Self-Pity

Soap spoilers –​ EastEnders exit aftermath, Hollyoaks threat, Coronation Street crash, Emmerdale warning

<i>EastEnders</i> has revealed a first look at the aftermath of Donna Yates's exit in these brand new spoiler pictures.<p>Lisa Hammond's character bowed out …

Soap Operas

Nelson Mandela’s letters detail his 27 years as the world’s most famous political prisoner

As a correspondent in South Africa during the final violent spasms of the apartheid regime and the jubilant election of the country’s first black …

Africa

The Hart Crane Controversy by William Logan

If you happen to be a critic, it may come as a shock that not all readers share your opinions. Worse, they write letters to the editor demanding that …

Literature

Masculine Dads Raise Confident Daughters

My father never let me get away with self-pity. Never allowed me to win an argument with tears.<p>The summer I graduated from college, I joined my father one Saturday night at his favorite hangout, Borders Books. Much to my brother’s and my embarrassment, our father treated it like a library. He would …

Bill Clinton

Why Your Relationships Don't Work Out, Based On Your Attachment Style

When the table is set correctly, love is everyone’s favorite subject. The inexplicable nature of prolonged happiness’ inevitable destiny is so pure …

Relationships

Sleeping Alone

I find the divorce papers in the stack of junk mail and late payment notices. Alex, watching <i>Adventure Time</i> beside me on the sofa, knows something’s …

Divorce

‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’: Van Sant’s spiritual bookend to ‘Drugstore Cowboy’

Hard to believe, but it's been nearly 30 years (!) since Gus Van Sant made "Drugstore Cowboy," still one of the most definitive big-screen accounts …

Gus Van Sant

The Truth About “Happy Weight”

Go ahead, take a bite.<p><i>by</i><p>You know that expression, your “happy weight?” For years, those words could not co-exist peacefully for me—it was always a …

Princeton University

The Faces of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

<b>Dr. Jason Fung</b>: I was having a discussion with Megan Ramos the other day in clinic, and she mentioned that yet another patient had gotten pregnant …

Pregnancy

“Model’s Assistant”

<i>The following is from Alissa Nutting's collection,</i> Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls<i>. The collection tells the stories of 17 misfit women and girls</i> …

Fashion Shows

Joaquin Phoenix stars in the captivating addiction drama ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’

Gus Van Sant’s “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot” is a biopic of the late Oregon cartoonist John Callahan, which is to say it’s a movie about a …

Gus Van Sant

With Impish Humor, 'Don’t Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot' Explores The Never-Ending Process Of Healing

Support the news<p>Review<p>For over three decades now, Gus Van Sant has been walking a fine line between esoteric art projects and feel-good Hollywood …

Gus Van Sant

How Heartbreak + Hustle Shaped Lindsay Ell's Breakout

Lindsay Ell loves the grind. She takes pride in a schedule packed tighter than Harry Styles' jeans and gets anxiety when she's home for longer than a …

Country Music

All Tomorrow’s Parties

Christopher Stoddard’s new novel charts the rough path to queer self-knowledge.<p><i>This post is part of</i> <i>Outward</i><i>, Slate’s home for coverage of LGBTQ life,</i> …

Lifestyle

The Originals season 5 episode 11 review: ‘Til the Day I Die

The Originals celebrates an intimate wedding and Elijah reflects on a cherished reunion with Hayley.<p>The wardrobe department on <i>The Originals</i> went all …

Entertainment

The Saddest Children’s Book in the World

What could be simpler than a bubble, a thin little floating membrane, the symbol of an innocent, trouble-free childhood? But, it is said, one cannot live in a bubble: it’s right there in the definition, “a good or fortunate situation that is isolated from reality or unlikely to last.” In this …

Webcomics

A former Ukip councillor has been jailed for murdering his wife – but according to his mates, it’s him we should feel sorry for

Former Ukip councillor Stephen Searle strangled his wife Anne to death. According to the forensic pathologist who worked on the case, the victim …

Opinion (UK)

Wimbledon Reflections: It was an eventful week at the All England Club

Returning home from Wimbledon on Monday, I found myself reflecting on a tournament that was compelling in so many ways. The end of the proceedings …

Tennis

Man’s Internal Struggle With his Mental Health & How To Improve Yours

The number of those suffering from anxiety and depression continues to soar with no sign of slowing down. As a result, we’ll see the number of those …

Mental Health

Katy Perry Suffered From “Situational Depression'' Due to Widely Panned Witness Album

Rather than letting herself sulk in self-pity, the performer chose to view the rough patch as a learning experience. She explained, "Music is my …

Katy

8 Life Stages of a Photographer

If you've been a photographer for a while, you know that there are certain developmental stages that every photographer goes through.From newbie that …

Photography

The Seven Stages of a Woman‘s Scorn

Probably for no other reason than William Congreve’s famous line, “Heav’n has no rage like love to hatred turn’d / Nor Hell a fury, like a woman …

Relationships

A stricken dancer and the walker she uses to create ballet | Stu Bykofsky

A 2005 injury shattered her dream of becoming a ballerina. Four years later, multiple sclerosis stole her ability to walk.<p>Danielle Bourgeon, who had …

Multiple Sclerosis

From “failed musician” to innovative entrepreneur

Share selection to:<p>CHRIS HATZIS<br>Eavesdrop on Experts, a podcast about stories of inspiration and insights. It’s where expert types obsess, confess and …

Australian Universities

‘What my doctor told me made me wish I’d cancelled my appointment and didn’t know the truth.’

If you think you might be infertile, are struggling with infertility, or just want to know more, we have a special page with everything you need to …

Moscow Museums and the World Cup

Check out these five football-themed exhibits at Moscow's greatest museums and galleries and keep the World Cup spirit alive a little longer.

Art

Eighth Grade And The Apex Of Excruciating Adolescence

<b>Eight Grade</b> <i>is out now. Get your tickets here!</i><p>Armed with a beauty blender and a hairdryer, Kayla opens <b>Eighth Grade</b> preparing for a day at school. …

High School

Two Different Populations; Why It Is Clear that Some Black Males Will and Some Will Not Make it in Life.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) After a recent conversation with a male student who by all indications decided to turn his back on the …

African-American News

What I Wasn’t Ready for in Pastoral Ministry

Young pastors today are often cool, impressive, and popular. But the pastoral ministry that has borne eternal fruit down through the centuries has …

Evangelical Christianity

How to Write While the World’s Burning Down

This was a difficult post for me to write. I stopped and started at least five times. I was going to post about something much lighter. Why was this …

San Diego