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The Gist

Wyatt Cenac Wants Kermit the Frog’s Job

The comedian’s stand-up showcase aspires to be the next Muppet Show. Without the puppets.

Culture Gabfest
June 30 2016 11:13 AMWhat’s Brexit Got to Do With Game of Thrones?The Culture Gabfest says the show’s finale is more timely than ever.
DoubleX Gabfest
June 30 2016 10:37 AMActually Good News for Women EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, Suited, and mom hair.
The Gist
June 29 2016 5:57 PMPoll Analysis From a Spiritual 60-Year-OldHarry Enten explains the new 2016 election prediction from FiveThirtyEight.
Lexicon Valley
June 29 2016 10:44 AMRules Are Made to Be SpokenSali Tagliamonte, author of Making Waves: The Story of Variationist Sociolinguistics, talks about the underlying disorder of the English language.
Trumpcast
June 28 2016 4:01 PMThe Talented Mr. MillerThere’s a young, articulate, and potentially even stranger individual than Donald Trump on the campaign trail.
Slate Plus
June 28 2016 1:17 PMIs the NHL’s Move to Las Vegas a Gamble?Hang Up and Listen isn’t sure Sin City will be a hockey hotbed. But why?
Working
June 28 2016 11:55 AMThe “How Does the Director of Presidential Correspondence Work?” EditionSlate’s Jacob Brogan talks to the person who selects letters for the president to read each night.
Hang Up And Listen
June 27 2016 4:14 PMHang Up and Listen: The Cry for Argentina EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Argentina’s Copa America loss and Lionel Messi’s retirement announcement, a record class of foreign players in the NBA draft, and an interview with boxer Claressa Shields.
Amicus
June 25 2016 7:55 AMAmicus: Goodbye, General!On his last day in office, U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli talks about what it’s been like to argue some of the government’s biggest cases at the high court. Also—affirmative action, saved.
The Gist
June 24 2016 6:17 PMBillboard Hits From 1964On a day of British retreat, we ponder the British Invasion.
Live at Politics & Prose
June 24 2016 3:12 PMVirginia Heffernan Discusses Her New Book, Magic and Loss
The Gist
June 23 2016 7:20 PMThe Character Actor’s StudioCoping with Star Trek makeup and other tips from René Auberjonois.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 23 2016 3:09 PMIs Hypnobirthing Worth It?Natural childbirth can be great … until complications arise.
Trumpcast
June 23 2016 11:46 AMNow Seeking DonationsWhat is the root of the Trump campaign’s money problems?
You Must Remember This
June 23 2016 10:28 AMDid Kirk Douglas Really Break the Blacklist?The star of Spartacus claims he was responsible for the end of that terrible era. The evidence suggests otherwise.
Working
June 30 2016 11:08 AMPen Pals With the PresidentThe White House director of correspondence talks about what constituent mail she picks for President Obama to read each night.
Dear Prudence
June 30 2016 10:25 AMDear Prudence: The “Sisters!” EditionPrudie talks sister pet drama, sister college drama, and sister bullying drama.
Culture Gabfest
June 29 2016 3:51 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Independence, Duh” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Independence Day: Resurgence, an oral history of Angels in America, and New York’s profile on Judith Butler.
The Gist
June 28 2016 7:22 PMDo the Dead Cat BounceLooking for a silver lining in the Brexit vote.
Amicus
June 28 2016 3:53 PMFarewell to the GeneralAmicus bids adieu to Solicitor General Don Verrilli in one last interview.
Trumpcast
June 28 2016 12:05 PMA Scottish GetawayTalking with Scottish comedian Janey Godley about the Donald’s weekend abroad.
The Gist
June 27 2016 7:54 PMBrittle EnglandThe Brexit vote let supporters of the “Leave” campaign stick it to the elites. What’s the value of their collective primal scream?
TV Club Podcast
June 27 2016 1:28 PMGame of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 10.
Slate Money
June 25 2016 2:06 AMThe Brexit EditionSlate Money on what happens after Britain leaves the European Union.
Best of Slate Podcasts
June 24 2016 4:46 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Political Gabfest
June 24 2016 1:36 PMBringing Down the HouseThe Political Gabfest takes a look at the House Democrats’ sit-in over gun control.
Political Gabfest
June 23 2016 5:28 PMThe “Show Me the Money” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s failed fundraising, a potential anti-immigrant right-wing, and Clinton’s choices for vice president.
Culture Gabfest
June 23 2016 1:59 PMWords That Save LivesWe all have a song, a book, or a poem that gets us through life’s rough patches.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 23 2016 11:13 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Tale of Two Cities EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about school segregation and toddler antics.
The Gist
June 22 2016 8:01 PMIf You Build It, Alonzo and Alie Will ComeAlonzo Bodden and Alie Ward explain How to Build … Everything.

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