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Studio 360
Sept. 13 2018 5:00 PMApocalypse, WowHow Ann Dowd makes her dystopian character on The Handmaid’s Tale, Aunt Lydia, more believable, and how hippies in the late ’60s started obsessing over doomsday.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 13 2018 2:01 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Recovering Fruit Bat EditionBreaking into teens’ phones and sleep-resistant tots on Slate’s parenting podcast.
The Gist
Sept. 12 2018 8:04 PMBillionaires Don’t Know BestGenerous philanthropists may mean well, but they often hijack efforts that should be more democratic.
If Then
Sept. 12 2018 4:27 PMGoogle’s Real BiasesDespite what Ted Cruz might say, conservatives are not the communities most harmed in internet searches.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 12 2018 12:46 PMThe Culture Gabfest “God’s Laptop” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Searching, Sweetener, and Burt Reynolds’ legacy.
Slow Burn
Sept. 12 2018 6:00 AMTell-AllLinda Tripp exposed Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky. What was she thinking?
Secret History of the Future
Sept. 12 2018 4:00 AMThe Body ElectricEver since the Romans put electrogenic fish on their heads to cure migraines, we’ve wondered what electric shocks can do to our brains.
Lend Me Your Ears
Sept. 11 2018 7:00 AMLend Me Your Ears: OthelloHow Shakespeare’s domestic tragedy has changed radically over time, even as the words have stayed the same.
Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 10 2018 5:17 PMHang Up and Listen: The Let’s Talk About Serena EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Serena Williams and the 2018 U.S. Open. Plus, a conversation about LeBron James’ The Shop.
Slate Money
Sept. 8 2018 2:02 AMThe Kaep Caper EditionSlate Money on Nike and Kaepernick, Les Moonves and Warner Bros., and Modi’s failed cash crackdown.
Trumpcast
Sept. 7 2018 10:25 AMThe Brett Kavanaugh Hearings in the Shadow of a Chaotic White HouseAt the Senate it’s business as usual as the White House grows more and more dysfunctional.
Live at Politics and Prose
Sept. 7 2018 7:02 AMUnder FireDespite being targeted by Sean Spicer, Omarosa, and Trump himself, April Ryan refuses to back down.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 6 2018 5:07 PMThe “Unsung Hero” EditionListen to Slate’s show about an anonymous top Trump official’s op-ed, the Kavanaugh hearings, and the New Yorker Festival uninviting Steve Bannon.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 6 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “The Kidnapper’s Not Going to Let Me Use My Phone” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on Facebook groups and racist teasing .
The Gist
Sept. 5 2018 7:52 PMHedging Your Bets With Lake SuccessGary Shteyngart’s new novel is all about hedge funds and traveling across America by bus.
If Then
Sept. 13 2018 3:11 PMWhy Apple’s New Gizmos MatterSoaring iPhone prices, machine-learning privacy, and the life-saving potential of the Apple Watch.
The Waves
Sept. 13 2018 11:14 AMThe “Smashing Her Racket” EditionThe Waves on Julia Salazar, women’s comebacks, and Serena Williams.
Slate Extra
Sept. 12 2018 6:46 PMWhy the Legal Marijuana Industry Might Be More Responsible Than Silicon ValleySlate’s Jordan Weissmann on covering the emerging marijuana industry.
Dear Prudence
Sept. 12 2018 12:52 PMDear Prudence: The “Sister Misery” EditionMy sister constantly complains about being an overworked mom but hates when I try to help out. Help!
Trumpcast
Sept. 12 2018 11:58 AMThe New Trump RalliesIt’s becoming increasingly difficult to dress up abject failure.
The Good Fight Podcast
Sept. 12 2018 5:00 AMAre Things As Bad As They Look?The Good Fight has been chronicling the rise of populism for nearly two years. So what have we learned? And where are we headed?
The Gist
Sept. 11 2018 8:34 PMDeRay Mckesson Makes the Case for HopeBut it means making systemic changes to policing in America.
The Gist
Sept. 10 2018 10:36 PMStylometry for DummiesWhat prose analysis can (and can’t) tell us about that infamous New York Times op-ed.
Working
Sept. 9 2018 2:00 PMHow Does a Dispensary Owner Do His Job?Meet Alex Levine, owner and Co-CEO of Green Dragon Dispensaries.
The Gist
Sept. 7 2018 7:43 PMIf You Want Power, Sell ItAuthor Yuval Harari worries that liberalism offers no compelling vision of the future.
I Have to Ask
Sept. 7 2018 10:04 AMI Have to Ask: The Dara Lind EditionThe Vox immigration-policy expert on how a changing Democratic Party will confront the issue.
The Gist
Sept. 6 2018 7:38 PMImpossible Job Demands? You’re Fired.The Pentagon’s third-in-command is reportedly losing his job. It was basically an undoable one.
Studio 360
Sept. 6 2018 5:00 PMEGOT to Have ItWhat does it take to win entertainment’s grand slam?
The Waves
Sept. 6 2018 11:21 AMThe “Grotesque Display of Irrelevant Decency” EditionThe Waves on the Kavanaugh hearings, the return of Louis C.K. and Aziz Ansari, and the term “lady boss.”
Whistlestop
Sept. 5 2018 6:58 PMThe Nomination of Judge Bork, Part 2President Reagan saw Judge Bork as a clear choice for the Supreme Court, but it wasn’t quite so clear to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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