Amanda Hess
Amanda Hess Amanda Hess

Amanda Hess is a Slate staff writer. 

Brow Beat
June 25 2015 5:07 PMThe New Fifty Shades Book Reveals Exactly What Is Inside Christian Grey’s Head: Nothing
Users
June 12 2015 3:51 AMThe Shaming of Izzy LaxamanaA Tacoma girl defied her father. He cut off her hair. She killed herself. The story would sound medieval if the details weren’t so modern.
Behind the Scenes
June 1 2015 12:28 PMSlate Gets ResultsWe Googled ourselves. It wasn’t the first time. It won’t be the last. 
Doublex
May 26 2015 11:07 AMThat’s All She WroteWhy I left ladyblogging.
Slate Plus
May 18 2015 10:30 AMAre Comment Sections Worth It?It takes a lot of moderation to keep the troll population at bay. 
Lexicon Valley
May 11 2015 6:22 PMWill Words Soon Be Replaced by GIFs? A Debate in Words and GIFs.
Users
May 5 2015 8:26 PMI Googled That?Looking back at my Google search history, one animal sex part at a time.
Users
April 29 2015 3:04 PMEvidence of Life on FacebookAppearing happy on social media may be used against you in a court of law.
Television
April 21 2015 3:00 AMThe Female GazeHow Amy Schumer flips the script on real-life gender dynamics.
Users
April 13 2015 10:52 AMMy Haters, MyselfMastering the art of the haterbrag. 
Users
April 3 2015 2:20 PMMove Over, BananaHow the eggplant became the most phallic food.
Users
March 18 2015 5:51 PM“google autocomplete is”Not as fun as it used to be.
Users
March 10 2015 10:00 AM“I Knew I Was This Outsider Swooping Into a Really Intimate Community”Amanda Hess on the challenges of reporting on suicide intervention and social media.
Users
March 3 2015 2:51 PM“Please Do Not Downvote Anyone Who’s Asked for Help”How Reddit is changing suicide intervention.  
The Slatest
Feb. 25 2015 11:36 AMReddit Has Banned Revenge Porn. Sort Of.
Users
June 24 2015 5:59 AMWe’ll Always Have ParisThe rise and fall of the celebrity sex tape.
Books
June 4 2015 9:30 AMAziz Is Typing …The sly, sweet wisdom of the comedian’s manual for dating in the digital age.
Users
May 28 2015 7:02 PMWhy Did Twitter Ban Chuck C. Johnson?The infamous troll has tweeted some truly horrible stuff. That doesn’t mean he should have been suspended.
Users
May 22 2015 6:05 PMIronic Misandry Claims Its First VictimA woman tweets #KillAllWhiteMen and the Internet explodes.
Future Tense
May 13 2015 2:06 PMStraw ManThe guy behind the Stanford prison experiment claims video games and porn are destroying men.
Users
May 11 2015 12:26 PMAll the News That’s Fit to LikeFacebook isn’t just making us less partisan. It’s making us less politically engaged. 
The XX Factor
April 30 2015 5:52 PMWhat Is the Dad Bod? America’s Leading Expert Explains.
Users
April 21 2015 6:54 PMIs Twitter Afraid of Its Own Platform?The company rolls out a new harassment policy but won’t explain it to users on Twitter. 
Users
April 19 2015 9:00 PMSlack OffHow workplace chat is changing office culture. 
Users
April 9 2015 10:07 AMJustice Through a LensA new wave of apps offers assistance—and advice—for citizens capturing police wrongdoing on camera.
Users
March 27 2015 12:48 PMOne Direction Was an Inside JobThe nutty, paranoid, maaaaaybe plausible fan conspiracy theories for why Zayn “quit.”
Users
March 10 2015 3:51 PMThe Upside of Yik YakThe anonymous messaging app gets a ton of bad press, but actually, it’s pretty great.
Users
March 9 2015 7:00 PMSick of the InternetHas our online existence created new mental disorders? 
Brow Beat
Feb. 27 2015 12:32 PMHow One Dress United the Internet
The Slatest
Feb. 20 2015 11:46 AMHunter Moore Is Probably Going to Prison. How Scared Should Revenge Porn Kingpins Be?

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