What Kind of Congressman Would Call for Trump to Fire Robert Mueller? Oh, Right, This Kind.
Trump’s Nominees Think Life Tenure in the Federal Judiciary Should Be Handed Out Like a Participation Trophy
Blind Justices The Supreme Court should’ve tried to put a stop to Judge Alex Kozinski’s behavior. Instead, the court abetted it.
She’s Gotta Have It Writer Radha Blank On working with Spike Lee, responding to criticisms of the show, and being a woman of color in the writers room.
States’ Rights No More The GOP’s new concealed carry bill is as unconstitutional as it is unprecedented.
How to Build a Dictatorship Historian Stephen Kotkin on the ideas and institutions that made Stalin’s rise possible.
Live at Politics and Prose
The Joy of Cooking Blogging Deb Perelman on blogging, finding culinary inspiration, and dealing with fussy kids.
The Best VR Headset to Buy If You Don’t Want an HTC Vive You don’t have to spend $600 to give the gift of virtual reality.
That’s What She Said June Thomas looks at how sexual harassment is depicted on television.
Why Errol Morris Reinvented His Approach for His New Netflix Series The master documentarian on abandoning the Interrotron, doubling down on dramatizations, and why he’s still not done with Wormwood.
Revisiting Another Democratic Wave How Chris Hurst became one of Virginia’s newest state representatives, with some indirect help from a petting zoo.
Judge Alex Kozinski Faces Judicial Conduct Inquiry Over Allegations of Sexual Harassment
The “Devil and Mr. Jones” Edition Listen to Slate’s show about Democrat Doug Jones’ win in Alabama, the current state of the tax bill, and awful men in the headlines.
Can You Use This Data Set to Find Serial Killers? The New Yorker’s recent piece on the Murder Accountability Project was fascinating. It also led us to look closely at the data it uses—and we have some advice for would-be serial killer detectors.
The Angle: Shady Stuff Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on becoming an LLC, problematic Rudolph, and voting rights violations in Alabama.
Rep. Blake Farenthold Won’t Run for Re-Election After Allegations of Toxic Work Environment
The Smearing of America’s First Black Legislators How corrupt was politics in the Reconstruction era?
Let’s Uber. I’ll Call a Lyft. Why conscientious consumers no longer want to use Uber, except as a verb.
So You Think You’re Creative? From imaginary friends to jazz musicians in fMRI machines, we explore the creative brain.
Did Alabama Just Violate Federal Voting Law? Assessing the state’s “inactive” voter scheme.