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Ken Follett’s Case for Long Novels

Why the experience of a novel can hold your attention better than the most viral YouTube video.

The Gist
Sept. 15 2014 6:52 PMStorm Large Owns Her Sexuality The Pink Martini singer doesn’t care if you’re offended by her changing hair color or fake boobs.
Tv Club
Sept. 15 2014 11:38 AMThe Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 4 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Listen."
Live at Politics & Prose
Sept. 15 2014 9:48 AMSo We Read OnMaureen Corrigan discusses her new book at Politics & Prose.
The Gist
Sept. 12 2014 6:20 PMWhy Do I Keep Accidentally Dating Swingers?Emily Yoffe of Slate’s Dear Prudence explains what to do when the common denominator is you.
The Audio Book Club
Sept. 12 2014 4:03 PMThe Audio Book Club Is a Bad FeministSlate’s critics discuss Roxane Gay’s collection of personal and political essays.
The Gist
Sept. 11 2014 6:06 PMDid You See Obama Pull a John Wayne Last Night?The Gist learns how the White House stages an effective presidential speech, visually.
The Gist
Sept. 10 2014 6:14 PMThe Problem of Dual Arrests in Domestic ViolenceThe Gist explores what the Ray Rice case tells us about prosecuting domestic violence.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 10 2014 10:50 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Talk of Shame” EditionA special call-in edition of the Slate Culture Gabfest! On: parenthood, imaginary language knowledge, film festivals, and more.
Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 8 2014 6:49 PMHang Up and Listen: The Ravens Cut Rice EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Ray Rice, the Atlanta Hawks owner’s email, and the worst high school quarterback ever.
Lexicon Valley
Sept. 8 2014 4:30 PMSarah Palin’s PronounsListen to Slate’s show about the rhetorical effect of this, that, these, and those.
The Gist
Sept. 5 2014 7:41 PMStop Calling Teaching a Calling. It's a Profession.The Gist explores the legacy of an education system with a circa 1820 one-room schoolhouse model.
Live at Politics & Prose
Sept. 5 2014 1:57 PMBuilding a Better TeacherElizabeth Green discusses her new book at Politics & Prose.
DoubleX Gabfest
Sept. 4 2014 8:14 AMThe Real Reason the NFL Cares So Much About Domestic Violence
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 3 2014 11:35 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Vancouver, France” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Whit Stillman’s The Cosmopolitans, Twitch.tv, and “Against [X]” essays.
The Gist
Sept. 2 2014 7:32 PMCan Naps Make You Feel Worse?The Gist speaks with Maria Konnikova about when power napping works against us.
Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 15 2014 5:10 PMHang Up and Listen: The Will Goodell Go? EditionSlate’s sports podcast on another terrible week for the NFL, U.S. domination of the basketball World Cup, and Jon Bois’ Breaking Madden series.
Slate Money
Sept. 15 2014 10:09 AMDoes Scottish Independence Make Economic Sense?Slate Money on Scotland’s referendum, a banking regulation’s impact on infrastructure, and how education affects earnings.
Future Tense
Sept. 15 2014 8:08 AMTechno Sapiens: The Tacocopter EditionA Future Tense podcast about whether machines will solve our problems, or make them worse.
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 12 2014 5:05 PMMike Pesca vs. the Culture Gabfest Watch this week’s Culture Gabfest extra for Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Sept. 12 2014 10:29 AMThe “They May Take Our Lives, but They’ll Never Take Our Freedom” EditionListen to Slate's show about Obama’s strategy against ISIS, the effort to mobilize female voters, and Scotland’s referendum on independence.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 11 2014 11:26 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Porn Talk EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on talking to kids about porn and the pressure of the family dinner. 
Slate Plus
Sept. 10 2014 1:26 PMBoston CultureFestHow to get your tickets before anyone else.
The Gist
Sept. 9 2014 4:38 PMReductio Ad HitlerumFinally! The Gist collects our best Hitler material in one special episode.
The Gist
Sept. 8 2014 6:34 PMDan Carlin on the Art of the RetreatThe Gist speaks with Dan Carlin about the greatest retreats in military history (and why that’s not an oxymoron).
Slate Money
Sept. 6 2014 7:19 AMSlate Money Talks Dollars and SenseListen to Slate’s show on former congressmen working for Wall Street, dollar-store mergers, and premium bonds.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 5 2014 2:33 PMThe “In the Cloud, No One Knows You’re a Dog” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Putin’s aggressive action in Ukraine, the 2014 elections, and the theft of celebrity nude photos.
The Gist
Sept. 4 2014 8:08 PMA Brilliant Cellist Embraces the Devil’s MusicThe Gist speaks with cellist Maya Beiser about rocking out classically.
The Gist
Sept. 3 2014 6:25 PMThe Almost Mystical Yet Totally Routine Process of ReadingThe Gist explores the mystery of the mind's eye.
Tv Club
Sept. 3 2014 11:00 AMThe Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 2 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Into the Dalek."
Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 2 2014 4:36 PMHang Up and Listen: The Jerry Loves Johnny EditionSlate’s sports podcast on college football’s neutral-site money grab, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, and the U.S. Open.

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