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Why Slow Burn Season Two Is All About Bill Clinton’s Impeachment A behind-the-scenes look at the Slate podcast’s latest obsession.
Should You Trust Slate’s Early Numbers? The online magazine has launched an ambitious effort to provide real-time information on how the deal is going down. If nothing else, it is fun.
Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media “We can only make things exciting if they’re, like, happening in front of us with funny hats.”
Slate’s David Auerbach on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media “The free-content-plus-ads model in general is not working. The rise of clickbait and its ensuing decline is in fact evidence of this.”
Violent Thoughts About a Man. How Can I Stop? A reactionary take on Slate’s male feminist lust manifesto.
our casual dysmorphia
Study: Being a Fat Woman Is Criminal Male jurors judge obese female defendants more harshly.
Slate Serving Wine and Panini at The Hudson Theatres The pop-up comes from actors Michael Della Femina and Josh Weinstein.
The Truth About Cats and Dogs on the Internet Breaking down the Internet’s animal preferences.
Infant Diets Predict Future Taste for Salt; North Korean Food Aid Delayed Kim Jong Il’s death might have derailed the resumption of U.S. donations.
Matthew Yglesias Will Be Blogging at Slate The ThinkProgress economics writer is moving on.
A Glimpse Into the Private Life of Jacob Weisberg At home, the Slate editor cavorts with stuffed animals, according to a new book from his wife.
Annie Lowrey Leaving Slate for the New York Times The business writer will be an economic policy correspondent at the Paper of Record.
What to Eat at Beekman Beer Garden Beach Club, Replacing Water Taxi Beach SSS Foosball, billiards, Ping-Pong, and La Frieda burgers at South Street Seaport.
The Great Outdoors
Apocalypse Prep: A Guide to Eating Bugs We know bugs are gross, but so is Soylent Green.
Slate Group Kills the Big Money The financial-news website will shutter.
Further ‘Suspicious Activity’ Reported in Times Square In fact, there’s suspicious activity there all the time!
Scandal: Online Journalist Pastes Portions of Someone Else’s Story Into Own Veteran journalist Gerald Posner acknowledged today that he copied five sentences from a Miami ‘Herald’ article this week.
Create a Restaurant-Magazine Hybrid If there’s a ‘Rolling Stone’ restaurant, why not a Chez ‘Cosmo’?
DoubleX to Be Folded Back Into Slate.com The independent women’s magazine will no longer be independent.
‘No Homo’: Cause for Hope in Hip-hop? Is hip-hop becoming gayer — or is it just up to some old tricks?
regret the error
Author Disputes Slate’s Assertion That He Patronized Enslaved Prostitutes “Do I ejaculate approvingly over the Western men who engage their services? I do not.”
Has New York Said ‘Au Revoir’ to All That French Cuisine? A discussion with the author of a new book about the decline of French cuisine.
Double X Blog Fails to Get One Crucial Fact Right There’s an important correction now appended to the Slate blog’s essay about Jezebel.
Reshuffling, Reimagining at OK! The celebrity weekly will focus more on style. Also, several editors are out. That and the rest of today’s media news.
The Media Says Au Revoir to All That HarperCollins is laying off staffers, the Toronto ‘Metro’ is written by interns, and approximately 41,000 media jobs have been slashed since the start of the recession. But things are looking up in France!
Silda Edits Eliot’s Slate Columns! Overheard: the former governor and Slate columnist discussing his creative process.
Isn't It Ironic
Spitzer to Cabbie: ‘Happy Ending, Please?’ The Luv Guv stopped into a former ‘health club.’ But it was all in good fun.
So Eliot Spitzer Walks Into a Massage Parlor… The former governor and current Slate columnist walked into a media party at Happy Ending with his head held high.
Fred Hickman Highlights a Rather Embarrassing Week for ESPN The ex- YES anchor turns out to be a space cadet, Rick Reilly loves teeth, and more, in this week’s look at the sporting press.
Eliot Spitzer Gets a New Gig The former governor will write a new column for Slate starting tomorrow. Load More