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The Gist
Dec. 15 2017 6:06 PMJeff Ross Got Bored, So He Got PoliticalThe comedian’s latest roast takes the conversation around immigration down to the U.S.-Mexico border.
Slow Burn
Dec. 15 2017 2:59 PMThe Road to WatergateVideos and photos from the 1972 presidential campaign, as discussed in this week’s episode of our Watergate podcast.
Represent
Dec. 15 2017 12:34 PMShe’s Gotta Have It Writer Radha BlankOn working with Spike Lee, responding to criticisms of the show, and being a woman of color in the writers room.
Studio 360
Dec. 15 2017 6:05 AMThat’s What She SaidJune Thomas looks at how sexual harassment is depicted on television.
Political Gabfest
Dec. 14 2017 7:18 PMThe “Devil and Mr. Jones” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Democrat Doug Jones’ win in Alabama, the current state of the tax bill, and awful men in the headlines.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 14 2017 3:43 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Your Child Is Made of Meat” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about trouble on the live-streaming site Periscope.
El Gabfest en Español
Dec. 14 2017 10:36 AMDe Milagros Sureños y Batallas GalácticasCuatro periodistas latinos analizan el voto en Alabama y el movimiento feminista en los Estados Unidos.
The Gist
Dec. 13 2017 8:47 PMThe Underdog and the BullyThe Alabama election, as much of an upset as it was, restored a sense of normalcy in politics.
Whistlestop
Dec. 13 2017 5:27 PMThe Air Traffic TakedownIn 1981, Ronald Reagan served an ultimatum to air traffic controllers.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 13 2017 12:11 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Frantic Rabbity Burst” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on I, Tonya, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and “Cat Person.”
Dear Prudence
Dec. 13 2017 7:45 AMDear Prudence: The “Schrödinger’s Stolen Cat” EditionI took in an uncollared, unchipped cat as my own, but then I saw a “missing cat” poster that looked like my pet. Help!
Trumpcast
Dec. 12 2017 5:39 PMYet Another Round of Attacks on the PressTrump’s latest barrage against the news media is deeply concerning.
Slow Burn
Dec. 12 2017 6:00 AMA Very Successful Cover-UpFor a long time, no one cared about Watergate. Why?
Hang Up And Listen
Dec. 11 2017 7:13 PMHang Up and Listen: The Bronx Bombers’ Big Boppers EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Shohei Ohtani and Giancarlo Stanton, Russia’s Olympics ban, and NM Fishbowl.
Amicus
Dec. 9 2017 10:00 AMProbing the Mueller Probe, and Inside the Chamber for Masterpiece CakeshopThe (legal) highs and lows of the Russia investigation, and oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Dec. 15 2017 3:25 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Trumpcast
Dec. 15 2017 1:40 PMActing Ethically in the Fog of WarHow have governmental ethics held up in the age of Trump?
Live at Politics and Prose
Dec. 15 2017 7:23 AMThe Joy of Cooking BloggingDeb Perelman on blogging, finding culinary inspiration, and dealing with fussy kids.
The Gist
Dec. 14 2017 11:43 PMRevisiting Another Democratic WaveHow Chris Hurst became one of Virginia’s newest state representatives, with some indirect help from a petting zoo.
Studio 360
Dec. 14 2017 4:00 PMSo You Think You’re Creative?From imaginary friends to jazz musicians in fMRI machines, we explore the creative brain.
DoubleX Gabfest
Dec. 14 2017 10:45 AMThe DoubleX Gabfest “Anyone but a Man” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on the Democrats as the party of purity, Slack, and “Cat Person.”
I Have to Ask
Dec. 14 2017 7:15 AMI Have to Ask: The Stephen Kotkin EditionThe Stalin biographer on the secret to understanding the mind of an autocrat.
Slate Plus
Dec. 13 2017 6:07 PMWhat It’s Like to Report on CongressSlate’s Jim Newell on covering all the drama on Capitol Hill.
If Then
Dec. 13 2017 3:49 PMWhat’s Next for Net Neutrality?The man who coined the phrase reflects on the vote to kill it—and how it could yet be revived.
Amicus
Dec. 13 2017 10:14 AMOn the Supreme Court’s Delicious Cake CaseAn Amicus podcast transcript.
The Gist
Dec. 12 2017 5:52 PMIt’s Partisanship, StupidDon’t blame a Roy Moore win on low black turnout.
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 12 2017 10:00 AMAn Accidental SanctityBiblical scholar Mark Ward discusses his forthcoming book, Authorized: The Use and Misuse of the King James Bible.
The Gist
Dec. 11 2017 8:53 PMThe Abortion Fight Led Us HereThe downside of progress is that someone has to lose. Where does all that energy go? In Alabama, a lot of it is going to Roy Moore.
Working
Dec. 10 2017 2:00 PMHow Does a Gender-Reassignment Surgeon Work?Dr. Jess Ting talks about his role at Mount Sinai Hospital’s Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery.
Slate Money
Dec. 9 2017 2:02 AMThe Petro EditionSlate Money on the United States, Brexit, and Venezuelan cryptocurrency.

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