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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

Culture Gabfest: Live From Toronto Edition

9/20/2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner and Stephen Metcalf are live in Toronto to discuss Justin Trudeau as dreamboat meme factory, the critical under-recognition of Joni Mitchell with critic Carl Wilson, and the film Mudbound with director Dee Rees. It's pledge week on Slate podcasts! If you love the Culture Gabfest, support it by signing up for Slate Plus at Slate.com/CulturePlus and get ad-free shows and bonus segments. The Culture Gabfest is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Right now, get 50...

Duration: 01:03:04


Gist: The Frat Doesn’t Have Your Back

9/19/2017
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Sigma Alpha Epsilon was already the country’s deadliest fraternity when it became famous in 2015 for its racist chants. But Bloomberg News senior editor John Hechinger says SAE’s response to its scandal was unusual, as leaders used his reporting to try to reform members. Even so, the rising costs of insuring national fraternities might cause local chapters to shut down before reforms can take root. “The leaders of SAE know they are a legal judgment away from oblivion,” writes Hechinger. His...

Duration: 00:28:22


Trumpcast: Cornering Manafort

9/19/2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to former FBI special agent & current CNN Legal and National Security analyst, Asha Rangappa, about the Manafort wiretap & the more detailed account of the raid on his home earlier this summer. Don't miss our upcoming live shows in Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA! For more info and tickets go to Slate.com/Live. We're also still taking your questions for a future episode with Jacob Weisberg and Virginia Heffernan. Use the hashtag #AskTrumpcast on Twitter or send us...

Duration: 00:21:09


Dear Prudence: The "Sunk Cost" Edition

9/19/2017
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Writer and commentator Lindy West joins Prudence to encourage Thelma-and-Louise-style road trips for jilted lovers and discourage kicking people out of wedding parties. First up in your letters: My boyfriend period shames me. Help! My fiancé has been postponing our marriage for five years – what should I do? Should I tell my sister-in-law that her kids’ grandpa is a convicted sex offender? And finally: I’m a lesbian, but I want to stay in my heterosexual marriage to preserve my family. Is...

Duration: 00:52:51


90 Seconds: Robert Mueller’s Shock-and-Awe Style

9/19/2017
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Josh Voorhees unpacks two new blockbuster reports about the FBI’s Russia investigation, and explains why the devil’s in the details for both.

Duration: 00:03:58


Lexicon: From Pidgins to Creoles

9/19/2017
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John McWhorter discusses the process by which some new languages are born. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/podcastsplus. Twitter: @lexiconvalley Facebook: facebook.com/LexiconValley Email: lexiconvalley@slate.com

Duration: 00:37:46


Gist: Was Booger Really A Nerd?

9/18/2017
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Why does the movie Revenge of the Nerds continue to resonate today? Because, aside from how funny it is, it stands up for outcasts. Actor Curtis Armstrong explains what he took away from the film playing Booger, who was accepted by the nerds despite not really being one of them. Armstrong is the author of Revenge of the Nerd: Or… The Singular Adventures of the Man Who Would Be Booger. In the Spiel, health care for all!

Duration: 00:33:39


Hang Up: The Ninja Doppelgänger Edition

9/18/2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by NPR’s Gene Demby to discuss Jemele Hill and ESPN’s conservative trolls, by HBO’s Eric Raskin to talk about Golovkin-Alvarez, and by Ninja Warrior’s Josh Levin for a conversation about obstacle course stardom. Jemele Hill (1:28): Gene Demby of NPR’s Code Switch comes on the show to explore why ESPN has become a target in the culture wars and the kinds of discussions that happen when people of color become leading voices in the mainstream...

Duration: 01:23:02


90 Seconds: The Mustachioed Lawyer and Rumors of Wires

9/18/2017
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Josh Voorhees talks about the latest revelations about the FBI’s Russia investigation—and the awkward ways in which the Trump White House is reacting to it.

Duration: 00:04:11


Working: How Does the Inker of Batman Work?

9/17/2017
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On this season on Working, Jacob Brogan talks to the team behind DC's Batman comic book. He'll be speaking to the penciler, colorist, editor, and more. In this episode, Jacob sits down with Seth Mann, a freelance inker who recently worked on Tom King's Batman. He discusses his process, his relationship with his twin brother who is a comic book penciler, and why inking is important to the comics creation process.

Duration: 00:49:46


Slate Voice: "Could Father Mychal Judge Be the First Gay Saint?"

9/16/2017
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"Could Father Mychal Judge Be the First Gay Saint?" by Ruth Graham | Sep. 11, 2017 This is a free preview from Slate Voice: Learn more at slate.com/voice

Duration: 00:19:29


Trumpcast: Becoming the Opposition

9/16/2017
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Josh King talks to Philippe Reines, longtime spokesman and adviser to Hillary Clinton, about playing Donald Trump in debate prep and his former boss' book What Happened. Slate Plus listeners, stick around after the show to hear our producer, Jayson De Leon, talk to The Ringer’s Editor-at-Large, Bryan Curtis, about ESPN’s Jemele Hill. To sign up for Slate Plus go to Slate.com/TrumpcastPlus. Don't miss our upcoming live shows in Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA! For more info and tickets...

Duration: 00:36:14


Slate Money: The Homicidal Sexbots Edition

9/16/2017
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Felix Salmon of Fusion, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Cathy O’Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction, discuss: Equifax The scandal at SoFi Homicidal sexbots Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann Production by Daniel Schroeder.

Duration: 00:52:34


Amicus: Gerrymandering Goes Back to Court

9/16/2017
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When the Supreme Court term opens next month, perhaps no issue will be more urgent – and more complicated – than voting rights. One of the first cases the justices will hear is Gill v. Whitford, a challenge to the 2011 redrawing of district lines in Wisconsin. While the Court has struck down racially-motivated gerrymanders in the past, no election map has ever been rejected as a purely partisan gerrymander. And recent developments have some court watchers concerned that Justice Anthony...

Duration: 00:36:19


Gist: Ted Leo’s Hanged-Man Wisdom

9/15/2017
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On The Gist, Mike talks to one of his favorites: Musician Ted Leo discusses letting his political frustrations fuel his songwriting (see his song, “William Weld in the 21st Century”) and explains how he finds solace in the tarot card image of the hanged man, which inspired the name of his new album. The Hanged Man is available now. For more on Ted Leo, read Michael Tedder’s story in Stereogum, “Ted Leo Is Like You.” In the Spiel, why it’s silly to say that speech equals violence.

Duration: 00:28:43


90 Seconds: A Trio of Trumpian Anecdotes

9/15/2017
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Josh Voorhees brings you three new anecdotes about the president, all of which remind us that—regardless of the topic—Donald Trump’s first and last thought is always about Donald Trump.

Duration: 00:03:26


Represent #60: Big Freedia Comes To Slay

9/15/2017
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Aisha Harris sits down with Big Freedia, Queen of Bounce to discuss the latest season of her Fuse show, Big Freedia Bounces Back, cultural appropriation, and the lingering effects of Hurricane Katrina. 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, @craftingmystyle Production by Veralyn Williams Social media: Marissa Martinelli

Duration: 00:32:58


Gist: Which Type Are You?

9/14/2017
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On The Gist, Gretchen Rubin explains why her system of sorting people into four personality types (Rebel, Obliger, Questioner, and Upholder) will make your life easier. Rubin is the author of The Four Tendencies and host of the podcast Happier. In the Spiel, what happens when politics seeps into sports.

Duration: 00:32:21


Trumpcast: If You're Concerned and You Know It, Just Impeach

9/14/2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Matt Miller, formerly of the DoJ and currently an MSNBC Justice and Security Analyst, about the latest surrounding the Trump-Russia investigations. Don't miss our upcoming live shows in Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA! For more info and tickets go to Slate.com/Live. We're also still taking your questions for a future episode with Jacob Weisberg and Virginia Heffernan. Use the hashtag #AskTrumpcast on Twitter or send us a voice message at: (646)-598-6510.

Duration: 00:27:26


Studio 360 | Learning to Love “Fuller House”

9/14/2017
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John McPhee is the godfather of a certain kind of long-form creative non-fiction, and over the past half-century, he’s written over 100 articles for The New Yorker. He sits down with Kurt to talk about his new book, which is part memoir, part tutorial for writers. Then B.J. Novak, the writer and actor who starred on the critically acclaimed “The Office,” makes a rousing defense of a show that has been widely panned: “Fuller House.” A Swedish photorealist painter dupes his government, which...

Duration: 00:52:09

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