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The Best of Slate Podcasts

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

Political Gabfest
June 23 2017 3:48 PMFree Speech for All?The Political Gabfest on two First Amendment rulings by the Supreme Court.
Culture Gabfest
June 22 2017 4:00 PMSnowflake, Loser, and Other Political JabsThe Culture Gabfest on the insults and name-calling that have derailed our civic discourse.
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.
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.
Culture Gabfest
June 15 2017 3:23 PMThe Unexpected Genius of Car BoysWhat makes two dudes simulating car crashes such compelling viewing?
Slate Plus
June 13 2017 12:06 PMFox News, Filter Bubbles, and Fake NewsSlate’s Will Oremus on when the news is the news.
Political Gabfest
June 9 2017 1:49 PMKansas, Pence, and VenezuelaAn audience Q&A with the Political Gabfest at their live taping in Denver.
Amicus
June 7 2017 1:33 PMThe Animus Amicus TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump.
Conspiracy Thrillers
June 6 2017 8:10 AMConspiracy Thrillers Movie Club: All the President’s MenIn this second episode, Sam Adams and the Washington Post’s Alyssa Rosenberg discuss the film’s portrayal of journalists’ work.
Trumpcast
June 2 2017 10:24 AMThe Rise of Fake News on the LeftRead a Trumpcast discussion about Louise Mensch and the erosion of journalistic standards.
Political Gabfest
May 31 2017 10:01 PMPresidential Prerequisites?The Political Gabfest on what presidential candidates should be required to see and do before they are allowed to run.
Jurisprudence
May 31 2017 10:10 AMKeeping Up With the JudiciarySlate’s Dahlia Lithwick says she’s had to quicken her pace to cover the courts under Trump.
Conspiracy Thrillers
May 23 2017 4:57 PMConspiracy Thrillers Movie Club: The Manchurian CandidateIn this first episode, Sam Adams and writer Mark Harris on a story of war, politics, and brainwashing.
Best of Slate Podcasts
May 19 2017 5:48 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Amicus
May 2 2017 2:31 PMThe Neutral Expert TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about McWilliams v. Dunn and capital punishment trials.
The Gist
June 23 2017 10:25 AMHow to Persuade Trump’s Most Loyal SupportersMake a moral argument, but choose the right morals.
Amicus
June 22 2017 1:49 PMThe “Pity if Something Happened to the FBI” TranscriptRead what Amicus had to say about Comey’s testimony and the legal weight of Trump’s tweets.
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.
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.
Political Gabfest
June 13 2017 1:50 PMThe America First Argument for a Global Climate PactRead what the Political Gabfest had to say about Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.
The Gist
June 13 2017 11:21 AMWhy Can’t Al Franken Make More Jokes at the GOP’s Expense?Read what the Gist asked the Minnesota senator about humor in Washington.
DoubleX Gabfest
June 8 2017 5:14 PMEverything Australia Wanted to Know About the Culture GabfestAn audience Q&A from a live taping in Melbourne, Australia.
Working
June 6 2017 11:33 AMThe “How Does a Real Estate Concierge Work?” TranscriptRead what Baltimore’s Damon Walker had to say about helping landlords manage their property investments.
Best of Slate Podcasts
June 2 2017 7:07 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Amicus
June 1 2017 10:43 AMClarence Thomas’ Out-of-Left-Field Blow to GerrymanderingRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Cooper v. Harris.
Working
May 31 2017 10:25 AMThe “How Does an Aquarium Veterinarian Work?” TranscriptThe director of animal health at Baltimore’s National Aquarium talks about looking after hundreds of distinct species.
Best of Slate Podcasts
May 26 2017 12:09 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Working
May 23 2017 11:39 AMThe “How Does a Public Defender Work?” TranscriptRead what Jenny Egan had to say about keeping young people out of Baltimore jails.
Working
May 17 2017 5:30 PMThe “How Does Dan Deacon Work?” TranscriptRead what the electronic music artist had to say about his daily grind.
Trumpcast
April 28 2017 3:34 PMThe Land of Lousy OptionsRead what a North Korea expert told Trumpcast about the escalating tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.

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