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The “How Does a Stand-Up Comedian Work?” Edition 

Slate’s podcast about work explores how a stand-up comedian makes it in New York City.

Amicus
May 2 2015 10:02 AMWhat Was It Like to Argue the Most Anticipated Case of the Supreme Court Term?
The Gist
May 1 2015 7:26 PMArtie Lange Is a Stand Up GuyThe Howard Stern Show alumnus explains why the best comedians always own up to their mistakes.
Live at Politics & Prose
May 1 2015 10:04 AMMeghan Daum Discusses Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed
DoubleX Gabfest
April 30 2015 8:03 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Inside Inside Amy Schumer EditionListen to Slate’s show about the new season of Comedy Central’s sketch comedy show.
Whistlestop
April 29 2015 12:02 PMThe Mulligan LettersSlate's podcast about campaign history reminds us that Hillary Clinton wasn't the first front-runner to wrestle with a correspondence scandal. 
The Gist
April 28 2015 7:02 PMLet’s Talk About Duck VaginasThese biologically unrivaled lady bits are the product of a genital arms race across evolution.
The Gist
April 27 2015 8:56 PMSpooning With Dan PashmanA serious investigation into utensil design with the host of The Sporkful podcast.
The Checkup
April 27 2015 2:03 AMThe Checkup: High AnxietySlate and WBUR’s health podcast examines the fear of flying, parental anxiety, and managing your relentless worrying.
Slate Money
April 25 2015 2:03 AMThe Trying to Be Clever Edition Author and “Sketch Guy” columnist Carl Richards joins Slate Money to talk about financial planning, billionaire whimsy, and the flash crash.
Political Gabfest
April 24 2015 11:48 AMThe “Would You Attend a Gay Wedding?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Europe’s burgeoning immigration crisis, the Koch brothers’ vacillating views on Gov. Scott Walker, and the Supreme Court’s gay marriage cases.
The Gist
April 23 2015 6:31 PMWhat Makes a Story UnforgettableWe asked our listeners to help us find the greatest story ever told, so Matt Dicks can coach it into an even greater story.
The Gist
April 22 2015 5:29 PMAre Probiotics Bunk?Maria Konnikova has the scoop on yogurt that promises clearer skin and slimmer waists. 
Whistlestop
April 22 2015 8:33 AMMa, Ma, Where’s My Pa?Slate’s new podcast about campaign history tells the salacious tale of the love child that nearly cost Grover Cleveland the 1884 election.
The Moment
April 21 2015 2:00 AMKerry Bishé on Acting, Scrubs, and the Year of Saying “Yes”The co-star of AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire on her career, working with director Edward Burns, and building a boat.
Hang Up And Listen
April 20 2015 5:30 PMHang Up and Listen: The Our Dump EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Warriors and Hawks, Boston’s Olympic bid, and the Islanders’ last days at Nassau Coliseum.
Slate Money
May 2 2015 2:03 AMWhen Podcasters Get Married 
Political Gabfest
May 1 2015 11:06 AMThe “Can I Get Some of That Clinton Cash?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the unexplained death of Freddie Gray, the Supreme Court’s gay marriage and death penalty cases, and the week in Democratic politics.
The Gist
April 30 2015 4:51 PMBeing Barney FrankThe former Democratic congressman from Massachusetts discusses the relationship between ideals and compromise for an elected official.
The Gist
April 30 2015 2:22 AMThe Bald Truth About Presidential CandidatesWhy having a high forehead might disqualify you for the nation’s highest office. 
Culture Gabfest
April 29 2015 10:38 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Heavy Is the Head That Wears the Guacamole” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Wolf Hall, Bruce Jenner’s interview, and avocados.
The Moment
April 28 2015 2:00 AMBeau Willimon on House of Cards, Showrunning, and PowerThe creator and showrunner of Netflix’s House of Cards talks about when he first felt like an artist and how he writes plays in less than two weeks.
Hang Up And Listen
April 27 2015 5:52 PMHang Up and Listen: The Cracking on Hacks and Hack-a-Shaq EditionSlate’s sports podcast on intentional fouling in the NBA, Floyd Mayweather, and baseball’s best profanity-laced rants.
Working
April 26 2015 2:01 AMHow Does a Home-Birth Midwife Work?
The Gist
April 24 2015 8:02 PMSon, Your Grandpa Is a Little SketchyEmily Yoffe of Slate’s Dear Prudence column advises a father considering introducing his toddler to a skeevy, narcissistic grandpa.
Live at Politics & Prose
April 24 2015 10:03 AMPaul Beatty’s Brilliant Social SatireThe author discusses his new book, The Sellout, at Politics & Prose.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
April 23 2015 10:14 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Barrenness EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on child support and the choice not to have children. 
Culture Gabfest
April 22 2015 11:02 AMThe Culture Gabfest “About Lightning” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on About Elly, movie trailers, and Gwyneth Paltrow’s SNAP challenge.
The Gist
April 21 2015 6:03 PMWe Dish on the KnishThe traditional Jewish soul food is filled with potatoes, onions, and for one author, family history.
The Gist
April 20 2015 7:20 PMBefore Bombs Fell Out of FavorAuthor Bryan Burrough on why the explosive tactics of the 1970s political underground are rarely used today.
Lexicon Valley
April 20 2015 11:30 AMShakespeare Used Double Negatives. Why Don't We?Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo don't know nothing.

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