Ten Years in Your Ears
Don’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?
By Clicking on This Article, You Agree to …Does it matter that we don’t read the inscrutable license agreements we encounter on the Web?
Shooting Blow Darts at RocksI am absolutely terrible at League of Legends, the video game that’s the future of sports.
Grandmaster ClashOne of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.
The Horror of EarbudsThey fit wrong, they fall out, they get covered in gross earwax—can’t someone design something better?
TNR’s Raucous Wake Staff changes at the venerable magazine expose the fault lines of modern journalism.
The Smartphone Game Money PitWhy I spent real, nonfantasy dollars to unlock a flock of wizards in Clash of Clans.
Gnarly Birthday, High Times!Forty years in, can an outlaw magazine survive the mainstreaming of pot?
Behind the Scenes
“It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion”An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
The Slate Archives Podcast: “Extroverted Like Me” Looking back on my Paxil experience, more than 10 years later.
Billionaires’ Favorite BookBill Gates and Warren Buffett love Business Adventures. You will too.
This Little Space in BetweenBoyhood reveals what Richard Linklater’s true subject has been all along.
The Lost Art of DoodlingA new stylus that promises to make sketching on an iPad better—and more fun.
Iowa’s Early Birds Republican presidential candidates are trying to figure out the secret of success in the Hawkeye State.
The XX Factor
GOP Women Stopped the 20-Week Abortion Bill. That’s Not Standing Up for Reproductive Rights.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Traffic swami Jeremy Stahl tallies his favorite stories of the week, from #Ballghazi to #SotU.
The Myth of the Good Guy With a Gun The NRA is wrong: Owning a gun is far more likely to harm you than protect you.