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The Gist
Dec. 8 2017 7:11 PMDrama in AlabamaOur man in Birmingham explains how Roy Moore went from political pariah to anti-establishment champion.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Dec. 8 2017 1:29 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Live at Politics and Prose
Dec. 8 2017 11:19 AMHer Body and Other PartiesCarmen Maria Machado reads from her electric new book and talks about breaking the rules of fiction.
Political Gabfest
Dec. 7 2017 6:49 PMThe “Wedding Cake” EditionListen to Slate’s show about harassment-related resignations, cake-decorating preferences at the Supreme Court, and the Middle East peace process.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 7 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “What’s Elf on the Shelf?” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about estranged grandparents and rule-bound children.
I Have to Ask
Dec. 7 2017 7:15 AMI Have to Ask: The Lawrence O’Donnell EditionThe MSNBC host and author on how the 1968 election changed American politics forever.
If Then
Dec. 6 2017 3:46 PMEllen Pao Knows Who Will Fix Sexism in Silicon ValleyA conversation with If Then about the tech industry and #MeToo.
Trumpcast
Dec. 6 2017 10:18 AMThe Russia Strand Trump Fears MostIs it the secret meetings? The dirty money? Or that rumored “pee tape”?
The Good Fight Podcast
Dec. 6 2017 7:15 AMSmoothing an ElephantBranko Milanovic, the author of the famous “elephant graph,” explains what’s good about globalization—and how to confront global inequality.
Slow Burn
Dec. 5 2017 6:00 AMThe Defeat of Wright PatmanThe first congressional investigation into Watergate didn’t go so well.
Trumpcast
Dec. 4 2017 8:00 PMA Desperate Defense Knows No BoundsHow do you mount a defense for a president who admitted to obstructing justice on prime-time television?
Working
Dec. 3 2017 9:00 AMHow Does a Queer Theorist Work?English professor Elizabeth Freeman discusses the ongoing role of gender and sexuality studies.
The Gist
Dec. 1 2017 8:11 PMBob Saget Doesn’t Think He’s That RaunchyAnd he doesn’t like guardrails on comedy. 
Best of Slate Podcasts
Dec. 1 2017 5:31 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Studio 360
Nov. 30 2017 6:30 PMNew Yorker Cover Illustrator Barry BlittBarry Blitt works from a home once owned by Arthur Miller.
Trumpcast
Dec. 8 2017 2:01 PMTrump’s Endorsement and Alabama’s Senate RaceThe Republicans have come around on Roy Moore. Will it be enough to get him elected?
Represent
Dec. 8 2017 11:47 AMShe’s Gotta Have It and Filmmaker Greta GerwigThe Lady Bird director talks stepping behind the camera for the first time.
The Gist
Dec. 7 2017 8:18 PMCan You Win as the Party of Purity?Dahlia Lithwick says Democrats are stuck in a downward spiral of doing the honorable thing and hoping Republicans will meet them halfway.
Studio 360
Dec. 7 2017 5:01 PMGay Theater, Then and NowNew York Times theater critic Jesse Green and playwright Paul Rudnick on groundbreaking gay theater.
El Gabfest en Español
Dec. 7 2017 11:46 AMDe Traiciones Populistas y Personas del AñoTres periodistas y el Senador Tim Kaine analizan la reforma fiscal, el futuro de los Demócratas, y la posibilidad de un Dream Act.
The Gist
Dec. 6 2017 7:59 PMNext Falls Franken?Senate Democrats are clambering up to secure the moral high ground.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 6 2017 10:55 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Fractal Badness” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Disaster Artist, The Room, and Fiona the hippo.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 6 2017 8:05 AMDear Prudence: The “Dirty Secret” EditionI cheated on my partner, but I want to break up for other reasons. Do I need to come clean? Help!
The Gist
Dec. 5 2017 9:13 PMThe Boys Club on the BusThey couldn’t keep their hands to themselves. But did they really put a thumb on the scales of the election?
The Gist
Dec. 4 2017 8:11 PMPete Souza’s Photo SynthesisThe Obama presidency, distilled into 5 pounds’ worth of pictures.
Hang Up And Listen
Dec. 4 2017 4:56 PMHang Up and Listen: The Most Valuable Vegan EditionSlate’s sports podcast on NFL protests, NBA vegans, and the history of black quarterbacks.
Slate Money
Dec. 2 2017 2:00 AMThe Consumption Smoothing EditionSlate Money on The Financial Diaries, Affirm, and Amazon.
Trumpcast
Dec. 1 2017 6:38 PMFlynn Breaks. What’s Next?Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, but it’s what was left out that’s striking.
The Gist
Nov. 30 2017 7:42 PMLife Is Like PachinkoIt’s a popular game of chance in Korea. It’s also a metaphor for the Korean Japanese experience in Min Jin Lee’s swoonworthy novel.
Live at Politics and Prose
Nov. 30 2017 6:03 PMHumanizing GodReza Aslan explains how we tend to perceive God as a divine version of ourselves.

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