Seth Stevenson Seth Stevenson

Seth Stevenson is a frequent contributor to Slate. He is the author of Grounded: A Down to Earth Journey Around the World.

Brow Beat
Jan. 20 2015 8:02 AMWho Is the Best Match for Lady Cora? We Dissect the Latest Downton Abbey.
Brow Beat
Jan. 13 2015 8:03 AMIs Mr. Bates Bringing Downton Abbey Down? Two Slate Critics Dissect the Latest Episode.
Dispatches
Jan. 5 2015 9:54 PMLocal ManWhat it means to hold Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial in Boston.
Ten Years in Your Ears
Dec. 14 2014 9:00 PMDon’t Count AM/FM Radio Out Just YetPodcasts are big and getting bigger, but what are you gonna turn on when the zombie apocalypse comes?
Technology
Nov. 27 2014 11:54 PMIt’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s—AAAACK!The unexpected dangers of drones.
Technology
Nov. 17 2014 7:00 AMBy Clicking on This Article, You Agree to …Does it matter that we don’t read the inscrutable license agreements we encounter on the Web?
Gaming
Nov. 3 2014 5:15 PMShooting Blow Darts at RocksI am absolutely terrible at League of Legends, the video game that’s the future of sports.
Ad Report Card
Oct. 3 2014 10:03 AMAnd the Greatest Ad of the Year Was …A dispatch from the Clios.
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AMGrandmaster ClashOne of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.
Better Summer
Aug. 24 2014 9:15 PMWhat Is the Best Game of Tag?A Slate debate.
Books
Aug. 8 2014 7:11 AMDeath by InchesThe battle over the metric system in America.
Technology
July 21 2014 9:30 AMThe Horror of EarbudsThey fit wrong, they fall out, they get covered in gross earwax—can’t someone design something better?
Brow Beat
July 11 2014 3:24 PMIs Boyhood Really a Masterpiece? Three Slate Writers Discuss the New Film.
Technology
July 2 2014 10:22 AMA High-Tech HighHow the rise of the vaporizer is changing pot culture.
Sports Nut
June 19 2014 12:23 PMHow to Negotiate With Daniel SnyderThe Washington owner said he’d never change his team’s nickname. How can the NFL get him to do it anyway?
Tv Club
Jan. 18 2015 10:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 3The “Meaningful Stare” edition.
Tv Club
Jan. 11 2015 10:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 2The “Snoozer” edition.
Tv Club
Jan. 4 2015 11:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 1The “Thumb on the Scales” edition.
Culturebox
Dec. 5 2014 4:19 PMTNR’s Raucous Wake Staff changes at the venerable magazine expose the fault lines of modern journalism.
Brow Beat
Nov. 19 2014 2:01 PMHow to Get Your Clothes Wrinkle-Free Without Ironing
Technology
Nov. 10 2014 5:00 PMThe Smartphone Game Money PitWhy I spent real, nonfantasy dollars to unlock a flock of wizards in Clash of Clans.
Culturebox
Oct. 15 2014 4:56 PMGnarly Birthday, High Times!Forty years in, can an outlaw magazine survive the mainstreaming of pot?
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM“It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion”An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Technology
Aug. 26 2014 9:25 PMWhy Would Anyone Watch Twitch?The strange allure of the video game streaming site.
Slate Archives
Aug. 14 2014 12:13 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “Extroverted Like Me” Looking back on my Paxil experience, more than 10 years later. 
Technology
Aug. 3 2014 11:48 PMThe Next Great Light BulbCFLs? LEDs? How to replace the incandescent.
Moneybox
July 18 2014 12:05 PMBillionaires’ Favorite BookBill Gates and Warren Buffett love Business Adventures. You will too.
Culturebox
July 10 2014 12:35 PMThis Little Space in BetweenBoyhood reveals what Richard Linklater’s true subject has been all along.
Technology
June 26 2014 10:59 AMThe Lost Art of DoodlingA new stylus that promises to make sketching on an iPad better—and more fun.
Psychology of Management
June 9 2014 10:56 AMHow Do You Make Better Managers?The strange power of corporate jargon.

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