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.
Downton Abbey, Season 3This week, the dowager countess was a caring parent rather than a zinger-delivery mechanism.
Love BytesA veteran of online dating finds he’s somewhat compatible with Dan Slater’s new book.
Don’t Have Health Insurance? Start Your Own Insurance Company!How Sara Horowitz created affordable health care benefits for freelancers.
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?
Ad Report Card
The Best and Worst Super Bowl AdsGo Daddy is sexist, Amy Poehler is charming, and BlackBerry reminds us all why we don’t have BlackBerries.
The Audio Book Club
The Audio Book Club on Pride and PrejudiceA special edition of our books discussion for the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s classic.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore
And schools are getting worried.
Inside Higher Ed
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore And schools are getting worried.
160 Countries Host Marches to Demand Action on Climate Change
- Protesters Take to the Streets to Sound Alarm on Climate Change in New York, Across the World
- Knife-Carrying White House Jumper is Vet who Feared “Atmosphere Was Collapsing”
- North Korea: American Sentenced to Hard Labor Wanted to Become “Second Snowden”
- Almost One in Four Americans Support Idea of Splitting From the Union
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.