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How Cities Need to Rethink Their Infrastructure

Slate’s Henry Grabar on the challenges facing today’s cities, from climate change to powerful corporations to Trump.

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Sept. 18 2017 12:55 PMThe “How Does a Batman Comic Book Penciler Work?” TranscriptRead what David Finch had to say about drawing superheroes.
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Sept. 14 2017 3:06 PMThe “How Does a Batman Comic Book Writer Work?” TranscriptRead what Tom King had to say about writing Batman.
Best of Slate Podcasts
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.
Best of Slate Podcasts
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.
Conspiracy Thrillers
Aug. 1 2017 8:01 AMConspiracy Thrillers Movie Club: They LiveFilmmaker John Carpenter used simple visuals to make bold political statements in this 1988 sci-fi flick.
Best of Slate Podcasts
July 28 2017 3:01 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Science
July 25 2017 11:49 AMHow to Report Science During an Anti-Facts AdministrationSlate science editor Susan Matthews on the exasperating battle against misinformation and apathy.
Political Gabfest
July 21 2017 2:46 PMThe End of NormsThe Political Gabfest on how Trump has challenged the traditions and customs that have constrained past presidents.
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.
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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.
Best of Slate Podcasts
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.
Culture Gabfest
July 29 2017 12:00 PMWill Confederate Be an Insensitive Disaster?The Culture Gabfest on HBO’s newly announced series.
Political Gabfest
July 28 2017 12:38 PMDo the Boy Scouts Deserve Blame for Trump’s Bizarre Speech?The Political Gabfest on what to make of the president’s invitation to speak at the jamboree.
Best of Slate Podcasts
July 21 2017 3:31 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Culture Gabfest
July 21 2017 12:39 PMOn MayonnaiseA Culture Gabfest guide to that most controversial of condiments.

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