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The “How Does a Presidential Inauguration Parade Announcer Work?” Edition

Charlie Brotman presided over presidential parades for almost 60 years—until Trump fired him.

Live at Politics & Prose
Jan. 20 2017 11:57 AMThe Power of MeaningNew Criterion editor Emily Esfahani Smith discusses crafting a life that matters.
The Gist
Jan. 19 2017 6:59 PMThe 12-Step Program of Highly Effective PeopleHow comedian Nick Thune survived Alcoholics Anonymous, black-market therapy, and Seattle.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 19 2017 10:06 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Sad Laura Ashley Bat Mitzvah Dress” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about sperm-donation families and social media rules.
Trumpcast
Jan. 18 2017 4:23 PMA Message From MoscowAdvice on how to handle a Donald Trump press conference from a Russian journalist who has covered Vladimir Putin.
Amicus
Jan. 18 2017 12:51 PMHow Trump Will Reshape the Supreme CourtRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast asked one of Justice Scalia’s former law clerks about Trump’s shortlist.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 18 2017 12:20 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Slow-Mo Nun Soccer” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Young Pope, A Monster Calls, and Neanderthals.
Hang Up And Listen
Jan. 17 2017 8:06 PMHang Up and Listen: The Real Locker Room Talk EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NFL playoffs, a pro football minor league, and Warriors-Cavs.
Slate Money
Jan. 14 2017 8:09 AMThe Ballpoint Pen EditionSlate Money discusses the mysterious history of Bic Cristal pens and Anthony Scaramucci’s White House assignment.
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.
Represent
Jan. 20 2017 11:55 AM(A)sexual Star and Director David Jay and Angela TuckerFrom a 2011 documentary to today’s BoJack Horseman, depictions of asexuals on screen.
Political Gabfest
Jan. 19 2017 5:34 PMThe “I Think We’re Going to Be OK” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Obamacare, covering President Donald Trump, and Chelsea Manning.
The Gist
Jan. 18 2017 7:26 PMTrial by Firing LineHow conservative champion William F. Buckley Jr. argued with his friends, how he argued with his foes, and why he thought there should be no argument about Donald Trump.
Dear Prudence
Jan. 18 2017 1:15 PMDear Prudence: The “Giving Tree” EditionI’m convinced my husband had an affair with his boss—can I email her?
Trumpcast
Jan. 18 2017 12:44 PMConfirmation ConversionsWhat could be the future of civil rights under Attorney General Jeff Sessions?
The Gist
Jan. 18 2017 11:03 AMCan the Democrats Obstruct Everything for Four Years?The Atlantic’s Norm Ornstein on the best way forward for congressional Democrats facing Trump.
Working
Jan. 17 2017 11:23 AMThe “How Does a Protest Organizer Work?” EditionEugene Puryear is organizing a rally in opposition to the Trump inauguration.
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.

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