It’s Time for a Prime-Time PromotionIn praise of Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, the most fabulous skating announcers in Sochi.
Hail to the SleazeHouse of Cards returns more ridiculous than ever. Thank goodness for that.
Still Bitter After All These YearsTwo new films show that figure skating’s greatest scandal scarred its villain far more than its victim.
The Horrible Things That Men Do to WomenYes, True Detective treats its female characters badly. That's the point.
The Princess and the Ice QueenNBC (and everyone else) puts Gracie Gold and Ashley Wagner into boxes at the Sochi Games.
Fleming. Ian Fleming.A BBC America miniseries makes the case that Fleming’s own derring-do inspired his greatest creation.
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The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore
And schools are getting worried.
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Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore And schools are getting worried.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
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.
What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
“The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.