The “Ready for Her Close-Up” TranscriptRead Dahlia Lithwick’s conversation with her guests about the sudden popularity of Supreme Court drama on the silver screen.
The “Osama Bin Laden Sure Read Boring Books” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Osama Bin Laden’s reading list, Columbia University’s “Mattress Girl,” and gender dynamics on Capitol Hill and the Upper East Side.
The Present Tense (and Other Storytelling Secrets)Listen in as The Moth champ Matthew Dicks coaches a dad on how to talk about life with his autistic son.
Dylan’s 14-Month MiracleFifty years ago, Dylan began creating three of rock’s most influential albums: Bringing It All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited, and Blonde on Blonde.
The Culture Gabfest “Badass Matriarchy” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Mad Max: Fury Road and the Mad Men finale
Podcast for America
The Debut of Podcast for America!Mark Leibovich, Annie Lowrey, and Alex Wagner on the culture of American politics.
The “How Does a Host of Working Work?” TranscriptRead what Adam Davidson asked the show’s first host, David Plotz, about his career.
Bryan Garner on David Foster Wallace, Steven Pinker, and Why Language MattersThe lexicographer and author of Modern American Usage discusses the DFW essay that changed his life.
Amicus: Ready for Her Close-UpThe upcoming Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic is the splashiest dramatization of a Supreme Court justice in recent memory, but it’s hardly the only one.
It’s Letterman’s World. We Just Critique It.What will it mean for Dave to sign off for good after a 33-year run?
Eating Chinese Food Out of the CartonMike Pesca loves The Americans, so when the drama fell victim to the ultimate cliché, he had to challenge the creators.
Another Blow to Bipartisan SpiritA new Senate bill unites Republicans behind an Obama agenda item. Um, what?
The “Making the Case” TranscriptRead Dahlia Lithwick’s conversation with one of the lawyers who argued last months’ big gay-rights case at the Supreme Court.
Why Karaoke Carries a Torch for 1984Mike Pesca slips on his parachute pants to explore immortal hits and memorable oddities from an exceptional year in Billboard chart history.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The Attacking Molly Weasley EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on having a child while single and a New York City school that is dividing children into groups by race.
Slate Voice: “ ‘And People?’ ”Listen to Gabe Roth read aloud about the picture book that taught his 3-year-old about death.
Nine out of 10 Germs AgreeWe dig through Maria Konnikova’s purse for hand sanitizer. Will she come clean about its effectiveness?
Why We Lost It Over Beanie BabiesHow understuffed plush toys helped launch e-commerce and win our hearts.
Hang Up And Listen
Hang Up and Listen: The 0–162 or Bust EditionSlate’s sports podcast takes your questions in a special spring call-in show.
“I Always Believed That Created Languages Were Art Pieces”Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo talk to conlanger David J. Peterson about the art and craft of inventing languages for Game of Thrones.
The “How Does a Host of Working Work?” EditionFor this season’s finale, the hosts of our podcast about what people do all day discuss their own day jobs.
The “I Don’t Mean to Yell at You, but I Feel Good Doing It” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Seymour Hersh’s conspiratorial counter-narrative of the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the status of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, and Jeb Bush’s retrospective view of the Iraq war.
DoubleX Gabfest: Selfish in Thailand EditionListen to Slate’s show about the exploitation of nail salon workers.
Ford, Reagan, and the Halloween MassacreSlate's podcast about campaign history revisits the Republican primary election of 1976.