Wednesday, September 19

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My Embed in Red

On a week spent immersed in right wing media.

Tuesday, September 18

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Pink Slime

Inside the cluttered Los Angeles apartment of lo-fi auteur Ariel Pink.

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Bad to the Bone

A medical device company experiments on humans.

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'Moral' Robots

The debate over autonomous lethal drones.

Monday, September 17

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The Honor System

On Teller, his magic, and his response to a stolen trick.

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The Cranky Wisdom of Peter Kaplan

The former editor of the New York Observer, profiled.

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In Plain View

How child molesters get away with it.

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Cheating Upwards

Why so many smart kids are cheating on tests.

Sunday, September 16

The Longform Guide to Writing Nonfiction

The Longform Guide to Writing Nonfiction

Capote, Talese, Orwell, Boo—masters of the craft, in their own words. New at Slate.

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Take a Number

Why people keep dying on Mount Everest.

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The Trouble With My Blood

Diagnosed with a rare blood disease, the author reflects on illness and addiction.

Saturday, September 15

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So You Think You Can Paint

Inside ArtPrize, a competition in Michigan that’s either a “naked bid to buy cultural cachet in a flyover-country backwater” or a “populist wresting of aesthetic judgment from the snobbery of elites in New York and Los Angeles,” depending on who you ask.