Every Ivy League School Has a Cocktail Named After ItBut not all of them are elite. Here are the best and worst.
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?
Should I Make Small Talk With My Boss While We’re Both Peeing?Also: Can short gentlemen still be masculine?
“A Search Result With No Instructions on How to Look for It”From the remarkable Thomas Pynchon, a novel of the dot-com era and the end of history.
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?
Why Selma Matters Today The film offers a vital lesson for those who want to confront police violence today.
Women’s Work The jobs recovery was supposed to be great for women. It hasn’t exactly worked out that way.
Behind the Year of Outrage Here’s how Slate tracked down everything we were angry about in 2014.