Seth Stevenson
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.

Movies
Aug. 20 2015 3:21 PMAmerican UltraThe Jesse Eisenberg vehicle turns Jason Bourne into Jason Bong. Puff, puff, pass.
Movies
Aug. 14 2015 9:28 AMMistress AmericaNoah Baumbach’s screwball comedy is neither daffy nor dark enough.
Slate Archives
Aug. 5 2015 12:13 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “Extroverted Like Me” Looking back on my Paxil experience, more than 10 years later. 
DoubleX Gabfest
July 23 2015 10:18 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Manic Panic Armpits EditionListen to Slate’s show about long, neon-colored female armpit hair.
Brow Beat
July 1 2015 8:13 AMThe Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in July
Moneybox
June 23 2015 9:36 AMWhen Negotiating a Square Deal, Be Careful With Round Numbers
Dispatches
May 15 2015 7:43 PMGrim CarnivalThe baffling reasoning of the jury that just sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death.
Sports Nut
May 13 2015 2:42 PMThe NBA Draft Is BrokenHere’s how to fix it.
Hang Up And Listen
May 11 2015 4:42 PMHang Up and Listen: The Hours of Something Approaching Pleasure EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Deflategate report, Bill Simmons’ departure from ESPN, and the rise of daily fantasy sports.
Anything Once
April 30 2015 3:07 AMWhat It’s Like to Hit a ManI tried boxing. It was scary how good it felt.
Dispatches
April 27 2015 8:05 PMA Smorgasbord of ExcusesThe defense tries a little of everything to save Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty.
Technology
April 23 2015 3:15 AMNo SweatSometimes a bicycle is too big or too much work. So I tested four motorized alternatives.
Moneybox
April 20 2015 4:12 PMThe Wolf of Wall TweetA Web-reading bot made millions on the options market. It also ate this guy’s lunch.
Brow Beat
April 7 2015 1:41 PMThe Hidden Ferris Bueller Easter Egg in the Better Call Saul Finale    
Movies
March 27 2015 12:13 PMNoah Baumbach’s Golden YearsA Baumbach maniach on While We’re Young.
Politics
Aug. 20 2015 2:40 PMMake Hats Great AgainA close reading of Donald Trump’s campaign merch.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 12 2015 9:27 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Lite in August” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Wet Hot American Summer, The End of the Tour, and air conditioning.
Ad Report Card
Aug. 4 2015 6:24 PMHillary Wants to Tell You About Her MomClinton appeals to women in her first campaign spots.
Future Tense
July 7 2015 12:24 PMA U.S.-Japan Robot Duel Is Coming. Time to Rewatch a Great Transnational Bot-Battle Movie.
Dispatches
June 24 2015 7:27 PMTsarnaev SpeaksThe bomber’s unsatisfying apology.
Technology
June 15 2015 5:59 PMI Double-Apple Dare YouI tried to wear an Apple Watch without touching my iPhone. It was infuriating.
Dispatches
May 13 2015 11:04 PMGrim BusinessThe Tsarnaev jury faces a difficult decision.
Sports Nut
May 12 2015 5:48 PMCommandant Goodell’s Kangaroo CourtThe NFL’s deflategate punishment was outlandishly excessive.
Television
May 10 2015 9:00 PMYouTube Killed the Studio Audience What I learned from going to tapings of every late-night show.
Technology
April 29 2015 12:21 PMBetter Tread Than DeadCan treadmill desks save you and your colleagues from sedentary demise?
Television
April 23 2015 5:33 PMMore Like CrappyishThe new Steve Coogan series Happyish is frustrating in a particularly Showtime-y way.
Dispatches
April 21 2015 6:38 PMTsarnaev’s SmirkHas the Boston Marathon bomber shown enough remorse to escape the death sentence?
TV Club Podcast
April 7 2015 11:00 PM“Can a Show That Is One Big Flashback Really Have a Cliffhanger?” and Other Questions From Better Call Saul’s Episode 10, “Marco”Our hosts split on the show’s season finale and speculate wildly about what’s ahead in Season 2.
Dispatches
April 6 2015 8:24 PMTeen or Terrorist?In closing statements, the prosecution paints Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as a radicalized jihadi.
Brow Beat
March 16 2015 7:41 PMIn All Good Things, Andrew Jarecki Revealed the Real Reason He’s Obsessed With Robert Durst

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Foreigners
Sept. 4 2015 12:16 PM How Can This Possibly Happen? Geoffrey Sant wrote about drivers in China who intentionally kill pedestrians. Ask him anything.