Taylor Clark
Nov. 8 2011 12:06 PMDROP THE BASSSkrillex doesn't make good music, but it's awesome in certain ways.
Sept. 20 2011 5:28 PMGears of War 3Bayoneting reptilian humanoids never felt so ... right.
March 3 2011 1:09 PMDo You Have Tiger Blood?What it takes to keep cool under pressure.
Feb. 10 2009 4:59 PMA 21st-Century Sex ScandalWould the mayor of Portland be out of office if he weren't gay?
Feb. 26 2008 1:45 PMThe Salinger of Indie RockWhat happened to Jeff Mangum?
Sept. 11 2007 12:57 PMThe Indie CityWhy Portland is America's indie rock Mecca.
Oct. 10 2011 4:37 PMThe Strokes' Is This ItYes, it’s the best album of the past decade.
April 20 2011 12:46 PMNervous NelliesGirls don't start out more anxious than boys, but they usually end up that way.
Jan. 31 2011 4:53 PMIt's Not the Job MarketThe three real reasons why Americans are more anxious than ever before.
May 7 2008 11:51 AMMeatless Like MeI may be a vegetarian, but I still love the smell of bacon.
Hey, Wait A Minute
Dec. 28 2007 7:35 AMDon't Fear StarbucksWhy the franchise actually helps mom and pop coffeehouses.


Sports Nut

Grandmaster Clash

One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.

The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices

Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company


The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.


How to Order Chinese Food

First, stop thinking of it as “Chinese food.”

Scotland Is Inspiring Secessionists Across America

You Shouldn’t Spank Anyone but Your Consensual Sex Partner

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  News & Politics
Sept. 18 2014 10:42 AM Scalia’s Liberal Streak The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
Sept. 18 2014 11:25 AM Gays on TV: From National Freakout to Modern Family Fun
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 18 2014 12:03 PM The NFL Opines on “the Role of the Female”
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 11:48 AM Watch the Hilarious First Sketch From Season 4 of Key & Peele
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 10:07 AM “The Day It All Ended” A short story from Hieroglyph, a new science fiction anthology.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 18 2014 7:30 AM Red and Green Ghosts Haunt the Stormy Night
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.