Tim Carvell

Tim Carvell is a senior writer at Entertainment Weekly.

Dispatches
March 3 2004 11:00 AMBulletproof MeThe Gun Store is the perfect representation of Vegas' wacky charm.
Moneybox
July 31 2002 2:30 PMCiti of FearWhat are Citigroup's weird ads really saying?
Moneybox
June 21 2002 2:22 PMFailure is the new success.
Culturebox
Jan. 2 2002 12:07 PMBusiness as UnusualThe New York Times' Oscar amnesia.
Culturebox
May 3 2001 11:30 PMPlot Holes: Along Came a SpiderSlate provides the missing scene!
News Quiz
Aug. 27 1999 3:39 AMNo. 297: "Ick"
News Quiz
Aug. 25 1999 3:28 AMNo. 295: "The Gielgud, the Bad, and the Ugly"
Shopping
Dec. 13 2002 4:10 PMGo Ahead, Underestimate the Power of SoupWhat do you get when you taste-test 16 canned soups? A stomachache.
Low Concept
June 27 2002 12:32 PMNew celebrity products that say, "I'm not guilty."
Culturebox
March 15 2002 10:49 AMSaving Private RyanAnd also Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and a few other Spielberg films.
Culturebox
Nov. 26 2001 3:55 PMPlot Holes PluggedDon't say a word about serendipitous last castles.
The Breakfast Table
Jan. 17 2000 7:51 PMDissecting the Day's News
News Quiz
Aug. 26 1999 3:30 AMNo. 296: "Lies! Damnable Lies!"
News Quiz
Aug. 24 1999 3:00 AMNo. 294: "Whose Tiara Is It, Anyway?"

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 20 2014 11:13 AM -30-
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
  Life
Quora
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
  Sports
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.