And the Loveliest Tree in America Is …Announcing the winner of Simon Doonan’s holiday tree competition.
You’ve Gotta Have BallsThe secret to decorating a great holiday tree. Plus: Enter Slate’s tree-trimming contest!
Where Did All the Accomplished People Go?We used to revere scientists. Now we worship Kim Kardashian. Why?
The Culture Gabfest: “I Normally Have To Be Drunk Off My Ass To Do This” EditionSlate's podcast about Beasts of the Southern Wild, why the art world is so despicable, and Beck’s Song Reader.
Are Celebrities Qualified To Have Political Opinions?Or should they just keep their yappers shut?
Is Paddleboarding the New Soul Cycle?The fitness craze that’s—calmly, placidly, meditatively—sweeping the nation.
Monty Python’s Flying Olympic Opening CeremonyThe incredibly goofy kickoff to the London games.
Why Do Hotels Turn Us Into Monsters?You wouldn’t believe the appalling things people will do in a Marriott suite.
A Fine Whine
Take a One-Way Trip From Tatty to Natty In defense of looking nice for your flight or train ride.
Pennsylvania’s School Funding Is So Screwed Up That It Almost Upended Its Whole Tax System to Fix It
Hang Up And Listen
The “Classic, Irrational New York Exuberance” Bonus Segment The Hang Up and Listen crew discusses the hype over Kristaps Porzingis and his extraordinary height.
The Case for Nancy Lieberman If it were just a matter of résumé, she’d be an NBA head coach in no time.
How Much Did the Pentagon Pay Your Favorite Sports Team for Its Patriotism? Find Out With This Chart.