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April 11 2017 12:22 PMHow Does a Crime Novelist Work?Baltimore-based writer Laura Lippman discusses her process and her relationship to the city.
The Gist
April 10 2017 7:13 PMWhen Protesters Pull the Fire AlarmDoes your right to free speech entitle you to silence the speech of someone else? Mike Pesca debates Slate’s Osita Nwanevu.
April 10 2017 11:31 AMGorka, Bannon, and the View From HungaryExamining Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka’s ties to Hungarian fascism.
The Gist
April 7 2017 6:19 PMShots Fired. What Now?How does President Trump’s attack on a Syrian air base fit into U.S. policy toward the Assad regime?
April 7 2017 3:58 PMDefining the Mission in SyriaWith the U.S. launching missile strikes against Syria, what will our foreign policy look like in the future?
April 7 2017 11:01 AMOscar-Winning Actress Marlee Matlin: The TranscriptRead a full transcript of Episode 38 of Slate Represent.
Live at Politics and Prose
April 7 2017 10:54 AMNixon: The Man Behind the CaricatureJohn A. Farrell on the complicated life and legacy of Richard Nixon.
The Gist
April 6 2017 6:44 PMLovable Losers With Scott SimonThe NPR host on the changing nature of his fandom for the Chicago Cubs.
DoubleX Gabfest
April 6 2017 10:35 AMThe DoubleX Gabfest “We Want Wives” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on Mike Pence’s rules about women, abortion on television, and millennial men.
The Gist
April 5 2017 7:04 PMA More Human Kind of Sci-Fi Charlie McDowell imagines a world where the afterlife is scientifically proven in his film The Discovery
April 5 2017 5:12 PMThe Fiery Words of Spiro AgnewRevisiting Oct. 15, 1969, and the then–vice president’s divisive language.
Culture Gabfest
April 5 2017 1:32 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Lust-Free Dinner With David Plotz” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on S-Town, Ghost in the Shell, and eating dinner with Mike Pence.
Dear Prudence
April 5 2017 7:15 AMDear Prudence: The “Raise the Bar” Edition, Part 2I like my husband’s kids more than my own. Help!
Lexicon Valley
April 4 2017 1:31 PMHeyo, Let’s Talk About HamiltonJohn McWhorter talks to linguist Neal Whitman about the mashup of hey and yo.
The Gist
April 3 2017 6:42 PMWhere Is the Republican Resistance?GOP strategist Mike Murphy on why Democrats won’t get an “Aaron Sorkin moment” where the whole party righteously turns on Trump.
April 11 2017 9:25 AMArticles of ImpeachmentCorruption, abuse of power, and the violation of democratic norms could ultimately lead to Donald Trump’s impeachment.
Hang Up And Listen
April 10 2017 5:43 PMHang Up and Listen: The No Rest for the Winners EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Sergio Garcia, Russell Westbrook, the return of baseball, and One and Not Done.
Slate Money
April 8 2017 2:00 AMThe “You Say Beeta, I Say Beta” EditionSlate Money discusses the popularity of smart beta investing and potential racial bias in auto insurance.
Best of Slate Podcasts
April 7 2017 4:18 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
April 7 2017 11:34 AMThe Implosion of Bill O’ReillyJoin Slate Plus to listen to Trumpcast’s conversation with Gabriel Sherman about the latest sexual harassment scandal at Fox News.
April 7 2017 11:00 AMOscar-Winning Actress Marlee MatlinOn her incredible career and advocating for deaf and disability representation on screen.
April 7 2017 10:54 AMChina. China? China!What the meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping could mean for future relations between the United States and China.
Political Gabfest
April 6 2017 5:15 PMThe “Crossing Many Lines” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the end of the filibuster, human rights under the Trump presidency, and conflicts of interest.
I Have to Ask
April 6 2017 7:14 AMI Have to Ask: The Andrew Sullivan EditionThe proto-blogger on the decline of conservatism and why he expected Trump’s victory.
The Moment
April 5 2017 5:42 PMBeth Schacter and Her TV Writing CareerThe Quantico writer and producer discusses the many things she loves about her job.
April 5 2017 4:28 PMThe Senate StandoffThe Republicans are set on confirming Neil Gorsuch. The Democrats are not. How will this change the Senate?
April 5 2017 11:23 AMA Short History of Supreme Court Confirmation HearingsRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast asked legal scholar Lori Ringhand about the Senate’s role in approving judges.
The Gist
April 4 2017 7:16 PMAn Outsider’s Take on America’s GameFor 15 years, Tabitha Soren followed a group of baseball minor league draft picks with a camera. The results are stirring.
Slate Plus
April 4 2017 8:05 AMAbused, Undocumented, and AfraidSlate’s Nora Caplan-Bricker talks about the undocumented abuse victims living in fear of deportation.
Hang Up And Listen
April 3 2017 6:26 PMHang Up and Listen: The 111–1 EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the men’s and women’s Final Fours and the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas.