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Slate Money on Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s substantial payout, Sheryl Sandberg’s new book on grief, and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s massive data project.

The Gist
April 28 2017 7:23 PMThe Incredible Lucas BrothersWhy twins should avoid mushrooms and other life lessons from stand-up comedy duo Keith and Kenny Lucas.
Best of Slate Podcasts
April 28 2017 5:17 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Represent
April 28 2017 12:14 PMLive From the Tribeca Film Festival With MTV Decoded Host Franchesca RamseyThe comedian and YouTube personality talks shutting down Twitter trolls, writing for The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore, and her new Comedy Central pilot.
Culture Gabfest
April 28 2017 7:03 AMHit Parade: The Rogue DJ EditionA new podcast about how that song you love—or hate—became a smash.
Political Gabfest
April 27 2017 5:52 PMThe “One-Page Tax Plan” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s 100-day mark, Obama’s Wall Street speech, and the executive order on sanctuary cities.
Working
April 27 2017 11:33 AMThe “How Does a Neurosurgeon Work?” TranscriptRead what Dr. Harry Mushlin had to say about pediatric brain surgery.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
April 27 2017 7:45 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Bible Movies” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about keeping up with rising rents and relatives who send your kids unwholesome media.
Culture Gabfest
April 26 2017 2:28 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From Washington, D.C.” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Fate of the Furious, Bob Dylan’s singing abilities, and the best movies about our nation’s capital.
The Gist
April 25 2017 6:16 PMThe Clinton Campaign Tell-AllIn Shattered, Jonathan Allen and his co-author, Amie Parnes, detail an organization beset by infighting, fatalism, and a fundamentally weak candidate.
The Gist
April 24 2017 6:29 PMMoshe Kasher Is Not an ActivistComedy Central’s Problematic is part talk show and part town hall, tilting at a variety of incendiary topics and urging candid discussion. Can it also be funny?
Trumpcast
April 24 2017 12:41 PMOpaque and ConflictedWhat happens when an administration doesn’t take ethics seriously?
Trumpcast
April 24 2017 12:23 PMLessons From Georgia’s 6th DistrictWhat can the Democrats take away from Jon Ossoff’s strong showing in a Republican district?
The Gist
April 21 2017 6:38 PMWhen the ’80s Went ProIn 1987, the big acts got bigger. Hair metal got hairier. Slick pop stars got slicker. And Michael Jackson was Bad as ever.
Represent
April 21 2017 12:28 PMBrown Girls Creators Fatimah Asghar and Sam BaileyOn the series that have inspired them, telling queer millennials’ stories, and hiring people of color behind the camera.
The Gist
April 20 2017 7:13 PMThe Secrets of S-TownHost and producer Brian Reed takes us inside his hit podcast.
Trumpcast
April 28 2017 5:24 PMCaesar Non Supra GrammaticosIs Donald Trump above the grammarians? No.
Trumpcast
April 28 2017 3:34 PMThe Land of Lousy OptionsRead what a North Korea expert told Trumpcast about the escalating tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.
Live at Politics and Prose
April 28 2017 11:09 AMWhat to Do About Climate Change?A panel of experts discusses how to thwart climate change and politicians’ antipathy toward it.
The Gist
April 27 2017 6:42 PMWhen Did Late Night Stop Being Fun?Comedian Guy Branum on the “controlled fun” of late night, and how Talk Show: The Game Show promises to fix that.
Trumpcast
April 27 2017 12:40 PMThe French Election ConnectionHow should Americans feel about the results of the French election?
I Have to Ask
April 27 2017 9:15 AMI Have to Ask: The Pamela Paul EditionThe Times book review editor on the future of criticism and what our books say about us.
The Gist
April 26 2017 6:40 PMThe Populists Cannot WinSlate columnist and Harvard lecturer Yascha Mounk on what we can learn from the rise of populism in Europe.
Dear Prudence
April 26 2017 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Hardly Working” EditionI secretly love not having a demanding job. Help!
Working
April 25 2017 2:24 PMHow Does a Neurosurgeon Work?At the Johns Hopkins Hospital, pediatric resident Dr. Harry Mushlin operates on a subtle and complex organ.
Hang Up And Listen
April 24 2017 6:17 PMHang Up and Listen: The Take That for Data EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA playoffs, breaking the two-hour marathon, and a Barkley Marathons follow-up.
Trumpcast
April 24 2017 12:30 PMIdentity Politics in the Trump EraDid identity politics elect Donald Trump?
Slate Money
April 22 2017 2:00 AMThe Pet Cause EditionSlate Money on PetSmart’s acquisition of Chewy, Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld’s resignation, and Portland’s decision to divest from all corporations.
Best of Slate Podcasts
April 21 2017 3:37 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Live at Politics and Prose
April 21 2017 10:38 AMThe Moral Argument for ChoiceDr. Willie Parker explains how his Christian faith lead to his belief in a woman’s right to choose.
Political Gabfest
April 20 2017 6:46 PMThe “Bill Comes Due” EditionListen to Slate’s show about North Korea, H-1B visas, tax reform, and Bill O’Reilly’s departure from Fox News.

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