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Political Gabfest
May 16 2016 3:01 PMWho Is Ben Rhodes?The Political Gabfest takes a closer look at Ben Rhodes—a national security adviser to Obama.
Slate Money
May 14 2016 2:02 AMThe Peer Pressure EditionSlate Money on Lending Club, Google payday loan ads, and public pensions.
The Gist
May 13 2016 6:11 PMVote JabbaIn the Spiel, Mike focus-groups Jabba the Hutt and Princess Leia.
Trumpcast
May 13 2016 3:24 PMNate Silver’s Bad PredictionSilver correctly predicted every state in 2012, but he completely missed on Donald Trump.
The Gist
May 12 2016 6:14 PMDid the Media Create Trump?Or were they just manipulated by him? NPR’s David Folkenflik debates our host.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 12 2016 2:21 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting, the “Is Grit Good?” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on grit, game theory, and online message boards.
The Gist
May 11 2016 7:15 PMI’ll Know Porn Addiction When I See ItMaria Konnikova explains what all of those pizza delivery guys and naughty nurses are doing to our brains.
Culture Gabfest
May 11 2016 12:29 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Who Brought the Chardonnay” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Keanu, whether iTunes is a dinosaur that deserves extinction, and men’s book clubs.
The Gist
May 10 2016 7:32 PMNeither Frightened Nor RabbitScottish frontman Scott Hutchison explains how songwriting helps him sort his messiest, darkest thoughts.
Trumpcast
May 10 2016 12:39 PMWhere’s My Bailout?A Trump supporter makes his case for a President Trump.
Hang Up And Listen
May 9 2016 5:26 PMHang Up and Listen: The Bartolo and Pancho EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Bartolo Colon’s home run, the NHL playoffs, and marketing the WNBA’s star players.
Slate Money
May 7 2016 2:02 AMThe Frack You EditionSlate Money on nonvoting shares, oil industry bankruptcies, and bank class-action suits.
The Gist
May 6 2016 7:21 PMA Rob Reiner­–mentary if You WillWe discuss father-son relationships in Being Charlie and the birth of the mockumentary genre in This Is Spinal Tap.
Political Gabfest
May 6 2016 1:11 PMWhich Candidate Is the Best Sweet Talker? Slate’s Political Gabfest performs a parody of what a contested convention would have looked like—using candy bars! 
Political Gabfest
May 5 2016 4:46 PMThe “Suspending My Campaign” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Donald Trump as Republican nominee, SCOTUS’ hearing of McDonnell v. United States, and Yale not renaming Calhoun College.
Amicus
May 14 2016 10:03 AMAmicus: Memory LaneAs we wait for the Supreme Court to hand down its big decisions, we listen back to a few highlights from this term.
Best of Slate Podcasts
May 13 2016 8:56 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Getting In
May 13 2016 3:49 PMGetting In Episode 9: Checking in With Our SeniorsThe podcast follows the continuing stories of college-bound seniors during their final weeks in high school.
Culture Gabfest
May 13 2016 11:49 AMWho Are the Hamilton Haters?The Culture Gabfest discusses the cultural significance of the musical’s backlash.
Political Gabfest
May 12 2016 5:10 PMThe “Goofy Elizabeth Warren” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s escalating conflicts with Paul Ryan and Elizabeth Warren, pending legal action on North Carolina’s HB2, and Facebook’s news algorithm.
Trumpcast
May 12 2016 1:37 PMTrump ConfidentialAfter his formal nomination, Trump will receive classified national security briefings. Wait, what?!
Trumpcast
May 11 2016 1:09 PMAre the Republicans Done?Or is this just a huge historical accident?
Working
May 11 2016 11:09 AMThe “How Does a Curator Work?” EditionMuseum specialist Mary Elliott talks about preparing a major installation for the new National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Hang Up And Listen
May 10 2016 1:32 PMRemembering Space Jam Hang Up and Listen discusses the beloved ’90s animated sports film. 
The Gist
May 9 2016 9:06 PMHe’s Not PivotingWhen you give opposing answers to the same questions, that’s called contradicting yourself.
TV Club Podcast
May 9 2016 2:05 PMGame of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 3.
Best of Slate Podcasts
May 6 2016 10:37 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Getting In
May 6 2016 6:27 PMGetting In Episode 8C: Should I Take the SAT or the ACT?The podcast breaks down the differences between the two tests and how to decode the scores.
The Gist
May 5 2016 7:49 PMTrump as NapalmWhy some conservative thinkers are excited for the scorched Earth that will be left in the wake of the presumptive nominee.
Trumpcast
May 5 2016 2:40 PMA Man of His GenerationDonald Trump is a baby boomer. Does this explain more about him than we think?

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