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April Ryan discusses her new book at Politics & Prose.

Political Gabfest
March 6 2015 11:12 AMThe “hdr22@clintonemail.com” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech, Hillary Clinton’s email, and the Supreme Court’s Obamacare case.
The Gist
March 5 2015 8:34 PMRepublicans: Report to Spring TrainingBaseball players can be ranked by their earning potential, popularity, and toughness. Why not do the same for likely primary candidates?
The Gist
March 4 2015 8:39 PMHe Stared Down the SovietsA veteran of the Pentagon and State Department on the possibility of a deal on Iran’s nuclear program and the impact of Bibi Netanyahu’s speech before Congress.
The Checkup
March 4 2015 10:35 AMScary Food StoriesThe Checkup from Slate and WBUR on sugar risks, chia seeds, and a second look at the benefits of kale.
TV Club Podcast
March 3 2015 11:00 PMOur Hosts Flock to “Alpine Shepherd Boy,” Episode 5 of Better Call SaulIn the latest installment of the Breaking Bad spinoff, Jimmy meets the fans he attracted following his heroic act.
Political Gabfest
March 3 2015 1:39 PMThe “Most Pleasurable Portrayal of Libertarianism” Bonus SegmentDavid, Emily, and John discuss what Parks and Recreation got right about government.
The Gist
March 2 2015 7:38 PMSmell The Roses  Maria Konnikova sniffs out the truth about aromatherapy. Is that a whiff of bulls--t?
Television
March 2 2015 1:10 AMThe Walking Dead PodcastListen to an early release of Slate's recap of Episode 12, "Remember."
Slate Money
Feb. 28 2015 2:00 AMThe Shiny New Things EditionSlate Money on the new Panoply podcast network, Google’s new headquarters, and students taking a stand against college debt. 
Live at Politics & Prose
Feb. 27 2015 1:10 PMElliot Ackerman Discusses Green on Blue, His New Book
The Gist
Feb. 26 2015 7:31 PMThe Quiet Dignity of BearsDo bears enter human communities because they’re being pushed out of their natural habitats, or because our garbage is tasty?
The Gist
Feb. 25 2015 5:58 PMGet HappierAfter earning notoriety with The Happiness Project, author Gretchen Rubin talks about her new foray into podcasting with Slate’s new Panoply network.
Books
Feb. 25 2015 7:00 AMSlate Voice: “Against YA”Listen to Dan Kois read Ruth Graham’s essay on why adults should be embarrassed to read young adult lit.
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 24 2015 12:14 PMThe “Special K-Balls” Bonus SegmentStefan, Josh, and Mike discuss the latest absurd turn in the NFL’s Deflategate investigation.
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 23 2015 4:42 PMHang Up and Listen: The Two Guys Punching Each Other in the Face EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Mayweather–Pacquiao, Alex Rodriguez and Kobe Bryant, and rules for making baseball games faster
The Audio Book Club
March 6 2015 10:27 AMThe Audio Book Club Meets the Girl on the TrainSlate critics debate Paula Hawkins’ best-selling thriller.
DoubleX Gabfest
March 5 2015 10:12 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Moody Bitches EditionListen to Slate’s show about the new book, Moody Bitches.
Culture Gabfest
March 4 2015 11:45 AMThe Culture Gabfest “There’s No Wrong Way to Use a Margarita Pool” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Last Man on Earth, Karl Ove Knausgaard’s travel writing, and the viral phenomenon of “the dress.”
Whistlestop
March 4 2015 7:08 AMGeorge Romney’s “Ghetto Tour”Slate’s new podcast about presidential campaign history revisits Michigan Gov. George Romney’s 1967 listening tour of America’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods.
The Gist
March 3 2015 9:21 PMOne Condiment to Rule Them AllThe Gist travels to New York’s Maille boutique to meet the city’s first mustard sommelier.
TV Club Podcast
March 3 2015 10:53 AMThe Walking Dead PodcastSlate’s TV Club recaps Episode 12, “Remember.”
Hang Up And Listen
March 2 2015 6:28 PMHang Up and Listen: The Good News for People Who Love Stat News EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the state of sports analytics, Larry Sanders quitting the NBA, and tennis match-fixing.
Amicus
Feb. 28 2015 3:30 PMThe Letter of the LawTwo perspectives on the Supreme Court case that could bring the Affordable Care Act to its knees.
The Gist
Feb. 27 2015 6:07 PMWorld Saved by Jet-Skiing ComedianOn behalf of chickens and goats, Kurt Braunohler roared down the Mississippi on the dumbest form of transportation.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 27 2015 1:03 PMThe “Bibi, Vidi, Vici” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Supreme Court’s Obamacare case, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming visit, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s presidential campaign.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Feb. 26 2015 10:20 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Call Your Mom EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on how to raise generous kids and calling your mom.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 25 2015 11:43 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Decapitated Swan Dress” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the Academy Awards, Björk’s album Vulnicura, and audiophilia. 
The Gist
Feb. 24 2015 6:05 PMIs Illegal Immigrant Offensive, Accurate, or Both?Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas says that illegal immigrant is a hurtful term, but Mike Pesca isn’t convinced that undocumented is more accurate.
The Gist
Feb. 23 2015 5:49 PMISIS’s Self-Destruct Button While denouncing ISIS, Western leaders are dismissing core principles that could help defeat the group.
Live at Politics & Prose
Feb. 23 2015 3:08 PMThe Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of PakistanRafia Zakaria discusses her new book at Politics & Prose.

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