Podcasts
Podcasts
The Moment
June 9 2015 1:06 PMChuck Todd on Cynicism in the Political LandscapeThe moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press talks about walking the fine line between journalism and show business.
Hang Up And Listen
June 8 2015 7:18 PMHang Up and Listen: The Save It for Judge Judy EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA Finals, American Pharoah’s Triple Crown victory, and the Women’s World Cup.
Slate Money
June 6 2015 2:18 AMThe Time to Grow Up EditionSlate Money talks with the New York Times’ Ron Lieber about his new book for parents, the worst charity you could give your money to, and the need to insure Uber drivers.
Political Gabfest
June 5 2015 12:50 PMThe “This Gabfest Is On Background” EditionListen to Slate’s show about a pair of U.S. Supreme Court First Amendment cases, Hillary Clinton’s “on-background” briefings, and Caitlyn Jenner.
The Gist
June 4 2015 6:49 PMHis Dunkological Clock Was TickingMike Pesca and Asher Price head to New York’s West 4th Street Courts to discuss slam-dunking in your 30s.
The Gist
June 3 2015 6:21 PMMac McCaughan: SolochunkThe Superchunk frontman and Merge Records co-founder performs live in Slate studios under his own name.
The Gist
June 2 2015 9:17 PMNothing Up Their Sleeves?A look at the benefits offered, if any, from compression sleeves worn by LeBron James, alpine skiers, and ailing senior citizens. 
The Moment
June 2 2015 12:20 PMTaylor Goldsmith on Critics, Hope, and Bob DylanThe lead singer and songwriter of Dawes talks about the group's new album, All Your Favorite Bands, his work on the New Basement Tapes project, and more.
The Gist
June 1 2015 9:18 PMWhat a Cherokee Chief Can Tell Us About Andrew JacksonNPR host Steve Inskeep examines the complicated story of America’s seventh president through a new lens.
Lexicon Valley
June 1 2015 9:59 AMGuess the Mystery Word!Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss a mystery word or phrase with lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
Slate Money
May 30 2015 2:01 AMThe Random Rules EditionGoogle’s virtual reality Cardboard, media consolidation big and small, and what the FIFA folks did wrong.
Political Gabfest
May 29 2015 10:41 AMThe “Bags and Bags and More Bags of Cash” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the global FIFA corruption scandal, the congressional debate over renewal of the Patriot Act, and the U.S. Supreme Court’s “one person, one vote” voting rights case.
The Moment
May 28 2015 10:34 PMKiller Mike on Run the Jewels, Ferguson, Empathy, and RageOne-half of Run the Jewels talks about being an artist, leader, and rapper.
DoubleX Gabfest
May 28 2015 11:22 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Thou Shalt Cruise EditionListen to Slate’s show about the wife bonus.
The Gist
May 27 2015 8:37 PMLiving in the Post-Material WorldWhat happens when we get everything we’ve ever wanted? 
The Gist
June 8 2015 8:26 PMGrasping for the Ferguson EffectMike Pesca debates guest Heather Mac Donald about drawing a link between a spike in inner-city crime to civil unrest in Missouri.
The Checkup
June 8 2015 11:29 AMThe Checkup: Muffin TopSlate and WBUR’s health podcast looks at dieting myths, eating disorders, and a popular program that aims to change how you approach food. 
The Gist
June 5 2015 7:30 PMSharon Van Etten, Banter MentorWe assign the acclaimed singer-songwriter to help an up-and-coming artist who’s concerned about his awkward stage banter.
The Gist
June 5 2015 12:50 PMThe Best Defense Is a Good ... KidMike Pesca examines how athletes position their own children to deflect the press.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 4 2015 10:38 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: Your Kids Are Not Getting Scholarships EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the endless hell of travel sports teams and wealthy motherhood. 
Culture Gabfest
June 3 2015 1:49 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Whack-a-Guest” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Laura Kipnis’ Title IX investigation, generational labels, and Jim O’Rourke’s Simple Songs.
Hang Up And Listen
June 2 2015 6:50 PMHang Up and Listen: The It Eez Possible EditionA special edition of Slate’s sports podcast on Sepp Blatter’s resignation as FIFA president.
Education
June 2 2015 11:11 AMSlate Voice: “To the Teacher Who Changed My Life”Listen to John Dickerson read about the 10th-grade English teacher who changed his life, and how he got to say “thank you” before his teacher died.
Hang Up And Listen
June 1 2015 5:19 PMHang Up and Listen: The Good Nat, Bad Nat EditionSlate’s sports podcast on whether FIFA will ever change, the Stanley Cup Finals, and Bryce Harper’s breakout season.
Amicus
June 1 2015 8:41 AMAmicus: The Calm Before the StormThe biggest decisions of the Supreme Court term are right around the corner. Major abortion cases might not be far behind. 
The Gist
May 29 2015 5:58 PMRoss Ulbricht and the Silk Road StoryWith the so-called Dread Pirate Roberts sentenced to life in prison for operating a shadowy marketplace in the “dark net,” The Gist hears about a new documentary directed by actor Alex Winter.
Live at Politics & Prose
May 29 2015 10:07 AMSteve Inskeep on Andrew Jackson and the Trail of TearsNPR’s Morning Edition co-host discusses his new book at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.
The Gist
May 28 2015 7:02 PMTalking About Talking About RaceHow can we have better conversations about race? Author Baratunde Thurston offers some rules of thumb.
Meet Slate
May 28 2015 9:16 AMAnd Then You March In, According to Your Existential Importance in Life”A day in the life of Slate’s Supreme Court reporter.
Whistlestop
May 27 2015 12:24 PMFord, Reagan, and the 1976 RNCSlate’s podcast about campaign history offers up the second part of its look at the rise of Ronald Reagan. 

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