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.

Television
April 23 2015 5:33 PMMore Like CrappyishThe new Steve Coogan series Happyish is frustrating in a particularly Showtime-y way.
Dispatches
April 21 2015 6:38 PMTsarnaev’s SmirkHas the Boston Marathon bomber shown enough remorse to escape the death sentence?
TV Club Podcast
April 7 2015 11:00 PM“Can a Show That Is One Big Flashback Really Have a Cliffhanger?” and Other Questions From Better Call Saul’s Episode 10, “Marco”Our hosts split on the show’s season finale and speculate wildly about what’s ahead in Season 2.
Dispatches
April 6 2015 8:24 PMTeen or Terrorist?In closing statements, the prosecution paints Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as a radicalized jihadi.
Brow Beat
March 16 2015 7:41 PMIn All Good Things, Andrew Jarecki Revealed the Real Reason He’s Obsessed With Robert Durst
Technology
March 10 2015 11:12 AMWho Still Wants a BlackBerry?I tried the new “Classic” model to find out.
Dispatches
March 4 2015 8:09 PM“It Was Him”During opening statements, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s defense attorney admits his guilt and looks toward sparing his life.
TV Club
March 1 2015 10:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 9The “let us chum one another” edition.
TV Club
Feb. 22 2015 10:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 8The “let us go forward in hope!” edition.
Brow Beat
Feb. 17 2015 8:02 AMWill Rose and Atticus Make It? We Discuss the Latest Episode of Downton Abbey.
TV Club
Feb. 15 2015 10:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 7The “Pet Owner Episode” edition.
Brow Beat
Feb. 10 2015 8:02 AMThe Downton Abbey Spoiler Special, “What About That Bob?” Edition
TV Club
Feb. 8 2015 11:00 PMBetter Call Saul, Ep. 1: “Uno”Slate’s TV Club recaps the pilot episode of the much-anticipated Breaking Bad spin-off.
Brow Beat
Feb. 3 2015 8:02 AMWhy Do Lord Merton and Isobel Make a Fine Match? We Discuss the Latest Downton Abbey.
Ad Report Card
Feb. 2 2015 1:35 AMThe Super Bowl Ad Report CardThe best and worst commercials of 2015.
Technology
April 23 2015 3:15 AMNo SweatSometimes a bicycle is too big or too much work. So I tested four motorized alternatives.
Moneybox
April 20 2015 4:12 PMThe Wolf of Wall TweetA Web-reading bot made millions on the options market. It also ate this guy’s lunch.
Brow Beat
April 7 2015 1:41 PMThe Hidden Ferris Bueller Easter Egg in the Better Call Saul Finale    
Movies
March 27 2015 12:13 PMNoah Baumbach’s Golden YearsA Baumbach maniach on While We’re Young.
Technology
March 11 2015 2:36 PMCan the Apple Watch Take on Rolex?Luxury timepiece makers have survived smartwatches before. Here’s who should be scared of this one.
Dispatches
March 5 2015 9:45 PMThe Implacable BomberDuring a day of grisly testimony, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears unperturbed.
Brow Beat
March 3 2015 8:02 AMWhat Has Downton Learned from Reality TV? Two Slate Critics Dissect the Latest Episode.
Brow Beat
Feb. 24 2015 8:02 AMIs Lord Grantham Still A Jerk? Two Slate Critics Dissect the Latest Downton Abbey.
Technology
Feb. 17 2015 12:48 PMOut of the Blue and Into the WackNeil Young’s PonoPlayer sounds no better than an iPhone—no matter what the audiophiles say.
TV Club
Feb. 15 2015 11:00 PMWhat Happens in Chicago, Stays in Chicago on Better Call Saul, Episode 3, “Nacho”The hosts of Slate’s TV Club podcast want someone to explain to them what the heck that youthful indiscretion was all about. 
Moneybox
Feb. 11 2015 5:13 PMAre the Greeks Sound Negotiators?The country owes 300 billion euros, and its leader is talking about Nazi war crimes. That might not be the worst tactic.
TV Club
Feb. 9 2015 11:00 PMBetter Call Saul, Episode 2: “Mijo”When the Breaking Bad spinoff heads into to the desert, Slate’s TV Club knows nothing good will come of it.
TV Club
Feb. 8 2015 10:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 6The “War of Spanish Succession” edition.
Sports Nut
Feb. 2 2015 5:00 PMThe Seahawks Didn’t Throw Away the Super BowlThe Patriots reached out and grabbed it.
TV Club
Feb. 1 2015 10:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 5The “Grand Drama” edition.

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