July 21 2017 7:14 AM13 Reasons Why and “Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?”We discuss the controversial Netflix show’s depictions of suicide and sexual assault. Then, an interview with the host of Slate’s new docuseries about Muslim American identity.
July 7 2017 10:46 AMOne Day at a Time Showrunner Gloria Calderon KellettOn how the Netflix sitcom seeks to represent a variety of Latino experiences, from those in the LGBTQ community to military veterans.
June 29 2017 3:20 PMThe Represent Rose: Part 2In our latest Bachelorette recap, we discuss the feud between Lee and Kenny, check in on the Bachelor in Paradise controversy, and predict who we think will make Rachel’s final four.
June 14 2017 3:27 PMThe Represent Rose: Part 1In our first Bachelorette recap, we discuss everything that’s happened so far on ABC’s “historic” new season, which follows Rachel Lindsay’s quest for love.
June 2 2017 10:37 AMBand Aid Director and Star Zoe Lister-JonesOn her new indie comedy, music as couple’s therapy, and why she employed an all-female production crew.
May 19 2017 7:30 AMUnpacking The Handmaid’s TaleWe break down Hulu’s adaptation of the dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood with the help of Slate staff writer Katy Waldman.
May 5 2017 1:38 PMComedian Moshe KasherOn his new Comedy Central show Problematic, the legacy of The Champs podcast, and navigating discussions about race while white.
April 21 2017 12:28 PMBrown Girls Creators Fatimah Asghar and Sam BaileyOn the series that have inspired them, telling queer millennials’ stories, and hiring people of color behind the camera.
April 7 2017 11:01 AMOscar-Winning Actress Marlee Matlin: The TranscriptRead a full transcript of Episode 38 of Slate Represent.
March 31 2017 12:51 PMWhitewashing Ghost in the ShellExamining Asian representation and erasure onscreen with MTV News’ Inkoo Kang and Vulture’s Alex Jung.
March 17 2017 11:36 AMUnderground’s Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Amirah VannThe stars of the hit WGN America series talk challenging the usual depictions of slavery on screen.
March 3 2017 4:01 PMUnpacking Jordan Peele’s Get OutHow this film makes a psychological thriller out of the microaggressions of everyday racism.
Feb. 24 2017 10:58 AMRevisiting the Historic 2002 Oscars With Comedians W. Kamau Bell and Kevin AveryThe night Halle Berry, Denzel Washington, and Sidney Poitier all took home Academy Awards.
Feb. 10 2017 7:39 AMFilmmaker and Former Black Panther Jamal JosephThe activist on his new film, Chapter and Verse.
Jan. 27 2017 2:13 PM#OscarsSoWhite Creator April ReignThe prominent activist shares her thoughts on this year’s crop of Oscar nominees and the work that still needs to be done.
July 14 2017 12:28 PMHawaii Five-0 and The Big SickWe unpack the controversy surrounding Hawaii Five-0’s recent cast departures before diving into a discussion on Kumail Nanjiani’s new romantic comedy.
June 30 2017 11:54 AMIndie Filmmaker Nefertite NguvuOn her long journey making and distributing her new film, In the Morning.
June 23 2017 7:26 AMGLOW Star Betty GilpinOn her new Netflix comedy, being typecast in Hollywood, and finding empowerment through wrestling.
June 9 2017 12:49 PMEverything, Everything Director Stella MeghieOn making the leap from indie films, the rarity of black female protagonists in YA, and addressing criticism about how her new movie portrays disability.
May 26 2017 10:43 AMThe First Black BacheloretteRachel Lindsay is looking for love on a “historic” new season.
May 12 2017 10:51 AMMaster of None Co-Creator Alan YangOn his memorable Emmys speech, the show’s love of food, and filming Season 2 in the aftermath of Trump’s election.
April 28 2017 12:14 PMLive From the Tribeca Film Festival With MTV Decoded Host Franchesca RamseyThe comedian and YouTube personality talks shutting down Twitter trolls, writing for The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore, and her new Comedy Central pilot.
April 14 2017 1:01 PMInsecure Showrunner Prentice PennyOn the hit HBO comedy, how he got his start, and his new lifestyle series Upscale.
April 7 2017 11:00 AMOscar-Winning Actress Marlee MatlinOn her incredible career and advocating for deaf and disability representation on screen.
March 24 2017 1:04 PM“Every Single Word” Creator Dylan MarronThe actor, writer, and video producer on his viral video series and calling out lack of representation in Hollywood.
March 10 2017 12:51 PMThe Last Laugh Director Ferne PearlsteinExploring the history of Holocaust humor and the tricky art of telling taboo jokes.
Feb. 27 2017 2:55 PMWhat Went Down at the OscarsRecapping the night’s highs, lows, and that historic Moonlight win.
Feb. 17 2017 10:50 AMMoonlight Editor Joi McMillonOn her journey to becoming the first black woman nominated for a Best Film Editing Oscar.
Feb. 3 2017 10:36 AMFilmmaker Raoul PeckThe Oscar-nominated director on his James Baldwin doc I Am Not Your Negro. Plus, we revisit Dances With Wolves with blogger Adrienne Keene.
Jan. 20 2017 11:55 AM(A)sexual Star and Director David Jay and Angela TuckerFrom a 2011 documentary to today’s BoJack Horseman, depictions of asexuals on screen.