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Slate Money: The Of Course, Of Course Edition07/26/14
Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: the state of business journalism, a hedge-fund billionaire's struggle against Herbalife, and the corporate income tax.
The Gist: Would You Let Your Husband Road Trip With an Ex?
Today on The Gist, where do you draw the line with your husbands close female friends? Emily Yoffe of Slates Dear Prudence column joins us for a post-Prudie impact statement concerning a husbands proposed road trip with an ex. Then, Susan Crawford,...
The Political Gabfest: The Joe Biden's White Teeth Edition
Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, John Dickerson, and special guest Julia Ioffe. This week: The chaotic war in Ukraine, the continued fight over Obamacare, and profiling Joe Biden. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.
The Gist: Who’s Better Off: A Roman Emperor, or You?
How good did the Roman emperors have it? The Gist asks UCLA history professor Ronald Mellor to compare a rulers bounty in the ancient world with life in modern America. Plus, Kashmir Hill from Forbes explains the latest tarnish on Facebooks reputation...
Double X Gabfest: The Kim K. Skills Edition
Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and Jessica Winter discuss dating while mentally ill with guest Molly Pohlig, "happy" sleepaway camps, and the iPhone game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.
The Gist: Should Clothing Ever Be Optional?
Today on The Gist, writer Dave Hill tells us about what its like to go on a naked cruise. Then, Mike explains why investor Bill Ackmans high-profile accusations against Herbalife failed to make the company go the way of Enron. Michael Regan, the...
The Culture Gabfest: Ape Not Kill Ape Edition
Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the dark and violent sequel Dawn of the Apes, whether potato salad caused Kickstarter to jump the shark, and the timelessness of Weird Al Yankovic.
The Gist: When Does a Civilian Become a Combatant?
Are all civilians are automatically innocent? Today on The Gist, host Mike Pesca debates a Wall Street Journal op-ed from Thane Rosenbaum, Senior Fellow and Director of the NYU Forum on Law, Culture Society. Plus, Dr. Dalia Gavriely-Nuri from The...
The Gist: NYPD Cold Case from 100 Years Ago, and the Victim Was a Cop
Today on The Gist, reporter Challen Stephens explains how an investigative journalism initiative has brought new attention to horrible prison conditions in Alabama. Then, we learn about the top-secret mission of one of NYCs first Italian heroes, NYPD...
Hang Up and Listen: The Losingest Winner Edition
Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Mike Trouts fame or lack thereof, interview the Iroquois Nationals Ansley Jemison about the World Lacrosse Championship, and talk to NBC Sports Joe Posnanski about Washington Generals coach Red Klotz....
Techno Sapiens: The Quantify This Edition
Future Tense fellows Christine Rosen and Marvin Ammori discuss the quantified-self movement, from fitness and diet trackers to wearables, with the co-founder and CEO of MyFitnessPal, Mike Lee.
WeigelCast: The Club For Growth's Chris Chocola
In this week's episode Slate political reporter Dave Weigel speaks with Chris Chocola, president of the Club for Growth. The Club gives money to fiscally conservative Republican candidates through it's PAC and Super PAC.
Slate Money: Merchants of Death
On this week's special, transatlantic episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and special guest John Gapper of the Financial Times discuss Citigroup's multi-billion dollar mortgage settlement, the merger of...
The Gist: Does Putin Know When to Fold ’Em?
Today on The Gist, Slates Anne Applebaum shares insights into Vladimir Putins next move. How might the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 affect what Applebaum believes is Putins failing strategy in Ukraine? Then, count penguin poo with researcher...
The Political Gabfest: The "So Sue Me" Edition
Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson. This week: House Republicans plan to sue President Obama, Elizabeth Warren rallies the Democratic base, and a woman is arrested for leaving her nine-year-old at the...
The Gist: Comic, Sans Its Hero
Today on The Gist, Ben Lillie from Story Collider explains how muon particles may help us see inside of the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Plus, Archie Comics announced this week that its Life With Archie series would end with protagonist Archie...
Mom And Dad Are Fighting: The Ethan Hawke in a Minivan Edition
Listen to Slates parenting podcast on Boyhood, with special guest dad Richard Linklater, and pre-pregnancy contracts.
The Gist: Your Brain on Bandwidth Poverty
Today on The Gist, as rockets rain from Gaza, Israeli society is resigned to the fight. We speak with Israeli journalist Shlomi Eldar and former Israeli ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren, who explain what makes the current military goal different...
The Culturefest: Migrating Buns Edition
Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss Richard Linklater's new movie Boyhood, whether E!'s plastic surgery reality show Botched actually has a moral universe, and whether Tinder is as female-friendly as it bills itself...
The Gist: Why Is Mike Pesca So Happy?
Today on The Gist, political analyst Jonah Blank from RAND explains how young democracies navigate fair elections. Plus, Mike speaks with Sonja Lyubomirsky, the author of The Myths of Happiness, about how we can make ourselves into happier people by...
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