13 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.
One 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.
The 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.
The 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.
Band 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.
Unpacking 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.
Comedian Moshe KasherOn his new Comedy Central show Problematic, the legacy of The Champs podcast, and navigating discussions about race while white.
Brown 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.
Oscar-Winning Actress Marlee Matlin: The TranscriptRead a full transcript of Episode 38 of Slate Represent.
Whitewashing Ghost in the ShellExamining Asian representation and erasure onscreen with MTV News’ Inkoo Kang and Vulture’s Alex Jung.
Underground’s Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Amirah VannThe stars of the hit WGN America series talk challenging the usual depictions of slavery on screen.
Unpacking Jordan Peele’s Get OutHow this film makes a psychological thriller out of the microaggressions of everyday racism.
Revisiting 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.
Hawaii 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.
Indie Filmmaker Nefertite NguvuOn her long journey making and distributing her new film, In the Morning.
GLOW Star Betty GilpinOn her new Netflix comedy, being typecast in Hollywood, and finding empowerment through wrestling.
Everything, 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.
Master 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.
Live 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.
Insecure Showrunner Prentice PennyOn the hit HBO comedy, how he got his start, and his new lifestyle series Upscale.
Oscar-Winning Actress Marlee MatlinOn her incredible career and advocating for deaf and disability representation on screen.
“Every Single Word” Creator Dylan MarronThe actor, writer, and video producer on his viral video series and calling out lack of representation in Hollywood.
The Last Laugh Director Ferne PearlsteinExploring the history of Holocaust humor and the tricky art of telling taboo jokes.
Moonlight Editor Joi McMillonOn her journey to becoming the first black woman nominated for a Best Film Editing Oscar.
Filmmaker 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.