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  1. podcasts
    Are We in a Podcast Bubble?Podcasting is suddenly more than a mission; it’s an industry.
  2. podcasts
    How Podcasts Learned to SpeakThe once useless-seeming medium that became essential.
  3. podcasts
    Why Slow Burn Season Two Is All About Bill Clinton’s ImpeachmentA behind-the-scenes look at the Slate podcast’s latest obsession.
  4. podcasts
    Slate’s Slow Burn Podcast to Return With New Season About Clinton ImpeachmentPremiering August 8.
  5. The Lessons of Slate’s Election Day Handicapping ExperimentAn ambitious effort, but inaccurate results.
  6. 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.
  7. select all
    The Scarier Thing About Slate’s Trump Server ArticleIt’s important to know where the data came from.
  8. Malcolm Gladwell, Nick Denton, and More on the Future of Media at Slate’s 20thDoes David Remnick miss Gawker?
  9. interview
    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.”
  10. interview
    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.”
  11. Celebrity Settings
    Jennifer Lopez Drops by Dos Caminos; Jake Gyllenhaal Lunches at Má PêcheThis week’s Celebrity Settings.
  12. Celebrity Settings
    Jared Leto Dines at Angelica Kitchen; Kristen Wiig Celebrates at Hill & DaleThis week’s Celebrity Settings.
  13. Former ‘SNL’ Writer Cindy Caponera on Molly Shannon: ‘She Was Scrappy and […]“Molly’s path to SNL was impressive. She was scrappy and relentless. She did these crazy one-woman shows, and in between shows she would gather […]
  14. internet-stained wretches
    Slate Makes Halfhearted Attempt at Putting Up a PaywallThey won’t even use that term.
  15. out of control
    Violent Thoughts About a Man. How Can I Stop?A reactionary take on Slate’s male feminist lust manifesto.
  16. The Other Belushi Biographer Breaks Down ‘Wired’ Journalist Bob Woodward’s journalistic tactics were called into question a couple weeks ago over a dispute with the White House, and Tanner […]
  17. our casual dysmorphia
    Study: Being a Fat Woman Is CriminalMale jurors judge obese female defendants more harshly.
  18. Openings
    Slate Serving Wine and Panini at The Hudson TheatresThe pop-up comes from actors Michael Della Femina and Josh Weinstein.
  19. Maria Bamford Tries to Find the Humor in Mental Illness“Yeah. I have a joke about how people don’t talk about mental illness the way they do other regular illnesses. ‘Well, apparently Jeff has […]
  20. puppies!!!!!!
    The Truth About Cats and Dogs on the InternetBreaking down the Internet’s animal preferences.
  21. Mediavore
    Infant Diets Predict Future Taste for Salt; North Korean Food Aid DelayedKim Jong Il’s death might have derailed the resumption of U.S. donations.
  22. blog-stained wretches
    Matthew Yglesias Will Be Blogging at SlateThe ThinkProgress economics writer is moving on.
  23. important questions
    The Mississippi Personhood Anti-Abortion Amendment Raises a Few Interesting QuestionsReductio ad absurdum.
  24. public intellectuals; private passions
    A Glimpse Into the Private Life of Jacob WeisbergAt home, the Slate editor cavorts with stuffed animals, according to a new book from his wife.
  25. ink-stained wretches
    Annie Lowrey Leaving Slate for the New York TimesThe business writer will be an economic policy correspondent at the Paper of Record.
  26. ink-stained wretches
    Another Laid-Off Slate Staffer Got a Good Job Very QuicklyAt the Gray Lady.
  27. blog-stained wretches
    Is It Time for the Troubled Washington Post Company to Divest Slate?If you love something, set it free?
  28. blog-stained wretches
    Slate Also Lays Off Book Editor and Wine ColumnistThe ax really fell hard today.
  29. ink-stained wretches
    Slate Lays Off Jack Shafer; Romenesko Will RetireBudget cuts and boredom, respectively.
  30. ink-stained wretches
    It Is Apparently Very Hard to Get a Cartoon in The New YorkerHarder than getting the joke.
  31. neighborhood news
    Air Conditioner Drippings Aren’t As Gross As You Might ThinkYou could even drink them. But don’t, really.
  32. foiled plotz
    Please Don’t Wish David Plotz a Happy Birthday on FacebookIt’s a trick.
  33. Marc Maron on Relating To Other Comics: ‘It’s like a first-date for […]At its best, hearing  Marc Maron talk about WTF is like reading a prickly, cat-haired covered Valentine to his fellow comedians. “As a comic, […]
  34. blog-stained wretches
    Slate’s Tom Scocca Decamps to DeadspinHe’ll be managing editor.
  35. Openings
    What to Eat at Beekman Beer Garden Beach Club, Replacing Water Taxi Beach SSSFoosball, billiards, Ping-Pong, and La Frieda burgers at South Street Seaport.
  36. The Politics of Parks And RecOver at Slate, Juliet Lapidos takes a look at the politics of Parks And Rec which she characterizes as the “abstract vs. personal take on […]
  37. The Great Outdoors
    Water Taxi Beach SSS Loses Its Sand (Updated: WTB LIC Is Kaput, Too)The faux beach will become an “upscale beer garden.”
  38. party chat
    Simon Doonan: The Daily Beast’s Commenters Are Way Bitchier Than Slate’s“They’re, like, personal attacks.”
  39. FYI
    Apocalypse Prep: A Guide to Eating BugsWe know bugs are gross, but so is Soylent Green.
  40. loose threads
    Simon Doonan Leaves the Observer; Anna Wintour Likes to Approve ThingsAlso, Tati Cotliar says walking the Marc Jacobs show wasn’t very fun.
  41. media metamorphoses
    Slate Group Kills the Big MoneyThe financial-news website will shutter.
  42. kobe bryant
    Economists Talking About Kobe Bryant’s Clutch Performance Aren’t Thinking Things All the Way ThroughComparing apples to oranges to Andrea Bargnani.
  43. intel
    Wisenheimers, Scary People, and Debate-Team Captains: A Taxonomy of Commenting CommunitiesAn anthropological survey of thirteen strange online cultures.
  44. times square bomb scare
    Further ‘Suspicious Activity’ Reported in Times SquareIn fact, there’s suspicious activity there all the time!
  45. incidentally daily intel plagarized this paragraph
    Scandal: Online Journalist Pastes Portions of Someone Else’s Story Into OwnVeteran journalist Gerald Posner acknowledged today that he copied five sentences from a Miami ‘Herald’ article this week.
  46. Concepts
    Create a Restaurant-Magazine HybridIf there’s a ‘Rolling Stone’ restaurant, why not a Chez ‘Cosmo’?
  47. blog-stained wretches
    DoubleX to Be Folded Back Into Slate.comThe independent women’s magazine will no longer be independent.
  48. no means yes?
    ‘No Homo’: Cause for Hope in Hip-hop?Is hip-hop becoming gayer — or is it just up to some old tricks?
  49. 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.”
  50. Bookshelf
    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.
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