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The Gist

Are Skim Drinkers Milking It?

Maria Konnikova gets to the bottom of skim vs. whole milk.

Hang Up And Listen
May 31 2016 6:57 PMHang Up and Listen: The Three Is Worth More Than Two EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Warriors’ Game 7 win over the Thunder, the Baylor football scandal, and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Lexicon Valley
May 31 2016 12:16 PMWhy Are So Many Swear Words Monosyllabic?Benjamin K. Bergen, author of the upcoming What the F: What Swearing Reveals About Our Language, Our Brains, and Ourselves, discusses the science of cursing.
Trumpcast
May 31 2016 11:25 AMAre You Nervous?There’s a number of rational reasons why Trump will never be President, but this election has been anything but rational.
TV Club Podcast
May 30 2016 4:12 PMGame of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 6.
Slate Money
May 28 2016 2:04 AMThe Villains EditionSlate Money on Peter Thiel, neoliberalism, and recidivism.
Live at Politics & Prose
May 27 2016 1:36 PMAndrew Solomon on His New Collection of Essays, Far and AwayThe prize-winning author discusses the transformative power of travel with Azar Nafisi.
The Gist
May 26 2016 9:32 PMSuing the SaudisSen. Chuck Schumer says victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks should be able to take the Saudi Arabian government to court.
Culture Gabfest
May 26 2016 1:54 PMTechnology Ate My Humanities HomeworkThe Culture Gabfest discusses pros and cons of the digital humanities.
Getting In
May 26 2016 7:00 AMGetting In Episode 9B: Summer Planning Tips for JuniorsThe podcast explores how college-bound high schoolers can make the most of their summers.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 25 2016 5:31 PMBedtime BarteringMom and Dad Are Fighting podcast host Dan Kois debates his 8-year-old daughter on her bedtime.
Culture Gabfest
May 25 2016 11:38 AMThe Culture Gabfest “What Kind of Preacher Are You?” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Neighbors 2, AMC’s Preacher, and a look at Christian Lorentzen’s objection to the adverb.
The Gist
May 24 2016 7:25 PMGov. John Hickenlooper Gets His Rear in GearColorado’s highest-ranking brewmaster says government should consider measuring joy as well as unemployment. 
The Moment
May 24 2016 4:13 PMAndrew Zimmern on Bizarre Foods and the Power of TravelThe creator of Travel Channel’s hit show talks about the decision he made to be himself rather than a character of himself on TV.
Trumpcast
May 24 2016 10:53 AMA Theater of CrueltyTalking with Virginia Heffernan about the reality TV show that made Trump famous.
Hang Up And Listen
May 23 2016 7:37 PMHang Up and Listen: The Stud Muffins and Rumble Ponies EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Golden State Warriors, minor-league baseball team names, and the Undefeated.
Political Gabfest
May 31 2016 12:25 PMShould the Statute of Limitations Apply to the Bill Cosby Case?The Political Gabfest debates the sexual assault charges brought against Bill Cosby 12 years ago.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 31 2016 12:00 PMHow to Pull Off a Bar Mitzvah for Your Atheist SonMom and Dad Are Fighting chats with a mother who forced her son to have a bar mitzvah.
Television
May 31 2016 10:50 AMReagan, The Americans, and the Cold WarThe Weisberg brothers—showrunner and Slate chief—in conversation. 
Amicus
May 28 2016 9:27 AMAmicus: A Bird With a Broken WingThe Supreme Court is doing its best to limp to the term’s finish line. So why do the justices insist that everything is hunky-dory?
The Gist
May 27 2016 8:23 PMYou Can’t Handle the SpoofGrounded absurdity in Filthy Preppy Teen$.
You Must Remember This
May 27 2016 7:04 AM“I’m Glad What I Done!”Elia Kazan, On the Waterfront, and the blacklist.
Political Gabfest
May 26 2016 5:32 PMThe Weiner EditionListen to Slate’s show about Clinton scandals new and old, the fascinating Anthony Weiner documentary, and Peter Thiel funding Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 26 2016 11:34 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Extreme Bedtime EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about absurdly early bedtimes and summer pinkie swears.
The Gist
May 25 2016 7:10 PMTrump Anxiety Hotline ReconvenesOur trained experts can help you turn down the Trumpeting.
Amicus
May 25 2016 3:42 PMA Stroll Down Supreme Court Memory LaneAmicus dishes on the quirks and characters of the Supreme Court.
Working
May 25 2016 10:30 AMThe Inner Workings of Studying Outer SpaceNASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan shares the projects she’s working on.
Hang Up And Listen
May 24 2016 4:48 PMShould Athletes’ Quotes Be Cleaned Up?Hang Up and Listen wonders whether journalists should edit athletes’ quotes for grammar.
Trumpcast
May 24 2016 12:50 PMThe JohnaldAn interview with John Di Domenico, our voice of Donald Trump.
The Gist
May 23 2016 9:28 PMKevin Spacey Is a CatBreaking down the film cliché of workaholic dads who reconnect with their children.
Political Gabfest
May 23 2016 5:46 PMShould We Cancel the Olympics?The Political Gabfest hosts share their thoughts on whether the 2016 Olympics in Rio should be canceled.

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