Shirley Chan
Shirley Chan

Shirley Chan is a Slate assistant video producer.

Life
June 21 2018 8:04 AMHow to Lip Sync, Dance, and Do the Splits (Badly) Like a Drag Queen “I get away with some of the sh–tiest offbeat dancing in America.”
Life
June 4 2018 3:15 PMDrag Queens Tell a Story Just by How They LookA queen’s fashion is a narrative.
Life
May 24 2018 7:15 AM“Barbie on Bath Salts”How a drag queen’s wig defines her persona.
Pre-Woke Watching
April 25 2018 1:24 PMThe Unexamined Privilege of Gilmore GirlsRory Gilmore was my teen idol. That sort of horrifies me now.
Pre-Woke Watching
April 5 2018 11:54 AMSoul Food Inspired Black Girls Like Me, but It Taught Disturbing Lessons About Men
Pre-Woke Watching
March 21 2018 2:01 PMI’ll Never Stop Quoting Coming to America, but I Can’t Ignore Its Colorism
The Slatest
Jan. 5 2018 3:38 PMSlate Intercepted the White House’s Gorilla Channel Footage
Conundrums
Dec. 11 2017 10:48 AMConundrumsWatch every episode of Slate’s talk show hosted live in Facebook’s virtual reality space.
Video
Sept. 26 2017 12:00 PMGoing to Jupiter With WyclefGrammy winner Wyclef Jean joins Slate’s VR talk show Conundrums.
Life
June 7 2018 5:29 PMHow a Drag Queen Tells the Perfect JokeBe mean but not too mean.
Pre-Woke Watching
June 4 2018 5:57 AMThe First Time I Saw Lesbian Sex Was Black Swan. Now I’m Out, and a Little Horrified By It.
Life
May 16 2018 2:21 PMHow to Watch DragMiz Cracker’s under-the-wig guide to how a queen works her magic. Vol. 1: Makeup.
Food
April 18 2018 5:51 AMNature Valley Explains Why Its Granola Bars Make Such a MessAnd shows us how to eat them properly.
The Slatest
March 26 2018 6:19 PM Why High School Kids Are Better Than Adults at Talking About Guns As explained by multiple generations at the March for Our Lives.
The Slatest
Jan. 23 2018 12:04 PMI Asked Women at the Women’s March About Aziz Ansari
Video
Dec. 14 2017 10:05 AMHow to Make Your Last Name Plural on Holiday CardsNo apostrophes. Ever.
Video
Nov. 6 2017 7:31 PMI Went to the Protest That Launched a Million Far-Right ConspiraciesNo white people were decapitated.
The XX Factor
June 13 2017 5:41 PMKamala Harris Got Shut Down After Asking an Incredibly Important Question. Again.