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The Gist

Unearthing a Cult Classic

Comedy writer Mike Sacks on the 40th anniversary of the Dixie-fried action caper Stinker Lets Loose.

Political Gabfest
July 20 2017 5:36 PMThe “Eventually We Will Get Something Done” EditionListen to Slate’s show about health care, Joshua Green’s new book about Steve Bannon, and campus sexual assault.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 20 2017 2:13 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Adventures in Babysitting” EditionWhat do you do when the babysitter’s email address is a little too close to home?
I Have to Ask
July 20 2017 7:15 AMI Have to Ask: The Zoë Heller EditionThe novelist and essayist on criticizing Hillary Clinton and becoming friends with writers you savage.
The Trumpcare Tracker
July 19 2017 3:37 PMIs It Really, Truly, Utterly Dead?Surely even Mitch McConnell can’t resurrect the health care bill now.
Culture Gabfest
July 19 2017 10:05 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Hum in the Drum” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Baby Driver, Jay Z’s album 4:44, and David Brooks’ infamous sandwich op-ed.
The Gist
July 18 2017 6:46 PMTyler Cowen Fears for Our FutureAn economist’s diagnosis of our societal torpor.
The Gist
July 17 2017 7:02 PMDan Pashman on the Psychology of Taste This is your brain on food.
Trumpcast
July 17 2017 5:28 PMLawyer Up, BroA field guide to Trump’s lawyers in the Russia investigation.
Working
July 16 2017 8:00 AMHow Does the Detroit Mayor’s Chief of Staff Work?In this episode of Working, Alexis Wiley talks about bringing political visions to life in a changing city.
Best of Slate Podcasts
July 14 2017 6:14 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
The Trumpcare Tracker
July 14 2017 4:17 PMSlush Funds for AllMitch McConnell throws money at moderate Republicans to win their support for Trumpcare.
Represent
July 14 2017 12:28 PMHawaii Five-0 and The Big SickWe unpack the controversy surrounding Hawaii Five-0’s recent cast departures before diving into a discussion on Kumail Nanjiani’s new romantic comedy.
Trumpcast
July 14 2017 10:44 AMIt’s Bad. It’s Unpopular. It’s the Return of the Health Care Bill!Will moderate Republicans change their stances this time around?
The Gist
July 13 2017 7:25 PMAt Sea With James StavridisThe retired admiral answers all of our questions about ISIS, H.R. McMaster, and life on a submarine.
Culture Gabfest
July 13 2017 1:13 PMWhat Makes a Song a Smash Hit?The Culture Gabfest chats with the host of Hit Parade, a new podcast about our favorite pop songs.
Whistlestop
July 20 2017 3:03 PMMore Reprehensible Than Watergate?Whistlestop revisits the Nixon campaign’s efforts to “monkey wrench” a Vietnam peace deal.
Trumpcast
July 20 2017 10:50 AMMitch McConnell’s Many MisstepsMaybe the Senate majority leader isn’t as astute as he’s made out to be.
The Gist
July 19 2017 7:03 PMThe Garbage Art of Handwriting AnalysisThe Gist’s resident guff detector Maria Konnikova returns to look at the (appropriately) lost art of graphology.
Trumpcast
July 19 2017 10:28 AMThat Meeting on the 25th FloorWe know what the Russians wanted, but what was being offered in return?
Dear Prudence
July 19 2017 7:30 AMDear Prudence: The “Open It Up” EditionDo I need to tip every time an iPad gives me those pre-programmed options? Help!
Conspiracy Thrillers
July 18 2017 9:01 AMConspiracy Thrillers Movie Club: The Parallax ViewWhy Alan Pakula’s conspiracy flick makes you feel like you’re being brainwashed, too.
The Trumpcare Tracker
July 17 2017 6:21 PMThe World’s Most Ironic Health ScareDoes the delay caused by John McCain’s surgery make the health care bill more or less likely to pass?
Hang Up And Listen
July 17 2017 4:32 PMHang Up and Listen: The Man Hit Ball Far EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Roger Federer, Cody Bellinger and Aaron Judge, and 30 for 30 podcasts.
Slate Money
July 15 2017 2:02 AMThe Cash Offer EditionSlate Money on going cashless with Visa, coding boot camps, and Warren Buffett.
The Gist
July 14 2017 6:09 PMHaunted by A Ghost StoryHow a classic Halloween costume inspired one of the most profound films of the year.
Working
July 14 2017 2:09 PMThe “How Does a Community Internet Organizer Work?” TranscriptRead what Diana Nucera had to say about promoting digital literacy and internet access in Detroit.
Live at Politics and Prose
July 14 2017 10:55 AMFighting for the NarrativeAlexandra Fuller on how America’s dominant narrative was shaped by white supremacy.
Political Gabfest
July 14 2017 10:31 AMThe “I Love It” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Donald Trump Jr.’s Russian meeting, the GOP health care bill, and Mark Leibovich on Trump’s D.C.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 13 2017 2:30 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Do What You Can” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about raising Muslim American kids in 2017.
Working
July 13 2017 11:00 AMThe “How Does a Hair Care Entrepreneur Work?” TranscriptRead what Detroit’s Gwen Jimmere had to say about making and marketing products for women with curly hair.

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