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.

Politics
April 28 2016 1:32 PMThis Election’s Speeches Have Been AwfulWe talked to a bunch of political speechwriters to find out why.
Sports Nut
April 21 2016 6:00 AMWhat They Teach You at Umpire SchoolHow to remember the rules and keep your hat from flying off while thousands of angry fans yell at you.
Trumpcast
March 24 2016 5:39 PMNegotiation 101What tactics can Trump employ to get his wall?
TV Club Podcast
March 6 2016 11:22 PMThe Downton Abbey PodcastA spoiler-filled discussion of the series finale.
Brow Beat
Feb. 24 2016 3:17 PMDamn, Spaniel.
Cover Story
Feb. 21 2016 1:57 PMJeb Bush Was Not a JokeHis decency, compassion, and rigor were his downfall. What a shame.
TV Club Podcast
Feb. 14 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 7.
Ad Report Card
Feb. 8 2016 12:12 AMThe Best Super Bowl AdsAnd the worst ones, 2016 edition.
Politics
Feb. 3 2016 7:10 PMThe Iowa DelusionThe media says Trump lost Iowa and Rubio won. That’s insane.
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 24 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 4.
Slate Plus
Jan. 13 2016 6:21 PMUmpire School Diary: Update 3I’ve been working on my hat and mask mechanics.
Sports Nut
Jan. 8 2016 5:31 PMUmpire School Diary: Update 2I’ve been holding my own.
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 4 2016 12:04 AMDownton Abbey Podcast: Recapping the Season 6 PremiereJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of every episode.
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.
TV Club Podcast
April 26 2016 1:03 AMGame of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussion of every episode.
Politics
April 13 2016 11:45 AMWhat Happened to the National Enquirer’s Ted Cruz Story?Checking in on the tabloid’s first big move of the election season.
Cover Story
March 20 2016 8:01 PMA Week on the Trail With the “Disgusting Reporters” Covering Donald TrumpWhat it’s like to write about a candidate who hates you.
Politics
March 2 2016 5:45 AMVote Trump, Vote Hillary, Stay Home, PrayRepublican voters who despise Trump on what they’ll do if he’s the nominee.
TV Club Podcast
Feb. 21 2016 10:35 PMThe Downton Abbey PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 8.
Politics
Feb. 16 2016 12:46 PMMorning in … Canada?The dangers of stock footage in campaign ads.
Politics
Feb. 11 2016 12:06 PMA Cold One With Donald There has never been a better candidate to have a beer with than Trump.
TV Club Podcast
Feb. 7 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 6.
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 31 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 5.
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 17 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 3.
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 11 2016 7:38 AMThe Downton Abbey PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 2.
Slate Plus
Jan. 4 2016 11:15 AMFirst Day of SchoolI made it to umpire school thanks to you.
The Slatest
Dec. 8 2015 12:29 PMThe U.S. and Cuba Are Finally Meeting to Settle Old Beef Over Property Claims  
Moneybox
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.

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