Dan Slater

A former reporter for the Wall Street Journal, Dan Slater has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Atlantic, among other publications. He is the author of Love in the Time of Algorithms.

Articles by Dan Slater

The Yes Man

Aug 24, 2016 By Dan Slater

He was just a regular kid in South Texas, until a brush with the law propelled Gabriel Cardona into petty crime—and the service of a drug lord rising to power across the Rio Grande. In this exclusive excerpt from Wolf Boys: Two American Teenagers and Mexico’s Most Dangerous Drug Cartel, Dan Slater traces the true story of how one Laredo boy went from high school dropout to hit man.