Podcasts
The Gist
Oct. 6 2014 5:29 PMQatar: Friend or Frenemy?Our largest Middle East military base is there, but what is the U.S. getting in exchange?
Slate Money
Oct. 4 2014 1:11 PMThe “Second Guessing Lehman” EpisodeSlate Money on whether we should have let Lehman Brothers fail and the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
Live at Politics & Prose
Oct. 3 2014 10:12 AMTavis Smiley, Death of a KingTavis Smiley discusses his new book at Politics & Prose.
The Gist
Oct. 2 2014 6:38 PMThe Cosby ShowdownCan we tell his story without discussing sexual assault allegations?
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 2 2014 9:46 AMNatasha Lyonne at the Live Culturefest!Tickets still available for the Oct. 8 show in Los Angeles.
The Gist
Oct. 1 2014 7:09 PMCan Peeps Be Sticky Year-Round?Devoted candy blogger Cybele May’s quest to find the perfect sweet.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 1 2014 1:53 PMSlate Superfest EastHow to get your tickets before anyone else.
The Gist
Sept. 29 2014 7:46 PMLouisiana Isn’t Boot-Shaped AnymoreThe Gist on how erosion is literally changing the map of the Pelican State.
Slate Money
Sept. 28 2014 12:06 PMThe “F--k It, I Quit” EpisodeSlate Money with Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal on the fall of the “bond king,” Yahoo's negative stock value, and what happens when you know your co-workers' salaries.
The Gist
Sept. 26 2014 7:29 PMHas Cheating Cured Him of Cheating?Dear Prudence admirably resists the urge to say “I told you so!” with a past letter writer.
The Gist
Sept. 25 2014 10:19 PMNot Fade AwayThe once-ubiquitous pop song fade-out appears to be dying. The Gist asks why.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 24 2014 6:56 PMThe Culture Gabfest “If Bono Were a Chess Piece” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on U2, the secret world of competitive chess, and the unfairness of framing Shonda Rhimes as an “angry black woman.”
The Gist
Sept. 23 2014 7:24 PMA Good Analogy Is Like Mike PescaIt tells you what you need to know and helps to clarify complicated issues.
The Gist
Sept. 22 2014 8:06 PMWanted: More Good Words for Bad SmellsFood linguist Dan Jurafsky explains why we need words for the urine smell of stairwells, a whiff of rancid oil, and the bloody scent of fish.
Science
Sept. 22 2014 8:08 AMSlate Voice: “Why Is So Much Honey Clover Honey?”Mike Vuolo shares the story of your honey.
Lexicon Valley
Oct. 6 2014 10:33 AMThe Man They Call Mister SlangListen to Slate's show about Jonathon Green's decades-long quest to document slang throughout the English-speaking world.
The Gist
Oct. 3 2014 6:21 PMStop Freaking Out About Your KidsHow evangelical-parenting Nazis are sucking all the fun out of raising children.  
Political Gabfest
Oct. 3 2014 10:05 AMThe “Jump the Fence” EditionListen to Slate's show about recent Secret Service blunders, the push for a third Romney presidential run, and the Kansas Senate race.
Slate Archives
Oct. 2 2014 2:42 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “My Husband’s Other Wife” June Thomas tells us about her favorite Slate piece.
DoubleX Gabfest
Oct. 2 2014 9:37 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Lena Dunham’s Food Diary EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Lena Dunham’s new book, Not That Kind of Girl.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 1 2014 2:19 PMThe Culture Gabfest “That Balloon Dog Didn’t Make Itself” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest tours the Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney, and discusses the myth of the “self-made man.”
The Gist
Sept. 30 2014 6:38 PMTrue Tales of Andy Warhol’s Sex CouchSixties art house erotica was provocative, but was it a turn on?
Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 29 2014 4:26 PMHang Up and Listen: The These Are My Bosses EditionSlate’s sports podcast on ESPN suspending Bill Simmons, the Kansas City Royals making the playoffs, and Brady Hoke mishandling a possible concussion.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 26 2014 7:56 PMThe “Dead, Dead, Dead at 75” EditionListen to Slate's show about Eric Holder’s resignation, U.S. airstrikes on ISIS in Syria, and death at 75.
Live at Politics & Prose
Sept. 26 2014 12:30 PMZero to OnePeter Thiel discusses his new book at Politics & Prose.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 25 2014 3:16 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Should I Even Be a Parent?” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on youth football, books with great female heroes, and ambivalence about having kids in the first place.
The Gist
Sept. 24 2014 5:54 PMWhy Economists Don’t Have Many FriendsAdam Davidson makes the abstract intellectual argument about government spending that no one wants to hear.
Lexicon Valley
Sept. 23 2014 11:41 AMWhich Came First: Orange the Color or Orange the Fruit?Listen to Slate’s show about the etymology of a well-traveled word, featuring lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 22 2014 5:20 PMHang Up and Listen: The What Are We Going to Do With These People? EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NFL and domestic violence, Jameis Winston and Hope Solo, and the baseball pennant races.
Slate Money
Sept. 20 2014 7:12 AMThe Froth Is Nonlinear: The Chinese Economy and Share RepurchasingSlate Money on the gender pay gap, whether China is the new Japan, and the reason so many companies are buying back their own stock.

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