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The Slate Archives Podcast: “The Recline and Fall of Western Civilization”

Listen to a former flight attendant talk to Slate editor Dan Kois about his polarizing airplane-seat proposal.

Aug. 5 2015 12:13 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “Extroverted Like Me” Looking back on my Paxil experience, more than 10 years later. 
May 14 2015 9:03 AMWe Were Doing It Wrong: The Very First Political GabfestWatch Emily, John, and David review their inaugural Gabfest from 2005.
May 11 2015 2:15 PMSlate Voice: “What Was Gay?”Listen to Slate’s J. Bryan Lowder read his story on the history and future of gayness.
May 6 2015 5:29 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “My Husband’s Other Wife” June Thomas tells us about her favorite Slate piece.
Jan. 14 2015 6:00 AMMy First Byline: Interning at the New Republic in 1986Watch Jacob Weisberg and William Saletan talk about the start of their journalism careers.
Dec. 24 2014 12:01 PMSlate Voice: “I Love Being a Christmas Baby”L.V. Anderson explains why she loves her Christmas birthday.
Dec. 15 2014 5:05 PMSlate Voice: “No Reason for the Season”Torie Bosch reads her piece on the joy of celebrating a godless Christmas.
Nov. 11 2014 12:25 PMSlate Voice: “Stop Dressing Like a Slob When You’re Traveling”J. Bryan Lowder defends looking nice on a flight or train.
Sept. 22 2014 8:08 AMSlate Voice: “Why Is So Much Honey Clover Honey?”Mike Vuolo shares the story of your honey.
Aug. 22 2014 4:05 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?The Gist’s Mike Pesca shares the stories that most intrigued him this past week.
Aug. 5 2014 8:51 AMSlate Voice: “Where I’m From”Listen to Aisha Harris read one of her most popular articles from the month of July.
July 18 2014 11:28 AMSlate Voice:Watching the Couples Go By”Listen to David Plotz read his all-time favorite Slate essay.
June 25 2014 7:42 AMWelcome to 1996. What Is This Newfangled Website, Slate?What to make of the “most relentlessly hyped product rollout since Windows 95.”
May 8 2014 4:40 PMDear Prudence Talks Moms, Moms-in-Law, and MoreA Slate Plus exclusive: Listen to the Dear Prudence Mommy Dearest event, recorded live in Washington, D.C.
April 10 2014 2:22 PMMickey Kaus’ Favorite Slate StoryThe blogging pioneer remembers a 1999 satire of Kennedy remembrance.
May 27 2015 9:59 AMNine Tweets and One SelfieSlate’s editor David Plotz and DoubleX founder Hanna Rosin gave a commencement speech together. Here’s what they said.
May 12 2015 11:49 AM“I Realized It Was Dishonest Not to Include Myself”How do you tell the story of gayness? J. Bryan Lowder and his editor John Swansburg discuss.
May 11 2015 2:13 PMBut What About the Lesbians?Outward editors J. Bryan Lowder and June Thomas talk about the female perspective on gayness, gay men and lesbian culture, code-switching, and more.
April 1 2015 11:01 AM“I’m Going to a Condom Conference in New Orleans!”L.V. Anderson and her editor Allison Benedikt talk about the challenges of reporting on condom development, conducting lambskin experiments, and more.
Dec. 24 2014 8:53 PMA Slate Guide to Christmas By the ghost of Christmas past.
Dec. 22 2014 3:01 PMSlate Voice: “Santa Should Not Be a White Man Anymore”Aisha Harris reads her piece on giving St. Nick a makeover.
Nov. 26 2014 12:36 PMSlate Voice: “If It Happened There,” Thanksgiving EditionJosh Keating reads his piece on America’s annual festival pilgrimage.
Oct. 15 2014 2:43 PMSlate Voice: “Discovering My Inner Sam Malone”Jordan Weissmann on what it takes to buy and run a bar.
Aug. 29 2014 12:21 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Slate’s news editor Chad Lorenz shares the stories that most intrigued him this week.
Aug. 15 2014 12:12 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week? A Lot.Senior writer Josh Voorhees shares the smartest and most insightful stories of the past week.
July 31 2014 8:56 AMSlate Voice: “Does This Make Me Sound Insecure?”Listen to Katy Waldman read her most popular article from the month of July.
July 18 2014 10:48 AMWho Cares What Happened at Slate This Week? David Plotz ignores weekly newsletter protocol, shares his favorite Slate reads of all time.
June 10 2014 7:07 AM“If I Could Nail the Right First Sentence …”Editor David Plotz highlights some of his favorite Slate ledes.
April 24 2014 11:31 AMFormer Slatester Farhad Manjoo on His Favorite #Slatepitch
March 20 2014 1:57 PMJodi Kantor’s Favorite Slate StoryA New York Times correspondent remembers her time at Slate.