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Represent
May 26 2017 10:43 AMThe First Black BacheloretteRachel Lindsay is looking for love on a “historic” new season.
The Gist
May 25 2017 7:05 PMBen Wittes Digs OutThe editor of Lawfare returns to wade through the past two weeks’ worth of ENSH (errant national security horses--t).
Culture Gabfest
May 25 2017 12:31 PMWhat Is Really Going on in Twin Peaks: The Return?The Culture Gabfest hunts for meaning amongst the mysteries.
Trumpcast
May 24 2017 1:17 PMThe Blabbing PresidentDaniel Drezner on the effects of Trump’s blabbing tendencies.
Dear Prudence
May 24 2017 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Death of the Ego” EditionHelp! How do I tell my friends and family I’m upset they bailed on my big birthday?
Conspiracy Thrillers
May 23 2017 4:57 PMConspiracy Thrillers Movie Club: The Manchurian CandidateIn this first episode, Sam Adams and writer Mark Harris on a story of war, politics, and brainwashing.
I Have to Ask
May 23 2017 4:10 PMWhat It’s Like to Cover Trump as a White House ReporterThe Washington Post’s Ashley Parker on Trump’s tweets and the fire hose of breaking news.
Working
May 23 2017 11:39 AMThe “How Does a Public Defender Work?” TranscriptRead what Jenny Egan had to say about keeping young people out of Baltimore jails.
Hang Up And Listen
May 22 2017 5:38 PMHang Up and Listen: The His Airness Plays Ping-Pong EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA playoffs, Enes Kanter, and a plan to end NCAA amateurism.
The Audio Book Club
May 22 2017 11:36 AMThe Handmaid’s TaleSlate critics debate Margaret Atwood’s harrowing novel and the television series it inspired.
Trumpcast
May 22 2017 8:29 AMThe Thing With These InvestigationsJournalist Jeffrey Toobin lays out what could come as Mueller prepares to lead special counsel.
The Gist
May 19 2017 7:28 PMCan We Really Fix College Sports?Obama’s education secretary, Arne Duncan, wants to help college athletes out of their plight. 
Best of Slate Podcasts
May 19 2017 5:48 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Represent
May 19 2017 7:30 AMUnpacking The Handmaid’s TaleWe break down Hulu’s adaptation of the dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood with the help of Slate staff writer Katy Waldman.
The Gist
May 18 2017 6:51 PMRoger Ailes Created This MessIsaac Chotiner on the death of a man who created Fox News and elevated Trump to political power.
Political Gabfest
May 26 2017 7:13 AMThe “Glowing Orb” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the budget, Trump’s trip abroad, and a Supreme Court ruling on gerrymandering.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 25 2017 2:28 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Here’s Steve Instead of Carvell” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast discuss how young is too young to teach empathy, and what to do about a boy who dominates his little brother.
The Gist
May 24 2017 6:40 PMEveryone Looks Presidential on Air Force OneJosh King on why Donald Trump is looking kind of respectable during his first foreign trip.
Culture Gabfest
May 24 2017 10:49 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Whaboom” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Twin Peaks, The Bachelorette, and Alex Tizon’s essay “My Family’s Slave” in the Atlantic.
The Gist
May 23 2017 8:09 PMTom Ricks: “It’s Shakespearean”A longtime defense policy reporter on the tragedy unfolding in the Trump White House. 
Conspiracy Thrillers
May 23 2017 4:56 PMIntroducing the Conspiracy Thrillers Movie ClubThis new Slate podcast series looks at how the movies have portrayed political and social paranoia on screen, from The Manchurian Candidate to Get Out.
Trumpcast
May 23 2017 3:17 PMThe Fake News Bubble for LiberalsJournalist Zack Beauchamp explains the differences between fake news coming from the left and the right.
The Gist
May 22 2017 6:44 PMJon Glaser Is ConflictedThe star of Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter isn’t sure the world needs more dumb jokes, but he’s making them anyway.
Working
May 22 2017 5:29 PMHow Does an Aquarium Veterinarian Work?The director of animal health at Baltimore’s National Aquarium talks about looking after hundreds of distinct species.
Trumpcast
May 22 2017 9:40 AMThe Purest Boy ScoutJournalist Garrett Graff gives some insight and history into the man taking over the Russian investigation since Comey’s firing.
Slate Money
May 20 2017 2:00 AMThe Spinning Wheels EditionSlate Money on the auto industry, artificial intelligence, and Apple’s new headquarters.
Political Gabfest
May 19 2017 6:05 PMTrump’s Insane Theory About ExerciseThe Political Gabfest on what to make of the president’s comments about fitness.
Live at Politics and Prose
May 19 2017 12:12 PMRichard Rothstein speaks With Ta-Nehisi Coates About Forgotten HistoryThey discuss residential segregation and the myths that obscure it.
Culture Gabfest
May 18 2017 6:52 PMHow to Give Sage AdviceThe Culture Gabfest’s short guide to parenting, relationship, and career advice.
Political Gabfest
May 18 2017 5:35 PMThe “Witch Hunt” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the maelstrom around Trump’s presidency, Roger Ailes, and Attorney General Sessions’ war on drugs.

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