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Political Gabfest

The “Bunch of Malarkey” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the Democratic convention and the DNC email hack.

Future Tense
July 28 2016 7:04 PMCould Fsociety Pull Off the DNC Hack?What Mr. Robot gets right about hackers, according to one member of 1990s hacking collective the L0pht.
Whistlestop
July 28 2016 3:06 PMKeep Your Attack Dog FedOne thing Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton could agree on: They hated scandalmonger journalist James Callender.
The Gist
July 27 2016 7:22 PMFinally, a Pro-Kidnapping FilmOrange Is the New Black writer Sian Heder says her new film, Tallulah, stemmed from her experience as a nanny for wealthy moms.
Working
July 27 2016 1:52 PMWhat’s It Like to Be the President’s Director of Speechwriting?“You’re a miniature expert in everything, but a master of nothing.”
Culture Gabfest
July 27 2016 12:34 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Summer Strut 2016” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the state of the songs of summer and Summer Strut 2016.
Dear Prudence
July 26 2016 5:19 PMDear Prudence: The “Unconditional Love” EditionQuestions of morality, decency, and the struggle to be your best self.
Lexicon Valley
July 26 2016 2:13 PMAre Emojis a Language?Gretchen McCulloch talks to John McWhorter about the big meaning behind our favorite little pictograms.
The Moment
July 26 2016 1:25 PMMike Birbiglia on Workshopping Your Screenplay and Don’t Think TwiceThe comedian and filmmaker talks about the group readings at his apartment that helped shape his new movie.
Hang Up And Listen
July 25 2016 5:12 PMHang Up and Listen: The Granny Shot EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Russia and the Olympics and the psychology of free throws. Plus, an interview with Tanisha Wright on WNBA players’ protests.
Working
July 25 2016 2:32 PMThe “How Does the President’s Director of Speechwriting Work?” EditionSlate’s Jacob Brogan talks to Cody Keenan, who has helped prepare thousands of speeches.
The Gist
July 22 2016 6:24 PMP.C. Policing the BorderHaving a progressive fan base is equal parts exhilarating and maddening for comedian Hari Kondabolu.
Live at Politics & Prose
July 22 2016 5:30 PMAn Estranged Father’s Surprising TransitionSusan Faludi on the riddles of identity in her memoir In the Darkroom.
Culture Gabfest
July 22 2016 2:45 PMTaylor Swift Versus KimyeWho’s in the wrong here?
Political Gabfest
July 21 2016 7:58 PMThe “Your Word is Your Bond” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Republican convention and the departure of Fox News head Roger Ailes.
The Gist
July 21 2016 4:50 PMYour Dog Smells My Dog?Does a dog go crazy on you because he’s picking up the whiff of another canine? Maria Konnikova has the answers.
The Gist
July 28 2016 6:24 PMCelebrating the Nerd MentalityThe hosts of the Nerdette podcast bring their safe space to The Gist for a round of nerd confessions.
DoubleX Gabfest
July 28 2016 11:36 AMThe Hillary Is Likable EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about Ivanka Trump, Ghostbusters, and Hillary Hate.
Trumpcast
July 27 2016 2:25 PMBernie or Burn It DownThere remain those in the Democratic Party who really don’t want Hillary Clinton to be our next president.
Culture Gabfest
July 27 2016 1:26 PMWhat’s the Struttiest Song on Hamilton?The Culture Gabfest talks about the song with the best beat.
The Gist
July 26 2016 7:31 PMOptimum OpticsKeep an eye out for the subtle stage-managing of the presidential nominating conventions.
Trumpcast
July 26 2016 4:54 PMThe Postmodern Manchurian CandidateThe Republican nominee’s ties to Vladimir Putin grow stronger after the DNC hack.
Hang Up And Listen
July 26 2016 1:39 PMWhy Did Chris Sale Cut Up His Team’s Uniforms?Assessing the White Sox pitcher’s unorthodox critique of throwback jerseys.
The Gist
July 25 2016 7:17 PMPity the Peckish PoliticianThe only thing they have to fear is food itself.
Trumpcast
July 25 2016 2:37 PMA Civic ObligationThe ghostwriter for Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal talks about his need to speak up about the Republican presidential nominee.
Slate Money
July 23 2016 2:03 AMThe Big Data EditionSlate Money on Palantir, Dollar Shave Club, and Tesla.
Best of Slate Podcasts
July 22 2016 5:52 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Political Gabfest
July 22 2016 4:52 PMWhy Are Tweets So Much Nastier Than Facebook Comments?And what can Twitter do to control hateful messages?
Represent
July 22 2016 12:52 PMThe “Don’t Sell Out, Brother” EditionIn its inaugural episode, Represent talks Ghostbusters and goes deep with comedian and filmmaker Robert Townsend.
Trumpcast
July 21 2016 7:51 PMNot Brokered, but Broken (Live From Cleveland)Reflecting on the last three days of the circus known as the Republican National Convention.
Working
July 21 2016 1:43 PMEvery Second Counts for the President’s Director of SchedulingSo how does he maximize every minute of Obama’s day?

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