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Oct. 5 2018 7:00 PMBenjamin Wittes Wouldn’t Confirm KavanaughThe Lawfare editor tells Virginia Heffernan why.
Live at Politics and Prose
Oct. 5 2018 7:00 AMThe Field of BloodCongress may be polarized today, but it’s nothing like the 1800s when brawling and bullying were the norm.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 4 2018 6:18 PMThe “All County Building Supply and Maintenance” EditionThe Political Gabfest discusses the Kavanaugh controversy, Trump tax revelations, and the new(ish) North American trade deal.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 4 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Frivolous With Money” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on life after separating from your child’s other parent.
The Gist
Oct. 3 2018 7:46 PMReignited (and It Feels So Good)Rebecca Traister on the women’s anger that just might change the world.
Oct. 3 2018 6:09 PMTaking Aim at the New GuyOn Oct. 18, 1938, former President Hoover picked on his successor with gusto.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 3 2018 12:06 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Pope in a Speedo” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Kidding, Uncover: Escaping NXIVM, and dad jokes.
Slow Burn
Oct. 3 2018 6:00 AMSecret TracksKen Starr, Linda Tripp, and others who had a ringside seat at the Clinton circus.
The Gist
Oct. 2 2018 9:30 PMMueller on the MindStar attorney Neal Katyal thinks Robert Mueller’s investigation will end in “fireworks”—and knows exactly what those might look like.
Studio 360
Oct. 2 2018 7:00 AMInside the National Recording Registry: “American Pie”The song where everyone knows the words, but few know what those words mean.
Hang Up And Listen
Oct. 1 2018 5:57 PMHang Up and Listen: The Satan’s Armpit EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the baseball playoffs, Bill Belichick, and Gritty the mascot.
Oct. 1 2018 10:43 AMLive From AustinAn all-star legal panel on Kavanaugh, the coming SCOTUS term, and the future of the court.
Decoder Ring
Oct. 1 2018 2:00 AMDecoder Ring: Hotel ArtHotel art has vastly improved—but can it ever be good?
Sept. 29 2018 10:00 AMThe Press, the President, and Enemy ConstructionLaw professors Lisa Sun and RonNell Andersen Jones on morphing the media into enemies of the people.
The Gist
Sept. 28 2018 8:29 PMThe Kavanaugh ConspiracyHow Brett Kavanaugh perpetuated the conspiracy of a Democratic hit job.
I Have to Ask
Oct. 5 2018 10:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Nate Silver EditionThe editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight.com on the state of the midterm elections.
The Gist
Oct. 4 2018 9:13 PMSitting President, Standing AngerDonald Trump’s rhetoric is at its worst when he’s up on two feet. Case in point: his attack on Christine Blasey Ford.
Studio 360
Oct. 4 2018 5:00 PMMind the Generation GapMillennials and boomers do battle in Boomer1, learning to love Lawrence Welk, and Argentine experimental musician Juana Molina performs live.
The Waves
Oct. 4 2018 12:14 PMThe “Rage at Brett” EditionThe hosts of the Waves discuss male entitlement, female rage, and what comes next for Kavanaugh.
Oct. 3 2018 6:20 PMThe FBI Investigates KavanaughWho should they be talking to?
If Then
Oct. 3 2018 5:56 PMFact and Fiction on WikipediaThe Wikimedia Foundation’s executive director explains how the site’s volunteer editors fight misinformation and harassment.
Dear Prudence
Oct. 3 2018 8:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Slightly Lesser Mess” EditionI feel grossly underappreciated by my spouse. Should I leave him? Help!
Secret History of the Future
Oct. 3 2018 6:00 AMHuman InsecurityThe French telegraph system was hacked in 1834. What does the incident teach us about modern-day network security?
Lexicon Valley
Oct. 2 2018 10:35 AMWhy Do Southerners Talk Like That?Dissecting the distinct features that make up Southern speech.
The Gist
Oct. 1 2018 6:46 PMCollege-Aged CoddlingAre we being too careful with the feelings of college students?
Political Gabfest
Oct. 1 2018 11:02 AMThe “Live From Austin: Do You Have a Drinking Problem, Senator?” EditionThe Gabfest discusses Brett Kavanaugh’s experience in purgatory and whether former felons will regain the right to vote in Florida, and special guest DeRay Mckesson weighs in on how to activate an informed citizenry.
Women in Charge
Oct. 1 2018 7:00 AMWomen in Charge: Ana Mari CauceThe president of the University of Washington on the importance of diversity in leadership.
Sept. 30 2018 2:00 PMHow Does an Edibles Baker Do Her Job?Meet Lauren Kaufman, who makes cannabis treats and oversees the kitchen at Love’s Oven in Denver.
Slate Money
Sept. 29 2018 2:00 AMThe Dissent Channel EditionSlate Money on Thinking in Bets with former professional poker player Annie Duke, why Elon Musk should get some sleep, and the thinking behind billionaire disaster planners.
I Have to Ask
Sept. 28 2018 11:34 AMI Have to Ask: The Jason Zengerle EditionWhy the Trump administration has worked more closely with the Federalist Society than any conservative president.