The Creator of Doc McStuffinsThe executive producer of the Peabody Award–winning children’s show shares a career arc that includes Israeli Sesame Street and Alaskan bar fights.
Live at Politics & Prose
How to Evaluate the Founding FathersJoseph Ellis discusses his new book at Politics & Prose.
Why Dylann Roof Picked Those Two FlagsVexillologist Ted Kaye reminds us that flags inspire emotions, both positive and negative.
Podcast for America
Voters Gonna HateAnnie Lowrey, Mike Pesca, and Alex Wagner on scary party loyalty, our incessant questioning of Jeb’s and Hillary’s motives, and Trump’s jump into the pool.
Deep Dive Into a Defining InstitutionThere’s a lot more to the history of slavery than cotton fields in the South between 1840 and 1860.
Lewis Black on Creating Bits and Writing PlaysThe comedian and author talks about building a career by “learning from the trauma.”
Hang Up And Listen
Hang Up and Listen: The Plus Plus Plus to Plus Plus EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup Finals, and doping accusations against running coach Alberto Salazar.
Amicus: A Certain JusticeIn the courtroom Justice Clarence Thomas has been as silent as ever this term. But on paper he has been anything but.
My Friend Became a Staunch Anti-Vaxxer. Now What?Dear Prudence reminds us that ending a friendship can be hard, but getting the measles is worse.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Triple X EditionListen to Slate’s show about Emma Sulkowicz’s sex tape/performance art.
The “Most Influential Books We’ve Read” Bonus SegmentDavid, John, and Emily discuss their favorite life-changing books.
The Culture Gabfest “Spy. Unreal. Wow.” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Spy, Unreal, and the writers’ room at ClickHole.
Podcast for America
Scott Walker, Easy RiderMark Leibovich, Annie Lowrey, and Alex Wagner on Bernie Sanders, the Republican cattle call, and family values.
Language Has a Positivity Bias. How Did We Measure That?Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss recent research that confirms the so-called Pollyanna Hypothesis.
The “I Would Build A Great Wall” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the massacre at Emanuel AME Church, the presidential aspirations of both Jeb Bush and Donald Trump, and the increasingly effective campaign of Bernie Sanders.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Live From Durham” EditionListen as Slate’s parenting podcast discusses indie-rock dadhood and the songs kids love and parents hate.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Mom and Dad Are Fighting: “Voodoo Doll” and “Come on Eileen” Extra EditionSuperchunk’s Mac McCaughan plays a few songs from his life as a dad.
The Culture Gabfest “Should We Consult Here or in My Bungalow?” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Jurassic World, the death of Ornette Coleman, and U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.
The “A Certain Justice” TranscriptWhy does Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas so often stand alone? Read what Dahlia Lithwick talked about on her latest episode of Amicus.
Loony Trial BalloonsGoogle’s experiment in balloon-powered Internet is a moonshot among moonshots, but somehow it’s staying afloat.
The “How Does a 747 Pilot Work?” EditionSlate Editor-in-Chief Julia Turner steps into the cockpit to chat with British Airways pilot Mark Vanhoenacker about his career, his book, and his childhood dream.
The Cost of Employment EditionAbove the Law’s Elie Mystal talks about quitting big law, quitting your student debt, and quitting—whether you like it or not—your job as Twitter’s CEO.
The “I’m Defaulting on My Student Loans” EditionListen to Slate's show about the Supreme Court’s “Jerusalem passport” case, Hillary Clinton’s mobilization strategy, and America’s student loan crisis.
Tour Guide for The Memory PalaceNate DiMeo left NPR to create a podcast fueled by deep history, captivating stories, and hypnotic music beds.
One of the Great Train Wrecks of All TimeSlate’s podcast about campaign history looks back at George McGovern’s disastrous handling of the Eagleton Affair in 1972.
Sleeping: You’re Doing It WrongHigh-achievers love to boast about how little sleep they need. Is that BS?
The “Calm Before the Storm” TranscriptThe biggest decisions of the Supreme Court term are right around the corner, and major abortion cases might not be far behind. Read what Dahlia Lithwick talked about on her latest episode of Amicus.