Getting Up Again Kickstarter backers pay $65,000 for a movie that explains why Chumbawamba's “Tubthumping” happened.
Just Punishment Jonathan Pollard was one of the worst traitors of the 20th century. He deserved to languish as long as he did.
When Science Doesn’t Have a Simple Answer This historic debate from the height of the Cold War provides a refreshing perspective on science and politics.
Cosby Accuser Is Gay, Breaks Silence in Court Motion Refuting His Self-Described Romantic Skills
The Culture Gabfest “Go Set a Pet” Edition Slate’s Culture Gabfest on The Look of Silence, GMOs, and Dr. Seuss’ newly released book.
It’s Summer. Free Your Forearms! But don't compromise your style. Here are the methods you need to know.
If You Grill This Cheese at Your Summer Cookout, All Your Vegetarian Friends Will Thank You
Don’t Let Social Media Tell You What to Read A distraction-free guide to all the websites a Slate business and economics writer visits more than 20 times a month.
Last Man Standing Nothing can stop the bipartisan coalition pressing for criminal justice reform. Nothing, except maybe Bill Otis.
In Defense of Room Service Hotels are phasing out the iconic amenity. But delivery will never live up to truly great room service.
America’s Next Slate Writer Always wanted to write for Slate? Now’s your chance to pitch us.
Swiss Army Invades France to Save Soft Cheese; Even Its Skirmishes Are in the One-Percent
The Olympics Need an L.A. Games The city once saved the mega-event from its bloated, economically burdensome self. Los Angeles could do it again.
The Telltale Story of MSG Is monosodium glutamate, often shunned over health concerns, unfairly maligned? We got the ABCs on MSG.
How Does a Club Doorman Work? Read what Slate culture writer Aisha Harris asked a New York City front of house manager about nightlife, table service, guest lists, and celebrity clientele.
Let’s Force Cities to Host the Olympics A modest proposal inspired by Boston and Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery.”