Adam Tries to Ruin a Horrible Election In his new TV special, professional killjoy Adam Conover of Adam Ruins Everything takes on the 2016 campaign.
The Most Astute Analysis of American Politics in 2016? SNL’s “Black Jeopardy!” Sketch. It had more to say about class and race than a thousand tenderly crafted portraits of the white working class.
Hang Up And Listen
Hang Up and Listen: The Joy Is Retroactively Applied Edition Slate’s sports podcast on the World Series, interpersonal drama in the NBA, and Josh Brown.
The Woman Behind the Meat Dress On her new album Joanne, Lady Gaga grapples with where her stage persona ends and Stefani Germanotta begins.
Today’s Trump Apocalypse Watch: Does Hillary Have This in the Bag? Not if You Ask Bill Mitchell.
The Angle: A Baseball Bat Too Far Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on Republican women and Trump, the lessons of last week’s cyberattack, and The Walking Dead’s violent premiere.
The XX Factor
New Jersey Legislature Passes Bill Curbing Solitary Confinement. Will Christie Dare to Veto It?
Trump’s Campaign Explained Its Grand Conspiracy Theory About the Media in One Insane Press Release
Does Donald Trump Believe in Anything but Himself? The Republican candidate’s fascist impulses are frequently rooted in his own self-interest.
Trump vs. Clinton: Who’s Winning Today’s Forecasts of Who Will Win the Election? Find out with the Slate ~100 Percent Accurate Electoral Forecast Averagifier.
The Lessons of the East Coast Cyberattack At last we know the real danger of hacking an internet-connected toothbrush.
Netflix Unchill Prudie advises a letter writer under pressure to share a streaming account.
The XX Factor
Federal Judge Rules for Free the Nipple, Holds Topless Ban May Violate U.S. Constitution
Help! He Agreed to Move Out, so Why’s His Stuff Still Here? Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
A Ton of Floridians Registered to Vote After Hurricane Matthew, Just as Rick Scott Probably Feared
Can Tattoos Still Be Edgy When So Many People Have Them? Tattoos, Nickelback, and other topics in The Gist’s Slate Plus bonus segment.