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The Gist
June 9 2017 9:19 PMLarry Wilmore is Black on the AirThe comedian talks about his new podcast and why satire can’t change minds.
Best of Slate Podcasts
June 9 2017 4:13 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Trumpcast
June 9 2017 1:47 PMOh Lordy, Jim Comey!The Republicans believe Comey, not Trump. But will they act on that belief?
Political Gabfest
June 9 2017 10:48 AMThe “I Expect Loyalty” Edition, Live From DenverListen to Slate’s show about James Comey, Gov. John Hickenlooper, and cellphone data privacy.
The Gist
June 8 2017 7:01 PMWhat We Get Wrong About Mass Incarceration, Part IICriminal justice quant John Pfaff says to bring down the prison population we must rein in prosecutors. Can that be done?
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 8 2017 3:12 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Empathy Redux” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast gets help with a question it screwed up the first time.
Trumpcast
June 8 2017 11:08 AMWho Is Reality Winner, and Why Does London Despise Donald Trump?A normal national security story in the Trump administration? Finally.
The Gist
June 7 2017 6:11 PMWhat We Get Wrong About Mass Incarceration, Part IHint: It’s not about the feds, it’s about local prosecutors.
Culture Gabfest
June 7 2017 11:19 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From Melbourne” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Wonder Woman, the songwriting process of Courtney Barnett, and cultural perceptions about Australia.
The Gist
June 6 2017 7:51 PMWhy So Morose About Lactose?Our resident debunker, Maria Konnikova, on the truth and the fiction about nondairy milks.
Conspiracy Thrillers
June 6 2017 8:10 AMConspiracy Thrillers Movie Club: All the President’s MenIn this second episode, Sam Adams and the Washington Post’s Alyssa Rosenberg discuss the film’s portrayal of journalists’ work.
Hang Up And Listen
June 5 2017 5:12 PMHang Up and Listen: The Mr. Met Has No Middle Finger EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup Final, and the Mets’ mascot imbroglio.
Trumpcast
June 5 2017 9:23 AMNo Consequences?Are there any immediate ramifications to Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accords?
The Gist
June 2 2017 8:32 PMYou Can’t Say That, Mr. SenatorGuest host Zoe Chace talks to Al Franken about jokes you can’t say out loud in Washington.
Political Gabfest
June 2 2017 12:28 PMJust How Scandalous Was the Kathy Griffin Photo Scandal?The Political Gabfest takes on a comedic faux pas.
Trumpcast
June 9 2017 6:36 PMThe Loneliness of Donald TrumpRebecca Solnit reads her story about a very particular man in a very particular set of circumstances.
Political Gabfest
June 9 2017 1:49 PMKansas, Pence, and VenezuelaAn audience Q&A with the Political Gabfest at their live taping in Denver.
Represent
June 9 2017 12:49 PMEverything, Everything Director Stella MeghieOn making the leap from indie films, the rarity of black female protagonists in YA, and addressing criticism about how her new movie portrays disability.
Live at Politics and Prose
June 9 2017 10:30 AMThe Trouble With RealityBrooke Gladstone pulls back the curtain on the media in the age of fake news and alternative facts.
DoubleX Gabfest
June 8 2017 5:14 PMEverything Australia Wanted to Know About the Culture GabfestAn audience Q&A from a live taping in Melbourne, Australia.
Trumpcast
June 8 2017 11:15 AMHabing on the Trumps With Maggie HabermanWho’s being groomed for greatness in the Trump family?
I Have to Ask
June 8 2017 9:30 AMI Have to Ask: The George Saunders EditionThe author of Lincoln in the Bardo on summoning the ghost of past presidents and writing about our current one.
Amicus
June 7 2017 1:33 PMThe Animus Amicus TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump.
Dear Prudence
June 7 2017 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Workplace Hazard” EditionMy slovenly employee keeps getting the whole staff sick. Help!
Working
June 6 2017 11:33 AMThe “How Does a Real Estate Concierge Work?” TranscriptRead what Baltimore’s Damon Walker had to say about helping landlords manage their property investments.
The Gist
June 5 2017 6:27 PMO Great Confessor GoogleSeth Stephens-Davidowitz combs internet search data to uncover secrets that elude pollsters.
Working
June 5 2017 10:40 AMHow Does a Schooner Captain Work?This experienced sailor explains how you keep an old-school ship in peak condition.
Slate Money
June 3 2017 2:00 AMThe Dinosaur EditionSlate Money on the Paris Agreement, credit scores, and Venezuelan bonds.
Best of Slate Podcasts
June 2 2017 7:07 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Live at Politics and Prose
June 2 2017 10:55 AMRace in America 2017April Ryan returns to moderate our fifth Race in America Today panel.

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