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I Have to Ask

I Have to Ask: The Ben Rhodes Edition

The Obama foreign policy adviser on evaluating Obama’s eight years in office and understanding Trump’s pettiness.

The Gist
June 21 2017 7:31 PMThe Musings of Wallace ShawnThe playwright and actor on the struggle of making a creative statement in the face of political chaos.
Culture Gabfest
June 21 2017 10:26 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Vicarious Nails” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on It Comes at Night, Claws, and Beth Ditto’s solo album Fake Sugar.
The Gist
June 20 2017 8:31 PMIs Terrorism Coverage Racist?A few problems with the recent study suggesting white terrorists get less media play than Muslim terrorists.
The Gist
June 19 2017 7:41 PMLies vs. BSA handy guide to parsing the president’s tweets.
Hang Up And Listen
June 19 2017 5:15 PMHang Up and Listen: The When an Apple Fights an Orange EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Mayweather-McGregor, home runs, and Ultimate Frisbee.
Trumpcast
June 19 2017 9:18 AMThrough the Lens With Doug MillsHow 10 days of the Trump presidency looked to a photographer covering it.
Slate Money
June 17 2017 2:02 AMThe Scams EditionSlate Money on rich scams, poor scams, and email scams.
Best of Slate Podcasts
June 16 2017 6:59 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Political Gabfest
June 16 2017 1:34 PMShould Megyn Kelly Have Interviewed Alex Jones?The Political Gabfest on giving a platform to the far-right Infowars host.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 16 2017 12:03 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Teenage Invasion” EditionCarvell’s teenage son joins Slate’s parenting podcast to discuss growing up biracial.
Trumpcast
June 16 2017 10:33 AMToo Close for ComfortHow could a pro-Confederate candidate come so close to winning Virginia’s GOP gubernatorial primary?
Political Gabfest
June 15 2017 6:40 PMThe “Mean” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Virginia shooting, Senate health bill, Russia investigation, and Virginia gubernatorial primaries.
Trumpcast
June 15 2017 9:44 AMThe Testimony of Jefferson Beauregard Sessions IIIWhat lies ahead for the attorney general? A grand jury?
DoubleX Gabfest
June 15 2017 7:45 AMThe DoubleX Gabfest “Attack of the Israeli-Accented Amazon” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on James Comey, Wonder Woman, and the U.K. election.
The Trumpcare Tracker
June 14 2017 5:15 PMHow Long Can Senate Republicans Keep Their Health Care Bill Secret?Is the GOP strategy smart—or just arrogant?
The Trumpcare Tracker
June 21 2017 4:09 PMWill the Senate Parliamentarian Halt the Republican AHCA?How abortion politics and Mitch McConnell’s love of the filibuster affect the legislation’s chances.
Dear Prudence
June 21 2017 7:06 AMDear Prudence: The “Dealbreaker” EditionMy son won’t let me talk to my daughter-in-law. Help!
Conspiracy Thrillers
June 20 2017 8:00 AMConspiracy Thrillers Movie Club: The Conversation and Enemy of the StateBefore 9/11, the idea of constant government surveillance seemed extreme. Now we take it for granted.
Trumpcast
June 19 2017 6:31 PMThe Trump Brand and the Conversation That Isn’t Happening on the LeftHow has Trump channeled his brand into his presidency?
The Trumpcare Tracker
June 19 2017 4:36 PMWhy Would Moderate Republicans Vote for Such a Harsh Health Care Bill?Plus, an attempt to figure out if Mitch McConnell really cares about health policy.
Working
June 18 2017 1:30 PMHow Does a Hair Care Entrepreneur Work?Detroit’s Gwen Jimmere talks about making and marketing products for women with curly hair.
The Gist
June 16 2017 7:39 PMJon Ronson on Writing the Year’s Wildest MovieThe Welsh journalist on his new movie, the meat-is-murder fantasy adventure Okja.
The Trumpcare Tracker
June 16 2017 3:27 PMThe Crazy Procedural Tricks Mitch McConnell Has up His SleeveAnd how long could Democrats delay the GOP’s health care legislation?
Working
June 16 2017 12:29 PMThe “How Does a Schooner Captain Work?” TranscriptThis experienced sailor explains how you keep an old-school ship in condition.
Live at Politics and Prose
June 16 2017 10:34 AMAnatomy of TerrorFormer FBI agent Ali Soufan on the past, present, and future of Islamist terrorism.
The Gist
June 15 2017 6:45 PMThe Delicate Art of Political PersuasionRobb Willer on how to reframe debates in a way the “other side” will understand.
Culture Gabfest
June 15 2017 3:23 PMThe Unexpected Genius of Car BoysWhat makes two dudes simulating car crashes such compelling viewing?
I Have to Ask
June 15 2017 9:30 AMI Have to Ask: The Raúl Grijalva EditionThe Arizona congressman on the coming battle for the soul of the Democratic Party.
The Gist
June 14 2017 6:50 PMHe Ate Human Flesh for ScienceBill Schutt on his comprehensive new book, Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History.
Whistlestop
June 14 2017 4:40 PMA Powerful PardonOn Sept. 8, 1974, President Gerald Ford Announced His Pardon of Richard Nixon.

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