Slow Burn, Season 2 Episode 1 bonus for Slate Plus members.

How Monica Got Her Life Back, in the First Bonus Episode of Slow Burn Season 2

How Monica Got Her Life Back, in the First Bonus Episode of Slow Burn Season 2

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How Monica Got Her Life Back

The first bonus episode of Slow Burn Season 2.

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Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky leaves her father’s home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles in this Feb. 12, 1998 file photo.

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In the first bonus episode of the second season of Slow Burn, Leon Neyfakh talks to the creators of Monica: The Miniseries, which imagines Monica Lewinsky’s existence in 2001, when she was 27 and trying to build a normal life in New York City. Doron Max Hagay and Lily Marotta talk about what they admire about Lewinsky’s resilience and attempts at reinvention.

Leon also talks to co-host Mary Wilson, a senior podcast producer at Slate, about the making of Episode 1 and Season 2.

Non-members can listen to the first episode in the player below. To listen to future episodes, join Slate Plus.

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