Trudy knew exactly what she was doing.
The Chat Room
April 8 2013 5:52 PMDon Keeps FallingWhat does the dark Mad Men premiere portend for Season 6?
DoubleX Gabfest
April 4 2013 11:22 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Manteresting EditionSlate's DoubleX Gabfest on Buzz Bissinger, cooking memoirs, and Pinterest for dudes.
April 1 2013 11:57 AMPinterest for DudesIs it sexist to create a visual sharing site for men?
Tv Club
March 28 2013 1:00 PMNashville, Season 1Rooting for Avery and a dog named Sue.
Tv Club
March 18 2013 4:00 AMGuys on Girls, Season 2Did men just save the day on Girls?
Tv Club
Feb. 17 2013 10:46 PMDownton Abbey, Season 3Joy! Sadness! Is this the cruelest show on television?
Tv Club
Feb. 10 2013 11:00 PMDownton Abbey, Season 3Forget Matthew’s modernization scheme; they should turn Downton into a swank B&B.
Tv Club
Feb. 3 2013 10:00 PMDownton Abbey, Season 3This week, the dowager countess was a caring parent rather than a zinger-delivery mechanism.
Feb. 1 2013 11:14 PMLove BytesA veteran of online dating finds he’s somewhat compatible with Dan Slater’s new book.
Jan. 28 2013 4:45 AMDon’t Have Health Insurance? Start Your Own Insurance Company!How Sara Horowitz created affordable health care benefits for freelancers.
Tv Club
Jan. 23 2013 9:56 AMParenthood Season 4When one door closes, another one gets knocked on by a Braverman. 
Tv Club
May 6 2013 2:01 PMMad Men, Season 6Everyone's looking for immediate release.
Tv Club
April 30 2013 1:17 PMMad Men, Season 6Things fall apart.
Tv Club
April 22 2013 1:26 PMMad Men, Season 6Is it wrong that I’m kind of starting to like Harry Crane?
Tv Club
April 9 2013 9:00 AMMad Men, Season 6Betty needs to rethink her boredom with Henry Francis, the only nice guy on Mad Men.
Tv Club
April 7 2013 10:50 PMMad Men, Season 6Don would so rather be hot than cold.
Tv Club
April 4 2013 5:33 AMMad Men, Season 6How will Sterling Cooper Draper contribute to the coming golden era of TV advertising?
Tv Club
March 31 2013 9:45 PMGame of Thrones, Season 3Margaery Tyrell is the Princess Di of Westeros.
DoubleX Gabfest
March 21 2013 11:11 AMDoubleX 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.
The Browser
March 11 2013 12:00 AMMob JusticeWhy did a bunch of people on the Internet donate $700,000 to a bullied bus monitor?
Feb. 13 2013 5:11 PMI Love Your Ballot, BabyMembers of your own political party are more beautiful.
Ad Report Card
Feb. 4 2013 6:58 AMThe Best and Worst Super Bowl AdsGo Daddy is sexist, Amy Poehler is charming, and BlackBerry reminds us all why we don’t have BlackBerries.
Tv Club
Feb. 2 2013 9:15 PMGuys on Girls, Season 2Will the characters on this show ever grow up?
The Audio Book Club
Feb. 1 2013 1:32 PMThe Audio Book Club on Pride and PrejudiceA special edition of our books discussion for the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s classic.
Tv Club
Jan. 27 2013 10:00 PMDownton Abbey, Season 3Lord Grantham takes another step on the path to supervillain status.
Tv Club
Jan. 20 2013 10:00 PMDownton Abbey, Season 3Why was Mary so cold to Matthew?



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

The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race

How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

View From Chicago

You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney

Or at least trade it for something.

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.

Terrorism, Immigration, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety

The Legal Loophole That Allows Microsoft to Seize Assets and Shut Down Companies

  News & Politics
Oct. 19 2014 1:05 PM Dawn Patrol Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s critically important 5 a.m. wake-up call on voting rights.
Business Insider
Oct. 19 2014 11:40 AM Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
Oct. 17 2014 5:26 PM Judge Begrudgingly Strikes Down Wyoming’s Gay Marriage Ban
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 17 2014 4:23 PM A Former FBI Agent On Why It’s So Hard to Prosecute Gamergate Trolls
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Oct. 17 2014 1:33 PM What Happened at Slate This Week?  Senior editor David Haglund shares what intrigued him at the magazine. 
Oct. 19 2014 4:33 PM Building Family Relationships in and out of Juvenile Detention Centers
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PM There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Reenactments
  Health & Science
Space: The Next Generation
Oct. 19 2014 11:45 PM An All-Female Mission to Mars As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PM Oh What a Relief It Is How the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.