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Too Beautiful to Stop

Luke Burbank is thriving with Too Beautiful To Live, the podcast he’s hosted since 2008.

Working
Dec. 18 2014 4:49 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.
Working
Dec. 18 2014 3:06 PMWhat Does a Principal Do All Day?
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 17 2014 4:50 PMThe Culture Gabfest “I’m a Lumberjack and I’m OK” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Top Five, the seven wonders of the modern world, and lumbersexuality.
Working
Dec. 16 2014 1:47 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 16 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a Google software engineer about her workday.
Hang Up And Listen
Dec. 15 2014 5:05 PMHang Up and Listen: The I Love It When a Plan Comes Together EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Kobe Bryant, baseball’s winter meetings, and cheerleaders suing NFL teams. 
Working
Dec. 15 2014 2:33 PMThe “How Does a Google Coder Work?” EditionSlate’s podcast about work explores the world of a software engineer and her quest to write good code and good poetry.
Slate Money
Dec. 13 2014 2:30 AMThe Let’s Kill All the Lawyers EditionSlate Money on Preet Bharara’s overturned insider-trading convictions, a lawyer’s battle with a Chinese restaurant, and the decline in divorce proceedings.
Live at Politics & Prose
Dec. 12 2014 2:54 PMAndy Cohen and Wolf Blitzer Dish All the Gossip You Missed This YearThe television hosts discuss Cohen’s Diaries at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue.
The Gist
Dec. 11 2014 7:19 PMShakesbeerHark! When bards from Drunk Shakespeare visit, Mike must shotgun a beer.
Working
Dec. 11 2014 3:53 PMThe “How Does a Lexicographer Work?” EditionSlate’s podcast about work explores how a Merriam-Webster lexicographer defined the word take.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 11 2014 10:23 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Rock, Paper, Scissors” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Wild, Matisse’s Cutouts at MOMA, and the Slate/Whiting Second Novel List.
The Gist
Dec. 10 2014 6:01 PMIs “Mother’s Intuition” Real?How come mothers sometimes magically know when their children are in danger? Maria Konnikova joins us for a round of “Is This Bulls--t?” on The Gist.
The Gist
Dec. 9 2014 7:57 PMGoodness Gracious: Great Bio of FireJournalist Rick Bragg went deep with Jerry Lee Lewis—and lived to tell the Killer’s story.
Hang Up And Listen
Dec. 8 2014 6:05 PMHang Up and Listen: The Transactions vs. Transgressions EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the college football playoff, UAB cutting its football team, and Robert Lipsyte’s tenure as ESPN’s ombudsman. 
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 8 2014 10:06 AMThe Culture Gabfesters’ Little Trip to the Big Dig 
Tv Club
Dec. 18 2014 3:33 PMThe American Horror Story: Freak Show Podcast, Episode 10The “Orphans” edition.
The Gist
Dec. 17 2014 5:44 PMEditing Is No Laughing MatterDana Gould on the beauty of brevity in comedy podcasts.
The Gist
Dec. 16 2014 7:19 PMTen Years to StartUpTwo pioneering moments in podcast history that took place a decade apart.
The Gist
Dec. 15 2014 7:40 PMMarc Maron on the Best Podcast Episode EverThe Gist asks comedian Marc Maron about the role of empathy and therapy in his comedy podcast WTF
Slate Archives
Dec. 15 2014 5:05 PMSlate Voice: “No Reason for the Season”Torie Bosch reads her piece on the joy of celebrating a godless Christmas.
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 15 2014 11:58 AMToo Much Grog Will Make You Groggy. But Where Does Grog Come From?Listen to Slate's show about the etymology of an 18th-century quaff, featuring lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
The Gist
Dec. 12 2014 8:08 PMCut Off From a Sex Life Too SoonAfter her husband died, she wrote to Dear Prudence saying, “I think I’m going to die if I don’t have sex soon.”
Political Gabfest
Dec. 12 2014 10:26 AMThe “America’s National Shame” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the CIA torture report, the fallout from Rolling Stone’s UVA story, and The Colbert Report’s legacy.
Working
Dec. 11 2014 5:01 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 15 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a Merriam-Webster lexicographer about her workday.
Tv Club
Dec. 11 2014 2:38 PMThe American Horror Story: Freak Show Podcast, Episode 9The “Tupperware Party Massacre” edition.
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 11 2014 9:27 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Aftermath of Rolling Stone EditionListen to Slate’s show about Rolling Stone’s story about gang rape at UVA.
Working
Dec. 10 2014 8:56 AMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 14 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a farmer about his workday.
The Gist
Dec. 8 2014 6:51 PMThe Uruguayan in ChiefA look back at the outgoing South American president who sprang from poverty and took radical stands on social issues.
Working
Dec. 8 2014 2:25 PMThe “How Does a Farmer Work?” EditionSlate’s podcast about work explores how the owner of a small fruit farm stays in business.
Political Gabfest
Dec. 8 2014 8:14 AMPolitical Gabfest Extra: San Francisco TreatTwo Slate podcast hosts trade stories while driving toward a secret destination.

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