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The XX Factor
Aug. 23 2012 2:30 PMDude, Bank Your Sperm. It’ll Get You Laid.
Culture Gabfest
July 25 2012 1:19 PMThe Culture Gabfest: Batman and Robins EditionSlate's podcast about The Dark Knight Rises, Christian Marclay’s 24-hour film The Clock, and the HBO documentary Birders: The Central Park Effect.
The XX Factor
Aug. 20 2012 10:24 AMTodd Akin's "Legitimate Rape" Comment Was Not a Misstatement. It Was a Worldview
July 16 2012 4:48 PMJonathan Franzen Is the World’s Most Annoying Bird-WatcherHe shouldn’t be the public face of this wonderful pastime.