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Political: The Fake ID Edition10/24/14
David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and special guest David Leonhardt of the New York Times discuss the influence of billionaire political donors, debate the value of voter ID laws, and talk about the legacy of the late Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee....
Gist: Tastes Like James Joyce
Today on The Gist, Paul Slovic from Decision Research offers insight into panic psychology. Plus, whiskey sommelier Heather Greene guides Mike through an in-studio tasting: Tullamore Dew, Angels Envy, and Brenne. Shes the author of Whiskey Distilled:...
Mom and Dad: The Your Own Personal Fantasyland Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast on the dos and don'ts of allowance and the magical wonder that is Disney.
Working: Dr. Meri Kolbrener
On Ep. 2 of Working, David Plotz talks with Dr. Meri Kolbrener about how treating poor families in Washington, D.C. requires both technical skill and intense empathy.
Gist: We Work Hard For Less Money
Today on The Gist, a question about opera that has (almost) nothing to do with the controversy over The Death of Klinghoffer at the Metropolitan Opera. Mike asks mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili, star of the Mets new production of Carmen, what its...
Culture: Live from Boston Edition
Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the new Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu film Birdman and revel in the absurdity of "Sexiest Woman Alive" features. They also talk poetry with former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky. Show...
Gist: Soup Was Once Hilarious
Today on The Gist, David Montgomery from the Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Argus Leader explains how a close Senate race has snuck up on South Dakota voters. Plus, Christopher Miller tells us about things that used to be funny but have vanished from...
Gist: The Serial Podcast Ending Is TBD
Today on The Gist, an interview from the new podcast Amicus,[MK1] hosted by Slates Dahlia Lithwick. In the excerpt, Dahlia talks withUniversity of Virginia law professor Douglas Laycock, who argued the case of Holt v. Hobbs. Plus, Sarah Koenig from...
Hang Up: The Whimsy Watch Edition
Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca talk to Grantlands Jonah Keri about the Royals-Giants World Series. They also discuss the ethics of NBA teams tracking their players biometric data, and Bob Ryan joins to talk about his new book Scribe. Show...
Lexicon: LinguaFile IV
Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss a mystery word or phrase with lexicographer Ben Zimmer. Show notes at www.slate.com/lexiconvalley.
Amicus: Let's Salsa with Sotomayor
On Ep. 2 of Amicus, Slates Dahlia Lithwick and former acting solicitor general Walter Dellinger discuss the Surpreme Courts recent non-decisions about abortion and voter I.D. laws. Then Dahlia talks with Joan Biskupic, author of a new biography of...
The "Read These Books" Edition
Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Mathbabe.org and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: The group hosts authors John Lanchester and Jake Halpern to chat about their newly released books.
Gist: Norman Lear, Thanks for TV
Like TV? Then you owe a debt to our guest on The Gist, Norman Lear. Hes the author of Even This I Get to Experience, and responsible for TV shows including All in the Family, Maude, and Good Times. For the Spiel, a chance to issue corrections from the...
Political: The "Is Amazon Evil?" Edition
David Plotz, John Dickerson, and special guest Annie Lowrey discuss the political response to Ebola, ponder the presumptive 2015 Congress, and debate whether Amazon is a monopoly. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest.
Gist: Thanks Bro, Now Get the Hell Out of Feminism
This election season has been full of court fights over voter access laws. Wendy Weiser, director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center, explains why the problem has more to do with a partisan divide in the judiciary than voter fraud. Also on...
Working: Stephen Colbert
On Ep. 1 of Working, Slate's David Plotz talks with Stephen Colbert on how he puts his show together and turns himself from Stephen Colbert into the character Stephen Colbert.
DoubleX Gabfest: Collection of Body Parts Edition
Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and Amanda Hess discuss teen sexting, Gone Girl and the psychobitch, and the plight of the male feminist.
Gist: The Eight-Glasses-of-Water-a-Day Myth
Today on The Gist, a new message of mercy emerges from the Vaticans synod meetings this year. Joshua McElwee from the National Catholic Reporter joins us from Rome. Then, in our regular segment Is This Bulls---?, we ask Maria Konnikova of the New...
The Culture Gabfest: Find Your Biatch Edition
Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss This American Life's wildly popular spinoff show Serial, talk with Dan Pashman about his book Eat More Better, and debate Zadie Smith's essay about New York.
Gist: Working On Our Night Moves
Are Apple and Google beyond the law? Today on The Gist, Hanni Fakhoury from the Electronic Frontier Foundation responds to the FBI directors comments. Plus, artist Stephanie Barber explains the story told by YouTube comments on Bob Segers Night Moves....
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