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Only have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.

Best of Slate Podcasts
Oct. 6 2017 8:57 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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Oct. 3 2017 12:30 AMThe “How Does a Comic Book Letterer Work?” TranscriptRead what Deron Bennett had to say about the art and craft behind placing word balloons and sound effects in a Batman story.
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Sept. 29 2017 10:47 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Sept. 22 2017 11:18 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Working
Sept. 18 2017 12:55 PMThe “How Does a Batman Comic Book Penciler Work?” TranscriptRead what David Finch had to say about drawing superheroes.
Working
Sept. 14 2017 3:06 PMThe “How Does a Batman Comic Book Writer Work?” TranscriptRead what Tom King had to say about writing Batman.
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Sept. 8 2017 4:10 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Conspiracy Thrillers
Aug. 29 2017 8:05 AMConspiracy Thrillers Movie Club: Get OutIn his directorial debut, Jordan Peele pinpointed the specific anxieties of being black in America in 2017.
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Aug. 22 2017 9:00 AMTrump’s Foreign Policy Isn’t “America First”Slate’s Joshua Keating on how the world sees Trump, and whether we should be worried about North Korea.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 18 2017 1:47 PMAgree to DisagreeThe Political Gabfest on what makes for great podcast chemistry.
Conspiracy Thrillers
Aug. 15 2017 8:00 AMConspiracy Thrillers Movie Club: The Bourne TrilogyThe action-packed series showed that even if the hero gets out alive, the conspiracy never ends.
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Aug. 11 2017 2:37 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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Aug. 8 2017 10:38 AMTrump Is Taking Us Into a New Era of FunnySlate’s Andrew Kahn on the history of trolling and why Trump isn’t killing comedy.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 4 2017 1:31 PMWas the President Involved in Peddling the Seth Rich Conspiracy?The Political Gabfest on a new lawsuit about a retracted Fox News story.
Working
Aug. 3 2017 10:21 AMThe “How Does a Barbecue Chef Work?” TranscriptRead what a Detroit restauranteur had to say about making smoked meats in Motor City’s burgeoning food scene.
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Oct. 3 2017 9:01 AMTrump, Hef, and the Co-Opting of FeminismSlate’s Christina Cauterucci on reporting on women and gender in Trump’s America.
Working
Oct. 2 2017 11:24 AMThe “How Does a Batman Comic Book Inker Work?” Transcript Read what artist Seth Mann had to say about adding detail and texture to superhero illustrations.
Dear Prudence
Sept. 29 2017 1:00 PMThe “Sunk Costs” TranscriptRead what Prudie and Lindy West had to say about period shaming, defining rape, and an interminable engagement.
Slate Plus
Sept. 19 2017 9:00 AMHow Cities Need to Rethink Their InfrastructureSlate’s Henry Grabar on the challenges facing today’s cities, from climate change to powerful corporations to Trump.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Sept. 15 2017 7:13 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Working
Sept. 12 2017 7:00 PMThe “How Does a Music Educator Work?” TranscriptRead what Delashea Strawder had to say about her work with the Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit.
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Sept. 5 2017 8:07 AMDana Stevens’ Must-Watch Movies This FallSlate’s film critic on what to look forward to as Oscar season revs up.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Aug. 25 2017 2:12 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Aug. 18 2017 6:19 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 17 2017 3:10 PMBooks for the BeachThe Culture Gabfest on what to read before summer’s end.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 11 2017 4:05 PMSocial or Shameful?The Culture Gabfest on playing word games online.
Working
Aug. 9 2017 12:38 PMThe “How Does a Manufacturing Executive Work?” TranscriptRead what a Shinola’s Jen Guarino had to say about making watches, bags, and other consumer products in Detroit.
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Aug. 4 2017 7:14 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 3 2017 3:34 PMHow the Ending of Dunkirk Managed to Be Beautiful but Not SaccharineA spoiler-rich Culture Gabfest deep dive.
Whistlestop
Aug. 2 2017 1:47 PMWhat Happened When President Carter Fired Five Cabinet OfficialsWhistlestop on an outsider president’s failed attempt to shake up his administration.

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