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Hang Up And Listen

Hang Up and Listen: The Winning Very Ugly Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on the Denver Broncos’ Super Bowl victory and Leicester City’s improbable Premier League run.

The Gist
Feb. 8 2016 5:53 PMWhy We Still Care About O.J.Can the new TV series tell a larger story about race and justice in America?
Lexicon Valley
Feb. 8 2016 10:22 AMA British MP Called Donald Trump a Wazzock. What’s a Wazzock?A peculiar insult from the north of England has the Oxford English Dictionary stumped.
Amicus
Feb. 6 2016 10:03 AMAmicus: The Candidates and the CourtIt’s likely that the next president will have the chance to fundamentally reshape the Supreme Court. So why is it not a major campaign issue?
The Gist
Feb. 5 2016 6:25 PMHe Watched Every Super BowlOur host owes Slate’s Justin Peters an apology (or possibly workman’s comp) after suggesting he watch all 49 Super Bowls in two months.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 5 2016 1:37 PMAre Grown-Ups Too Old to Get Grades?Think you’re more than just a number? Not if you work at Yahoo!
Political Gabfest
Feb. 5 2016 10:33 AMThe “Coin Toss” EditionListen to Slate’s show on the results of the Iowa caucus, our predictions for the upcoming primaries, and what the Big Short says about big banks, regulation, and politics.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Feb. 4 2016 4:55 PMGetting Kids to Open Their Minds (and Mouths)Tried everything to get your kid to eat? Try this.
The Audio Book Club
Feb. 4 2016 9:38 AMThe Audio Book Club Travels to (Lucia) BerlinSlate critics debate the underrated author’s collected stories. 
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 3 2016 1:33 PMAn Unlikely Hockey Hero Takes On the NHL by Bringing Down the House John Scott scores a fitting end to his NHL All-Star dreams. 
The Gist
Feb. 2 2016 7:21 PMToodle-oo IowaYour host shares his one wish for Iowa—that we learn to talk about it differently.
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 1 2016 6:27 PMHang Up and Listen: The Climbing Trees and Wrestling Dogs EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Jim Harbaugh’s recruiting at Michigan, PFTCommenter, and This Is Your Brain on Sports.
Working
Feb. 1 2016 11:59 AMThe “How Does a Coffee Roaster Work?” EditionMeet someone who gives you a reason to wake up in the morning.
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 31 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 5.
Live at Politics & Prose
Jan. 29 2016 3:43 PMAaron Swartz and an Open Internet for AllJustin Peters talks about his new book, The Idealist, with Slate’s Josh Levin.
The Gist
Jan. 29 2016 2:08 PMSeeing Yourself in SpotlightHow Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, and Mark Ruffalo closely studied our guests for the film Spotlight, now nominated for Best Picture.
Working
Feb. 8 2016 11:45 AMThe “How Does a Jewelry-Maker Work?” EditionMeet Rachel Pfeffer, whose signature honeycomb necklace has been spotted on Beyoncé.
TV Club Podcast
Feb. 7 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 6.
Slate Money
Feb. 6 2016 2:01 AMThe New Money EditionSlate Money on a cashless future, Viacom’s aging patriarch, and the Credit Suisse profit loss.
Live at Politics & Prose
Feb. 5 2016 2:44 PMGretchen Rubin Discusses Her New Book, Better Than Before
You Must Remember This
Feb. 5 2016 12:12 PMThe Communist Hunters Come to HollywoodHow the search for Soviet sympathizers in the film industry began.
The Gist
Feb. 4 2016 7:43 PMWhat’s a Vote Worth?In 2016, we’re estimated to spend $5 billion on the election. That’s about $15 per American.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 4 2016 3:42 PMWhat’s It Like to Finish Your Book and Hit Send?    Stephen Metcalf on writing and letting go.
The Gist
Feb. 3 2016 5:52 PMAre Lots of Little Babies Synesthetes?About 4 to 5 percent of the population experiences unique sensory connections. Where does that come from? Is it BS? 
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 3 2016 10:54 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Did Steve Finish His Book?” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Room, and Rihanna’s Anti.
The Moment
Feb. 2 2016 11:12 AMScott Frank Talks Shaker, Screenwriting, and GodlessA book and a script, both more than 15 years in the making, finally bear fruit for this veteran writer.
The Gist
Feb. 1 2016 6:09 PMFinally Forgetting IowaOur host throws another futile bucket of cold water on the Iowa caucuses. 
Slate Money
Feb. 1 2016 9:23 AMThe Emoji EditionSlate Money on Facebook’s new emojis, old-media panic, and sexual harassment on Wall Street.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Jan. 29 2016 6:11 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Political Gabfest
Jan. 29 2016 3:19 PMHow Can We Explain This Crazy Campaign Season? David Axelrod Tells All.Obama’s chief strategist offers expert insight on this political season in an interview with the Political Gabfest. 
Political Gabfest
Jan. 29 2016 10:10 AMThe “Dark, Dark, Dark Money” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the upcoming Iowa caucus, Bloomberg’s flirtation with running for president, and Jane Mayer’s new book on the Koch brothers’ empire.

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