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Amicus

Amicus: Mental Illness and the Death Penalty

Dahlia Lithwick talks with Scott Panetti’s lawyer and a law professor about issues raised by Panetti v. Quarterman.

Slate Money
Nov. 22 2014 7:16 AMThe “Matching Gift” Edition Slate Money on philanthropharmacology, Uber, and Abenomics. Plus: Host Felix Salmon reveals how much he has ponied up to make good on a promise to listeners
Working
Nov. 21 2014 1:08 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 9 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a hospice nurse about end-of-life care.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 21 2014 10:19 AMIs Thanksgiving a Liberal or Conservative Holiday?
Tv Club
Nov. 20 2014 5:29 PMThe American Horror Story: Freak Show Podcast, Episode 7The “Test of Strength” edition.
Tv Club
Nov. 20 2014 9:55 AMThe Slate Walking Dead PodcastA spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 6, "Consumed."
The Gist
Nov. 19 2014 6:39 PMAfghanistan: 13 Years and CountingWhen the war started going badly, Hamid Karzai’s stock plummeted from Gandhi-like to radioactive.
The Gist
Nov. 18 2014 7:00 PMDon’t Call It a ComebackTainted writer Jonah Lehrer has returned with a new book. Time for another installment of “Is This Bull?”
Working
Nov. 18 2014 5:36 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 8 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a porn star about her workday.
Working
Nov. 18 2014 1:32 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 7 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked an L.A. waiter about his workday.
Lexicon Valley
Nov. 17 2014 12:31 PMHelp Solve the Mystery! Where Did Get One’s Goat Come From?Listen to Slate’s show about the etymology of a thoroughly caprine phrase, featuring lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
Working
Nov. 15 2014 1:13 PMYour Waiter Is Definitely Judging You
The Gist
Nov. 14 2014 6:39 PMTo Catch a ProfessorHis student confided that she had sex with faculty members for money. Did he take Dear Prudence’s advice to do the right thing?
Working
Nov. 14 2014 12:34 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 6 TranscriptRead how Washington Post cartoonist Tom Toles described his workday.
The Gist
Nov. 13 2014 7:47 PMThe Sweet Smell of SurvivalInside an Iranian prison, Maziar Bahari knew he would live to tell of his 118-day ordeal. He didn’t realize Jon Stewart would help him do it.
DoubleX Gabfest
Nov. 13 2014 8:53 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Say Yes, Please, to Hog Castration EditionListen to Slate’s show about Amy Poehler’s new book, Yes, Please.
The Gist
Nov. 21 2014 8:01 PMThe Buck Starts HereChuck Todd wonders if we’ll finally see Obama roll the dice after the past six years of risk-aversion.
Live at Politics & Prose
Nov. 21 2014 10:51 AMStephen King, His Books, and Their OriginsThe king of horror discusses his new book with Politics & Prose at George Washington University.
The Gist
Nov. 20 2014 8:42 PMThe Kitsch of DeathOver the last 50 years, we’ve turned to horror and fantasy instead of facing the frank reality of death. 
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 20 2014 10:08 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Disdaingate EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the tension between stay-at-home parents and working ones.
Working
Nov. 20 2014 7:00 AMThe “How Does a Hospice Nurse Work?” EditionSlate’s podcast about work explores how a hospice nurse prepares patients for a dignified death.
Culture Gabfest
Hang Up And Listen
Nov. 18 2014 5:40 PMThe Superfest East, Live in Brooklyn EditionSlate’s mega-podcast on Obama’s immigration reform push, the rise of emoji, and Adam Silver’s call to legalize sports betting.
Working
Nov. 18 2014 3:20 PMThe “How Does a Porn Star Work?” EditionSlate’s podcast about work explores how porn star Jessica Drake prepares for a scene.
The Gist
Nov. 17 2014 7:25 PMPumpkin Spice in July? That’s Too Soon.Mission creep and year-round-peeps: where artificial seasonality and artificial flavors collide.
Tv Club
Nov. 17 2014 8:00 AMThe Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Final Thoughts on Series 8    Phil Plait and Mac Rogers on the finale and the season.
Slate Money
Nov. 15 2014 12:12 PMThe Philanthropy EditionSlate Money welcomes ProPublica’s Jesse Eisinger and Stanford's Rob Reich to a special episode about Lincoln Center, family foundations, and the Red Cross scandal.
Live at Politics & Prose
Nov. 14 2014 3:47 PMReadings From the 2014 National Book Award FinalistsRoz Chast, Marilynne Robinson, and other finalists read from and discuss their books at Politics & Prose.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 14 2014 11:57 AMThe “President Whisperer” EditionListen to Slate’s show about another challenge to Obamacare now headed to the Supreme Court, the battle over net neutrality, and the opposition to Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett.
Tv Club
Nov. 13 2014 6:11 PMThe American Horror Story: Freak Show Podcast, Episode 6The “Bullseye” edition.
The Gist
Nov. 12 2014 8:49 PMHow Small Wonder Stirred “Too Many Cooks” The creator of the viral Adult Swim video explains what it’s all about—and whether Smarf really had to die.

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