L.V. Anderson
L.V. Anderson L.V. Anderson

L.V. Anderson is a Slate associate editor. She edits Slate's food and drink sections and writes Brow Beat's recipe column, You’re Doing It Wrong. 

Science
April 2 2015 3:15 AMWe Should Have a Better Condom by Now. Here’s Why We Don’t. 
Science
April 1 2015 11:01 AMSlate Voice: “Why Don’t We Have a Better Condom?”Listen to Slate’s L.V. Anderson read her story on the world of condoms.
Science
April 1 2015 11:00 AMI Owe a Great Deal of My Health and Happiness to Latex CondomsSo why did I spend months on a story about why they suck? 
Brow Beat
March 31 2015 8:02 AMWhich Animal-Shaped Marshmallow Is the Best? A Peeps Knockoff Taste Test.
Brow Beat
March 19 2015 9:55 AMThese Terrible Mashups Are the “Take Me to Church” Parody We’ve Been Waiting For
Brow Beat
March 11 2015 6:36 PMListen to Sufjan Stevens’ New Single, an Autobiographical Exploration of Grief
Brow Beat
March 10 2015 8:32 AMUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Is More Like 30 Rock Than You Think
Brow Beat
March 5 2015 2:15 PMAre Edible Coffee Cups Really a Good Idea? I Made Some to Find Out.
Brow Beat
March 3 2015 3:49 PMNutella’s Attempts to Keep People From Calling It “Poop” Are Valiant but Futile
The XX Factor
Feb. 25 2015 2:53 PMThis Drug for Binge-Eating Disorder May Be Shady. That Doesn’t Mean the Disease Isn't Real.
Brow Beat
Feb. 22 2015 10:34 PMWatch Meryl and J.Lo Nearly Fall Out of Their Chairs for Patricia Arquette’s Feminist Oscar Speech
Brow Beat
Feb. 20 2015 1:28 PMThis Terrifying Documentary Will Convince You to Start Caring About Antibiotic Abuse
Brow Beat
Feb. 18 2015 11:55 AMWatch Michelle Obama Slow Dance With Big Bird on a Very Funny Billy on the Street
The XX Factor
Feb. 17 2015 4:18 PMThe Federal Nutrition Program for Pregnant Women Is a Bureaucratic Nightmare
Brow Beat
Feb. 13 2015 8:32 AMA Last Five Years Superfan Interviews the Movie’s Director About the Beloved Musical
Brow Beat
April 1 2015 6:39 PMStarbucks Is Rolling Out Kale Smoothies. Good Idea!
Science
April 1 2015 11:01 AM“I’m Going to a Condom Conference in New Orleans!”L.V. Anderson and her editor Allison Benedikt talk about the challenges of reporting on condom development, conducting lambskin experiments, and more.
Brow Beat
April 1 2015 9:03 AMThis Technique Will Make You Want to Batter and Fry Everything (Video)
Brow Beat
March 25 2015 9:22 AMHow to Make Your Own Granola Without Measuring a Single Ingredient (Video)
Brow Beat
March 17 2015 10:46 AMTired of Sautéed Kale? Make These Instead.
Brow Beat
March 10 2015 5:40 PMWatch Amy Schumer Make Brilliant Stand-Up Out of Hollywood’s Insane Beauty Standards
Plus Roundups
March 6 2015 1:17 PM“You Can Call Me Laura”Here are L.V. Anderson’s favorite reads from Slate this week, from #teamweasel to the discovery of thiamin. 
Brow Beat
March 4 2015 8:16 AMThese Fake Stock Photos Made to Promote Vince Vaughn’s New Movie Are Brilliant
Brow Beat
Feb. 26 2015 6:22 PMNo, Madonna’s Fall Did Not Make Her Seem More “Human”
Brow Beat
Feb. 25 2015 8:32 AMHow to Magically Transform a Carrot Into a Net—and Why You Should Want To
Brow Beat
Feb. 20 2015 6:50 PMYes, Chipotle Is High in Calories. That Doesn’t Mean It’s Not Good for You.
Brow Beat
Feb. 19 2015 1:10 PMQuiche Is Not an Egg Dish. It Is a Butterfat Dish.
Brow Beat
Feb. 18 2015 8:02 AMJessica Williams Called Herself “Underqualified” for the Daily Show Gig—and It’s OK If She’s Right
Brow Beat
Feb. 13 2015 6:32 PMI’m a Lifelong Last Five Years Fan. Here’s Why It Was So Hard for Me To Watch the Movie.
Brow Beat
Feb. 11 2015 3:22 PMWatch Amy Schumer Play a Trainwreck in the Trailer for Judd Apatow’s Latest

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March 31 2015 9:17 AM The Redline of March Overheard on email: Slates copy desk rounds up the month’s style and grammar rulings.