Josh Levin Josh Levin

Josh Levin is Slate's executive editor.

Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 14 2014 4:54 PMNBC Doesn't Want Us to Know How Much Female Snowboarders Weigh
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 13 2014 4:38 PMScott Hamilton Won Gold in 1984 by Skating in a Blue Bodysuit to Laser Sound Effects
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 12 2014 11:49 AMThe Olympics Rage-o-MeterMatt Lauer steps in for Bob Costas. NBC viewers did not like his beard.
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 11 2014 5:50 PMHang Up and Listen Olympics Extra: The Women Can Jump EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the debut of women’s ski jumping and Shaun White’s halfpipe disappointment.
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 10 2014 5:28 PMHang Up and Listen: The Sam, Sochi, and Smart EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Michael Sam’s coming out, the Sochi Olympics, and Marcus Smart’s shove.
Sports Nut
Feb. 9 2014 10:38 PMPro Football, Tear Down That WallBy coming out, Michael Sam will force the NFL to confront its prejudices.
Lexicon Valley
Feb. 5 2014 2:10 PMDid LeBron James Steal "Take My Talents" from Kobe Bryant?
Sports Nut
Feb. 3 2014 3:00 AMThe Agony (and Embarrassment and Humiliation) of DefeatHow the Seattle Seahawks destroyed the Denver Broncos to win Super Bowl XLVIII.
Brow Beat
Feb. 2 2014 2:21 PM“Be Honest, and Unmerciful”: Remembering One of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Best Scenes
Hang Up And Listen
Jan. 27 2014 5:32 PMHang Up and Listen: The Tennis, Tykes, and Tragedy EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Australian Open, the TV series Friday Night Tykes, and the Grantland story “Dr. V’s Magical Putter.”
Culturebox
Jan. 19 2014 12:06 AMDigging Too DeepGrantland’s exposé of a trans con artist privileged fact-finding over compassion.
Brow Beat
Jan. 16 2014 1:00 PMDear Oscar, It’s Time to Reveal Your Vote Totals
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Jan. 6 2014 5:07 PMHang Up and Listen: The “I Know, I Borrowed Your Face” EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Week 1 of the NFL playoffs, Chris Kluwe’s accusations against the Minnesota Vikings, and the end of the BCS.
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Dec. 23 2013 5:25 PMIs the NFL’s Tax-Exempt Status a Huge Scandal or a Big Nonissue?
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Dec. 16 2013 5:41 PMHang Up and Listen: The How Extreme Is Too Extreme EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Mike Shanahan’s benching of Robert Griffin III, Mack Brown’s last days at the University of Texas, and the documentary The Crash Reel.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 14 2014 1:34 PMThe Olympics Rage-o-MeterThe Peacock pretends to be shocked by Evgeni Plushenko’s abrupt figure skating departure.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 13 2014 12:34 PMThe Olympics Rage-o-MeterAn NBC announcer notes that women skiers wear “a little bit of makeup.” Oh no.
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 11 2014 6:53 PMWhy Snowboarders Hate Shaun White
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 11 2014 11:47 AMThe Olympics Rage-o-MeterNBC’s snowboarding coverage is terrible. We want more of it!
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 10 2014 11:40 AMThe Olympics Rage-o-MeterIntroducing Slate’s daily look at how much America hates NBC’s coverage from Sochi.
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 7 2014 5:26 PMHang Up and Listen Olympics Extra: The Opening Ceremony EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the political messages at the launch of the Sochi Games.
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 3 2014 5:03 PMThe Secret to the Seahawks’ Super Bowl Success: Underpaying Their Best Players
Brow Beat
Feb. 2 2014 10:29 PMFewer Bottles, Scarlett Johansson. Not “Less Bottles.” Sheesh.
Sports Nut
Jan. 28 2014 4:56 PMA Guide to American FootballThe amazing British video that explains America’s favorite game.
Hang Up And Listen
Jan. 20 2014 5:20 PMHang Up and Listen: The Richard Sherman’s March EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Broncos’ and Seahawks’ victories, Peyton Manning’s great day, and Seattle’s voluble cornerback.
Sports Nut
Jan. 16 2014 5:52 PMAdvantage: SunIt’s 110 degrees at the Australian Open. Why don’t tennis’s best players refuse to take the court?
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Jan. 13 2014 5:24 PMWas Tonya Harding a Villain or a Victim?
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Dec. 30 2013 10:02 AMCollision Low Crossers Is an Instant Classic on Life in the NFL
History
Dec. 19 2013 12:41 AMThe Welfare QueenIn the 1970s, Ronald Reagan villainized a Chicago woman for bilking the government. Her other sins—including possible kidnappings and murders—were far worse.
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Dec. 9 2013 5:09 PMHang Up and Listen: The “In the Conversation” EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the BCS title matchup, the Jameis Winston case, a snowy NFL weekend, and the United States’ World Cup draw.

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