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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

Women in Charge: Nadja West

10/15/2018
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What’s it like to be the woman who runs the military branch of the U.S. Army? On this episode of Women in Charge, Julia Turner talks to Army Surgeon General Nadja West. West speaks about being born into a military family, choosing medicine, and discovering her place as a leader. You can email us at womenincharge@slate.com. Podcast production by Jessica Jupiter

Duration:00:34:29

Working With Weed: How Does a Marijuana Farmer Work?

10/14/2018
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In this episode, Jordan goes back to Green Dragon in Denver to talk with Ryan Milligan, the company’s co-owner and head of cultivation. He quickly learns that the hardest part of farming marijuana definitely isn’t growing the plant. This episode is brought to you by Slack, a workplace communication hub. Find out more at slack.com.

Duration:00:46:35

Employee of the Month: Martha Plimpton and Masha Gessen on Putin, Abortion, and Modeling

10/13/2018
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Once a muse for Calvin Klein, actor Martha Plimpton had ample training before becoming a role model to destigmatizes abortion. Today, Plimpton, who continues to be a prolific actor on and off Broadway, as well as in hit TV shows like The Black List, Younger, and Raising Hope, works with A Is For. A breadwinner from a young age, Plimpton talks to Catie Lazarus about how she coped with burnout. Then Lazarus speaks with National Book Award-winner and New Yorker columnist Masha Gessen about...

Duration:00:38:37

Slate Money: The Win-Win Edition

10/13/2018
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Slate Money on Winners Take All, Silicon Valley’s Saudi Arabia problem, and the alarming IPCC climate report on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Anand Giridharadas. In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, Emily and Anand further discuss the people Anand talked to for his book. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, @AnandWrites Production by Max Jacobs. Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast,...

Duration:00:52:00

Amicus: Due Processing

10/13/2018
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Dahlia Lithwick talks with Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon about the “deep wounds” in the senate following Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation. And she’s joined by Vox’s Matthew Yglesias who brings his nihilism about the institution of the Supreme Court to the show. Please let us know what you think of Amicus. Join the discussion of this episode on Facebook. Our email is amicus@slate.com. Podcast production by Sara Burningham.

Duration:00:58:25

Gist: Olive Branch, Turkey Leg

10/12/2018
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On The Gist, how coverage of bisexuality has changed (for the better). Thanksgiving approaches, and with it all the tension that comes with mixing family and politics in the age of Trump. In that setting, Ike Barinholtz saw grist for a political comedy. He directs and stars in The Oath, in which a family reunion is cleaved by the federal government’s push for Americans to sign a “loyalty waiver to the president.” In the Spiel, what Arizona Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema did as...

Duration:00:29:27

Music Trivia: The '90s Hip-Hop Edition

10/12/2018
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Think you know music? Hit Parade is back with a new episode of The Bridge. This month, Chris Molanphy is joined by Slate's Mike Pesca. Together, they reflect on the last full-length Hit Parade episode, which was about The BeeGees, and look ahead to next month, which is all about ‘90s hip-hop. If you’d like to be a contestant on an upcoming show, sign up for a Slate Plus membership here, and enter as a contestant here. You can also enter to play if you’re already a Slate Plus member. Want...

Duration:00:21:32

I Have to Ask: Coral Davenport

10/12/2018
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Coral Davenport covers energy and the environment for The New York Times. She sits down with Isaac Chotiner to discuss how we should read the U.N.’s terrifying new report on global warming, what other countries are doing to prevent the impending crisis, and the changing rhetoric of those opposed to taking action against climate change. Email: ask@slate.comTwitter: @IHaveToAskPod Podcast production by Max Jacobs. Listen to I Have to Ask via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or...

Duration:00:31:43

Gist: Going to The Good Place

10/11/2018
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On The Gist, Beto O’Rourke and Ted Cruz. At first The Good Place on NBC appears to be a light and easy sitcom about a bad apple accidentally dropped into heaven, but look at little deeper and you’ll find a smart and dense comedy about moral philosophy. Creator Mike Schur joins us to discuss this show’s moral compass, baseball, and the Kant of it all. The Good Place airs on Thursdays on NBC. In the Spiel, Trump’s rally in Erie, Pennsylvania. This episode is brought to you by Exchanges, a...

Duration:00:29:50

Political: The "Angry Mob" Edition

10/11/2018
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Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss the dire new climate report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the aftermath of the Kavanaugh confirmation, and Taylor Swift’s new engagement with politics. 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...

Duration:00:55:19

Studio 360: All most famous

10/11/2018
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Kurt Andersen and Theresa Rebeck discuss her new play about the most acclaimed actress of her day, Sarah Bernhardt. Justine Bateman’s new book examines being inside — and then outside — the fame bubble. A listener finds something surprising inside a book at a used bookstore — an inscription from the famous author of the book to an even more famous novelist. And how New York hip-hop pirate radio station WBAD rose — and fell.

Duration:00:53:15

Cold Turkey Edition

10/11/2018
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Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Gabriel Roth discuss YELLING! and other subjects including kids mocking the weight of their teachers, the privilege conversation, stolen cell phones, and making sick days fun. This episode is brought to you by Mac and Mia, an online clothing subscription service your kid will love. Take $50 off your first order by going to macandmia.com/mom and using the promo code mom.

Duration:00:56:22

The Waves: The Star Report Edition

10/11/2018
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This week on The Waves, host Christina Cauterucci, Slate staffer writer Lili Loofbourow and Georgetown history professor Marcia Chatelain talk about the #metoo movement in light of the Kavanaugh confirmation, the rapturously received A Star Is Born and the new California law requiring women on corporate boards.

Duration:01:06:57

Gist: And What About Yemen?

10/10/2018
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On The Gist, should we continue to trust Facebook with our data? Saudi Arabia’s disastrous war with rebel tribes in Yemen is 3½ years deep, as is America’s support for it. Michael Knights, senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, details the kingdom’s goals: stopping the missile attacks sailing in from Yemen, restoring the country’s ousted leaders, and countering the rebels’ biggest ally, Iran. In the Spiel, the disappearance of abortion providers, the rise of crisis...

Duration:00:34:59

If Then: Is Privacy A Right?

10/10/2018
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On this week’s If Then, Will Oremus and April Glaser discuss the latest data spill in Silicon Valley: It’s Google this time. And it’s time to talk gadgets again. This week Facebook announced its second foray into the hardware space with the Portal and Portal Plus—essentially a smart display for making video calls, equipped with an AI camera and Amazon Alexa. Meanwhile, Google launched a new smart display called the Google Home Hub, a new tablet that shares a name with the hosts’ employer,...

Duration:00:44:00

The Good Fight: Thomas Chatterton-Williams

10/10/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Thomas Chatterton-Williams, one of the leading black writers of his generation, about why essentializing race plays into the hands of the racists and how to talk about identity in a more productive way. Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter:@Yascha_Mounk This podcast was made in collaboration with New America. Podcast production by John T. Williams. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Express VPN,...

Duration:00:55:56

Slow Burn S2 Ep. 8: Move On

10/10/2018
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Juanita Broaddrick told Ken Starr’s team of prosecutors that Bill Clinton had raped her in 1978. Her story wasn’t included in the Starr Report—but members of congress found out about it anyway, and had to decide how it would affect their vote on impeachment. In the final episode of our series on Clinton’s impeachment, Leon Neyfakh talks to Broaddrick, and to Lisa Myers, the NBC News reporter whose interview with Broaddrick became a cause célèbre during the impeachment trial. What does it...

Duration:00:55:25

Secret History Of The Future: From Zero to Selfie

10/10/2018
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In 1969, an anthropologist introduced photographs and films to people in Papua New Guinea who’d never seen themselves represented in media before. It changed their conception of the world. In modern society, social media floods us with imagery at a pace we’ve never encountered before, and powerful video manipulation technology threatens to blur the line between real and fake. Are we the new Papuans, about to be overwhelmed by a wholesale media shift? Guests include: Nathan Jurgenson,...

Duration:00:39:34

Culture Gabfest: Just Wanted to Take Another Look at You Edition

10/10/2018
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Julia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Stephen Metcalf discuss the film A Star is Born, the TV documentary America to Me, and bring critic Wesley Morris into the studio to discuss his New York Times Magazine piece "The Morality Wars" about the state of art criticism. 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.

Duration:01:07:47

Gist: Guarding the Court

10/9/2018
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On The Gist, it would be cynical to view the Supreme Court as illegitimate. Brett Kavanaugh has done it. But how will the other members of the Supreme Court treat him? And does his promotion affect the American people’s faith in the nation’s highest court? Slate’s courts correspondent Dahlia Lithwick joins us to discuss. In the Spiel, back in the private sector, Nikki Haley can look forward to making Hope Hicks–level money (which, incredibly, is a lot of money). This episode is brought to...

Duration:00:28:23