Grim CarnivalThe baffling reasoning of the jury that just sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death.
Hang Up And Listen
Hang 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.
A Smorgasbord of ExcusesThe defense tries a little of everything to save Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty.
No SweatSometimes a bicycle is too big or too much work. So I tested four motorized alternatives.
The Wolf of Wall TweetA Web-reading bot made millions on the options market. It also ate this guy’s lunch.
Can the Apple Watch Take on Rolex?Luxury timepiece makers have survived smartwatches before. Here’s who should be scared of this one.
The Implacable BomberDuring a day of grisly testimony, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears unperturbed.
Out of the Blue and Into the WackNeil Young’s PonoPlayer sounds no better than an iPhone—no matter what the audiophiles say.
Commandant Goodell’s Kangaroo CourtThe NFL’s deflategate punishment was outlandishly excessive.
YouTube Killed the Studio Audience What I learned from going to tapings of every late-night show.
Better Tread Than DeadCan treadmill desks save you and your colleagues from sedentary demise?
More Like CrappyishThe new Steve Coogan series Happyish is frustrating in a particularly Showtime-y way.
Tsarnaev’s SmirkHas the Boston Marathon bomber shown enough remorse to escape the death sentence?
TV Club Podcast
“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.
Teen or Terrorist?In closing statements, the prosecution paints Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as a radicalized jihadi.
In All Good Things, Andrew Jarecki Revealed the Real Reason He’s Obsessed With Robert Durst
“It Was Him”During opening statements, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s defense attorney admits his guilt and looks toward sparing his life.
What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of May 18, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Amtrak and the FCC What bad wireless spectrum policy has to do with the recent, deadly train derailment.