I’m an Older Gentleman. Why Do Clerks Love to Call Me Young Man?Sir, buddy, youngblood, hoss: What to call someone whose name you don’t know.
17 Cocktails for a Better BodyTone your butt and firm up your buzz with Slate's healthy drinking diet!
The Sherry CobblerIt’s the quintessential American beverage, and it’s what you should be day-drinking this summer.
What Is the Deal With Green Pants This Year?A perennial color for preps wends its way into the mainstream.
Hemisphere FactorIn the Stephen King adaptation Under the Dome, a small town gets stuck, uh, under a dome.
On Lid-FlippingWhen should a gentleman doff his hat? And on what date should he switch straw for felt?
The Anxiety of the Pickup Basketball Player at the Jump ShotPlus: How do I explain my past debauchery to nice girls?
Didn’t Anyone Ever Teach You to Knock?The lost art of tapping on the bathroom door before entering.
The Best Mad Men Season YetThe series is no longer about American history. It’s about Don’s history. And it’s scary as hell.
The Unkindest Cut?Should a gentleman circumcise his little gentleman’s tiny gentleman?
What Happened at Slate This Week? See if you can keep pace with the copy desk, Slate’s most comprehensive reading team.
Bad as They Wanna Be Is the Philadelphia 76ers’ lose-on-purpose approach to team-building ingenious or morally bankrupt?