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Slate's Daily Podcast includes the Political Gabfest, the Culture Gabfest, our sports show Hang Up and Listen, the Double X Gabfest, the Audio Book Club, and Manners for the Digital Age. You'll also find audio versions of Slate articles and other special features.

Slate's Daily Podcast includes the Political Gabfest, the Culture Gabfest, our sports show Hang Up and Listen, the Double X Gabfest, the Audio Book Club, and Manners for the Digital Age. You'll also find audio versions of Slate articles and other special features.
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Episodes

Hang Up: The Edward R. Tebow Edition

12/10/2018
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by NPR’s Gene Demby to discuss Heisman winner Kyler Murray’s impending choice between pro baseball and pro football, the Philadelphia 76ers’ chemistry issues with Jimmy Butler in the mix, and the NFL’s request for new punting proposals. Kyler Murray (2:30): Can the Oklahoma star play both football and baseball at the professional level? Should he try? Sixers (22:27): Joel Embiid is the face of the franchise. Jimmy Butler is a hyper-competitive star....

Duration:01:01:14

Who Runs That: Carnival CEO Arnold Donald

12/10/2018
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Seth Stevenson talks to Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald about what it’s like to oversee nine different cruise lines at once. In their conversation, Donald talks about some of the trends in cruising, explains how a business insight helped his company save a lot of money on arugula, and recounts some of the challenges he’s faced as one of just a handful of black CEOs of big, publicly traded companies. This episode is brought to you by Merrill Lynch. Get started today at ML.com/you.

Duration:00:35:38

What Next: We're in the New York Times

12/9/2018
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No big deal. Did you see What Next mentioned in the New York Times? We'll be back with more shows in January. Until then, these are some of our favorite episodes: The Gun-Owning Doctors Changing the Gun Debate, Nov. 15th Sins of the Fathers, Nov. 14th The Wildfires to Come, Nov. 13th Talk to you soon.

Duration:00:15:33

Working at MoMA: How Does a Museum Security Supervisor Do His Job?

12/9/2018
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This week Chet Gold tells Jordan about all the unexpected excitement of working security at a museum. Chet is not only a MoMA security supervisor but an artist in his own right. That’s why he’s treated his hours standing guard over some of the world’s most priceless art like a sort of residency. That is, when he’s not stopping people from destroying paintings with selfie sticks or spotting out potential vandals. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Merrill Lynch....

Duration:00:50:15

Employee of the Month: Hannibal Buress & Marina Franklin Talk Consensual Sex, Chicago, and Stand Up

12/8/2018
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Catie Lazarus, Hannibal Buress and Marina Franklin, talk about sex, stand up, consensual sex, podcasting, code-switching and Chicago and New York’s comedy scenes. Buress reveals his secret to acting and Marina reveals how Amy Schumer inspired her to come into her own. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: LinkedIn Talent Solutions. For $50 off your first job post, go to linkedin.com/EMPLOYEE Citrix. Start working smarter today at citrix.com/employee. Helix, a new...

Duration:01:01:06

Amicus: Mapping the Mueller Investigation

12/8/2018
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*This week's show was recorded before Friday's filings concerning Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen, but the merits of the discussion stand. Mimi Rocah, a former federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York, now a Criminal Justice Fellow at Pace Law School draws out the themes of the Mueller investigation. Plus Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Riyaz Kanji, an attorney for the Creek Nation, to explore the fascinating questions and disgraceful history involved in Carpenter v Murphy, a...

Duration:01:08:16

Slate Money: The Yellow Vests and Golden Passports Edition

12/8/2018
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Facebook in Europe, Sandberg and Harvard Business School, the ‘Yellow Vest’ protests in France, and a look at the yield curve with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Duff McDonald. In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, Emily, and Duff discuss more McKinsey gossip. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, @duffmcdonald Production by Max Jacobs. Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

Duration:00:49:56

Trumpcast: The Tragic Flaw Of James Comey

12/7/2018
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Virginia Heffernan talks to analyst Mieke Eoyang, Vice President for Third Way’s National Security Program, about all things James Comey, including his testimony and takes on his role and righteousness, and what we would want to hear from him. Plus, Rex Tillerson, the new UN ambassador and how Trump elects women to his cabinet, and more Trump-Russia.

Duration:00:39:31

Gist: High Time for Impeachment?

12/7/2018
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On The Gist, the GOP isn’t overtly racist. But it once was. In the interview, Liz Holtzman was the youngest woman to be elected to the House of Representatives, and she did it in 1973. She also served as a member of the House Judiciary Committee as they held impeachment hearings for Richard Nixon. In her new book, The Case For Impeaching Trump, she explains what exactly is required to impeach a president and why Trump’s actions might have already justified those proceedings. In the Spiel,...

Duration:00:38:08

Gist: The Walk of the Town

12/6/2018
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On The Gist, is Sherrod Brown annoying? In the interview, Matt Green is on a yearslong mission to walk all the streets of New York City—and Jeremy Workman filmed him doing many of them for a documentary, The World Before Your Feet. Alongside Workman and executive producer Jesse Eisenberg, Green talks about Staten Island’s ordinary charm, the odd street-naming conventions of Queens, and how a life of perpetual walking makes dating pretty hard. In the Spiel, PETA. This episode is brought to...

Duration:00:28:58

Political: The "Last Wasp" Edition

12/6/2018
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson and David Plotz discuss the legacy of George H.W. Bush, the power-grab by Wisconsin Republicans, and election fraud in North Carolina. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest

Duration:01:23:27

Studio 360: Unhung heroes

12/6/2018
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Why is contemporary culture obsessed with how well-endowed men are and yet in classical art men are so small? Kurt Andersen unravels the mystery with a classics scholar, Andrew Lear. Stacey Rose is a playwright, but when she’s not working to take audiences’ breath away on stage, she’s doing the opposite in her day job: she’s a respiratory therapist. And finally, a Studio 360 holiday tradition in the making — a Christmas-themed radio drama based on a short story by Kurt Andersen. This...

Duration:00:54:23

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: Parent Like it's 1985 Edition

12/6/2018
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss whether to confront an overprotective daycare, how to make sure your kids aren't "the mean ones", Triumphs and Fails, "endorsements" and more. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: M. Gemi. For $50 off your first pair of shoes, go to mgemi.com/MOMANDDAD. Gobble, for $50 off your first box, go to gobble.com/momanddad. American Express, don’t do business without it.

Duration:00:52:09

The Waves: The "Rifles or Ruffles" Edition

12/6/2018
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This week on The Waves, Christina is joined by Georgetown University professor Marcia Chatelain and Vice President at the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Latifa Lyles. First, they discuss the phenomenon of instagram influencers “blackfishing” their followers. Then they share their thoughts on gender reveal parties. Lastly, they talk about the new HBO documentary Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland. Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Research assistance by Alex...

Duration:01:17:18

Gist: The Eulogy Myth

12/5/2018
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On The Gist, stop wishing Jews happy holidays if Hanukkah has already passed. How do you explain wit? James Geary attempted to answer that question with his new book, Wit’s End: What Wit Is, How It Works, and Why We Need It, but quickly found that the only way to write about comedy is to write comedy. He joins us to discuss the difficulties of examining this subject, the various types of wit, and why Buster Keaton is a master of the form. In the Spiel, eulogies are the best part of any...

Duration:00:29:55

Trumpcast: Those 80s Moments That Politicized Trump

12/5/2018
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Virginia Heffernan tackles the history of Trump-Russia ties with Seth Abramson, author of “Proof of Collusion” and an arbiter of curatorial journalism. Virginia poses questions for Seth from Twitter, including a speed round examining the role of women whitewashing Trump, the prospective futures of Ivanka Trump and Michael Flynn, and the best and worst case scenarios for Trump at this point.

Duration:00:44:30

If Then: The Civil Rights Group Targeted By Facebook

12/5/2018
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On today’s show, hosts April Glaser and Will Oremus discuss the news that Tumblr will soon be banning all adult content on its site -- this in response to some instances of child pornography that got it suspended from Apple’s App Store. Hundreds of thousands of Tumblr users are upset, and the plan appears to be backfiring. Then we’re excited to bring you a pair of interviews today, with two people who have emerged as leading critics of Facebook—one from the outside, and one from within,...

Duration:00:43:40

The Good Fight: Helen Pluckrose

12/5/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Helen Pluckrose, editor of Areo Magazine and one of the perpetrators of the “Sokal Squared” hoax, about her opposition to the postmodern turn of parts of the left, whether a form of liberal universalism is feasible, and how to call out the shortcomings of the left without becoming a tool of the right.. Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter: @Yascha_Mounk This podcast was made in collaboration with New America. Podcast...

Duration:00:58:10

Slow Burn Live: The Kingdom and the Power

12/5/2018
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A special edition of Slow Burn features Leon Neyfakh live on stage. In the second of two episodes, Leon was joined in by Emily Bazelon, Wesley Morris, Dan Savage, and Andi Zeisler to explore lingering questions about the Clinton legacy. Plus, Clara Jeffery discusses Hillary Clinton.

Duration:00:50:33

Culture Gabfest: Girls, Girls, Burgers, Edition

12/5/2018
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Julia Turner, Stephen Metcalf, and Dana Stevens discuss the film Support the Girls, the LeCarre TV adaptation Little Drummer Girl, and the saga of a writer at Thrillist who may or may not have killed a great burger joint. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: SimpliSafe, protect your home today with twenty-four seven monitoring for just fifteen dollars a month, visit simplisafe.com/culture. Slack, the collaboration hub for work. Learn more at Slack.com.

Duration:01:01:01