AS A BLACK GAY KID, I SAW MY FIRST ROLE MODEL IN. SCARY MOVIE. OOF

When you watch old favorites years later, sometimes you realize how much you used to overlook. In Pre-Woke Watching, viewers revisit...

ELON MUSK NEEDS SLEEP

It's not the Ambien. Or if it is the Ambien, the Ambien is just a symptom. The real message and lesson of the New York Times' jaw-dropping...

 
 
 

UM, IN PRAISE OF OMAROSA

On this week's episode of my podcast, I Have to Ask , I spoke to Michelle Goldberg, an op-ed columnist at the New York Times. Prior...

THIS GENIUS MINTY PEA SOUP IS THE SPRINGIEST

This recipe is what we dream of soups being, what two-dimensional illustrations in children's books and on Pinterest promise us-a dash...

 
 
 

THE RIGHT TO BE SAFE

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WHEN WILL EVERYTHING STOP SMELLING LIKE POOP?

Care and Feeding is Slate's parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Email careandfeeding gmail.com or post it...

 
 
 

CAN I USE AN AIR PURIFIER TO CLEAR MY HOME OF WILDFIRE SMOKE?

This post was published in partnership with Wirecutter , the site devoted to finding the best gear and gadgets. Every product is independently...

GAMBLING ON GAMBLING

Colin Cowherd has a theory about the NFL. When a good quarterback gets blown out on national television, the Fox Sports host believes,...

 
 
 

IT'S TIME TO FORGIVE THE JOY LUCK CLUB

If you want to see a community turn against an artwork that depicts them, make it the only one. If that artwork is by a woman, about...

SLATE'S MISTAKES FOR THE WEEK OF AUG. 13

In an Aug. 15 Interrogation , Isaac Chotiner misspelled author William Shawcross' last name. Due a transcription error, several words...

 
 
 

SPY VS. PRESIDENT

One of two things happened on Thursday, depending on your point of view. Either some of the nation's top retired military and intelligence...

GOODBYE TO THE QUEEN OF SOUL

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ACLU PROTESTS PLAN TO CLOSE THREE-QUARTERS OF POLLING LOCATIONS IN PREDOMINANTLY BLACK COUNTY IN RURAL GEORGIA

The elections board of rural Randolph County in southwest Georgia is considering a proposal that would close seven of the majority...

ARETHA FRANKLIN WAS ALSO ONE OF R&B'S GREATEST PIANISTS

Time is one of the most elusive concepts in music. To praise an artist's “sense of time” might sound like you're complimenting something...

 
 
 

THE CHANCE OF MICHAEL COHEN FACING CRIMINAL CAMPAIGN FINANCE CHARGES JUST WENT UP

On Thursday, the Wall Street Journal issued a new report about former Donald Trump attorney Michel Cohen and the 2016 hush payment...

“THIS CASE IS ABOUT A LIE”

Ignacio Lanuza had every reason to believe he'd earned the right to live in the United States. An undocumented immigrant from Mexico,...

 
 
 

THE GOLDEN AGE OF ANONYMOUS MUSIC

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CUBANS COULD USE THE INTERNET FROM ANYWHERE FOR NINE HOURS ON TUESDAY

Internet access in Cuba has historically been tightly controlled-until 2008, a government permit was required for private citizens...

 
 
 

TRUMP SAYS HE ALONE CAN KEEP THE GOP IN POWER. HE ALONE BELIEVES THAT

Donald Trump gave the Wall Street Journal an impromptu, 20-minute interview on Wednesday, touching on everything from his beloved tariffs...

THE “OMAROSA-ESQUE” EDITION

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Trump cancels military parade over price tag, says 'maybe next year'

Trump cancels military parade over price tag, says 'maybe next year'

The parade was scheduled for Nov. 10, the day before the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Read more ...

98-year-old, 95-year-old rescued from 3rd floor of burning building

98-year-old, 95-year-old rescued from 3rd floor of burning building

Several people, including a 98-year-old and a 95-year-old, were rescued from a third-floor porch in Brockton, Massachusetts, on Friday as flames raged just feet away. Read more ...

Trump blames ‘local politicians' for derailing military parade

Trump blames ‘local politicians' for derailing military parade

President Trump on Friday canceled his military parade as he accused DC politicians of price-gouging - a day after his own secretary of defense scoffed at a report about the... Read more ...

Satanic Temple unveils demonic statue at Arkansas State Capitol

Satanic Temple unveils demonic statue at Arkansas State Capitol

The goat-headed, winged creature was placed during a rally to call for the removal of a Ten Commandments monument already mounted on Capitol grounds. Read more ...

Patriots' first-round pick out for season with torn Achilles, Schefter reports

Patriots' first-round pick out for season with torn Achilles, Schefter reports

Isaiah Wynn will reportedly be out for the season. Read more ...

Kevin De Bruyne injury update: Manchester City star to miss three months

Kevin De Bruyne injury update: Manchester City star to miss three months

De Bruyne does not require surgery on a lateral collateral ligament injury but the City star is facing three months out. Read more ...

Cuomo flip-flops: America has always been great

Cuomo flip-flops: America has always been great

In the face of fierce criticism, Gov. Andrew Cuomo reversed course Friday and said he regretted saying America was “never that great.” “The expression I used the other day was... Read more ...

Man Who Oversaw bin Laden Raid: Take My Clearance, Too

Man Who Oversaw bin Laden Raid: Take My Clearance, Too

President Trump's decision to strip former CIA chief-and frequent Trump critic-John Brennan of his security clearance apparently isn't sitting well in the intelligence... Read more ...

Sixers hire former WNBA star Lindsey Harding as scout

Sixers hire former WNBA star Lindsey Harding as scout

Harding becomes the second former WNBA player to be hired for a full-time scouting position with an NBA team. Read more ...

Elon Musk says grueling 120-hour work weeks are taking a toll on his health...

Elon Musk says grueling 120-hour work weeks are taking a toll on his health. Here's what sleeping less than 7 hours a night can do to you

Elon Musk says he doesn't get much sleep. In an interview with the New York Times, Musk revealed he frequently logs 120-hour work weeks and doesn't leave the Tesla factory for... Read more ...