Tara Ariano

Tara Ariano is the co-founder of Previously.TV and has written about television for Yahoo, Vulture, the New York Times Magazine, and TelevisionWithoutPity.com, which she co-founded. She lives in Los Angeles.

Sept. 9 2014 9:30 AMAll You Need Is NevThe Catfish host wrote a book. It’s everything I hoped it would be.
May 17 2013 11:30 AMThe Saturday Night Live Sketch PredictorWhat will happen when Ben Affleck hosts tomorrow night? Argo see for yourself!
May 14 2012 7:42 AMSmashtastrophe!A tribute to NBC’s Broadway drama, the worst TV show I’ve ever loved.
Brow Beat
Feb. 14 2012 11:29 AMYou Should Be Watching Cougar Town Gleefully Embrace Its Possible Demise
Jan. 17 2012 3:41 PMHe Wrote the Book on Raylan GivensBut FX’s Justified understands Elmore Leonard’s greatest character better than Leonard does.
Brow Beat
May 24 2013 12:17 PMThe SNL Hosts We Want to See Next Year
Tv Club
Jan. 8 2013 10:49 PMJustified, Season 4How much damage can Arlo do from behind bars?
March 12 2012 6:30 AMI Hate Myself for Loving HoardersOn guilt-watching A&E’s tragic, incredible reality hit.
Brow Beat
Feb. 2 2012 11:02 AMThe Only Thing We Need to Change About This Show Is Its Fundamental Premise
The XX Factor
Aug. 16 2010 1:53 PMAging Is Just As Stifling for Hollywood Men



The End of Pregnancy

And the inevitable rise of the artificial womb.

Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola in New York City

How a Company You’ve Never Heard of Took Control of the Entire Porn Industry

The Hot New Strategy for Desperate Democrats

Blame China for everything.

The Questions That Michael Brown’s Autopsies Can’t Answer


Kiev Used to Be an Easygoing Place

Now it’s descending into madness.


Don’t Just Sit There

How to be more productive during your commute.

There Has Never Been a Comic Book Character Like John Constantine

Which Came First, the Word Chicken or the Word Egg?

  News & Politics
The Slate Quiz
Oct. 24 2014 12:10 AM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Oct. 23 2014 5:53 PM Amazon Investors Suddenly Bearish on Losing Money
Oct. 23 2014 5:08 PM Why Is an Obscure 1968 Documentary in the Opening Credits of Transparent?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 6:55 PM A Goodfellas Actor Sued The Simpsons for Stealing His Likeness. Does He Have a Case?
Oct. 23 2014 11:47 PM Don’t Just Sit There How to be more productive during your commute.
  Health & Science
Oct. 23 2014 5:42 PM Seriously, Evolution: WTF? Why I love the most awkward, absurd, hacked-together species.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.