Podcasts
Tv Club
Jan. 8 2015 4:34 PMThe American Horror Story: Freak Show Podcast, Episode 11The “Magical Thinking” edition.
The Gist
Jan. 7 2015 6:33 PMA Poet Goes to MerConMatthea Harvey’s work explores the in-between-ness of man and mythical creature. She was drawn to Las Vegas, of course.
The Gist
Jan. 6 2015 7:14 PMThe Right to Remain UncivilThe quest to implement and enforce civility codes isn’t a fair fight.
Hang Up And Listen
Jan. 5 2015 4:27 PMHang Up and Listen: The Great Scott EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NFL and college football playoffs and the death of ESPN’s Stuart Scott. 
Live at Politics & Prose
Jan. 2 2015 11:25 AMSelected Memoir Readings at Politics & ProseRobert Timberg, Val Wang, and other writers read from their memoirs at Politics & Prose.
Political Gabfest
Jan. 2 2015 10:04 AMThe “Year’s Best Gabfest” EditionListen to three of the best Gabfest segments from 2014.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 31 2014 9:43 AMThe Culture Gabfest “New Theme Song” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest comes up with new theme music! Out with the old, in with the new.
The Gist
Dec. 29 2014 7:46 PMAl Michaels Has the CallOne of the most familiar voices in sports made his bones in Hawaii, then made a name for himself with the “Miracle on Ice.”
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 29 2014 11:29 AMLexicon Valley: Lexicographers Explain Their Words of the Year
Slate Money
Dec. 27 2014 6:45 AMThe Matt Levine Is Amazing EditionMatt Levine of Bloomberg View joins the Slate Money crew and special guest Shane Ferro of Business Insider to discuss insider trading, bank earnings, and Argentina.
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 25 2014 7:00 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Righteous Feminist Outrage EditionListen to Slate’s show about identity outrage, women on TV, and a feminist wish list for 2015.
Slate Archives
Dec. 24 2014 12:01 PMSlate Voice: “I Love Being a Christmas Baby”L.V. Anderson explains why she loves her Christmas birthday.
Behind the Scenes
Dec. 23 2014 8:12 PMThe Culture Gabfest Like You’ve Never Heard It BeforeListen to this week's Culture Gabfest "Behold! Ignorance and Want” Edition—complete, unfiltered, and uncut.
Hang Up And Listen
Dec. 22 2014 7:08 PMHang Up and Listen: The Inside the NBA Insider EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Kentucky basketball, the future of sports television, and Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Slate Archives
Dec. 22 2014 3:01 PMSlate Voice: “Santa Should Not Be a White Man Anymore”Aisha Harris reads her piece on giving St. Nick a makeover.
DoubleX Gabfest
Jan. 8 2015 10:37 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Bright Young Things EditionListen to Slate’s show about whether you need to talk more to your toddlers.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 7 2015 1:40 PMThe Culture Gabfest “The Brio of the Buoy” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Mr. Turner, Lee Daniels’ new show Empire, and D’Angelo’s new album Black Messiah.
The Gist
Jan. 5 2015 6:38 PMMario Cuomo’s Missed Career in Stand-UpDid the late New York governor’s policy prescriptions from a 1992 speech hold up? We review the tape with Jacob Weisberg and Adam Davidson.
Slate Money
Jan. 3 2015 7:24 AMThe Econ 101 EditionInspired by an email from a teacher, the Slate Money crew discusses 10 things that every high school economics student should know.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 2 2015 10:48 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Better Luck This Year EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on parenting resolutions, drinking around kids, and how to be a good aunt. 
The Gist
Dec. 31 2014 6:18 PMRedial-a-SongMike Pesca was a devoted fan of They Might Be Giants’ infamous answering-machine project in the ’80s. With the band rebooting Dial-a-Song for 2015, Mike will premiere a new song every Monday on the Gist.
The Gist
Dec. 30 2014 7:17 PMGive Me Liberty or Give Me … LibertéComparing the French and Anglo notions of liberty, and other untranslatable ideas.
Hang Up And Listen
Dec. 29 2014 5:31 PMHang Up and Listen: The Troubleshooter, the Faluter, and the Kid EditionSlate’s sports podcast takes your questions in a special year-end call-in show.
Live at Politics & Prose
Dec. 27 2014 10:30 AMMichael Cunningham, His Snow Queen and His CityThe Hours author discusses his new novel, The Snow Queen, set in New York City.
Political Gabfest
Dec. 26 2014 3:40 PMThe “2014 Conundrum Show, Live in Chicago” EditionListen to the hosts of Slate's Political Gabfest tackle tough ethical, philosophical, and political questions.
The Gist
Dec. 24 2014 4:02 PMAbraham GrinchsteinThe little known backstory of the seasonal player-hater.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 24 2014 10:30 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Behold! Ignorance and Want” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the Sony hack, Mark Harris on Hollywood’s toxic franchises, and the best of Christmas movies.
The Gist
Dec. 23 2014 6:09 PMDo You Recall the Most Famous Reindeer of All?How sure can you be that that Rudolph’s nose glowed? Was it actually red? Maria Konnikova offers insight into our fungible memories.
The Gist
Dec. 22 2014 7:07 PMGrin and Bear ItHow a wildlife researcher traps, tags, and studies black bears using an irresistible mix of marshmallows and peanut butter.
Slate Money
Dec. 20 2014 8:53 AMThe Quadraphonic Edition Slate Money on the currency crisis in Russia, a reversal of the swaps “push-out” rule, the cyberattack on Sony Pictures, and U.S.-Cuba relations.

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