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Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 3 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Eating Your Feelings” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on worrying about your kid’s weight and what to do when your child hasn’t found her passion.
Working
Aug. 3 2017 10:21 AMThe “How Does a Barbecue Chef Work?” TranscriptRead what a Detroit restauranteur had to say about making smoked meats in Motor City’s burgeoning food scene.
The Gist
Aug. 2 2017 8:27 PMA Video Game Thoreau Might PlayIn Walden, a game, players can pick berries, walk in the woods, or spend the rest of their virtual lives in jail for tax evasion.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 2 2017 9:46 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Crash! I Dropped a Vase” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Dunkirk, the podcast 36 Questions, and what it means when a musician “sells out.”
The Gist
Aug. 1 2017 8:48 PMNo Hard FeelingsScientist Lisa Feldman Barrett says the results are in: Your feelings are a construct.
Conspiracy Thrillers
Aug. 1 2017 8:01 AMConspiracy Thrillers Movie Club: They LiveFilmmaker John Carpenter used simple visuals to make bold political statements in this 1988 sci-fi flick.
Hang Up And Listen
July 31 2017 4:21 PMHang Up and Listen: The Greyhens Not Grayhens EditionSlate’s sports podcast on girls in baseball, the death of high-top sneakers, and Scrabble.
Working
July 30 2017 1:00 PMHow Does a Manufacturing Executive Work?Shinola’s Jen Guarino talks about the challenges of producing watches, bags, and more in Detroit.
Slate Money
July 29 2017 2:05 AMThe Bad Eggs EditionSlate Money on Anthony Scaramucci, productivity, and Hampton Creek’s eggless mayo.
The Gist
July 28 2017 6:51 PMAlan Alda Seeks ClarityIn his new book, the MASH star shares his hope for better communication between scientists and curious amateurs.
Represent
July 28 2017 1:49 PMGirls Trip and Monica Owusu-BreenWe discuss the box-office hit starring Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, and Queen Latifah. Then, an interview with the showrunner of Midnight, Texas about her career and the NBC supernatural drama.
Political Gabfest
July 28 2017 12:38 PMDo the Boy Scouts Deserve Blame for Trump’s Bizarre Speech?The Political Gabfest on what to make of the president’s invitation to speak at the jamboree.
I Have to Ask
July 27 2017 10:58 PMI Have to Ask: The Olivia Nuzzi EditionNew York’s Washington correspondent on how White House staffers really view Donald Trump.
DoubleX Gabfest
July 27 2017 7:09 PMThe DoubleX Gabfest “The Sex Robots Are Coming” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on sex robots, the female pop music canon, and Laura Moser’s run for Congress.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 27 2017 2:01 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Return of the Dan” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about what to tell the kids about the president.
Trumpcast
Aug. 3 2017 12:50 PMThe Short History of Generals as Chiefs of StaffWill Gen. Kelly come to be known as the 45th and a Half President?
I Have to Ask
Aug. 3 2017 7:30 AMI Have to Ask: The Robert Wright EditionThe author of Why Buddhism Is True thinks mindfulness can be a weapon against Trumpism.
Whistlestop
Aug. 2 2017 1:47 PMWhat Happened When President Carter Fired Five Cabinet OfficialsWhistlestop on an outsider president’s failed attempt to shake up his administration.
Dear Prudence
Aug. 2 2017 7:15 AMDear Prudence: The “Mulligan” EditionI once told my tomboy friend no one would have sex with her, but now she’s a babe. Can I ask her out? Help!
Trumpcast
Aug. 1 2017 10:34 AMAggressive on ImmigrationThe Trump administration has made it clear that anybody on the wrong side of immigration law can be deported.
The Gist
July 31 2017 8:02 PMHow to Beat a CasinoIn the new ESPN podcast documentary A Queen of Sorts, the story of a woman who turned the tables on casinos around the world.
The Audio Book Club
July 31 2017 11:36 AMDo Not Become AlarmedMaile Meloy’s novel about privileged kids in peril is an adventure yarn with bite.
Culture Gabfest
July 29 2017 12:00 PMWill Confederate Be an Insensitive Disaster?The Culture Gabfest on HBO’s newly announced series.
Trumpcast
July 28 2017 7:30 PMHoly Hell to PayHave the Senate Republicans found the line they won’t allow Trump to cross?
Best of Slate Podcasts
July 28 2017 3:01 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Culture Gabfest
July 28 2017 1:45 PMHit Parade: The Charity Megasingle EditionIn the mid-1980s, big, loud, multicelebrity pop songs were briefly all over the charts and the radio. How’d that happen?
Live at Politics and Prose
July 28 2017 7:07 AMPolicing the Black ManAngela J. Davis leads a panel of legal experts in a discussion about race and criminal justice.
The Gist
July 27 2017 7:29 PMThey Called Him Son of SamA Smithsonian Channel documentary revisits the media hysteria surrounding the 1970s serial killer known as the Son of Sam.
Political Gabfest
July 27 2017 7:00 PMThe “If Only This Were a Movie and Not Our Lives” EditionListen to Slate’s show about health care, Jeff Sessions, and transgender service members.
Whistlestop
July 27 2017 9:27 AMLoyalty Tests and the Bridge of DeathIn July 1979, President Carter was ready to fire a number of Cabinet members and start afresh.

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