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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?
DoubleX Gabfest
May 5 2016 12:20 PMThe Kotex in My Bugatti EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about sex work, Melania Trump, and Drake.
The Gist
May 4 2016 10:24 PMWelcome to the AbyssWe’re reconvening this much-requested Trump Anxiety Hotline. Trust us, you’ll feel better.
The Moment
May 4 2016 1:28 PMRyan Holiday Talks Stoicism and Why Ego Is the EnemyWhat’s holding you back from doing your best work?
The Gist
May 4 2016 9:16 AMTrumpeting Mike Tyson’s EndorsementWhy do we call it progress when convicted felons get the right to vote, but not when this specific felon expresses his particular vote?
Hang Up And Listen
May 3 2016 1:15 PMHow Many Sports Stadium Name Changes Is a Game Changer?When should journalists respect corporate sponsored naming rights to a beloved sports stadium? And when shouldn’t they?
The Gist
May 2 2016 9:33 PMThe End of Conventional Wisdom in PoliticsNo one thought the individual donor–funded campaign for a democratic socialist would get this far… especially Bernie Sanders.
TV Club Podcast
May 2 2016 3:41 PMGame of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to spoiler-filled discussions of every episode.
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.
Culture Gabfest
May 5 2016 1:17 PMIs It OK to Mourn Your Idols All Over Social Media?Those annoying social media mourners might have a point about Prince.
Working
May 5 2016 10:12 AMHow to Run a Used BookstoreRead how one independent bookseller keeps business booming in the age of Amazon in this Working podcast transcript. 
Culture Gabfest
May 4 2016 3:07 PMThe Culture Gabfest “The Worst Man in the World” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Meddler, The Night Manager, and Donald Trump, the baby boomer.
Amicus
May 4 2016 1:01 PMIs Every Gift a Bribe?If you’re a public official—maybe.
Trumpcast
May 3 2016 2:42 PMA Brief History of the DrumpfsThe Trump family philosophy goes back more than three generations—you’re either a winner or a loser!
Lexicon Valley
May 3 2016 11:14 AMThe Blaccent: What Does It Mean to Sound Black?Linguist John McWhorter argues that it makes perfect sense for the speech of black and white Americans to have subtle differences.
Hang Up And Listen
May 2 2016 6:34 PMHang Up and Listen: The Perverse Ingenuity EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Laremy Tunsil’s gas mask, Leicester City’s Cinderella story, and The Only Rule Is It Has to Work.
Working
May 2 2016 1:55 PMThe “How Does a Bookseller Work?” EditionA used-book merchant talks about running an independent shop in the age of Amazon.

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