Susan Matthews, Slate

Susan Matthews


Charlottesville, VA, United States

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Past articles by Susan:

What Will John Fetterman Wear to Tonight’s Debate?

Almost all known pictures of this man feature a hoodie. → Read More

Is Taylor Swift’s Midnights Great or Cringe? Four Generations of Fans Debate.

A Gen Xer, a Millennial, a Zillennial, and a 10-year-old discuss where the singer’s new album ranks. → Read More

The Most Absurd “Solution” to America’s Assault on Women

Even if the Equal Rights Amendment were somehow ratified today, this Supreme Court wouldn't care. → Read More

It’s Been a Ghoulish Week for Men

What the Try Guy, Adam Levine, and Anthony Bourdain have in common. → Read More

Why Joe Biden Was Wrong to Declare the Pandemic “Over”—and Why He Was Right

A Slate debate. → Read More

House of the Dragon’s Huge Success on HBO Raises a Vexing Question

The ratings keep climbing. My self-respect does not. → Read More

The Worst Part About the “Unlikely” Story of a 10-Year-Old Who Needed an Abortion in Ohio

The post-Dobbs world is here—and some aren’t ready to face it. → Read More

The Fundamental Lesson of This Roe Decision

This is not about the Constitution. → Read More

Before Roe, Two Women Changed the Debate About Abortion Forever. We Only Remember One.

Introducing Slow Burn, Season 7. → Read More

Why Alito Can’t Find the Right to Abortion in the Constitution

The justice ignores who the Constitution was written by and for. → Read More

We Didn’t Need a Racially Diverse Sex and the City

We discuss what we’re dreading about And Just Like That. → Read More

The Exact Wrong Thing to Do About Omicron

We keep learning this lesson about the virus again, and again. → Read More

Below Deck’s Chef Rachel, of “Eat My Cooter” Fame, Tells Us What the Show—and Yachting—Is Really Like

Hargrove joins The Waves to dish on the last season, the yachting industry, and the pressures of being a chef. → Read More

The Miami Building Collapse Is a Warning

Waiting to trace the exact lines of causation misses the point. → Read More

How a Controversy Over (Alleged) Dinners at Amy Chua’s House Caused a Meltdown at Yale Law

One half of a notorious Yale power couple finds herself at the center of a school scandal again. → Read More

I Got the J&J Vaccine 8 Days Ago. Here’s What I’m Actually Worried About.

The kind of “pause” that has been instated as is actually pretty normal. → Read More

Goodbye, Donald Trump

He can’t go back up the escalator. → Read More

It’s Almost Over. That’s the Problem.

What most Americans are waiting for is what Trump supporters find intolerable. → Read More

Is Climate Change Happening? The SCOTUS Nominee Can’t Say.

Kamala Harris asked Amy Coney Barrett three simple questions. → Read More

What the President Has Never Understood About COVID Testing

The president's protective bubble was always an illusion. → Read More