Podcasts
The Gist
Aug. 27 2014 6:18 PMHappy People Falling in Love Makes for a Boring StoryThe Gist learns how Anya Ulinich’s new graphic novel is both graphic (sexually) and novel (inventive).
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 27 2014 11:43 AMThe Secret of the Ice Bucket Challenge’s Viral Success
The Gist
Aug. 25 2014 7:10 PMThe Bomb Makers’ Bomb MakerThe Gist learns what happened when a Nevada casino discovered a ransom note, and gigantic bomb, on its second floor.
Lexicon Valley
Aug. 25 2014 7:45 AMLinguaFile II: Can You Guess the Mystery Word?Listen to Slate’s show about the etymology and history of a peculiar word, featuring lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
The Gist
Aug. 22 2014 6:55 PMThe Proud Mom of 23 Could-Be KidsThe Gist learns the advantages of frozen families over room-temperature children.
The Gist
Aug. 21 2014 6:41 PMIs Infidelity Still a Third Rail for TV?The star of the FX show Married stays likable despite extramarital opportunities.
The Gist
Aug. 20 2014 6:00 PMDude, on the Set of the Big LebowskiThe Gist learns the story behind the making of the Dude.
The Gist
Aug. 19 2014 7:33 PMIt’s 2014. Let’s Discuss Polling About Hillary Clinton in 2016!
The Gist
Aug. 18 2014 6:23 PMA Panda, a President, Woody Guthrie, and a Flag Walk Into a Bar …Slate editors and special guest Brooke Gladstone face off in a heated debate over American icons.
Future Tense
Aug. 18 2014 7:00 AMTechno Sapiens: The End of Serendipity EditionA Future Tense podcast about whether machines will solve our problems, or make them worse.
Slate Money
Aug. 16 2014 7:36 AMSlate Money: The Payday EditionSlate Money on payday loans, BuzzFeed’s latest valuation, and the value of data scientists.
Live at Politics & Prose
Aug. 15 2014 10:55 AMThe Nixon DefenseJohn Dean discusses his new book at Politics & Prose.
The Gist
Aug. 14 2014 7:18 PMIn Ukraine, Even the Flags Are ClashingThe Gist explores when a flag becomes a political message in this vexillology corner.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 14 2014 8:19 AMIs This Eco-Kosher Shamanistic Aromatherapy Mom Better Than You?
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 13 2014 4:18 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Goodnight, Robin Williams” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the late, great Robin Williams; Steven Soderbergh’s new show, The Knick; and how to talk about the weather.
Live at Politics & Prose
Aug. 27 2014 12:12 PMThe Vanishing NeighborMarc Dunkelman discusses his book at Politics & Prose.
The Gist
Aug. 26 2014 7:13 PMPuppies Don’t Win PulitzersThe Gist speaks with the Center for Public Integrity about recent investigations you might have missed.
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 25 2014 5:14 PMHang Up and Listen: The All’s Fair in Love and WAR EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the value of the NFL preseason, Alex Gordon’s unlikely MVP candidacy, and Kevin Love’s move to Cleveland.
Slate Money
Aug. 23 2014 7:15 AMThe Ethics of Buying StocksSlate Money on tech deals minus the bankers, Amazon’s new payment system, and answers to listener questions.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 22 2014 10:22 AMThe “Why Isn’t Everyone Rioting?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the aftermath of Ferguson, the horrifying execution of journalist James Foley, and L.A.’s potential voting lottery.
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 21 2014 8:41 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Daddy’s Little Princess EditionListen to Slate’s show about social media misogyny, low-wage workers’ unpredictable work hours, and benevolent sexism.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 20 2014 10:18 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Precision of Language” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Giver, ironic misandry, and movie soundtracks.
Live at Politics & Prose
Aug. 19 2014 3:41 PMOn LookingAlexandra Horowitz discusses her book at Politics & Prose.
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 18 2014 5:17 PMHang Up and Listen: The “Are the Kids Alright?” EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the new baseball commissioner, the Little League World Series, and continuing gender inequality in sports.
The Gist
Aug. 16 2014 4:01 PMIra Glass Features Slate’s Mike Pesca on This American Life
The Gist
Aug. 15 2014 8:47 PMIs That Ferguson or Selma?The Gist explores how Ferguson, Missouri, stands as a stark example of racial disparities in America.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 15 2014 10:31 AMDid Police Militarization Make Ferguson More Volatile?
Slate Archives
Aug. 14 2014 12:13 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “Extroverted Like Me” Looking back on my Paxil experience, more than 10 years later. 
The Gist
Aug. 13 2014 6:10 PMCopy CreeperThe Gist and Dear Prudence follow up with a copy-shop employee who spotted a chilling letter.
The Gist
Aug. 12 2014 7:13 PMThe Pursuit of Happiness StudiesThe Gist wonders if we can truly study national differences in attitudes toward happiness.

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