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Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest “Smart Brick” Edition

Slate’s Culture Gabfest on Werner Herzog’s Lo and Behold, Sam Anderson’s “David’s Ankles,” and how to write a children’s book.

Dear Prudence
Aug. 31 2016 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Time Is Not an Apology” EditionWhy do people feel entitled to be rude to their friends?
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 30 2016 1:01 PMShould Olympians Be Held to a Higher Standard?Hang Up and Listen asks what we should make of the Ryan Lochte scandal.
Slate Money
Aug. 27 2016 2:02 AMThe Worse Than Marxism EditionSlate Money on why we should be outraged at the makers of EpiPen, passive investing, and hedge funds.
Live at Politics & Prose
Aug. 26 2016 3:00 PMThe Truth About MicroorganismsThe Atlantic’s Ed Yong details how microbes keep us alive in I Contain Multitudes.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Aug. 26 2016 1:05 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 26 2016 10:33 AMThe “Meet the New Trump” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s immigration “pivot,” Clinton’s emails, and Emily’s death penalty story.
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 25 2016 4:17 PMHas the World Conspired to Keep Women Drunk?The DoubleX Gabfest talks about how the glass of wine has come to stand in for female empowerment.
DoubleX Gabfest
Aug. 25 2016 1:38 PMThe Propped Up by Pillows EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show about Nate Parker, Hillary’s health, and email etiquette.
The Gist
Aug. 24 2016 7:56 PMA Sympathetic Serial ImposterJoshua Marston’s new film, Complete Unknown, depicts a woman who can’t stop changing her identity.
Whistlestop
Aug. 24 2016 12:38 PMWhistlestop: Live Book Tour MashupSlate’s podcast about presidential campaign history has a special show live from the road in New York and San Francisco with highlights from the newly published Whistlestop book.
The Gist
Aug. 23 2016 8:36 PMThere’s a Viking on the DeltaThe lead singer of the Icelandic band Kaleo found his inspiration in the blues music of the Deep South.
Lexicon Valley
Aug. 23 2016 2:20 PMWord SexHow words hook up and make new ones.
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 22 2016 6:16 PMHang Up and Listen: The Let the Games Be Gone EditionSlate’s sports podcast on NBC’s Olympics coverage, how the games played in Brazil, and the state of UFC.
Represent
Aug. 22 2016 1:46 PMThe “Racism Is Solved” EditionRepresent talks to Larry Wilmore about the Nightly Show cancellation.
Trumpcast
Aug. 22 2016 12:25 PMMr. Brexit & Corey: A Love Story (a Second City Special)The story of two people who, no matter the odds, always find their way back to each other.
Trumpcast
Aug. 30 2016 1:08 PMLifeboats for RepublicansIs Hillary Clinton helping the GOP by separating it from Donald Trump?
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 29 2016 4:59 PMHang Up and Listen: The O’er the Land of the Free EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Colin Kaepernick’s protest, Joey Bosa’s contract, and Gary Sanchez’s hot streak.
The Gist
Aug. 26 2016 6:11 PMThe Year Nirvana Lost Out to Bryan Adams1991 marked the beginning of a decade of musical narrowcasting. With Kurt Cobain and A Tribe Called Quest splitting the vote, Color Me Badd rose to the top.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 26 2016 1:24 PMDid the Makers of Weiner Betray Huma Abedin’s Trust?Join Slate Plus to listen to this week’s Political Gabfest bonus segment.
Trumpcast
Aug. 26 2016 12:58 PMTime Off for Good BehaviorHas Kellyanne Conway civilized Donald Trump?
The Gist
Aug. 25 2016 7:21 PMDo You Rely on GPS? Thank Chuck E. Cheese and William F. Buckley.In Pinpoint, Greg Milner chronicles how a conservative pundit, the military, and a pizza impresario made GPS ubiquitous.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 25 2016 4:02 PMThe One Book That Changed Your LifeThe Culture Gabfesters reveal what books really made a difference in their lives.
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 25 2016 10:55 AMThe U.S. Men’s Basketball Team Has Never Been BetterBut we’re not watching if there aren’t any stakes in the game.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 24 2016 1:28 PMThe Culture Gabfest “And Now It’s Dead” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the death of Gawker, Kubo and the Two Strings, and pop culture vacations.
Dear Prudence
Aug. 24 2016 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Little Red Hen” EditionA woman drops everything to move across the country for a relationship that didn’t work out—now what?
The Moment
Aug. 23 2016 3:57 PMMichael Chiklis on The Shield, Performing, and InfluenceThe actor talks about the rage that filled him when he went to audition for Vic Mackey on The Shield.
The Gist
Aug. 22 2016 8:06 PMThe ’80s Really Were the BestHadley Freeman wondered why the movies of her 1980s childhood seemed so special. So she went back and asked actors and directors.
Trumpcast
Aug. 22 2016 3:58 PMWhy Does Donald Trump Refuse to Release His Tax Returns?What is the real estate mogul turned presidential hopeful trying to hide?
Slate Money
Aug. 22 2016 12:35 PMThe Product EditionSlate Money on 21st-century products: Google search, the iPhone, and Amazon Prime.
The Gist
Aug. 19 2016 7:27 PMW. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu Want Equal TimeThe hosts of Politically Re-Active tend to agree on the issues that fascinate them. But they each want to say their piece.  

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