Podcasts
Podcasts
Culture Gabfest
March 18 2015 10:38 AMThe Culture Gabfest “America’s One Night Stand With Robin Thicke” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the “Blurred Lines” court case, Snapchat Discover, and what makes a good title.
Science
March 17 2015 6:00 AMSlate Voice: “Plush Life”Listen to Mark Joseph Stern reads his study of why people lost their minds over Beanie Babies. 
Hang Up And Listen
March 16 2015 4:26 PMHang Up and Listen: The Hate, Hope, and Hockey EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Selection Sunday, I Hate Christian Laettner, NFL free agency, and the imploding Toronto Maple Leafs.
Working
March 16 2015 10:19 AMThe “How Does Adam McKay Work?” EditionThe writer, director, and producer talks to host Adam Davidson about collaborating with Will Ferrell, co-founding Funny or Die, and three different daily routines.
Slate Money
March 14 2015 2:03 AMThe Automatic for the People EditionSlate Money on odious debt as an international power play, Charles Schwab’s plan to create a robo-adviser, and the Apple smartwatch.
Political Gabfest
March 13 2015 2:42 PMThe “Is it ‘Dear Ali’ or ‘Dear Ayatollah’ or ‘Dear Mullah’?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the GOP’s letter to Iran, Hillary Clinton’s press conference, and the racist SAE chant.
The Gist
March 12 2015 6:27 PMHigh Maintenance DeliversOne of the best joints on television is actually a Web series.
The Gist
March 11 2015 6:00 PMBitter DelightsThe Gist travels all the way to the neighborhood bar to learn about locally grown cocktail bitters. 
Whistlestop
March 11 2015 12:01 PMThe Art of Political Umbrage-TakingSlate’s new podcast about presidential history revisits the election of 1840, when William Henry Harrison became the first candidate to actually campaign for the job.
Slate Plus
March 10 2015 6:05 PMSlate’s Outward Blog Talks to Lea DeLariaA podcast recap of our Feb. 3 live show in NYC.
Hang Up And Listen
March 9 2015 5:14 PMHang Up and Listen: The College Hoops in Crisis EditionSlate’s sports podcast on NCAA basketball’s plodding pace, the decline of the running back, and Errol Morris’ sports documentaries.
Slate Money
March 7 2015 2:01 AMThe Money for Nothing EditionSlate Money on whether Wu-Tang Clan’s album can sell like fine art, a stock plunge for Lumber Liquidators, and the reasons why we have patent trolls. 
Political Gabfest
March 6 2015 11:12 AMThe “hdr22@clintonemail.com” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech, Hillary Clinton’s email, and the Supreme Court’s Obamacare case.
The Audio Book Club
March 6 2015 10:27 AMThe Audio Book Club Meets the Girl on the TrainSlate critics debate Paula Hawkins’ best-selling thriller.
DoubleX Gabfest
March 5 2015 10:12 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Moody Bitches EditionListen to Slate’s show about the new book, Moody Bitches.
The Gist
March 17 2015 7:07 PMMy Big Fat German DebtComparing Greek debt to the subprime mortgage crisis with Adam Davidson.
The Gist
March 16 2015 6:30 PMA Matter of ChorusHow has an emphasis on branding changed the relationship between a song’s title and chorus?
The Checkup
March 16 2015 2:00 PMOn the BrainThe Checkup from Slate and WBUR explores a brain implant for PTSD, dyslexia research, and a connection between musical training and language development.
Amicus
March 14 2015 2:04 AMAmicus: Throwing Away the KeyHas the Supreme Court turned its back on Guantánamo?
The Gist
March 13 2015 7:20 PMTips for Your Office FridgeDan Pashman from The Sporkful podcast sizes up the Slate office fridge and offers tips for improving your communal kitchen.
Live at Politics & Prose
March 13 2015 10:15 AMAmy Wilkinson Discusses The Creator’s Code, Her New Book
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
March 12 2015 10:04 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Is My Kid a Narcissist?!” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on how to teach your kids that they aren’t better than everyone else, elder care, and day-care scofflaws.
Culture Gabfest
March 11 2015 2:08 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Woodshedding” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, TV opening credit sequences, and Ryan Boudinot’s takedown of MFAs.
The Gist
March 10 2015 6:26 PMDo Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect PatentsEarly Monopoly was a left-wing teaching tool for railing against monopolists.
The Gist
March 9 2015 6:42 PMSongs That Almost Killed the American SongbookHow “The Doggie in the Window” and other confections nearly erased one of the greatest eras in music. 
Lexicon Valley
March 9 2015 10:29 AMTwo Theories on the Origin of CarnivalListen to Slate’s show about the contested origin of a gluttonous word, featuring lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
The Gist
March 6 2015 9:37 PMPaid to PlayThree professional gamers talk about turning Call of Duty into goofy YouTube videos, millions of views, and six-figure incomes.
Live at Politics & Prose
March 6 2015 10:40 AMApril Ryan Discusses The Presidency in Black and White, Her New Book
The Gist
March 5 2015 8:34 PMRepublicans: Report to Spring TrainingBaseball players can be ranked by their earning potential, popularity, and toughness. Why not do the same for likely primary candidates?
The Gist
March 4 2015 8:39 PMHe Stared Down the SovietsA veteran of the Pentagon and State Department on the possibility of a deal on Iran’s nuclear program and the impact of Bibi Netanyahu’s speech before Congress.

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