Podcasts
Podcasts
Political Gabfest
Feb. 4 2015 12:56 PMThe “Do You Think Blogging Is a Form of Addiction?” Bonus SegmentDavid, Emily, and John discuss Andrew Sullivan and his retirement from blogging.
The Gist
Feb. 3 2015 7:48 PMNorth Korea’s Former Poet LaureateWhen he first met Kim Jong-il, Jang Jin-sung was surprised to see the godlike figure crying to folk songs, stroking a Maltese puppy, and wearing high heels.
The Gist
Feb. 2 2015 8:37 PMThe Detox DetoxAs of last year, there were no controlled and randomized trials of any commercially available detox diets. Are they bulls--t?
Amicus
Jan. 31 2015 1:16 PMThe Case for Allowing Cameras Inside the U.S. Supreme Court
The Gist
Jan. 30 2015 6:45 PMThe One-Man Beautification PlanA security guard from Queens explains why he’s repainting New York’s forgotten emergency call boxes.
The Gist
Jan. 29 2015 7:32 PMCaffeine: Shot by ShotCaffeine is powerful and effective, but it’s still a drug. Do the benefits outweigh the costs?
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 29 2015 10:16 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “If I Only Had a Girl” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on a new reality show about free-range kids, gender disappointment, and a film critic’s essay about watching movies with her daughter.
The Gist
Jan. 28 2015 11:12 PMCongressionalizationThomas Schaller explains why Congress is well-suited to the Republican agenda, for now.
The Gist
Jan. 27 2015 5:41 PMThe Passion of the ChristieWhile preparing to run for the highest office, Chris Christie hasn’t tamped down his personality in any way. Will that help or hurt?
The Gist
Jan. 26 2015 9:05 PMMicrosoft’s Imperfect 10We can mock the decision to skip Windows 9, but the software giant still has a serious share of the market.
Lexicon Valley
Jan. 26 2015 11:20 AMThe Many Lives of Anna KareninaJournalist and author Masha Gessen discusses the challenge of translating a literary masterpiece.
Amicus
Jan. 25 2015 8:31 AMShould Aspiring Judges Be Able to Raise Campaign Funds the Same Way Other Candidates Can?
The Gist
Jan. 23 2015 8:45 PMThe Five-Second StoryYour greatest story probably comes from a tiny sliver of your life. Tell us about it for The Gist’s new storytelling project.
The Gist
Jan. 22 2015 7:52 PMFraunces Tavern BombingForty years ago a banker named Frank Connor died in a terrorist bombing in lower Manhattan. We speak with his son Joe Connor. 
DoubleX Gabfest
Jan. 22 2015 8:43 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Raping Rape Culture EditionListen to Slate’s show about the parents reported to the police for letting their kids walk home alone, 36 questions that help you fall in love, and the second season of Broad City
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 4 2015 10:50 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Nice Singlet!” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Foxcatcher, Sleater-Kinney’s album No Cities to Love, and the 2015 Super Bowl ads.
Slate Voice
Feb. 3 2015 7:30 AMSlate Voice: “James Watson Throws a Fit”Listen to Laura Helmuth read her piece about the tarnished legacy of a Nobel laureate.
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 2 2015 5:09 PMHang Up and Listen: The 1 Yard From Stardom EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Super Bowl, featuring interviews with Grantland’s Bryan Curtis and NBC’s Fred Gaudelli.
Slate Money
Jan. 31 2015 7:16 AMThe Sports EditionSlate Money on paying college athletes, the real cost of sports stadiums, and the outsized salary of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Political Gabfest
Jan. 30 2015 11:41 AMThe “Can You Buy a President for $889 Million” EditionListen to Slate's show about the Koch brothers’ $889 million commitment to the 2016 elections, the Supreme Court’s death penalty case, and Jonathan Chait’s essay about political correctness.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 29 2015 12:32 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Whiteout Conditions” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on American Sniper, Jonathan Chait’s article on the resurgence of political correctness, and the Sundance Film Festival.
Behind the Scenes
Jan. 29 2015 10:02 AMListen to Our Conversation With Patton Oswalt About MoviesA podcast from our live event, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
TV Club
Jan. 28 2015 11:53 AMSlate Plus Sneak Peek: The Walking Dead PodcastOur coverage of the first half of Season 5.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 27 2015 11:18 AMSlate Voice: “American Liar”Listen to Mark Joseph Stern read his piece about Jesse Ventura’s defamation suit against Chris Kyle.
Hang Up And Listen
Jan. 26 2015 5:06 PMHang Up and Listen: The Good Sport, Bad Sport EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Deflategate. Plus, interviews with Super Bowl photographer John Biever and tennis player Tim Smyczek.
TV Club
Jan. 25 2015 10:00 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast, Episode 4The “Boom Goes the Dynamite” edition.
Slate Money
Jan. 24 2015 2:03 AMThe Davos EditionSlate Money on what actually happens when you go to Davos, when the European Central Bank tries quantitative easing, and when the U.S. capital gains tax goes up.
Political Gabfest
Jan. 23 2015 10:42 AMThe “Is It Rude to Fall Asleep During the State of the Union?” EditionListen to Slate’s Political Gabfest about the State of the Union address, the Supreme Court’s marriage equality cases, and the depiction of LBJ in the movie Selma.
TV Club
Jan. 22 2015 4:09 PMThe American Horror Story: Freak Show Podcast, Episode 13The “Curtain Call” edition.
The Gist
Jan. 21 2015 6:10 PMGeorge Costanza vs. ISISEnlisting Art Vandelay in the war against Islamic extremism’s nihilistic narrative.

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