Solo CupI’m trying to meet new people. Can I go to a bar by myself, or will I look like a creep?
The Bloody MaryHow to make a simple, elegant brunchtime cocktail. (Resist the urge to garnish it with a hamburger.)
Dress Codes DecodedWhat does “dress to impress” mean? “Smart casual”? “Grown and sexy”?
Which Cocktail Should You Mix on Thursday? You Could Do Worse Than the Thanksgiving Special.
Does RSVP Still Mean Please Reply?The history and future of répondez s’il vous plaît.
“Diagrams to Direct the Feet”An introduction to the gentlemanly art of social dance.
Behind the Scenes
“I Need a Pair of Pants That Won’t Bore Me to Death”Troy Patterson talks about looking sharp, flat-top fades, and being Slate’s Gentleman Scholar.
Let’s Talk About ExHow much can I say about my old girlfriend to my new girlfriend?
When Can Men Get Away With Wearing Fur?Advice for men who think a mink coat would be pretty comfortable right about now.
Bachelor of DesignThe history, future, and proper appointments of the bachelor pad.
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentleman?Advice on holiday greeting, uncling, donating, and more.
Baby PhotosMy 3-year-old son stole my iPhone and took some unflattering pictures of me. Am I a dad joke incarnate?
How Should a Gentleman Wear His Sideburns?Plus, advice on dating and International Men’s Day.
Iowa’s Early Birds Republican presidential candidates are trying to figure out the secret of success in the Hawkeye State.
Turn Off Your Heat Living in a cold home will make you a healthier, stronger, better person.
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.