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The Ballpoint Pen Edition

Slate Money discusses the mysterious history of Bic Cristal pens and Anthony Scaramucci’s White House assignment.

The Gist
Jan. 13 2017 7:01 PMJamelle Bouie on the Trump CabinetSlate’s chief political correspondent on Trump’s picks, from the mildly acceptable to the downright disturbing.
Represent
Jan. 13 2017 11:42 AMOne Day at a Time’s Rita MorenoThe legendary EGOT winner on her new Netflix show, overcoming depression, and being a Latina woman in Hollywood.
Political Gabfest
Jan. 13 2017 10:47 AMThe “Cloudy With 100 Percent Chance of Showers” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Trump dossier, Cabinet confirmations, and Obama’s political legacy.
Trumpcast
Jan. 12 2017 2:29 PMA Question of IntelligenceA chat with David Corn about what was (and wasn’t) inside BuzzFeed’s dossier.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 12 2017 1:57 PMThe Podcasts We Listen to Right NowThe Culture Gabfest picks a playlist of favorites for 2017. 
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 11 2017 1:49 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Decadent Slime” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The OA, Fences, and art in hard times.
Whistlestop
Jan. 11 2017 11:45 AMThe Inauguration of the People’s PresidentHost John Dickerson travels back to 1829 and the inauguration of President Andrew Jackson.
Lexicon Valley
Jan. 10 2017 1:13 PMWhy We Stopped Teaching Children How to ReadMark Seidenberg, author of Language at the Speed of Sight, discusses the fallout from the reading wars.
Trumpcast
Jan. 10 2017 11:15 AMHacks, Twitter, and Building a ResistanceCongressman Adam Schiff talks about the importance of the Russian hacks and their effect on our democracy.
The Gist
Jan. 9 2017 7:11 PMThe Secret to Meaningful WorkBehavioral economist Dan Ariely mines his research for lessons on happiness, employment, and the folly of common sense.
Amicus
Jan. 9 2017 11:52 AMDonald Trump Is a Sitting DuckZephyr Teachout explains how Trump’s business empire will undermine U.S. foreign policy, exactly as the Founding Fathers feared.
Amicus
Jan. 7 2017 10:00 AMAmicus: And Then There Were EightTrump winnows his shortlist for the Supreme Court’s empty seat. And we preview a big special education case that will be argued next week.
The Gist
Jan. 6 2017 8:12 PMUnpacking PeanutsGuidelines out this week say toddlers should be exposed to peanuts early. Marion Nestle on the new science of kids and allergies.
Live at Politics & Prose
Jan. 6 2017 11:01 AMHow Play Shaped HistorySteven Johnson chronicles the impact of popular entertainment on the modern world in Wonderland.
The Gist
Jan. 5 2017 6:42 PMThe Paradox of ShavingMaria Konnikova returns to take on one of life’s great mysteries: When you shave a lot, does your hair grow back faster?
Best of Slate Podcasts
Jan. 13 2017 4:43 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Live at Politics & Prose
Jan. 13 2017 11:14 AMBooks for LivingWill Schwalbe sees reading as the way to make sense of the world.
The Gist
Jan. 12 2017 7:05 PMHow Should We Talk About Whiteness?  Professor Marc Lamont Hill on how to have a real conversation about identity politics in the Trump era.
DoubleX Gabfest
Jan. 12 2017 2:26 PMThe DoubleX Gabfest “Urine Trouble America” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on Trump’s golden shower scandal, the Rockettes, and gendered virtual assistants.
The Gist
Jan. 11 2017 6:42 PMTwenty-Four Grueling Hours in TrumplandSlate’s Fred Kaplan on Rex Tillerson’s hearing and the unverified dossier connecting Trump and Russia.
Dear Prudence
Jan. 11 2017 12:06 PMDear Prudence: The “Family Matters” EditionPrudence and Juan-Pablo Brammer on low-key racism, in-law hookups, and other family affairs.
The Gist
Jan. 10 2017 8:38 PMHow the Onion Remade Joe BidenHead writer Chad Nackers on how his satirical site turned the veep into a Trans Am–loving metal head.
The Moment
Jan. 10 2017 11:26 AMComedian Adam Carolla on What People Get Wrong About HimIs the podcasting pioneer serially misunderstood?
Hang Up And Listen
Jan. 9 2017 7:53 PMHang Up and Listen: The Gitanic EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Odell Beckham’s boat trip, Chris Berman, and darts.
Trumpcast
Jan. 9 2017 4:10 PMCorporatists, Conservatives, Cronies, and CranksIf Donald Trump’s promise to “drain the swamp” feels like a con, that’s because it is.
Amicus
Jan. 9 2017 8:00 AMThe First Amendment on CampusRead highlights from a symposium about the state of free speech on college campuses.
Slate Money
Jan. 7 2017 2:00 AMThe Pink Collar EditionSlate Money discusses the growth of traditionally female caregiver jobs, which men often don’t want, and Trump’s debt ties.
Represent
Jan. 6 2017 11:12 AMCapturing Visual Styles With Ruth E. CarterThe two-time Oscar nominee behind Do the Right Thing on capturing the perfect visual styles for Spike Lee, Joss Whedon, and more.
Political Gabfest
Jan. 6 2017 10:49 AMThe “It Still Seems Pretty Swampy to Me” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the new Congress, the botched effort to gut the House ethics office, and Obama’s economic legacy.
Trumpcast
Jan. 5 2017 1:41 PMNarcissistic Personality Disorder, RevisitedHow Donald Trump’s personality can be a danger to us all.

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