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June 15 2015 7:30 AMThe “How Does a 747 Pilot Work?” EditionSlate Editor-in-Chief Julia Turner steps into the cockpit to chat with British Airways pilot Mark Vanhoenacker about his career, his book, and his childhood dream.
Slate Money
June 13 2015 2:05 AMThe Cost of Employment EditionAbove the Law’s Elie Mystal talks about quitting big law, quitting your student debt, and quitting—whether you like it or not—your job as Twitter’s CEO.
Political Gabfest
June 12 2015 11:49 AMThe “I’m Defaulting on My Student Loans” EditionListen to Slate's show about the Supreme Court’s “Jerusalem passport” case, Hillary Clinton’s mobilization strategy, and America’s student loan crisis.
The Gist
June 10 2015 7:23 PMTour Guide for The Memory PalaceNate DiMeo left NPR to create a podcast fueled by deep history, captivating stories, and hypnotic music beds.
Whistlestop
June 10 2015 11:06 AMOne of the Great Train Wrecks of All TimeSlate’s podcast about campaign history looks back at George McGovern’s disastrous handling of the Eagleton Affair in 1972.
The Gist
June 9 2015 7:14 PMSleeping: You’re Doing It WrongHigh-achievers love to boast about how little sleep they need. Is that BS?
Amicus
June 9 2015 1:22 PMThe “Calm Before the Storm” TranscriptThe biggest decisions of the Supreme Court term are right around the corner, and major abortion cases might not be far behind. Read what Dahlia Lithwick talked about on her latest episode of Amicus.
The Gist
June 8 2015 8:26 PMGrasping for the Ferguson EffectMike Pesca debates guest Heather Mac Donald about drawing a link between a spike in inner-city crime to civil unrest in Missouri.
The Checkup
June 8 2015 11:29 AMThe Checkup: Muffin TopSlate and WBUR’s health podcast looks at dieting myths, eating disorders, and a popular program that aims to change how you approach food. 
The Gist
June 5 2015 7:30 PMSharon Van Etten, Banter MentorWe assign the acclaimed singer-songwriter to help an up-and-coming artist who’s concerned about his awkward stage banter.
The Gist
June 5 2015 12:50 PMThe Best Defense Is a Good ... KidMike Pesca examines how athletes position their own children to deflect the press.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 4 2015 10:38 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: Your Kids Are Not Getting Scholarships EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the endless hell of travel sports teams and wealthy motherhood. 
Culture Gabfest
June 3 2015 1:49 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Whack-a-Guest” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Laura Kipnis’ Title IX investigation, generational labels, and Jim O’Rourke’s Simple Songs.
Hang Up And Listen
June 2 2015 6:50 PMHang Up and Listen: The It Eez Possible EditionA special edition of Slate’s sports podcast on Sepp Blatter’s resignation as FIFA president.
Education
June 2 2015 11:11 AMSlate Voice: “To the Teacher Who Changed My Life”Listen to John Dickerson read about the 10th-grade English teacher who changed his life, and how he got to say “thank you” before his teacher died.
Amicus
June 13 2015 2:05 PMAmicus: A Certain JusticeIn the courtroom Justice Clarence Thomas has been as silent as ever this term. But on paper he has been anything but.
The Gist
June 12 2015 4:20 PMMy Friend Became a Staunch Anti-Vaxxer. Now What?Dear Prudence reminds us that ending a friendship can be hard, but getting the measles is worse.
DoubleX Gabfest
June 11 2015 9:49 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Triple X EditionListen to Slate’s show about Emma Sulkowicz’s sex tape/performance art. 
Political Gabfest
June 10 2015 5:57 PMThe “Most Influential Books We’ve Read” Bonus SegmentDavid, John, and Emily discuss their favorite life-changing books.
Culture Gabfest
June 10 2015 10:39 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Spy. Unreal. Wow.” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Spy, Unreal, and the writers’ room at ClickHole.
Podcast for America
June 9 2015 5:52 PMScott Walker, Easy RiderMark Leibovich, Annie Lowrey, and Alex Wagner on Bernie Sanders, the Republican cattle call, and family values.
The Moment
June 9 2015 1:06 PMChuck Todd on Cynicism in the Political LandscapeThe moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press talks about walking the fine line between journalism and show business.
Hang Up And Listen
June 8 2015 7:18 PMHang Up and Listen: The Save It for Judge Judy EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA Finals, American Pharoah’s Triple Crown victory, and the Women’s World Cup.
Slate Money
June 6 2015 2:18 AMThe Time to Grow Up EditionSlate Money talks with the New York Times’ Ron Lieber about his new book for parents, the worst charity you could give your money to, and the need to insure Uber drivers.
Political Gabfest
June 5 2015 12:50 PMThe “This Gabfest Is On Background” EditionListen to Slate’s show about a pair of U.S. Supreme Court First Amendment cases, Hillary Clinton’s “on-background” briefings, and Caitlyn Jenner.
The Gist
June 4 2015 6:49 PMHis Dunkological Clock Was TickingMike Pesca and Asher Price head to New York’s West 4th Street Courts to discuss slam-dunking in your 30s.
The Gist
June 3 2015 6:21 PMMac McCaughan: SolochunkThe Superchunk frontman and Merge Records co-founder performs live in Slate studios under his own name.
The Gist
June 2 2015 9:17 PMNothing Up Their Sleeves?A look at the benefits offered, if any, from compression sleeves worn by LeBron James, alpine skiers, and ailing senior citizens. 
The Moment
June 2 2015 12:20 PMTaylor Goldsmith on Critics, Hope, and Bob DylanThe lead singer and songwriter of Dawes talks about the group's new album, All Your Favorite Bands, his work on the New Basement Tapes project, and more.
The Gist
June 1 2015 9:18 PMWhat a Cherokee Chief Can Tell Us About Andrew JacksonNPR host Steve Inskeep examines the complicated story of America’s seventh president through a new lens.

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