June Thomas
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June Thomas is managing producer of Slate podcasts.

The Waves
Sept. 20 2018 1:13 PMThe “End-of-Summer Call-In Show” EditionThe hosts of the Waves take on listeners’ questions.
The Waves
Sept. 6 2018 11:21 AMThe “Grotesque Display of Irrelevant Decency” EditionThe Waves on the Kavanaugh hearings, the return of Louis C.K. and Aziz Ansari, and the term “lady boss.”
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 15 2018 1:39 PMThe Culture Gabfest “No Bad Horses” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on A Very English Scandal, The Tale, and Aretha Franklin.
Relationships
Aug. 1 2018 10:00 AMOn Fire for UnderwireThanks to the bra section of a British clothing catalog, I learned what kinds of bodies I was attracted to.
The Waves
July 26 2018 9:52 AMThe “Bottle Service for Breakfast” EditionThe Waves on Mariia Butina, how we talk about Trump and Putin, and the infamous Refinery29 money diary.
The Waves
July 12 2018 8:18 AMThe “Privacy Is Dead” EditionThe Waves on the future of Roe v. Wade, falling birth rates, and #planebae.
The Waves
June 28 2018 12:31 PM“The Jokes About Straight White Men” EditionThe Waves on Nanette, crisis pregnancy centers, and pantsuits.
The Waves
June 14 2018 11:49 AM“The Seduction of Sex and the City” EditionThe Waves on Bill Clinton, seduction, and Sex and the City.
The Waves
May 31 2018 10:25 AMThe “Manic Pixie Murderer” EditionThe Double X Gabfest on My Favorite Murder, Ireland, and Killing Eve.
Brow Beat
May 31 2018 8:18 AMA Slap, a Hug, and a SqueakThe stars of The Americans share their strongest memories from the show.
Downtime
May 19 2018 11:05 AMI’m a Royals-Hater, Yet Even I Loved This Royal WeddingSomehow this one seems to promise so much more than Charles and Di ever did.
Brow Beat
May 17 2018 7:03 AMOn The Americans, Killing Can Be an Act of Kindness
Brow Beat
May 3 2018 2:28 PMWhy Didn’t The Americans’ Philip Jennings Know That His Wife Is Unhappy?
Brow Beat
April 26 2018 7:32 AMWhy The Americans’ Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys Love Their Season 6 Disguises
Brow Beat
April 19 2018 9:55 AMThe Americans’ Showrunners Explain Why They Created One of the Darkest Scenes in TV History
Brow Beat
Sept. 7 2018 7:34 AMIs Insatiable an Outrage or Just Misunderstood?We debate in spoiler-filled detail.
The Waves
Aug. 23 2018 10:33 AMThe “Subtweeting Your Spouse” EditionThe Waves on female sexual harassers, the Conways’ marriage, and women running (or not) for office.
The Waves
Aug. 9 2018 11:11 AMThe “Swole” EditionThe Waves on Sarah Jeong, Les Moonves, and newly muscular tech execs.
Brow Beat
July 27 2018 7:33 AMA Deep Dive Into the Mamma Mia! Cinematic UniverseTwo critics spoil the new sequel-prequel hybrid, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.
The Waves
July 19 2018 11:13 AMThe “Live From D.C.” EditionThe Waves on litigious men’s rights activists, Ellen Stofan, and sexist romcoms.
Gaming
July 6 2018 8:00 AMTwo Totally Normal People Explain Why They’re Still Playing Pokémon GoIt’s been two years, but you still gotta catch ’em all.
The Waves
June 21 2018 10:38 AMThe “Beyoncé and Her Husband” EditionThe Waves on Everything Is Love, family separation, and Cameron Esposito’s Rape Jokes.
Brow Beat
June 1 2018 1:45 PMDoes 13 Reasons Why’s Second Season Try to Revise Too Much of the First?Four critics discuss Netflix’s high-school mystery drama in spoiler-filled detail.
Brow Beat
May 31 2018 8:47 AMKeri Russell and Matthew Rhys on The Americans’ Spectacular Finale
Brow Beat
May 24 2018 12:34 PMIn the Penultimate Episode of The Americans, the FBI Finally Catches a Break
The Waves
May 17 2018 11:40 AMThe “What to Do With Bad Men” EditionThe Double X Gabfest on #MeToo men trying to make comebacks, Gina Haspel, and Marchesa.
Brow Beat
May 10 2018 7:33 AMWhat Philip Did in That Chicago Garage was “Romantic,” Says the Episode’s Writer
The Waves
May 3 2018 12:43 PMThe Double X Gabfest “Has Amy Schumer Bought the Beauty Myth?” EditionThe Double X Gabfest on I Feel Pretty, incels, and Janelle Monáe.
Movies
April 23 2018 7:30 AMDisobedience Is a Sensitive Examination of a False DilemmaIn Sebastián Lelio’s follow-up to A Fantastic Woman, Rachel McAdams must choose between her husband and Rachel Weisz.
Brow Beat
April 12 2018 8:27 AMHow an Editor Behind The Americans’ “Previously On” Teasers Summarizes Five Seasons in 45 Seconds

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