Shannon Palus, Slate

Shannon Palus


New York, United States

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Past articles by Shannon:

Why Falling Is So Dangerous for People Like Mitch McConnell

No reason to dance around it: When you’re old, falls can kill. → Read More

Help! One of My Employees Is Cheating On His Wife—While He’s on the Clock.

If this comes out, it will be a mess. → Read More

Help! My Sister and My Ex Are Expecting Their First Baby. It’s the Ultimate Betrayal.

I can't let go of her deliberate cruelty. → Read More

Help! Ever Since My Childhood Best Friend Moved In, Our Relationship Has Taken an Unexpected Turn.

I can't say I mind it. → Read More

Help! My Husband Doesn’t Remember Anything I Tell Him.

A day later...poof! → Read More

Help! I Assumed My Girlfriend’s Bad Attitude Meant She Was on Her Period. Yikes.

It was supposed to be a nice gesture. → Read More

The Case for Running Slowly

Yes, even if you’re competitive. → Read More

Like Nine Out of Ten Americans, I Don’t Eat Enough Fruit and Vegetables. Here’s How I Added Some Accountability to My Meals.

I’m pretty skeptical of food-tracking apps! But this one was just basic enough to help. → Read More

Ticketmaster: Yes, We Know We Screwed Over a Bunch of Loyal Taylor Swift Fans

Select Swifties will have an additional chance to purchase seats. → Read More

Taylor Swift and Ticketmaster Messed With the Wrong People: Data Analysts

Swifties are convinced a ticket sale screwed them over. Bring out the charts. → Read More

Taylor Swift Is a Capitalist

You can feel annoyed and betrayed by her ticketing debacle. → Read More

Jennifer Aniston’s Latest Absurd Photo Shoot Is Hiding Something

This dewy 53-year-old has a few things to sell you. → Read More

What It Means When Taylor Swift Calls Herself “Fat”

She removed the word from her "Anti-Hero" video following backlash. → Read More

Meet the Guy Who Sold a Casket to Taylor Swift

Sales are yet to spike. "You either need a casket or you don't," he says. → Read More

Why No One Can Invent a Better Way to Kill Warts

And what it will take to rethink a pesky condition. → Read More

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

A Slate debate. → Read More

Actually, Dr. Oz Is Right That It’s OK to “Smash” Your Cousin!

Scientifically speaking. → Read More

The Government Is Pinching Pennies on COVID Now

So long to a clear success of the pandemic response. → Read More

SSRIs Are a Tool. They’re Also Fueling a Cultural Movement.

Celebrities and influencers are reducing stigma around antidepressants. But they’re a tool, not a one-size-fits-all solution. → Read More

The Most Surprising Part of the New CDC COVID Guidance

One point in particular feels like a big departure. → Read More