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The Gist

There’s a Viking on the Delta

The lead singer of the Icelandic band Kaleo found his inspiration in the blues music of the Deep South.

The Moment
Aug. 23 2016 3:57 PMMichael Chiklis on The Shield, Performing, and InfluenceThe actor talks about the rage that filled him when he went to audition for Vic Mackey on The Shield.
The Gist
Aug. 22 2016 8:06 PMThe ’80s Really Were the BestHadley Freeman wondered why the movies of her 1980s childhood seemed so special. So she went back and asked actors and directors.
Trumpcast
Aug. 22 2016 3:58 PMWhy Does Donald Trump Refuse to Release His Tax Returns?What is the real estate mogul turned presidential hopeful trying to hide?
Slate Money
Aug. 22 2016 12:35 PMThe Product EditionSlate Money on 21st-century products: Google search, the iPhone, and Amazon Prime.
The Gist
Aug. 19 2016 7:27 PMW. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu Want Equal TimeThe hosts of Politically Re-Active tend to agree on the issues that fascinate them. But they each want to say their piece.  
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 19 2016 4:00 PMHang Up and Listen Olympics Extra: The Stars of Field EditionSlate’s sports podcast speaks with former high jump world-record holder Dwight Stones about what’s wrong with NBC’s track-and-field coverage.
Working
Aug. 19 2016 12:56 PMWhat’s It Like to Be President Obama’s Legislative Right Hand?Slate’s Working podcast sits down with Amy Rosenbaum, director of legislative affairs.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 19 2016 11:29 AMIs It Smart to Plan a Wedding With Your Mom?Mom and Dad Are Fighting tackles the challenges of mother-daughter wedding planning.
The Gist
Aug. 18 2016 7:33 PMWhy We’ve Never Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the BombA painter, a Vietnam vet, and a nun walk into a nuclear storage facility. So begins Dan Zak’s fascination with the Pandora’s box of weaponry.
Whistlestop
Aug. 18 2016 2:46 PMAndrew Jackson: The Dangerous CandidateSlate’s podcast about presidential campaign history digs into the similarities between the people’s candidate Andrew Jackson and today’s Republican candidate Donald Trump.
Trumpcast
Aug. 18 2016 2:35 PMThe Apprentice: Trump’s Campaign EditionSteve Bannon joins the cast of characters vying to be Trump’s right-hand man.
The Gist
Aug. 17 2016 7:46 PMWomen’s Gymnastics Gets the Hard-Boiled TreatmentIntense women, high stakes, and restrained rivalry: The world of women’s gymnastics is a perfect suspense novel setting.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 17 2016 4:41 PMStephen’s Hudson Valley Crash CourseCulture Gabfest host Stephen Metcalf gives us a tour of his Hudson Valley stomping grounds.
Trumpcast
Aug. 17 2016 1:29 PMCreating the Monster That Is @RealDonaldTrumpMeet the man who got Donald Trump started on Twitter.
Dear Prudence
Aug. 17 2016 7:30 AMThe “Read the Room” EditionPrudence on freeloading relatives, vegetarian-trolling meat-eaters, and parents who fear armpit hair.
Lexicon Valley
Aug. 23 2016 2:20 PMWord SexHow words hook up and make new ones.
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 22 2016 6:16 PMHang Up and Listen: The Let the Games Be Gone EditionSlate’s sports podcast on NBC’s Olympics coverage, how the games played in Brazil, and the state of UFC.
Represent
Aug. 22 2016 1:46 PMThe “Racism Is Solved” EditionRepresent talks to Larry Wilmore about the Nightly Show cancellation.
Trumpcast
Aug. 22 2016 12:25 PMMr. Brexit & Corey: A Love Story (a Second City Special)The story of two people who, no matter the odds, always find their way back to each other.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Aug. 19 2016 5:20 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 19 2016 3:30 PMMoney Shouldn’t Bring Down the MediaHow Peter Thiel’s war against Gawker proves money’s power over media.
Live at Politics & Prose
Aug. 19 2016 11:51 AMAmerica Doesn’t Have War or PeaceRosa Brooks sees endless conflict in modern warfare.
Represent
Aug. 19 2016 11:08 AMThe “Slightly Gay” EditionRepresent talks to journalist-turned–Tickled filmmaker David Farrier.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 18 2016 5:30 PMThe “Should You Believe Juanita Broaddrick?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Paul Manafort, unrest in Milwaukee, and Juanita Broaddrick.
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 18 2016 2:35 PMHang Up and Listen Olympics Extra: The What Did Lochte Do? EditionSlate’s sports podcast talks with ESPN’s Mina Kimes about Ryan Lochte’s confounding robbery-at-gunpoint claim.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 18 2016 2:03 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: Doping for Kids EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about watching the Olympics with kids and the lack of diversity in children’s literature.
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 17 2016 6:21 PMHang Up and Listen Olympics Extra: The Not-Quite Olympian EditionSlate’s sports podcast talks to distance runner Lauren Fleshman about the Rio Games, doping, and Nike.
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 17 2016 2:38 PMNBC’s Olympics Reporters Are Biased and Sexist. Here’s Why.The DoubleX Gabfest chats about hidden biases against female athletes.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 17 2016 12:50 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From Steve’s Porch” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest answers listener questions live from Steve’s porch.
The Gist
Aug. 16 2016 6:31 PMBrazil’s Redeemer Has Subpoena PowerSlate’s Franklin Foer says there’s reason for optimism in Brazil, despite rampant corruption and chaos.

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