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The Gist

Louisiana Isn’t Boot-Shaped Anymore

The Gist on how erosion is literally changing the map of the Pelican State.

Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 29 2014 4:26 PMHang Up and Listen: The These Are My Bosses EditionSlate’s sports podcast on ESPN suspending Bill Simmons, the Kansas City Royals making the playoffs, and Brady Hoke mishandling a possible concussion.
Slate Money
Sept. 28 2014 12:06 PMThe “F--k It, I Quit” EpisodeSlate Money with Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal on the fall of the “bond king,” Yahoo's negative stock value, and what happens when you know your co-workers' salaries.
The Gist
Sept. 26 2014 7:29 PMHas Cheating Cured Him of Cheating?Dear Prudence admirably resists the urge to say “I told you so!” with a past letter writer.
The Gist
Sept. 25 2014 10:19 PMNot Fade AwayThe once-ubiquitous pop song fade-out appears to be dying. The Gist asks why.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 24 2014 6:56 PMThe Culture Gabfest “If Bono Were a Chess Piece” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on U2, the secret world of competitive chess, and the unfairness of framing Shonda Rhimes as an “angry black woman.”
The Gist
Sept. 23 2014 7:24 PMA Good Analogy Is Like Mike PescaIt tells you what you need to know and helps to clarify complicated issues.
The Gist
Sept. 22 2014 8:06 PMWanted: More Good Words for Bad SmellsFood linguist Dan Jurafsky explains why we need words for the urine smell of stairwells, a whiff of rancid oil, and the bloody scent of fish.
Science
Sept. 22 2014 8:08 AMSlate Voice: “Why Is So Much Honey Clover Honey?”Mike Vuolo shares the story of your honey.
The Gist
Sept. 19 2014 6:18 PMMusician RebornXavier Dphrepaulezz, aka Fantastic Negrito, shares his journey from 1980s Oakland gutters to black roots music.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 19 2014 11:54 AMThe “Spanking” EditionListen to Slate’s show about progressives’ push for more liberal candidates, the U.S. response to Ebola’s rapid spread, and the corporal punishment debate.
DoubleX Gabfest
Sept. 18 2014 9:11 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Real Women EditionListen to Slate’s show about NFL player Adrian Peterson’s child abuse charges.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 17 2014 8:05 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Oh, Grow Up!” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on A. O. Scott’s eulogy to adulthood, “fingerprint” words, and the Apple Watch.
The Gist
Sept. 15 2014 6:52 PMStorm Large Owns Her Sexuality The Pink Martini singer doesn’t care if you’re offended by her changing hair color or fake boobs.
Slate Money
Sept. 15 2014 10:09 AMDoes Scottish Independence Make Economic Sense?Slate Money on Scotland’s referendum, a banking regulation’s impact on infrastructure, and how education affects earnings.
Future Tense
Sept. 15 2014 8:08 AMTechno Sapiens: The Tacocopter EditionA Future Tense podcast about whether machines will solve our problems, or make them worse.
Tv Club
Sept. 29 2014 8:30 AMThe Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 6A spoiler-filled discussion of "The Caretaker."
Political Gabfest
Sept. 26 2014 7:56 PMThe “Dead, Dead, Dead at 75” EditionListen to Slate's show about Eric Holder’s resignation, U.S. airstrikes on ISIS in Syria, and death at 75.
Live at Politics & Prose
Sept. 26 2014 12:30 PMZero to OnePeter Thiel discusses his new book at Politics & Prose.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 25 2014 3:16 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Should I Even Be a Parent?” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on youth football, books with great female heroes, and ambivalence about having kids in the first place.
The Gist
Sept. 24 2014 5:54 PMWhy Economists Don’t Have Many FriendsAdam Davidson makes the abstract intellectual argument about government spending that no one wants to hear.
Lexicon Valley
Sept. 23 2014 11:41 AMWhich Came First: Orange the Color or Orange the Fruit?Listen to Slate’s show about the etymology of a well-traveled word, featuring lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 22 2014 5:20 PMHang Up and Listen: The What Are We Going to Do With These People? EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NFL and domestic violence, Jameis Winston and Hope Solo, and the baseball pennant races.
Slate Money
Sept. 20 2014 7:12 AMThe Froth Is Nonlinear: The Chinese Economy and Share RepurchasingSlate Money on the gender pay gap, whether China is the new Japan, and the reason so many companies are buying back their own stock.
Live at Politics & Prose
Sept. 19 2014 5:47 PMOff the Sidelines With Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Andrea MitchellSen. Kirsten Gillibrand discusses her new book with Andrea Mitchell at Politics & Prose.
The Gist
Sept. 18 2014 8:03 PMFormer Police Drummer Stewart Copeland Scores Big With Ben-HurThe (second) highest-grossing silent film of all time gets a new sound.
The Gist
Sept. 17 2014 6:16 PMComedian Jen Kirkman Doesn’t Want Kids. Cue Outrage.The hypothetical next generation would like to thank this talented stand-up for not procreating.
The Gist
Sept. 16 2014 6:44 PMKen Follett’s Case for Long NovelsWhy the experience of a novel can hold your attention better than the most viral YouTube video.
Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 15 2014 5:10 PMHang Up and Listen: The Will Goodell Go? EditionSlate’s sports podcast on another terrible week for the NFL, U.S. domination of the basketball World Cup, and Jon Bois’ Breaking Madden series.
Live at Politics & Prose
Sept. 15 2014 9:48 AMSo We Read OnMaureen Corrigan discusses her new book at Politics & Prose.
The Gist
Sept. 12 2014 6:20 PMWhy Do I Keep Accidentally Dating Swingers?Emily Yoffe of Slate’s Dear Prudence explains what to do when the common denominator is you.

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