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Best of Slate Podcasts

The Best of Slate Podcasts

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

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Nov. 14 2017 8:01 AMFollowing the Paper Trails of Mueller’s First ChargesLegal reporter Jeremy Stahl on covering Robert Mueller’s indictments and Colin Kaepernick’s collusion charge.
Working
Nov. 8 2017 7:00 PMThe “How Does a Comic Book Librarian Work?” TranscriptRead what Caitlin McGurk had to say about collection development and exhibition curation at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library.
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Nov. 3 2017 6:06 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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Nov. 1 2017 9:00 PMThe “How Does an Independent Comics Artist Work?” TranscriptRead what Benjamin Frisch had to say about creating graphic novels.
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Oct. 27 2017 11:12 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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Oct. 20 2017 5:19 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Amicus
Oct. 19 2017 1:41 PMA “Momentous” Supreme Court Term?Read what the ACLU’s national legal director told Slate’s Amicus podcast about the high court’s fall term.
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Oct. 13 2017 7:19 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Sept. 15 2017 7:13 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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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.
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Nov. 10 2017 2:24 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Amicus
Nov. 8 2017 7:00 AMIf Trump Is UnfitRead what Rep. Jamie Raskin told Slate’s Amicus podcast about his proposal to examine the president’s physical and mental aptitude.
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Nov. 2 2017 9:00 PMThe “How Does a Comic Book Store Owner Work?” TranscriptRead what Jared Smith had to say about running Big Planet Comics in Washington.
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Oct. 31 2017 8:03 AMThe Year in Sports Drama, Beyond TrumpNick Greene on recapping the biggest trades, injuries, and gossip in the NBA and NFL this year.
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Oct. 21 2017 10:00 AMHow Donald Trump Is Filling the Numerous Vacancies on the Federal BenchRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast asked Kristen Clarke of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
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Oct. 19 2017 7:00 PMThe “How Does a Comic Book Colorist Work?” TranscriptRead what Dean White had to say about bringing vibrant hues to Batman’s world.
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Oct. 17 2017 1:50 PMHollywood’s Struggles With Harassment Are Nothing NewSlate’s Aisha Harris on the Weinstein scandal and minority representation in Hollywood.
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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.
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Sept. 22 2017 11:18 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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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.
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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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