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.
TODAY IN SLATE
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
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.
The XX Factor
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
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.
What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.