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Hang Up: The Carli Lloyd Is a Golden God Edition07/06/15
Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and Bryan Curtis are joined by Stefan Fatsis, who watched the U.S. beat Japan to win the Women’s World Cup. They also talk about the strange economics of NBA free agency and consider the pros and cons of ESPN’s “K Zone”...
Amicus: The Term in Review
Dahlia sits down with three fellow SCOTUS-watchers — Kenji Yoshino, Mark Joseph Stern, and Christian Turner — to reflect on the just-completed term and how it will go down in history. Transcripts of Amicus are available to Slate Plus members. Consider...
Money: The Wine Edition
On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and wine economics expert Karl Storchmann drink some rosé. And then some more rosé. They also talk about: How...
Political: The Killers and Rapists Edition
Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and special guest Matt Yglesias recap the recently ended Supreme Court term, discuss the dire economic situation in Greece, and debate the worthiness of Donald Trump's candidacy. The Slate Political Gabfest is sponsored by...
Gist: Awkward Silence Is Our Polio
Kristin Gore, Tallulah Bankhead, and Alice Roosevelt Longworth are all known for their comedic writings and the daughters of elected officials. Add to that list the Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri. She’s thedaughter of retired Wisconsin...
Gist: Poking Holes in Acupuncture
Today on The Gist, Jeff Ross’ harsh comedic roasts have finally landed him in prison. We’ll speak to the roastmaster general about his new special Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals: Live At Brazos County Jail. Then, Mike asksMaria Konnikovaof theNew Yorkerto...
Podcast for America!: Is Rand Paul Straight Talky?
This week, a look at all of the momentous cultural decisions that have come down, and a question: is this just a fluke, or a signal that the tide has officially turned in the so-called “culture wars?” Plus, sifting through the responses made by our...
The Culture Gabfest: Quinquennial Strut Edition
Julia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Slate's Chris Molanphy discuss the Brian Wilson biopic Love and Mercy, the songs of summer (or not), and reveal their favorite summer struts for 2015.
Gist: Will Gay Marriage Upend Gay Culture?
The Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage will welcome a new era in equality, acceptance, and fretting. A recent headline even predicted a “twinge of loss” for modern gay culture.On The Gist, Slate’s J. Bryan Lowder explains what the ruling means for...
The Moment - Debbie Gibson: 6/30/15
Debbie Gibson, the pop music icon known for songs such as “Only In My Dreams” and “Lost in Your Eyes” joins us this week to talk about the highs and lows of her career and walking the line between being a product and an artist. Debbie also shares...
Gist: The Following Story Is Based on Real Presidents
Today on The Gist, the return of “Names in the News!” Plus, Brad Melzer from the Lost History TV series explains how real presidential lore and relationships influenced his new novel The President's Shadow. You can hear Brad’s previous appearance on...
Hang Up: The Other People's Podcasts Edition
In a special edition of Slate's Hang Up and Listen, we feature segments from three fellow sports podcasts, including Howler's DUMMY, a show about soccer, Effectively Wild from Baseball Prospectus, and 538's Hot Takedown. Slate's Hang Up and Listen is...
Lexicon: LinguaFile XIII | Mystery Word
Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss a mystery word or phrase with lexicographer Ben Zimmer. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/podcastsplus. Twitter:...
Money: The Punchbowl Edition
On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of Mathbabe.org and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss: How Ab InBev's takeover of craft beers affects beer drinkers. And is there a parallel situation in the...
Amicus: The Storm Arrives
With the ink barely dry on two momentous Supreme Court decisions affecting marriage equality and health care, Dahlia discusses the history, high points, and likely impact of those decisions with Walter Dellinger, professor of law at Duke University, a...
Gist: 1990, The Year Before Music Changed Forever
Today on The Gist, Slate’sDahlia Lithwickexplains the vulnerability of Friday’s SCOTUS ruling on gay marriage, and a favorite Scalia moment from the arguments. She’s the host of the Slate podcastAmicus. Plus, our regular guestChris Molanphysuffers...
Political: The "Wait! There's Marriage Equality!" Edition...
On this special mini-episode, everyone drops what they were doing to talk about a historic day at the Supreme Court. Emily Bazelon (calling from the side of a highway somewhere in New England), John Dickerson (hidden away in the CBS compound), and...
Political: The Jiggery-Pokery Edition
Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act, the meaning and symbolism of Confederate iconography, and Pope Francis's encyclical on climate change. The Slate Political Gabfest is...
Gist: Is the "Five-Second Rule" Baloney?
Today on The Gist, you will either be happily relieved or totally devastated by what we’ve learned about the “five-second rule.” Mike asksMaria Konnikovaof theNew Yorkerif she’d eat what we’ve dropped in a series we call“Is That Bulls--t?” For the...
Whistlestop: Truman Defeats Dewey, an Upset for the Ages
In this episode of Slate's podcast about presidential campaign history, chief political correspondent John Dickerson explains how Harry Truman pulled off an improbable victory over Thomas Dewey in the election of 1948. Love Slate podcasts? Listen...
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