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The Gist

Who’s Better Off: A Roman Emperor, or You?

The Gist weighs the value of imperial spoils against air conditioning and soap.

DoubleX Gabfest
July 24 2014 12:32 PMSo Why Is Everyone Playing Kim Kardashian: Hollywood?
Political Gabfest
July 23 2014 2:45 PMWatch the Political Gabfest TapingSpy on David, John, and Emily during the July 24 recording of the Gabfest.
The Gist
July 21 2014 7:09 PMNYPD Cold Case from 100 Years Ago, and the Victim Was a CopThe Gist examines the unsolved murder of an NYPD officer killed overseas in 1909.
Future Tense
July 21 2014 2:07 PMShould You Feel Comfortable Uploading Your Calorie Count to the Cloud?
Slate Money
July 19 2014 11:58 AMSlate Money on the Many Merchants of Death
Live at Politics & Prose
July 18 2014 5:13 PMWhen Doctors Don’t ListenDr. Leana Wen discusses her new book at Politics & Prose.
Family
July 18 2014 11:28 AMSlate Voice:Watching the Couples Go By”Listen to David Plotz read his all-time favorite Slate essay.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 17 2014 11:08 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Ethan Hawke in a Minivan” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the new movie Boyhood and pre-pregnancy contracts. 
Tv Club
July 16 2014 11:56 AMRace and Gender on Orange Is the New BlackWilla Paskin and Zerlina Maxwell talk Season 2.
The Gist
July 15 2014 4:59 PMCan We Really Learn to Be Happy?
The Gist
July 14 2014 6:41 PMDavid Plotz Is Out, Panda Blogs Are InThe Gist discusses Slate’s future with outgoing editor David Plotz and incoming editor Julia Turner. 
WeigelCast
July 14 2014 7:00 AMWeigelCast With D.C. Councilman Marion BarryListen to David Weigel interview the four-term mayor of Washington whose autobiography, Mayor for Life, was published in June.
The Gist
July 11 2014 6:53 PMHer Husband’s Stupid Record CollectionThe Gist listens to her husband’s stupid record collection.
Political Gabfest
July 11 2014 4:09 PMThe "Why Is Hollywood Mesmerized by Washington?" Bonus SegmentIn a Slate Plus Political Gabfest bonus segment, David Plotz asks two TV writers to explain a wave of political television.
The Audio Book Club
July 11 2014 1:44 PMThe Audio Book Club Meets Karl OveSlate critics debate My Struggle: Book One.
The Gist
July 23 2014 6:30 PMShould Clothing Ever Be Optional?The Gist strips down to the naked truths about nudists with writer Dave Hill.
Culture Gabfest
July 23 2014 9:56 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Ape Not Kill Ape” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Kickstarter, and “Weird Al” Yankovic.
Hang Up And Listen
July 21 2014 5:20 PMHang Up and Listen: The Losingest Winner EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Mike Trout, the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team, and legendary Washington Generals coach Red Klotz.
WeigelCast
July 21 2014 9:32 AMThe Club for Growth’s Growth ProspectsListen to David Weigel interview Chris Chocola, president of the Club for Growth
The Gist
July 18 2014 5:37 PMDoes Putin Know When to Fold ’Em?The Gist explores whether the Russian leader might change course on a losing strategy.
Political Gabfest
July 18 2014 11:36 AMThe “So Sue Me” EditionListen to Slate's show about John Boehner’s lawsuit against Obama, Elizabeth Warren’s possible 2016 campaign, and the arrest of a single mother who left her 9-year-old in a park.
The Gist
July 17 2014 6:40 PMComic, Sans Its HeroThe Gist gets the scoop from Riverdale Action News about Archie’s fatal shooting.
The Gist
July 16 2014 6:28 PMYour Brain on Bandwidth PovertyThe Gist discusses how a lack of money, time, and attention can affect the way we make decisions.
Culture Gabfest
July 16 2014 10:48 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Migrating Buns” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Boyhood, Botched, and the dating app Tinder.
Lexicon Valley
July 15 2014 10:33 AMNo, Your Language Doesn’t Influence How You Experience the WorldListen to Slate’s show about The Language Hoax, in which author and linguist John McWhorter pushes back against the idea that language affects culture.
Hang Up And Listen
July 14 2014 4:47 PMHang Up and Listen: The Ohio Player EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Germany’s World Cup win and LeBron James’ return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Slate Money
July 12 2014 1:32 PMThe Cupcake IndicatorSlate Money on endings: quantitative easing, the American Apparel leadership, and big cupcake.
Sports Nut
July 11 2014 6:07 PMSlate Voice:Nice Rebound!”Listen to Josh Levin read his analysis of LeBron’s Cleveland announcement.
Live at Politics & Prose
July 11 2014 1:56 PMThe Second Amendment: A BiographyMichael Waldman discusses his new book at Politics & Prose.
Hang Up And Listen
July 11 2014 11:04 AMWorld Cup Dummy: The Myth of Jogo Bonito EditionHowler’s World Cup podcast on the semifinals, national soccer identities, and FIFA’s policy on head injuries.

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