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No More Fire Metaphors, With David Axelrod

Obama serves up some real talk about outrageous Republican comments on the campaign trail.

Working
July 28 2015 6:08 PMHow Does a Club Doorman Work?Read what Slate culture writer Aisha Harris asked a New York City front of house manager about nightlife, table service, guest lists, and celebrity clientele.
The Moment
July 28 2015 2:00 AMDivya Narendra on Entrepreneurship, Trust, and Life After FacebookThe social media pioneer opens up about the lawsuit that could’ve defined his career.
Hang Up And Listen
July 27 2015 5:03 PMHang Up and Listen: The NBA Meets American Ninja Warrior EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Basketball Tournament, women coaching men’s sports, and the book Wax Pack.
Behind the Scenes
July 27 2015 10:30 AMWhat Will Happen After Marriage Equality?And more from Slate’s Outward live event in New York.
Slate Money
July 25 2015 2:02 AMThe Public Exposure EditionThe Slate Money crew on the outing of adulterers, evil banks, and one money-hungry media company.
Live at Politics & Prose
July 24 2015 10:42 AMDon Winslow on Creating El Chapo’s Fictional CounterpartThe author of Savages discusses his new book, The Cartel, at Politics & Prose.
The Gist
July 23 2015 7:54 PMStep Inside the JuiceboxxxIn Part 2 of our series, The Gist’s favorite rapper describes what it’s like to be the subject of his friend’s new book.
The Gist
July 22 2015 9:35 PMFirst Taste of the JuiceboxxxOur two-part series about The Gist’s new favorite rapper begins with friendship, art, and a mind-blowing set.
Culture Gabfest
July 22 2015 12:54 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Haders Gonna Hade, Hackers Gonna Hack, Gawkers Gonna Gawk” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Trainwreck, Mr. Robot, and the controversy at Gawker.
Working
July 21 2015 3:48 PMHow Does a Matchmaker Work?Read what Slate culture writer Aisha Harris asked a Philadelphia-based matchmaker about finding love connections the old-fashioned way in the age of online dating.
Hang Up And Listen
July 20 2015 9:22 PMHang Up and Listen: The How Tiger Lost His Stripes EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the decline of Tiger Woods, ESPN’s talent exodus, and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ extravagant spending.
Working
July 20 2015 4:56 PMHow Does a Medical Resident Work?Read what new Working host Aisha Harris asked a Boston-based physician about death, dermatology, and the 80-hour workweek. 
Hang Up And Listen
July 20 2015 11:37 AMThe How to Make Sports Funny Bonus SegmentParks and Recreation co-creator Mike Schur joins Hang Up and Listen to talk about athlete guest stars and how to wring laughs out of baseball stats.
Working
July 19 2015 2:02 AMThe “How Does a Matchmaker Work?” EditionIn an age of online dating, Danielle Selber finds love connections the old-fashioned way for Jewish singles in Philadelphia.
The Gist
July 17 2015 7:58 PMA Different StrokeThe guitarist now has short hair, a new album, and an overhauled perspective on being a rock star.
Culture Gabfest
July 28 2015 3:09 PMThe “Vocal Fry” Bonus SegmentDana, Julia, Stephen, and Ann discuss women’s voices, vocal fry, and more.
The Gist
July 27 2015 7:06 PMWork Harder, AmericaAdam Davidson explains what Jeb Bush doesn’t understand about the relationship between productivity and capitalism.
Lexicon Valley
July 27 2015 11:02 AMThe Jittery History of a Very Nervous PhraseBob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss a mystery word or phrase with lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
Working
July 26 2015 2:05 AMThe “How Does a Club Doorman Work?” EditionTo manage the rope line, guest list, and celebrity clientele at a New York venue, it helps to be something of a socialite—and to know when to call security.
The Gist
July 24 2015 6:57 PMOvercoming the Intraoffice Cold ShoulderEmily Yoffe of Slate’s Dear Prudence column advises a woman who has tried just about everything to resolve a workplace tension.
Political Gabfest
July 24 2015 10:29 AMThe “Who Will Donald Trump Insult Next?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and John Kasich, Sandra Bland, and President Obama’s plan to close Guantánamo Bay.
DoubleX Gabfest
July 23 2015 10:18 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Manic Panic Armpits EditionListen to Slate’s show about long, neon-colored female armpit hair.
Whistlestop
July 22 2015 4:56 PMThe Worst Answer to “Why Do You Want to Be President?” in Campaign HistorySlate’s podcast about presidential campaign history remembers when Ted Kennedy challenged incumbent President Jimmy Carter for the Democratic nomination in 1980.
The Gist
July 21 2015 7:43 PMComedy Isn’t PrettyMike Schur of Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Parks and Recreation on the correlation between beauty and funny.
Podcast for America
July 21 2015 12:53 PMTrump Touches the Third Rail in a Brunch SettingThe consequences of calling out John McCain on his war hero status.
The Gist
July 20 2015 7:19 PMAmerican Exceptionalism Rah-RahEurasia Group president Ian Bremmer explains why America needs to commit to a coherent foreign policy strategy.
The Checkup
July 20 2015 11:49 AMThe Checkup: High AnxietySlate and WBUR’s health podcast examines the fear of flying, parental anxiety, and managing your relentless worrying.
The Moment
July 20 2015 2:00 AMPaul Giamatti on Respect, Pride, and Finding Joy in the WorkThe award-winning actor says it’s not always fun to be on stage or on camera, but part of his job is to make it fun.
Slate Money
July 18 2015 2:02 AMThe Greece EditionSlate Money on the eurozone backstory, Greece's failures, and what it means to have unsustainable debt.
Live at Politics & Prose
July 17 2015 12:57 PMMasha Gessen Profiles the Boston Marathon Bombers

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