Why It Hurts So Much to Lose Phife Dawg, the Irascible, Hilarious Soul of A Tribe Called Quest

Slate 23 March 2016

The Revenant Is Going to Be the Worst Movie to Win Best Picture Since, Uh, Birdman

Slate 25 February 2016

The Big Short Is Good. As Good As Step Brothers Though? No.

Slate 22 February 2016

Kanye West”s The Life of Pablo Is an Attack on the Very Idea of the Album

Slate 19 February 2016

Peyton Manning Always Gets the Benefit of the DoubtÑEven When He Doesn’t Deserve it

Slate 4 February 2016

I Deeply Apologize to the Warriors for Thinking the Spurs Might Be the Greatest Team Ever

Slate 26 January 2016

‘Under Pressure’ Is a Reminder That David Bowie Could Also Be Wonderfully, Powerfully Human

Slate 11 January 2016

Why Future’s DS2 Might Be the Album of the Year, Whether or Not You Like Future the Person

Slate 23 December 2015

The Woeful ‘Concussion’ Fails to Hold the NFL–or Anyone–Accountable for the CTE Crisis

Slate 23 December 2015

Hey, the Best Basketball Team Ever Is Playing Right Now

Slate 30 November 2015

Jessica Jones Is Our First Real Super-Antihero

Slate 18 November 2015

Remembering Allen Toussaint With the One Song That Says It All

Slate 10 November 2015

The Timberwolves Are the Kind of Team 12-Year-Olds Fight Over the Right to Play As in Video Games

Slate 3 November 2015

How The Knick Reinvented the Period Drama

Slate 15 October 2015

The New ATLiens: Drake & Future’s “What a Time To Be Alive”

Slate 24 September 2015

Why Roger Goodell’s Latest Disaster Might Actually Be His Undoing

Slate 3 September 2015

Columbia House, Mail-Order Club Famed for Tricking Teens Into Buying Unwanted CDs, Is Dead

Slate 12 August 2015

How Drake Vanquished Meek Mill, and Why Meek Mill Never Really Stood a Chance

Slate 10 August 2015

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME (review)

Slate 9 July 2015

The Decline of Western Civilization Is the Finest Cinematic Distillation of Punk Ever Made

Slate 30 June 2015