Farewell, Andy ReidThe Eagles coach was good enough to make you hate him for how bad he was.
Eighty-Eight Percent of Romney Voters Were WhiteThe GOP candidate’s race-based, monochromatic campaign made him a loser.
Obama Wins the Battle, Roberts Wins the WarThe chief justice’s canny move to uphold the Affordable Care Act while gutting the Commerce Clause.
Layers of DeceitWhy do recipe writers lie and lie and lie about how long it takes to caramelize onions?
NFL 2011Homemade Infographic: What were the gayest (and straightest) Super Bowl halftime shows?
The Machines Regret the Bio-Expiration of Steve JobsWhat does his death mean for Machine-human relations?
Why Do White People Think Mitt Romney Should Be President?Parsing the narrow, tribal appeal of the Republican nominee.
The Assassination of Clint Eastwood by the Coward Mitt RomneyIs there anyone this campaign won’t sell out?
Don Draper’s Shocking Secret: He Doesn’t ExistWhy do Mad Men fans and the New York Times mistake the show for reality?
From Gloria Estefan to the Blues BrothersThe gayest and straightest Super Bowl halftime shows: a video slide show.
The Terrorists Among Us Forget Syria. The most dangerous religious extremists are migrants from North and South Carolina.
A Radical Experiment in Democracy Is Happening in Northern Syria. Americans Need to Start Paying Attention.
The “Useful Thanks Purveyor” Bonus Segment The Culture Gabfest hosts welcome culture editor Dan Kois to discuss the archetypal family roles at Thanksgiving dinners.
The Overlooked Books of 2015 Slate Book Review critics recommend 27 books you’d probably love if only you knew about them.
Why Does Google Say Jerusalem Is the Capital of Israel? It has to do with the fact that the Web is now optimized for machines, not people.
The Craziest Endings in College Football History After the turkey, enjoy some classic finishes.