The World’s Most Elegant Startup Office Is in an Old Montreal Bank
Is This the Best Fall TV Season in Recent Memory?
How Peak TV Brought Us the Weird, Nichey Brilliance of Documentary Now
Clinton and Trump Spent Less Than Two Minutes on Climate Change
Which is actually better than some other elections.
Archiving the Civil War’s Text Messages
A massive crowdsourcing project is digitizing thousands of coded Union telegrams.
The First 20
Dead Tree Edition
At one point you could buy printed copies of Slate at Starbucks.
TV Is So Good Right Now That Annapurna Pictures Is Starting a TV Division
Arizona Republic Backs First Democrat in 126 Years With Mic Drop Endorsement of Hillary Clinton
Mads Mikkelsen Saves the Day in the New Doctor Strange Trailer
Anti-Defamation League Classifies White Nationalist Favorite “Pepe the Frog” Online Hate Symbol
Should the Media Downplay the New Murder Spike?
Depending on your politics, the FBI’s new stats can look scary or meaningless. Here’s a more honest reading.
Today’s Trump Apocalypse Watch: A Flower Grows in a Bleak Wasteland
More People Watched Trump Lose Monday Night’s Debate Than Watched the Seinfeld Finale
Elon Musk Outlines His Crazy, Very Real Plan to Colonize Mars
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Stop Trying to Make “Flytrap” Happen
Slate’s greatest failures.
Where’s the Beef in Trump’s Ground Game?
Donald Trump’s get-out-the-vote effort defies convention. Then again, so does the entire 2016 presidential campaign.
Will Toledo on Car Seat Headrest and Teens of Denial
The up-and-coming singer-songwriter reaches nostalgic adults and upbeat teenagers alike with his anthemic songs.
Inside Higher Ed
What’s Trump’s Plan on College Affordability?
He wants to put pressure on high endowment institutions—which are having a bad year.
The “I’m So Relieved” Edition
Listen to a special Slate show about the first presidential debate.
Actually, Trump Should Skip the Next Two Debates
Walcott’s Iowa 80 Truckstop Is a Trucker’s Disneyland
The Netflix Tax Is Coming. Great Idea!
Watch the Very Dancey Trailer for Netflix’s Justin Timberlake Concert Film
Hang Up And Listen
The Best Moments From Hang Up and Listen History, According to You
Revisiting the show’s most noteworthy afterballs from the vault.
A comic about who we get to choose. First in a series.
Patton Oswalt’s Explanation of What Life Is Like After Losing His Wife Is Heartbreaking
Why I’m Suffering From Nanotechnology Fatigue
The field is important—but the hype is exhausting.
The XX Factor
Why Did Trump Bring Up Rosie O’Donnell of All People in the Debate?
Is Anyone Buying Trump’s Impression of a Small-Government Conservative?
In need of traditional Republican support, he mostly stuck to traditional Republican nostrums.
The Angle: Woo, OK! Edition
Slate’s daily newsletter on Monday night’s debate.
The XX Factor
Helpful Critiques of Hillary Clinton’s Mouth Shape From Men Watching the Debate
Rudy Giuliani Is Really Not Helping Donald Trump Right Now
The Cost of Pet Health Care Could Be Rising Faster Than the Cost of Human Health Care
Behind the Scenes at the First-Ever Miss Trans Israel Beauty Pageant
This Is How Poorly Trump Communicates
Even his supporters struggle to make sense of his word salad.
A Full-Blown Will and Grace Reunion Season Is Imminent. Here’s Why.
Denzel Washington Takes on August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize–Winning Play in the Trailer for Fences
Hillary Won the Debate! What Does That Mean for Hillary?
Will & Grace Held a Special Election-Themed Reunion, and Karen Is a Trump Supporter
Donald Trump Knows Terrifyingly Little About Computers