TV Club Podcast
The Significance of Nearly Everything in Better Call Saul’s Episode 8, “Rico”The hosts of Slate’s TV Club podcast issue another listener challenge, reveal more Easter eggs, and discuss Jimmy’s behavior with a legal ethics attorney.
The Culture Gabfest “Woodshedding” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, TV opening credit sequences, and Ryan Boudinot’s takedown of MFAs.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Does Choreplay Turn You On EditionListen to Slate’s show about choreplay.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Moody Bitches EditionListen to Slate’s show about the new book, Moody Bitches.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Honor Your Socks EditionListen to Slate’s show about the new guru of decluttering.
What Happens in Chicago, Stays in Chicago on Better Call Saul, Episode 3, “Nacho”The hosts of Slate’s TV Club podcast want someone to explain to them what the heck that youthful indiscretion was all about.
Inside Higher Ed
Criticism Unwelcome The United Arab Emirates blocked an NYU professor who questioned its policies. Is academic freedom at risk?
The XX Factor
Nashville Prosecutors Reportedly Offered Women Plea Bargains in Exchange For Sterilization
The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.
“I’d Rather Not Rewrite All the HTTP Stuff Myself” Fascinating early posts from the founders of eBay, Amazon, Google, and others.