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Slate Snacks: The Interns' Guide To Office Goodies
Favorites include poppyseed muffins, salty almonds, and yogurt.
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When Americans Cheer for Another Team
June Thomas and Carina Alves offer insights into why U.S. citizens sometimes cheer for another nation.
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Of Food and Feelings
L.V. Anderson on what "Sausage Party" leaves out
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Pete's Dragon
Dan Kois on a lovely Disney live-action remake.
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How Is Netflix's New Show Like a Parade Float?
Slate's Willa Paskin talks about "The Get Down."
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Your 90-Second Olympics Guide
Slate's Justin Peters tells you what to watch all week
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What Is Frank Ocean Building?
The reclusive R&B singer may have a new album, or maybe just a new staircase?
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Just Back From Iraq
Josh Keating on what he's learning about the creation of new nations.
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Harry Potter and the Extremely Confusing Plot
Slate launches a children's book blog and reads the new Harry Potter book.
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Harry Potter Trivia!
Slate’s DC interns test their wizarding knowledge to mark the release of J.K. Rowling’s "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child."
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Unelectable You
Behind the scenes of Slate and the Second City's political comedy extravaganza.
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Tim Kaine, Replacements Fan
Slate's pop critic Jack Hamilton on what it means that the Democratic veep pick loves the 'Mats.
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Pokémon or What?
Jacob Brogan challenges Slate staffers to decide whether or not things are Pokémon.
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Behind The Scenes: Trump’s 141 Things
Slate’s DC interns on what it was like putting together this week's cover story.
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Why Can’t I Flush My Toilet?
Dawnthea Price on the insidious nature of water main breaks.
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What the Heck Is Ruth Bader Ginsburg Thinking?
Ben Mathis-Lilley and Mark Joseph Stern discuss the justice’s denouncements of Donald Trump
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Bryan Lowder on Why George Takei Is Right That ...
Bryan Lowder on Why George Takei Is Right That Sulu Shouldn't Be Gay
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The Best Thing in "Hunt for the Wilderpeople"
Dan Kois and Jacob Brogan argue about Taiki Waititi's excellent all-ages adventure movie.
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What Angels in America Taught Me About Change
Slate's oral history of Tony Kushner's masterpiece, discussed on WBEZ
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The Incredible NBA Free Agent Class of 2017
Forget Kevin Durant. Why is every basketball megastar going to be available next year?
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A Poem for July 4
Slate's Katy Waldman reads from Langston Hughes' "Let America Be America Again."
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Iceland's Epic Euro Journey
The country's new first lady-elect on Iceland vs. France
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To Brexit Or Not to Brexit
Dan Kois and Gabriel Roth
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What's Behind the House Gun-Control Sit-In?
What's Behind the House Gun-Control Sit-In?
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The Return of the Avalanches
File under Plunderphonics
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Celebrating the Cavaliers with Ohio Beers
Slate's copy chief on great Ohio microbrews
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Does the US Have a Prayer in the Next Round of ...
Or will they lose by 20 goals?
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The Thursday Night Sports Dilemma
Do You DVR Soccer and Watch Basketball Live, or Vice-Versa?
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When Will I Ever See Hamilton?
Slate staffers pine for this year's Best Musical Tony winner.
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Hillary
Hillary
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Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
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June
June
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The Best Thing About May
The Best Thing About May
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The Black Film Canon
The Black Film Canon
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Should I See X-Men: Apocalypse?
Slate's Jamelle Bouie on why he's seeing it even though he does not exactly have high hopes.
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Should the Brazil Olympics Be Cancelled?
Dan Kois talks with Slate's sports podcaster Josh Levin
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Hodor: Hodor Hodor Hodor?
Hodor, Hodor, Hodor
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What Are You Reading Right Now? Is It Good?
Slate's Dan Kois speaks with Slate staffers about what they're reading.
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What Did You Like Most About Neighbors 2?
Dan Kois asks Slate staffers.
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What Are You Most Looking Forward to on Game of...
Jon Snow's wedding, Arya's assassinations, and more.
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Remembering Geek Love's Katherine Dunn
Dan Kois has this appreciation of writer Katherine Dunn
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Frustrated Squirrels
Dan Kois talks to Slate science writer Rachel Gross.
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Donald Trump Veep Possibilties
Slate's Dan Kois speaks with Slate breaking news blogger Ben Mathis-Lilley.
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What's Slate Listening To?
Dan Kois asks some Slate folks what they're listening to.
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