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Dear Prudence: Twincest and TV

9/17/2019
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Prudence is joined this week by Portia Elan, who lives in Oakland and works as a Teen Librarian. A friend once described her as “farm strong.” Prudie and Elan tackle letters about what to do when your twin son and daughter are obsessed with a TV show centered around incest, how to handle discovering that your beloved Nana who raised you, held shocking secrets about your family origins, should you carry out your 11 year-old niece’s wishes that you out her to the rest of the family, how to...

Duration:00:51:01

Lexicon: Has English Gotten Less Complex?

9/17/2019
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Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. English has shed many of its nuances over the centuries. Take pronouns, for example. Twitter: @lexiconvalley Facebook: facebook.com/LexiconValley Email: lexiconvalley@slate.com

Duration:00:39:39

How To!: Look Like a Superhero

9/17/2019
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How did Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman get so buff to play Deadpool and Wolverine? An up-and-coming Hollywood actor wants to know so he can land his own superhero role. We turn to Reynolds’ and Jackman’s trainer, Don Saladino, who says the key to six-pack abs and bulging biceps is not what you think. In fact, it’s something we can all do. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now.

Duration:00:29:29

Studio 360 Extra: New York Icons: ‘Siembra’

9/17/2019
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Studio 360’s American Icon series has explored dozens of influential works of art and entertainment that have shaped who we are as Americans. Now we turn to our hometown of New York for a new batch of Icons stories about works of art that were born in the city and impacted the lives of people everywhere. This time: the album “Siembra” by Willie Colón and Ruben Blades, which many salsa fanatics thought was doomed when it came out on Fania Records in 1978.

Duration:00:24:28

What Next: What Does It Mean to Be "for Impeachment”?

9/17/2019
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Last week the House Judiciary Committee voted along party lines on new investigative procedures the panel will use as they inch closer and closer to possibly writing articles of impeachment. So, has the impeachment conversation changed on Capitol Hill? And is today’s hearing with Corey Lewandowski the first test? Guest: Rachael Bade, Congressional reporter for the Washington Post Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now.

Duration:00:24:18

Mom and Dad: How to Be a Family Edition

9/17/2019
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On this special midweek bonus episode, Dan Kois shares the first chapter of the audiobook of How to Be a Family, plus Dan is joined by retired MADAF all-stars Allison Benedikt and Gabe Roth to talk about the trip around the world, the lessons Dan and his family learned, and all the fails along the way.

Duration:01:03:40

Hang Up and Listen: The Bernie and LeBron Are Both on Board Edition

9/16/2019
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by SB Nation’s Matt Brown to talk about California’s Fair Pay to Play Act; the New York Times’ Joe Drape discusses Triple Crown winner Justify’s positive drug test; and ex-NFL player Ryan O’Callaghan joins for a conversation about his memoir My Life on the Line. Fair Pay to Play Act (01:54): What does this California legislation mean for the future of college sports and athlete compensation? Justify (21:49): What we know about the horse, its trainer...

Duration:01:17:29

Gist: Comedy Week: Stand-Up Comedy

9/16/2019
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On The Gist, we’re kicking off our week on the world of comedy by talking to three comedians about the state of stand-up comedy. Adam Ferrara, Aparna Nancherla, and Hari Kondabolu talk with Mike about the way they perform, how they interact with their audience and fans, and pushing boundaries in the art form.

Duration:00:37:38

What Next: Is Texas Moving on Guns?

9/16/2019
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Last week, the Lt. Governor of Texas, Dan Patrick, came out in support of modest background checks for gun sales. In the past, even the mere suggestion of tighter gun laws were a career ender for Texas Republicans. Are the political winds shifting on guns in Texas? Guest: Ross Ramsey, executive editor of the Texas Tribune Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, Danielle Hewitt, and Mara Silvers. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now.

Duration:00:18:01

Slate Money: Succession, S2E6, “Yuppie RoboCop”

9/16/2019
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Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO’s wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family, so every Monday we’ll be discussing the previous night’s episode with spoiler-filled glee. This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Taffy Brodesser-Akner of the New York Times. They discuss Rhea’s role in the whole succession question, the meaning of “Argestes” and the many reasons to love Gerri. Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About Roman’s Quirky Sits on Succession? by Megh...

Duration:00:44:58

Working: How Does an Influencer Analytics CEO Do His Job?

9/15/2019
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For her first season hosting Working, Slate’s own Rachelle Hampton takes a deep dive into the brand new industry popping up around social media influencers. To kick off the season, she sits down with Frank Spadafora, founder and CEO of D'Marie Analytics, co-founder of The Cast Agency and owner of the ICON Convention. Frank started D’Marie Analytics before most of us even heard the term ‘influencer’ and in the years since, he’s developed a data-driven way to quantify exactly how much an...

Duration:00:48:52

Slate Money: The Meritocracy Trap

9/14/2019
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This week, Yale Professor Daniel Markovits joins Emily and Felix to discuss his new book ‘The Meritocracy Trap’, Jeffrey Epstein and the MIT Media Lab, and the Volfefe Index. Plus: Bill Gates and Jeffrey Epstein. Follow@felixsalmon,@EmilyRPeck

Duration:00:52:16

Amicus: The Clerk’s Eye View of Justice John Paul Stevens

9/14/2019
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Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Professor Sonja West of the University of Georgia School of Law and Professor Jamal Greene of Columbia Law School, both former clerks to Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. They discuss his life, legacy, and the lessons they learned from the late justice. donorschoose.org/AMICUS Podcast production by Sara Burningham. Follow Slate’s Amicus on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/amicuspodcast/

Duration:01:11:19

Gist: Do the Hustle

9/13/2019
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On The Gist, questions the debate needed. In the interview, director Lorene Scafaria is here to talk with Mike about the new film Hustlers. They discuss recruiting Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, and Cardi B, the importance of Chopin, and filming at a strip club. In the Spiel, the crazy things said during the debate. Want to see a special episode of The Gist live in New York? Get your tickets here! Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now.

Duration:00:33:23

Political: Democratic Debate Special: Slate Plus Teaser

9/13/2019
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson and David Plotz discuss the latest Democratic presidential debate including Castro's dig into Biden, nationalized healthcare, and strategies for how to effectively pick a fight with President Trump. You can tweet suggestions, links, and questions to @SlateGabfest. Tweet us your cocktail chatter using #cocktailchatter or post it to our Facebook page. (Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.) The email address for the Political...

Duration:00:01:49

Hit Parade: Ladies of the Canyon and the Rhythm Nation

9/13/2019
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In this monthly mini-episode of Hit Parade, host Chris Molanphy is joined by Asha Saluja, operations manager for Slate Podcasts and new producer of these monthly mini-episodes. Asha tells Chris about an episode of Hit Parade about a certain pop queen–turned–EDM goddess that bridged two seemingly unrelated parts of her personal music history. Chris gives Asha the scoop on the anecdote from the last full-length Hit Parade episode about the TV appearance responsible for keeping Joni Mitchell...

Duration:00:27:29

What Next: Trump Takes On the Auto Industry

9/13/2019
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There’s a fight brewing between four auto makers and the Trump administration. This fight is largely about environmental regulations -- but it’s also about what kind of governance is required to have a thriving national economy. And the U.S. might be losing its edge. Guest: Tim Puko, reporter covering energy policy for the Wall Street Journal. Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, Danielle Hewitt, and Mara Silvers. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast...

Duration:00:28:42

Trumpcast: Bolton and Mattis Are Not White Horses

9/13/2019
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Virginia Heffernan talks to information and political analyst Molly McKew about why we’re not getting more vital information from those leaving the Trump administration, institutional erosion, the lack of honorable men, lessons from Russia, and what she’s doing at the Oslo Freedom Forum in Taiwan.

Duration:00:41:35

Gist: Leave It to Lovett

9/12/2019
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On The Gist, what should we care about? In the interview, Jon Lovett is here to talk with Mike about Joe Biden, debate in liberal roundtables, the Overton window, and the live Lovett or Leave It show at Radio City Music Hall on September 13, 2019. In the Spiel, Joe Biden is fading. Want to see a special episode of The Gist live in New York? Get your tickets here! Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now.

Duration:00:29:43

Political: Last Mustache in Washington

9/12/2019
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The cancelled Taliban talks, John Bolton’s departure, and guest Paul Tough’s new book The Years That Matter Most. For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Emily, David, and John debate the ideal length for books and movies. You can tweet suggestions, links, and questions to @SlateGabfest. Tweet us your cocktail chatter using #cocktailchatter or post it to our Facebook page. (Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.) The email address for the Political Gabfest...

Duration:01:07:35