Starlee Kine on Walking the Storytelling High WireThe host of Mystery Show doesn’t believe she’s solving small, unimportant mysteries the way others say she is.
Hang Up And Listen
Hang Up and Listen: The All We Are Is Cyber Dust in the Wind EditionSlate’s sports podcast on DeAndre Jordan’s emoji-filled free agency saga, the greatness of Serena Williams, and the state of baseball analytics.
The “How Does a Medical Resident Work?” EditionSlate culture writer Aisha Harris talks to a Boston-based physician about death, dermatology, and the 80-hour workweek.
The Art of PornGuest host Felix Salmon explores how the art world is blurring the lines between art, pornography, and the law.
The “How Many Pushups Should the President Be Able to Do?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about political polling, Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker vs. the First Amendment, and what questions we should be asking our presidential candidates.
Easy Listening Wasn’t Easy in 1975Elton John, Neil Sedaka, and KC and the Sunshine Band shared the spotlight with lesser gods during a tumultuous year for Billboard’s singles chart.
Fear Your Shower, Not ISISEveryone with a TV show or presidential bid wants you to be afraid of ISIS. Stephen Walt explains why you should ignore them.
The “Storm Arrives” TranscriptHistoric decisions on same-sex marriage and Obamacare. Read what Dahlia Lithwick talked about on her latest episode of Amicus.
The Culture Gabfest “It’s Not Bro Time, It’s Go Time” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Magic Mike XXL, the new Nina Simone documentary, and “The Decline of the American Actor.”
Podcast for America
Metrics of Purity at Truth MountainHillary Clinton’s literal lassoing of the media and how the GOP can’t help but “tell it like it is.”
Telling Stories: Do It BetterMoth champ Matthew Dicks returns with more tips for storytellers and some tough-love advice for Steven Spielberg.
The Killers and Rapists EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Supreme Court’s historic term, the Greek debt crisis, and the tragicomedy called Trump.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The Dad and Dad Are Fighting Edition Listen to Slate’s parenting podcast on gay parenting, marriage equality, and the difficulties of taking parenting advice.
Keep News WeirdHow can we ensure that news stories beginning with “A Florida man …” never go extinct?
What’s the Deal With Translating Seinfeld?A discussion about why the classic American sitcom falls flat in other cultures and languages.
The Technical Difficulties EditionSlate Money discusses this week’s outage on Wall Street, the crash of the Chinese stock market, and the restaurant reservation industry.
The Audio Book Club
The Audio Book Club Visits Station ElevenSlate critics debate Emily St. John Mandel’s post-apocalyptic best-seller.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Beazel Better Have My Money EditionListen to Slate’s show about Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money” music video.
Bill Clinton, There for You Till the Last Dog DiesSlate’s podcast about presidential campaign history explains how Bill Clinton earned the nickname the Comeback Kid during the 1992 Democratic primary.
The “Very First Concert I Ever Attended” Bonus SegmentDana, Julia, and Chris discuss their musical firsts, Bob Dylan, and more.
Nerds in the HoodThe Sundance breakout Dope is about Malcolm, a ’90s hip-hop obsessed geek living in an L.A. neighborhood called the Bottoms.
Seth Godin on Increasing Tension, Scaling Expectations, and Buzzer ManagementThe best-selling author and entrepreneur hasn’t found his next passion project yet. But he’s not beating himself up about it.
Hang Up And Listen
Hang Up and Listen: The Carli Lloyd Is a Golden God EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Women’s World Cup final, NBA free agency, and ESPN’s on-screen strike zone graphics.
The Wine EditionKarl Storchmann of the Journal of Wine Economics discusses how wine ratings affect prices and how to decide what to spend on your bottle.
Awkward Silence Is Our PolioWhen Alexandra Petri decided to become a writer, she worried that she wasn’t interesting enough. Her solution? Craigslist.
Poking Holes in AcupunctureAs Mike needles Maria Konnikova’s chi with questions, will her analysis remain on point?