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.

Tv Club
Jan. 4 2013 7:30 AMDownton Abbey, Season 3Come Sunday, law-abiding American viewers can finally stop feeling like chumps.
Design
Dec. 20 2012 11:25 AMA Map Made of DirtThe man who charted all 50 states using soil from each one.
Brow Beat
Dec. 4 2012 5:11 PMMark Eitzel Is Still Making Great Music, but Not Much Money
The Browser
Nov. 27 2012 5:15 AMThe Secret Lives of SupercuttersWhy people spend so many hours stitching footage into YouTube collages.
Culturebox
Nov. 16 2012 12:32 PMFlirting With DisasterDavid O. Russell’s movies are about anger and insanity lurking just beneath our placid surfaces.
A Fine Whine
Oct. 25 2012 3:37 AMThe Tyranny of the IronWhy we should all wear wrinkled clothes.
Future Tense
Oct. 5 2012 4:51 PMI Bought 27,000 Fake Twitter Followers—and Then Twitter Zapped Them Into Oblivion
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2012 10:15 AMWatch a Charming Travel Series Directed by Richard Linklater
The Browser
Aug. 31 2012 8:14 AMApocalypse MeowA dispatch from the Walker Art Center's Internet Cat Video Festival.
Branded
Aug. 15 2012 10:00 AMThe Starbucks of NightclubsCan Marquee go global without losing its cool?
The Browser
July 31 2012 3:56 AMWho Is That Masked Man?The wildly popular new Google tool that lets you wear a virtual mask—or hat or tiara—while you video-chat.
Dispatches
July 16 2012 1:04 PMMeeting Our Cultural Overlords at Comic-ConWhy I hated it.
Dispatches
July 14 2012 10:28 AMMeeting Our Cultural Overlords at Comic-ConHow to flirt in a Stormtrooper costume.
Dispatches
July 12 2012 1:47 PMMeeting Our Cultural Overlords at Comic-ConHow comics came to rule the pop landscape.
Operations
June 26 2012 6:15 AMThe Secrets of Super-Efficient Grocery ShoppingHint: The deli counter is your enemy.
Television
Dec. 26 2012 7:15 AM2012: The Year in TV MomentsNashville: Rayna and Deacon give off sparks.
The Browser
Dec. 17 2012 5:40 AMWon’t You Be My NeighborNextdoor, the social network that promises to introduce you to the people on your block.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 28 2012 1:36 PMThe Culture Gabfest: “Slut on a Hot Tin Roof” EditionSlate's podcast about Liz & Dick, the Web-video montages known as supercuts, and the possibly dubious app Snapchat.
Brow Beat
Nov. 20 2012 10:53 AMWhy Doesn’t Our Greatest Holiday Get Better Songs?
Doers
Nov. 6 2012 9:00 AMThe Man Who Saved TennisFrom bad line calls, that is.
The Hive
Oct. 8 2012 8:22 AMWhoa! A Rolls-Royce!Taking a $352,000 car out for a spin.
Technology
Oct. 3 2012 5:39 PMI Bought 27,000 Twitter FollowersIt cost $202. Was it worth it?
Brow Beat
Sept. 14 2012 8:40 AMOn Finding Myself in David Foster Wallace’s Notebook
The Browser
Aug. 24 2012 2:57 PMThe Dirtiest Comments in the WorldWhy do people comment on porn videos?
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 1 2012 5:47 PMThe Culture Gabfest: Scary Mascot EditionSlate's podcast about Jonah Lehrer’s fabrication and resignation, the London Olympics, and the documentary Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry.
Five-ring Circus
July 25 2012 12:57 PMA Grand Unified Theory of Olympic MascotsAbove all else, a mascot must be adorable. So why are London’s Wenlock and Mandeville so creepy?
Dispatches
July 15 2012 11:03 AMMeeting Our Cultural Overlords at Comic-ConAre comics art?
Dispatches
July 13 2012 9:11 AMMeeting Our Cultural Overlords at Comic-ConWhy do we love superheroes?
The Browser
July 9 2012 6:20 AM"u need to say hi to me"Badoo, the wildly popular social network where random strangers accost you for no reason.
Operations
June 21 2012 6:00 AMPolka Dots Are In? Polka Dots It Is!How Zara gets fresh styles to stores insanely fast—within weeks.

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