The “How Does a Psychotherapist Work?” Edition
Slate’s Jacob Brogan talks to Shane’a Thomas who supports the mental health of LGBTQ youth.
The “How Does a CIA Analyst Work?” EditionRead what Aki Peritz had to say about doing counterterrorism work after 9/11.
The “How Does a Pollster Work?” EditionSlate’s Jacob Brogan talks to Jim Gerstein, who conducts qualitative and quantitative opinions research for Democratic candidates.
The “How Does a Librarian Work?” EditionLaurie Allen is a librarian involved with the effort to preserve climate and environmental data.
The “How Does a Presidential Inauguration Parade Announcer Work?” EditionCharlie Brotman presided over presidential parades for almost 60 years—until Trump fired him.
The “How Does Santa Work?” EditionSlate’s Jacob Brogan talks to a mysterious man who brings presents, stories, and joy to parties each holiday season.
The “How Does a Nuclear Nonproliferation Expert Work?” EditionMatthew Kroenig works to restrict the distribution of apocalyptic weaponry.
The “How Does an Imam Work?” EditionImam Talib M. Shareef talks about running one of Washington’s oldest mosques.
How Does an Abortion Provider Work? We Found Out.Slate’s Working talks to Diane Horvath-Cosper about defending reproductive rights.
The “How Does an Abortion Provider Work?” EditionDiane Horvath-Cosper talks about defending reproductive rights.
The “How Does a Clown Work?” EditionCarol Collins has been performing as Bingo the Clown for 40 years.
The “How Does a Personal Stylist Work?” EditionRosana Vollmerhausen helps dress the residents of Washington, D.C.
What Questions Should You Be Asking Your Tailor?Slate’s Working podcast talks to Cheryl Lofton about the tricks of her trade.
The “How Does a Tailor Work?” EditionCheryl Lofton runs one of the best tailor shops in Washington, D.C.
The “How Does a Freelance Makeup Artist Work?” EditionChristin Michelle helps her clients look good for weddings, galas, and photo shoots.
The “How Does an Inaugural Parade Announcer Work?” TranscriptRead what Charlie Brotman had to say about presiding over the parades of 10 presidents.
The “How Does a Protest Organizer Work?” TranscriptRead what Eugene Puryear had to say about his experience organizing a rally in opposition to the Trump inauguration.
The “How Does a CIA Analyst Work?” EditionJacob Brogan talks to Aki Peritz, who worked on counterterrorism issues after 9/11.
The “How Does a Protest Organizer Work?” EditionEugene Puryear is organizing a rally in opposition to the Trump inauguration.
How Does a Nuclear Nonproliferation Expert Work?Matthew Kroenig talks about pushing back against the spread of nuclear weapons.
What’s It Like to Run One of Washington’s Oldest Mosques?Imam Talib M. Shareef chats about serving his community in the age of Trump.
How Does an Immigration Lawyer Work?Nithya Nathan-Pineau and her colleagues help represent children facing deportation.
The “How Does an Immigration Lawyer Work?” EditionNithya Nathan-Pineau talks about her work representing unaccompanied children.
All Your Questions About Clowns, Finally AnsweredSlate’s Working talks to a clown with more than 40 years of experience.
We Talked to the Stylist Who Dresses Our Nation’s CapitalSlate’s Working talks to Rosana Vollmerhausen, founder of DC Style Factory.
We Talked to the D.C. Nail Technician Behind Instagram-Worthy Nail ArtSlate’s Working talks to Vivian Cam about what goes into making nails looks beautiful.
The “How Does a Nail Artist Work?” EditionVivian Cam paints elaborate designs on her customers’ nails.
A Professional Freelance Makeup Artist Shares Her Tricks of the TradeMakeover master Christin Michelle talks to Slate’s Working podcast.
Here’s What It’s Like to Put Together an Exhibit on the History of SlaveryWorking’s Jacob Brogan speaks with a museum curator at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.