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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.
Working
May 25 2016 10:30 AMThe Inner Workings of Studying Outer SpaceNASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan shares the projects she’s working on.
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.
Best of Slate Podcasts
May 21 2016 10:15 AMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Hang Up And Listen
May 17 2016 5:33 PMWhat Is Russell Westbrook Wearing Today?Hang Up and Listen decides if the basketball player is fashion-forward or not.
TV Club Podcast
May 16 2016 3:21 PMGame of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 4.
Best of Slate Podcasts
May 13 2016 8:56 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Hang Up And Listen
May 10 2016 1:32 PMRemembering Space Jam Hang Up and Listen discusses the beloved ’90s animated sports film. 
Best of Slate Podcasts
May 6 2016 10:37 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Culture Gabfest
May 5 2016 1:17 PMIs It OK to Mourn Your Idols All Over Social Media?Those annoying social media mourners might have a point about Prince.
Amicus
May 4 2016 1:01 PMIs Every Gift a Bribe?If you’re a public official—maybe.
Political Gabfest
April 29 2016 4:38 PMA SCOTUS Justice Version of Mount RushmoreThe Political Gabfest shares its picks and answers listener questions live in Atlanta.
Hang Up And Listen
April 28 2016 12:03 PMWhat Makes D.C. a Mediocre Sports Town?Hang Up and Listen answers listener questions live in D.C.
Culture Gabfest
April 27 2016 12:18 PMHonoring the BardThe Culture Gabfest commemorates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.
Best of Slate Podcasts
April 23 2016 8:35 AMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Amicus
May 25 2016 3:42 PMA Stroll Down Supreme Court Memory LaneAmicus dishes on the quirks and characters of the Supreme Court.
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.
TV Club Podcast
May 23 2016 2:31 PMGame of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 5.
Culture Gabfest
May 20 2016 11:42 AMHonoring Novelist Katherine DunnThe Culture Gabfest looks back at the Geek Love author’s legacy.
Working
May 17 2016 11:12 AMA People’s History of SlaveryThis exhibition at the upcoming National Museum of African American History and Culture seeks the human face of slavery.
Political Gabfest
May 16 2016 3:01 PMWho Is Ben Rhodes?The Political Gabfest takes a closer look at Ben Rhodes—a national security adviser to Obama.
Culture Gabfest
May 13 2016 11:49 AMWho Are the Hamilton Haters?The Culture Gabfest discusses the cultural significance of the musical’s backlash.
TV Club Podcast
May 9 2016 2:05 PMGame of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 3.
Political Gabfest
May 6 2016 1:11 PMWhich Candidate Is the Best Sweet Talker? Slate’s Political Gabfest performs a parody of what a contested convention would have looked like—using candy bars! 
Working
May 5 2016 10:12 AMHow to Run a Used BookstoreRead how one independent bookseller keeps business booming in the age of Amazon in this Working podcast transcript. 
Hang Up And Listen
May 3 2016 1:15 PMHow Many Sports Stadium Name Changes Is a Game Changer?When should journalists respect corporate sponsored naming rights to a beloved sports stadium? And when shouldn’t they?
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
April 29 2016 11:50 AMMemories of Our Moms Mom and Dad Are Fighting shares loving memories in anticipation of Mother’s Day.
Working
April 27 2016 6:19 PMWhat It’s Like to Be a Dog Walker Read what a professional dog walker told Slate’s Working podcast about his workday and why he loves the job.
Political Gabfest
April 25 2016 1:59 PMThe Changing Face of Our CurrencyThe Political Gabfest examines the faces of the American dollar. 
Amicus
April 22 2016 3:22 PMAre Supreme Court Judges Merely Politicians in Robes? In this Amicus transcript, read what Dahlia Lithwick asked Sen. Al Franken about partisan politics at the high court. 

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