Enough With the Red and GreenAdopt a new color scheme for this year’s holiday gifts and décor: black-and-white stripes!
On the Death of My Homophobic DogI named him Liberace, but I couldn’t have chosen a less appropriate namesake for this coarse, emotionally withholding Norwich terrier.
Joan Rivers, National TreasureThe viper-tongued vixed taught us to be bitchy to celebrities but nice to people.
Cool ItTen fun and fashionable ways to stay chill when the summer heat starts to get to you.
Why Are Guys Afraid to Wear Speedos?American men need to get over their Freudian fear of showing off their junk.
Frockophany!Even the Grammy gowns are tame. Why are we still so obsessed with award-show fashion?
Are You Man Enough for the Cockatiel?Four things to know before adopting the wildly popular hairstyle.
The Gayest Olympics EverSorry, Vlad. Sochi's opening ceremony was theatrical, flamboyant, and fabulously haughty.
Battered and Blue Police departments shouldn’t feel under siege. The public just wants better policing.
Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback Congress just gave Wall Street a win. It also opened the door for smarter, better financial reform.
Santa Claus Should Not Be a White Man Anymore It’s time to give St. Nick his long overdue makeover.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
Why Climate Change Isn’t a Sputnik Moment Military technology can’t innovate us out of this one.
Ronald Reagan Is Kobe Bryant The best NBA analogues for George Washington, Warren G. Harding, Barack Obama, and every other president.