Full Slate
The Gist Fri Dec 19 19:50:00 EST 2014
Bad Movies, Good Podcast Flop House turns Hollywood failure into memorable mockery.
Future Tense Fri Dec 19 19:20:14 EST 2014
Google and MPAA Clash Over Movie Piracy. Google Swiftly Files Suit.
Future Tense Fri Dec 19 19:09:00 EST 2014
How Tech Companies Are Trying to Take Over Your Car
The Music Club Fri Dec 19 18:54:43 EST 2014
The Music Club, 2014 Entry 15: “I like everything” is the new “I only like their early stuff.”
Politics Fri Dec 19 18:46:51 EST 2014
Fast and Loose It’s amazing how much the past 40 days have changed the president.
Politics Fri Dec 19 18:30:45 EST 2014
America, Truck Yeah! The United States’ latest SUV-buying binge shows how badly we needed President Obama’s fuel economy rules.
The World Fri Dec 19 17:53:00 EST 2014
Sanctions Rarely Work. Why Does America Keep Using Them?
Crime Fri Dec 19 17:40:51 EST 2014
Dumb and Dumber and Dumberer Meet the men who set the gold standard for criminal incompetence in 2014.
Politics Fri Dec 19 17:36:56 EST 2014
Never Surrender Why some Republicans are still chasing Benghazi.
Brow Beat Fri Dec 19 17:10:00 EST 2014
Watch an Annotated Version of Colbert’s Farewell Song and See Who All Those People Were
Moneybox Fri Dec 19 17:07:45 EST 2014
Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback Congress just gave Wall Street a win. It also opened the door for smarter, better financial reform.
The Slatest Fri Dec 19 16:41:03 EST 2014
Appeals Court Rules People Institutionalized for Mental Illness Still Have Right to Guns
Politics Fri Dec 19 16:28:20 EST 2014
Outsourced Terror The horrific stories of CIA-sponsored torture that aren’t in the Senate report.
Outward Fri Dec 19 16:18:24 EST 2014
Title VII Sex Discrimination Protections Now Cover Transgender Workers
Slate Picks Fri Dec 19 16:15:26 EST 2014
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
Brow Beat Fri Dec 19 16:08:28 EST 2014
Watch These Chefs Make the World’s Most Beautiful, Complex Gingerbread House
Low Concept Fri Dec 19 16:05:51 EST 2014
The James Flacco Name Generator Use our widget to Obamify your name.
Moneybox Fri Dec 19 16:02:00 EST 2014
The Maker of Hellmann’s Just Dropped an Absurd Lawsuit Over the Definition of Mayonnaise
Politics Fri Dec 19 15:57:33 EST 2014
The One Amendment We’re Not Willing to Give Up The Senate torture report and Sony’s retreat are reminders of what Americans are willing to sacrifice—and what we aren’t.
The Slatest Fri Dec 19 15:57:20 EST 2014
Video Shows NYC Plainclothes Cop Punching Young Black Suspect
The XX Factor Fri Dec 19 15:52:35 EST 2014
Prenatal Tests Are Supposed to Detect Fetal Abnormalities With Near-Accuracy. They Don’t.
The Music Club Fri Dec 19 15:35:29 EST 2014
The Music Club, 2014 Entry 14: Let’s talk about what really matters: Who was the most important rapper of 2014?
Brow Beat Fri Dec 19 15:31:51 EST 2014
If You Liked Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice, Will You Like Paul Thomas Anderson’s?
Future Tense Fri Dec 19 15:25:51 EST 2014
The Global Cell Network Is Wildly Insecure. Anyone Could Be Listening To Your Calls.
The Slatest Fri Dec 19 15:16:39 EST 2014
Rand Paul Goes after Marco Rubio's Cuba Comments on Twitter
The Slatest Fri Dec 19 14:44:00 EST 2014
Obama Says Sony Cancellation of The Interview Was “a Mistake”
Bad Astronomy Fri Dec 19 14:15:00 EST 2014
The Ghost of a Horse Warms Itself in the Flame
Lexicon Valley Fri Dec 19 14:09:00 EST 2014
Language Travel Tips: How to Talk to Someone Who Doesn’t Speak Much English
The Slatest Fri Dec 19 13:37:25 EST 2014
FBI Officially Accuses North Korea of Attacking Our Treasured Seth Rogen Freedoms
Brow Beat Fri Dec 19 13:35:57 EST 2014
This App Wants to Teach You How to Bake Without Measuring. Anything. Ever.
Technology Fri Dec 19 13:32:11 EST 2014
Air Horns, Weather Puppies, and DIY Emojis Slate’s favorite smartphone apps of 2014.
The Music Club Fri Dec 19 13:23:09 EST 2014
The Music Club, 2014 Entry 13: Protest songs about “bro country” and PETA. Plus: the best podcasts about music.
Business Insider Fri Dec 19 13:13:00 EST 2014
Check Out Hershey’s 3-D-Printed Kisses
Moneybox Fri Dec 19 12:56:00 EST 2014
Hang On: Is Instagram Really Worth $35 Billion?
Brow Beat Fri Dec 19 12:54:00 EST 2014
Serial Might Have Been Better if Sarah Koenig Had Been Less Likable
Medical Examiner Fri Dec 19 12:36:09 EST 2014
Something to Sneeze At Natural remedies that claim to “boost your immune system” don’t work, and it’s a good thing they don’t.
The Vault Fri Dec 19 12:30:00 EST 2014
A Vision of the Utter Chaos That Was Early-19th-Century Firefighting
Moneybox Fri Dec 19 12:22:00 EST 2014
Office Parties Suck, but They’re Not Going Anywhere
Space: The Next Generation Fri Dec 19 12:08:35 EST 2014
We Really Need to Explore Europa If life can exist in this Antarctic lake, it can exist on the moons of Jupiter.
Movies Fri Dec 19 12:03:59 EST 2014
Selma Ava DuVernay’s moving, inspiring film about Martin Luther King and the struggle for the Voting Rights Act.