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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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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

Working Animals: How Does a Guide Dog Work?

2/18/2018
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Jacob Brogan sits down with Albert Elia and his guide dog Cheech as part of our continuing series on animals with jobs. they discuss how dogs like Cheech learn to become guide dogs, what their day-to-day responsibilities are, and the special relationships guide dogs have to their human companions.

Duration:00:53:28

Represent: Wakanda Forever

2/17/2018
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Aisha Harris is joined by producer Veralyn WIlliams and chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie for a spoiler-filled review of Black Panther. They discuss the politics of Wakanda vs. black America, what makes the movie’s fight scenes so compelling, and much more. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent,...

Duration:00:53:17

Slate Money: The Fertile Nigerian Blockchain Edition

2/17/2018
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Cryptocurrencies, fertility, and Nigerian corruption on this week's Slate Money with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Erin Griffith. Production by Daniel Schroeder

Duration:01:04:36

Amicus: A Preview of a Union-Busting Case, and RBG’s Greatest Hits Tour

2/17/2018
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In this week’s episode, Professor Leah Litman joins Dahlia Lithwick to tune into Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s comments on #MeToo and due process. And for a full background check on the sexy-sounding Janus v. AFSCME case, which potentially poses an existential threat to public sector unions, Dahlia is joined by Professor Catherine Fisk of the U.C. Berkeley School of Law, who wrote about the case for SCOTUSblog. Please let us know what you think of Amicus. Join the discussion of this...

Duration:01:01:28

Trumpcast: Project Lakhta and Russia's Plan to Screw With America

2/16/2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Just Security's Kate Brannen about the most recent round of Mueller indictments.

Duration:00:17:53

Gist: Ban the AR-15

2/16/2018
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On The Gist, the market for “how to survive a shooting spree” videos shows how far we’ve strayed in dealing with gun violence. Interracial marriage on a national level has only been legal for 50 years, after the landmark Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia. Anna Holmes and Lacey Schwartz are two of the minds behind The Loving Generation, a video series by Topic.com on identity and dynamics within multiracial families. In the Spiel, it’s a no-brainer: Ban civilian ownership of the...

Duration:00:27:11

Today from Slate: Steak and Mashed Potatoes With a Side of Indictments

2/16/2018
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Jayson De Leon has a few of the latest stories heading into the weekend including Ronan Farrow's latest report, more updates on the Florida school shooting, and the indictments released by Robert Mueller.

Duration:00:05:54

I Have to Ask: Steven Pinker

2/16/2018
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Steven Pinker is the author of the new book Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress. He sits down with Isaac Chotiner to discuss why he thinks life is improving despite the worldwide rise of demagogues, what Trump tells us about America’s relationship to Enlightenment ideals, and whether global warming and nuclear weapons should call into question our notion of progress. Email: ask@slate.comTwitter: @IHaveToAskPod Podcast production by Max Jacobs.

Duration:00:31:14

Represent #80: Wesley Snipes Talks Blade and Black Panther

2/16/2018
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Aisha Harris chats Wesley Snipes about cult favorite, Blade and trying to bring Black Panther to the big screen more than 20 years ago. Also, Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Senior programmer, Ash Clark recently, joins us to discuss their film series, Fight the Power: Black Superheroes on Film. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter:...

Duration:00:58:44

Gist: Which Side Are You On?

2/16/2018
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Filling in for Mike Pesca today is Leon Neyfakh, still smoldering after his first season as host of Slate’s hit podcast, Slow Burn. Leon is indulging in a new fascination lately: the latest “left Twix vs. right Twix” ad campaign and its insistence that we should all pick one. But, of course, we insist on taking sides. Slate writer Justin Peters sheds some light on the New York Times’ swift hiring and firing of tech journalist Quinn Norton. In Leon’s Spiel: We must have some moral...

Duration:00:29:37

Political: The “Let’s Just Ban Everything” Edition

2/15/2018
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Emily Bazelon and David Plotz are joined by New York Times columnist Ross Douthat to discuss the Parkland, Florida shooting, job openings at the White House, and whether it’s the right time to ban porn. 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:01:21:04

Studio 360: Wipe your nose!

2/15/2018
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Irish actress Denise Gough tells Kurt about her lean years before her two big breakout roles in London — both of which came to New York. A listener named Sam Cook left the church, but his love of Christian rock remains. In 1963, “The First Family” broke new ground for comedy by openly mocking — and impersonating — a sitting president. And finally Kurt talks with Melissa Spitz, who took to Instagram to document — and better understand — her mentally ill mother.

Duration:00:50:02

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: Vintage Suitcase Edition

2/15/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss a parable of vintage suitcases, valentines in the yellow room, false accusations of serious crimes, lazy dads, and much more.

Duration:01:00:34

Sponsored Content: UnCanned - How Do We Make Quality Food Accessible to All?

2/15/2018
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After spending most of his career working at top-tier restaurants and teaching at the Culinary Institute of America, Master Chef Tom Griffith wanted to apply his expertise to a mission he truly believed in. Much to his colleagues’ surprise, he found it at Campbell’s Soup Company. In this episode of UnCanned, we visit Chef Tom at the Campbell’s test kitchen in Camden, New Jersey and talk to him about exploring new flavors, becoming one of 70 Master Chefs in the world, and the importance of...

Duration:00:26:31

El Gabfest: De Callejones Sin Salida, Maná y Raphael

2/15/2018
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Tres periodistas latinos platican del último escándalo en la Casa Blanca, y porque ha durado más que otros episodios de controversia dentro de la presidencia de Donald Trump. León Krauze, Dori Toribio, y Fernando Pizarro discuten la economía bajo Trump con Jorge Suarez-Velez, analista y columnista mexicano. Y en sus broches de oro, analizan los retratos presidenciales de los Obama y debaten los méritos de varios artistas latinos – ¿a quién le gusta Maná?

Duration:01:10:29

Gist: Runaway Military Spending

2/14/2018
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On The Gist, names are stupidly important when it comes to getting elected. The Trump administration is proposing a boost in military spending, but the country’s defense budget actually peaked under President Obama during the troop surge for the war in Afghanistan. Bipartisan support for massive defense spending has been the norm since the Reagan era. Foreign Policy’s Dan De Luce tells us about it. In the Spiel, lawyer Michael Cohen’s out-of-pocket expenses.

Duration:00:23:16

Today from Slate: Qubits, Jacob Zuma, and Robot Skiers

2/14/2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has a couple of things you need to know and one thing that you more than likely don't — from Quantum computing to Jacob Zuma and robot skiers.

Duration:00:02:54

Trumpcast: John Kelly and the Complicity Machine

2/14/2018
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Vox's Jane Coaston about the Chief of Staff, John Kelly, and his role in the Rob Porter story. Plus, more on security clearances and why we should be paying attention to how the details of this story are getting out of the White House.

Duration:00:27:11

If Then: “Like” Is Too Simple An Emotion

2/14/2018
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On this week’s If Then, Slate’s April Glaser and Will Oremus lamentthe anticlimactic end to Waymo and Uber’s court drama, explain why teens are pissed at Snapchat, and examine John Perry Barlow’s contributions to the internet we know today. The hosts are joined by Justin Rosenstein, co-founder of Asana and the former Facebooker behind the like button, to talk about the distraction crisis and whether Silicon Valley can solve a problem it created. Don’t Close My Tabs: The Robot Dog That Can...

Duration:00:43:42

The Good Fight: Jennifer Rubin

2/14/2018
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Duration:00:52:22

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