David Plotz
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David Plotz is the CEO of Atlas Obscura and host of the Slate Political Gabfest.

Working
May 18 2015 6:28 PMThe “How Does a Host of Working Work?” TranscriptRead what Adam Davidson asked the show’s first host, David Plotz, about his career. 
Political Gabfest
March 18 2015 1:50 PMThe “Business of Lifehacking” Bonus SegmentDavid, John, and Betsy discuss how to make life easier for everyone.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 4 2015 12:56 PMThe “Do You Think Blogging Is a Form of Addiction?” Bonus SegmentDavid, Emily, and John discuss Andrew Sullivan and his retirement from blogging.
Working
Dec. 16 2014 1:47 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 16 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a Google software engineer about her workday.
Working
Dec. 10 2014 8:56 AMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 14 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a farmer about his workday.
Working
Dec. 3 2014 11:55 AMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 12 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a day care manager about her workday.
Working
Nov. 27 2014 12:31 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 11 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a helicopter paramedic about his workday.    
Working
Nov. 21 2014 1:08 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 9 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a hospice nurse about end-of-life care.
Working
Nov. 18 2014 1:32 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 7 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked an L.A. waiter about his workday.
Working
Nov. 7 2014 11:32 AMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 5 TranscriptHow a perfumer explains her workday.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 31 2014 1:29 PMYou, The Gabfest, and a Hotel RoomWin tickets to attend a taping of the Political Gabfest, live from David’s Chicago hotel room. 
Working
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Working
Oct. 17 2014 11:00 AMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 1 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked Stephen Colbert about his workday. 
Political Gabfest
July 23 2014 2:45 PMWatch the Political Gabfest TapingSpy on David, John, and Emily during the July 24 recording of the Gabfest.
Slate Fare
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.
Political Gabfest
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.
Political Gabfest
March 3 2015 1:39 PMThe “Most Pleasurable Portrayal of Libertarianism” Bonus SegmentDavid, Emily, and John discuss what Parks and Recreation got right about government.
Working
Dec. 18 2014 4:49 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.
Working
Dec. 11 2014 5:01 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 15 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a Merriam-Webster lexicographer about her workday.
Working
Dec. 5 2014 9:20 AMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 13 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a screenwriter about his workday.
Behind the Scenes
Nov. 28 2014 5:00 PMOur Media Thanksgiving ListThe podcasts, websites, and apps Slate-sters are thankful for.
Working
Nov. 25 2014 8:10 AMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 10 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked an appliance repairman about his workday.
Working
Nov. 18 2014 5:36 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 8 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a porn star about her workday.
Working
Nov. 14 2014 12:34 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 6 TranscriptRead how Washington Post cartoonist Tom Toles described his workday.
Working
Nov. 6 2014 8:14 AMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 4 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked They Might Be Giants guitarist John Flansburgh about his workday.
Working
Oct. 30 2014 5:41 PMSlate’s Working Podcast: Episode 3 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked about a pastor’s workday.
Working
Oct. 22 2014 6:00 AMWhy It’s OK to Ask People What They DoDavid Plotz talks to two junior staffers about the lessons of Working.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 7 2014 12:52 PMThe “How Does Stephen Colbert Work?” Gabfest Bonus Segment    David Plotz previews his forthcoming podcast series, Working.
Family
July 18 2014 11:28 AMSlate Voice:Watching the Couples Go By”Listen to David Plotz read his all-time favorite Slate essay.
Slate Fare
July 15 2014 9:13 AMAfter David’s Announcement How did David Plotz feel after he delivered his big news to the Slate team?

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