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 Video
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 Video
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 Video
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 Video
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?



The World

The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

How Movies Like Contagion and Outbreak Distort Our Response to Real Epidemics

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

Everything You Should Know About Today’s Eclipse

An Unscientific Ranking of Really, Really Old German Beers


Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.


The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Can Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu Pull Off One More Louisiana Miracle?

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Oct. 23 2014 11:51 AM It Seems No One Is Rich or Happy: I Looked
The Vault
Oct. 23 2014 12:02 PM Delightfully Awkward Studio Action Shots of Players, Used on Early Baseball Cards
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 12:01 PM Who Is Constantine, and Should You Watch His New Show?
Oct. 23 2014 11:45 AM The United States of Reddit  How social media is redrawing our borders. 
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.