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Slate Money: The Matt Levine Is Amazing Edition12/27/14
Matt Levine of Bloomberg View discusses three of his favorite stories from 2014 with host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and special guest Shane Ferro of Business Insider. Show notes at slate.com/slatemoney
Political: The “2014 Conundrum Show, Live in Chicago” Edition
Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Ask Amy columnist Amy Dickinson discuss tough philosophical and ethical conundrums about sending kids to private school, keeping secrets from spouses, and why they wish they’d had more sex in their 20s....
DoubleX Gabfest: The Righteous Feminist Outrage
June Thomas, Noreen Malone, and Amanda Hess discuss the year in outrage, how women did in TV this year, and their feminist wishlist for 2015.
Gist: Abraham Grinchstein
Thanksgiving cocktails are about a nice drink with your family, but for Christmas it’s fully medical. Today on The Gist, we return to Hudson Clearwater for a drink with Peter Thomas Fornatale and Chris Wertz. For the Spiel, Mike reveals the real...
The Culture Gabfest "Behold! Ignorance and Want" Edition
Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the Sony Pictures hack attack, Hollywood film franchises, and favorite Christmas movies. Show notes at slate.com/culturefest
Gist: Are You Sure He Had a Red Nose?
How open are Cubans to the idea of democracy? Today on The Gist, Emily Parker weighs the chances of a less repressive government in Cuba. She’s the author of Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices from the Internet Underground. Plus, Mike asks Maria...
Hang Up: The Inside the NBA Insider Edition
Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Kentucky's surplus of basketball talent. They also talk with Sports Illustrated executive editor Jon Wertheim about the future of sports TV and assess Yahoo NBA writer Adrian Wojnarowski. Show notes at...
Gist: Grin and Bear It
Are we experiencing a fundamental reshaping of the status quo in the oil market? Today on The Gist, Keith Johnson from Foreign Policy explains why America’s notion of energy independence through domestic oil production is a fallacy. Plus, wildlife...
Inherent Vice: Slate's Spoiler Special
Slate's Dana Stevens, Aisha Harris and Chris Wade discuss Inherent Vice. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you've seen the movie.
Slate Money: The Quadraphonic Edition
Slate Money on the currency crisis in Russia, a reversal of the swaps "push-out" rule, the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, and U.S.-Cuba relations.
Gist: Bad Movies, Good Podcast
All this week on The Gist, we’re down with O.P.P.: Other People’s Podcasts. In this episode, Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington explain why their reviews of bad movies on The Flop House aren’t your typical Internet snark. Dan says, “We...
Political: The "Why Close Guantanamo When You Can Open Havana?" Edition
David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and John Dickerson discuss the thawing of relations between the U.S. and Cuba with guest Will Dobson. They also talk about Jeb Bush's possible presidential run and Julia Turner joins to explain Slate's Year of Outrage. Show...
Gist: Too Beautiful to Stop
All this week on The Gist, we’re down with O.P.P.: Other People’s Podcasts. In this episode, Luke Burbank from the podcast Too Beautiful to Live explains how he’s built his devoted fans through openness and honesty: “When in doubt, I pretty much just...
Working: The “How Does A Principal Work?” Edition
Slate’s Podcast About Work Explores How a Principal Deals With Angry Parents, Standardized Tests, and Low-Income Middle School Students.
Serial Ep. 12: Slate's Spoiler Special
David Haglund, Katy Waldman, and The Gist's Mike Pesca discuss "What We Know" and whether Serial's first season ended up being "a contemplation on the nature of truth," as Mike once feared. NOTE: Listen to this podcast AFTER you listen to the Serial...
The Gist: For Dana Gould, Editing Is No Laughing Matter
All this week on The Gist, we’re down with O.P.P.: Other People’s Podcasts. In this episode, Dana Gould explains why he’s decided to make a tightly edited comedy podcast: “I didn’t want to do my version of Marc Maron’s podcast. I thought: Marc’s doing...
The Culture Gabfest: I'm a Lumberjack and I'm OK Edition
Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and David Haglund discuss Chris Rock's latest movie Top Five, the Seven Wonders of the Modern World with Slate's Daniel Gross, and what the lumbersexual says about masculinity.
Gist: Ten Years To 'StartUp'
All this week on the The Gist, we’re down with O.P.P.: Other People’s Podcasts. One of our favorites is Alex Blumberg’s StartUp, which tells the story of his startup, Gimlet Media. Blumberg explains the anxiety involved in pulling back the curtain...
Gist: Marc Maron on the Best Podcast Episode Ever
All this week on the The Gist, we’re down with O.P.P.: Other People’s Podcasts. First up: Marc Maron explains the role of empathy in his interviews on WTF: “I don’t know what happens in here, man, but I’m very open in an emotional way, more so than I...
Hang Up: The I Love It When a Plan Comes Together Edition
Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Kobe Bryant’s legacy and the NBA’s conference imbalance. They also talk to Baseball Prospectus’ Sam Miller about MLB’s winter meetings and interview attorney Sharon Vinick about NFL cheerleader...
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