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Spoiler: White God03/28/15
Slate's Dana Stevens and Forrest Wickman discuss White God. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
Amicus: Mercury Rising
How should the EPA weigh costs when regulating toxic emissions? Dahlia Lithwick speaks with lawyers on both sides of a Supreme Court case posing that question. And she reviews the highlights of a case testing the limits of free speech on license...
Money: The Podcast Podcast
On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, plus special guests Alex Blumberg of Gimlet Media and Will Mayo of Spoken Layer discuss the business of digital audio. This week’s podcast is sponsored...
Gist: The Pit Boss of House of Cards
Today on The Gist, we imagine the hearts and minds of the most powerful through the iconic character Frank Underwood. Beau Willimon, the showrunner and creator of Netflix’s House of Cards joins us in studio. For the Spiel, bring back Pat from In the...
Political: The "Say It with Me: President Ted Cruz" Edition
Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and special guest Jamelle Bouie discuss the presidential ambitions of Sen. Ted Cruz, the Supreme Court case involving license plates and the Confederate flag, and the deliberate downing of a German airliner. Twitter:...
Gist: Immigrants Don’t Steal Jobs
Today on The Gist, Adam Davidson of NPR’s Planet Money explains what economists really think of immigration laws. He recently wrote the feature Debunking the Myth of the Job-Stealing Immigrant for the New York Times Magazine. For the Spiel, what to do...
The Americans S:3 | E:9 Do Mail Robots Dream of Electric Sheep? | Slate...
Each week on Slate's TV Club Insider podcast, the creators, cast, and crew of TheAmericans reveal behind-the-scenes details about the making of the FX drama's third season. In this installment about the ninth episode, “Do Mail Robots Dream of Electric...
Mom And Dad Are Fighting: Tampon Falling Out of Your Ear Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we discuss attending sex ed with your teen and how to deal with guns in people's homes.
Gist: Practical Yolks
How should we understand the evolving nature of U.S. dietary guidelines? Today on The Gist, Marion Nestle, a professor of nutrition, food studies, and public health at New York University, explains how the committees modify nutritional guidelines....
Walking DeadS:5 | E:15 Try | Slate TV Club
Mike Vuolo and Chris Wade recap Episode 15 of The Walking Dead, “Try.” Mike is the host ofSlate's Lexicon Valley podcast and a senior producer forSlatepodcasts, and Chris is a producer for theSlate Video team. Slate Plusmembers can download an ad-free...
Better Call Saul S:1 | E:8 Rico | Slate TV Club
In the latest episode of Slate’s TV Club podcast about Better Call Saul, June Thomas and Seth Stevenson summarize last week’s listener challenge—and issue another: If Harold’s copier code relates to the year a certain dictator rose to power, what’s...
Culture Gabfest: The Scamp Stamp Edition
Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the HBO documentary It's Me, Hilary, Jacob Rubin's Slate piece on the art of celebrity impressions, and Laura Kipnis' essay about teacher-student relationships, "Sexual Paranoia Strikes Academe."...
Gist: The Wizard of Ooze
Remember when Mike Pesca gargled Pond’s cold cream on The Gist? That gargle honored the master orator and Republican Sen. EverettDirksen, who collaborated with a Democrat, Lyndon B. Johnson, to pass major civil rights legislation. Today, Todd Purdum...
Gist: The #NotAMovie Challenge Begins
Now that we’ve become indifferent to illegal and even legal forms of corruption, what will it take to improve the accountability of our public officials? Our guest Zephyr Teachout examines corruption’s past and present. She’s the author of Corruption...
Hang Up: The Stuffed Sparrow on a Cricket Ball Edition
Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca talk about the opening weekend of the NCAA tournament and the early retirement of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland. They’re also joined by writer Andrew Miller to discuss the Cricket World Cup....
Working: The "How Does a Bail Bondsman Work?" Edition
In this installment of Slate's podcast about work, host Adam Davidson of NPR's Planet Money and the New York Times Magazine talks with veteran bail bondsman Ira Judelson. "I am the bank for people that get incarcerated," Judelson says, describing the...
It’s Me, Hilary: The Man Who Drew Eloise Companion Podcast
In this official companion to the HBO Documentary film It’s Me, Hilary, host Hugo Lindgren speaks with illustrator and author Hilary Knight, and the documentary’s director Matt Wolf. It’s Me, Hilary: The Man Who Drew Eloise debuts on HBO March 23 at 9...
Lexicon: And Infinitum
Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss whether "try and" is an acceptable substitute for "try to."
Money: The Literary Edition
On this week’s episode writer Alissa Quart schools host Felix Salmon and co-host Jordan Weissmann of Slate on the literary side of finance. This week’s episode was sponsored by Casper, an obsessively engineered mattress at a shockingly fair price. Get...
Gist: Scharpling and Wurster Do It Best
Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster rarely analyze why their brand of two-man radio comedy is so potent. Today on the Gist, they pause to consider 13 years of hilariously weird phone calls from Newbridge, NJ. Their box set The Best of The Best Show is...
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