Andy Bowers Andy Bowers

Andy Bowers is the executive producer of Slate’s podcasts. Follow him on Twitter.

Slate Fare
April 27 2011 1:27 PMManners for the Digital AgeFarhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe help you navigate the etiquette of new technology.
The Audio Book Club
Feb. 9 2011 10:06 AMVote for the March Audio Book ClubSwamplandia!, True Grit, and The Unnamed compete to be Slate's official book of the month.
June 1 2010 1:19 PMHow To Outwit the "Buffet Master"Our guest food podcast "The Sporkful" on smorgasbord strategies.
May 18 2010 10:09 AMThe Science of the SandwichNPR's Robert Krulwich visits the "Sporkful" podcast
May 3 2010 1:44 PMIntroducing "The Sporkful" A guest food podcast for the month of May.
How To Pronounce It
May 26 2009 11:59 AMHow To Pronounce SotomayorHear the new SCOTUS nominee pronounce her own name.
Slate V
Oct. 28 2008 3:15 PMIntroducing Charlie Rose on SlateNew daily videos from the PBS host.
Tv Club
March 11 2008 10:50 AMWeek 10: Listening in on The Wire 
Slate V
Oct. 10 2007 4:33 PMInterviews 50 CentsA new (and classic) video series comes to Slate.
Slate Fare
June 25 2007 10:18 AMWelcome to Slate VA new online video magazine.
June 5 2007 5:48 PMGrading the DemsOur video news graph on Sunday's debate.
Damned Spot
May 24 2007 4:07 PMReagan's 11th Commandment, ViolatedMcCain tries to pop the Romney's growing bubble.
Damned Spot
May 18 2007 12:34 PMMichael Moore vs. Fred ThompsonIt's a campaign commercial. No, it's a movie trailer.
Damned Spot
May 15 2007 3:46 PMThe Woman From HopeBill Clinton lends a hand to his wife's campaign.
May 8 2007 2:42 PMRating Oliver Stone's New Campaign AdA Slate news graph survey.
The Audio Book Club
March 14 2011 2:31 PMVote for the April Audio Book ClubChoose among books by Joshua Foer, Gabrielle Hamilton, and Sherry Turkle.
Slate Fare
Jan. 4 2011 7:10 PMThe SEO Evening NewsIntroducing Trending News Channel, Slate V's crowdsourced video newscast.
May 24 2010 6:13 PMYes, You Can Compare Apples and Oranges"The Sporkful" podcast ponders two of our favorite fruits.
May 10 2010 2:07 PM"The Sporkful" on S'moresOur guest food podcast updates a campfire favorite.
Slate Fare
Feb. 18 2010 2:43 PMSlate'sPodcast Pledge DriveWe need your help to spread the word about our podcasts—no donations required.
Slate V
Nov. 19 2008 12:53 PMGrand Unified WeeklyA new science series from Slate V.
How To Pronounce It
July 8 2008 5:20 PMBrauchli, Not BroccoliHear the new Washington Post editor pronounce his own name.
Slate V
Oct. 11 2007 3:24 PMThink You're Pretty Funny?Introducing Slate V's Comedy News Contest.
Political Gabfest
July 27 2007 11:28 AMThe Gabfest Is HomelessListen to Slate's weekly political show.
June 7 2007 5:06 PMGrading the GOPOur video news graph on Tuesday's debate.
May 30 2007 12:38 PMZoellick on VideoWe have tape of Bush's new World Bank nominee.
May 23 2007 2:06 PMSlate Predicts the Next American IdolThe survey says ...
May 17 2007 6:06 PMSlate's Newsreel on April '07A look back at the lowlights of last month.
May 14 2007 5:11 PMThe Sharpton/ Hitchens SmackdownHere's the video everyone's talking about.
May 3 2007 6:43 PMGore vs. the GovernatorWho's the better environmental spokesman?




Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
Future Tense
Sept. 21 2014 11:38 PM “Welcome to the War of Tomorrow” How Futurama’s writers depicted asymmetrical warfare.
  Health & Science
The Good Word
Sept. 21 2014 11:44 PM Does This Name Make Me Sound High-Fat? Why it just seems so right to call a cracker “Cheez-It.”
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.