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Trumpcast
March 28 2018 9:31 AMMichael Cohen Must Be Kicking HimselfTrump’s personal lawyer is all tied up in the Stormy Daniels scandal, and it’s mostly of his own doing.
The Good Fight Podcast
March 28 2018 8:00 AMThe Elite Charade of Changing the WorldAnand Giridharadas on why many rich people do harm—even when they think they’re doing good.
The Gist
March 26 2018 9:24 PMHitler’s Art DealerHildebrand Gurlitt’s looted collection is open to the public, and museums are downplaying its sketchy history.
Working
March 25 2018 2:00 PMHow Does a Show Jumping Horse Work?In this episode of Working, we learn about the pampered lives of equestrian athletes.
The Gist
March 24 2018 12:54 AMSpies Are People Too      The showrunners behind The Americans on what makes their Soviet protagonists deep, flawed, and heroic. 
I Have to Ask
March 23 2018 10:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Judd Apatow EditionThe man behind Knocked Up and Trainwreck on Hollywood—and comedy—in the age of #MeToo.
The Gist
March 22 2018 9:01 PMAs Statues Fall, Racism StaysNew Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on dog whistles, Confederate monuments, and besting the likes of David Duke.
Studio 360
March 22 2018 5:00 PMThe Art of NoiseThe pioneers who turn the sound of everyday objects into music.
Trumpcast
March 22 2018 11:23 AMWho Trashed the Party?How Cambridge Analytica leveraged Facebook to get inside the heads of millions of users.
DoubleX Gabfest
March 22 2018 11:02 AMThe “Stormy D and Cardi B” EditionThe Double X Gabfest on Stormy Daniels, Cardi B, and microcheating.
If Then
March 21 2018 3:00 PMThe Tech That Draws Your DistrictAn expert on gerrymandering explains the tech behind the map-making that helped the GOP take control of Congress.
Dear Prudence
March 21 2018 8:30 AMDear Prudence: The “Spousal Acknowledgement” EditionMy husband wasn’t helpful as I was writing my first book. Do I need to include him in the acknowledgements? Help!
The Gist
March 20 2018 9:07 PMWill Democracy Survive Trump?Cass Sunstein had big thinkers write about the question, and they weren’t all optimistic.
Studio 360
March 20 2018 7:00 AMWhen the Belly Room Grew—and Flopped—for Female ComicsIn 1978, the Comedy Store gave female comedians a room of their own. Here’s the story of its complicated legacy.
The Gist
March 19 2018 3:21 PMAre Receipts Toxic?How concerned should we be about receipt paper? Maria Konnikova helps us investigate.
Dear Prudence
March 28 2018 8:30 AMDear Prudence: The “Falling for My Co-Parent” EditionI took over custody of my sister’s son, and now I think I’m in love with his father. Help!
The Gist
March 27 2018 8:35 PMCorruption Just Isn’t TelegenicThe Kushners’ deal-making is under investigation, but that’s not drawing eyeballs like Stormy Daniels is.
Hang Up And Listen
March 26 2018 8:34 PMHang Up and Listen: The Everyone Is Going Through Something EditionSlate’s sports podcast on March Madness, the killing of Stephon Clark, and athletes’ mental health.
Slate Money
March 24 2018 2:00 AMThe Space Bees EditionSlate Money on rocket billionaires, Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica problem, and Wealthfront.
Trumpcast
March 23 2018 6:15 PMTrump Is Finally Getting the Team He WantsThe president is getting ready to go to war with somebody, but who?
Live at Politics and Prose
March 23 2018 7:00 AMHistory Teaches Us to ResistCivil rights icon Mary Frances Berry swore she’d never write another book. Then Trump got elected.
Political Gabfest
March 22 2018 8:04 PMThe “Delete Facebook” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Robert Mueller’s job security, Cambridge Analytica’s data mining, and whether 2018 is really just a new take on the 1960s.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
March 22 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Technological Dystopia” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on what to do when your kid gets addicted to an “educational” video game.
El Gabfest en Español
March 22 2018 11:23 AMDe la Caída de Facebook y la Niña BienTrump aumenta sus ataques contra Mueller mientras salen más fraudes electorales a la luz del día.
The Gist
March 21 2018 8:05 PMThis Storm Ain’t BrewingEven if the courts let Stormy Daniels speak out, what could she say about Trump that we don’t already know?
Culture Gabfest
March 21 2018 12:43 PMThe Culture Gabfest “We Are a Sacred Troupe” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Death of Stalin, Rise, and the Twitter Demetricator.
Slate Extra
March 21 2018 8:00 AMThe Cambridge Analytica Mess Reveals That Even Careful Policies Can’t Protect Our DataSlate’s April Glaser on the data-sharing scandal and why shutting down Facebook won’t solve all our problems.
Lexicon Valley
March 20 2018 12:22 PMDid the Founding Fathers Have a British Accent?What we know about what Washington, Franklin, and Hamilton may have sounded like.
Hang Up And Listen
March 19 2018 8:20 PMHang Up and Listen: The Humble Swagger EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NCAA tournament and NFL contracts. Plus, an interview with Dave Kindred.
Trumpcast
March 19 2018 1:49 PMJohn Kelly’s Power and FailureWhy Trump’s chief of staff has failed even by his own narrow definition of the job.

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