Mike Vuolo
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Mike Vuolo is a radio and podcast producer and the host of Lexicon Valley.

Lexicon Valley
April 20 2015 11:30 AMShakespeare Used Double Negatives. Why Don't We?Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo don't know nothing.
Live at Politics & Prose
April 10 2015 12:39 PMFrank Bruni Wants to Rewrite the Way High Schoolers Choose CollegesFrank Bruni discusses his new book, Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be, at Politics & Prose.
Live at Politics & Prose
April 3 2015 4:03 PMGarry Wills Discusses The Future of Catholicism With Pope Francis, His New Book
Television
April 2 2015 2:40 PMThe Walking Dead PodcastListen to an early release of Slate’s recap of the Season 5 finale, “Conquer.”
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March 13 2015 10:15 AMAmy Wilkinson Discusses The Creator’s Code, Her New Book
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March 6 2015 10:40 AMApril Ryan Discusses The Presidency in Black and White, Her New Book
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Feb. 23 2015 3:08 PMThe Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of PakistanRafia Zakaria discusses her new book at Politics & Prose.
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Feb. 13 2015 11:36 AMThe WorkWes Moore discusses his new book at Politics & Prose.
Lexicon Valley
Feb. 3 2015 1:09 PMThe Craptastic History of Sh-t Show
Lexicon Valley
Jan. 26 2015 11:20 AMThe Many Lives of Anna KareninaJournalist and author Masha Gessen discusses the challenge of translating a literary masterpiece.
Culturebox
Jan. 13 2015 6:10 PMWhat Does “Unabridged” Even Mean Anymore?And four other questions Lexicon Valley’s Mike Vuolo asked Stefan Fatsis about his piece on the remaking of the Merriam-Webster dictionary.
Live at Politics & Prose
Jan. 9 2015 12:19 PMIran-Contra and Reagan’s Abuse of PowerMalcolm Byrne discusses his new book, Iran-Contra, at Politics & Prose.
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 29 2014 11:29 AMLexicon Valley: Lexicographers Explain Their Words of the Year
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Dec. 19 2014 11:31 AMJesmyn Ward Delivers This Year’s Most Powerful Reading at Politics & ProseThe National Book Award winner reads from her memoir, Men We Reaped.
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Dec. 12 2014 2:54 PMAndy Cohen and Wolf Blitzer Dish All the Gossip You Missed This YearThe television hosts discuss Cohen’s Diaries at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue.
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April 17 2015 10:12 AMMatthew Crawford on Overcoming Our “Crisis of Attention”
Lexicon Valley
April 6 2015 12:32 PMWhy Is Pumpernickel Bread Named for a Farting Devil?Listen to Slate’s show about the flatulent history of a popular deli staple, featuring lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
TV Club Podcast
April 3 2015 9:00 AMThe Walking Dead PodcastSlate’s TV Club recaps the Season 5 finale, “Conquer.”
Lexicon Valley
March 23 2015 10:35 AMIs “Try And” an Acceptable Substitute for “Try To”?Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss a quirk of grammar that Henry Fowler believed “should not be discountenanced.”
Lexicon Valley
March 9 2015 10:29 AMTwo Theories on the Origin of CarnivalListen to Slate’s show about the contested origin of a gluttonous word, featuring lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
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Feb. 27 2015 1:10 PMElliot Ackerman Discusses Green on Blue, His New Book
Lexicon Valley
Feb. 23 2015 3:07 PMSex WorkersUniversity of Michigan professor Anne Curzan discusses -ess, -ette, -trix, and other feminine endings in the English language.
Lexicon Valley
Feb. 9 2015 10:27 AMDid the Word Quiz Result From a Bet?Listen to Slate’s show about a supposed historical wager and the neologism it spawned, featuring lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
TV Club
Jan. 28 2015 11:53 AMSlate Plus Sneak Peek: The Walking Dead PodcastOur coverage of the first half of Season 5.
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Jan. 16 2015 3:19 PMCivil Rights, LBJ, and the Urgency of NowJulian Zelizer discusses his new book, The Fierce Urgency of Now, at Politics & Prose.
Lexicon Valley
Jan. 12 2015 12:48 PMThe Etymology of Cockamamie Is Just ThatListen to Slate’s show about the Yiddish-inflected origin of a crazy word, featuring lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
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Jan. 2 2015 11:25 AMSelected Memoir Readings at Politics & ProseRobert Timberg, Val Wang, and other writers read from their memoirs at Politics & Prose.
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Dec. 27 2014 10:30 AMMichael Cunningham, His Snow Queen and His CityThe Hours author discusses his new novel, The Snow Queen, set in New York City.
Lexicon Valley
Dec. 15 2014 11:58 AMToo Much Grog Will Make You Groggy. But Where Does Grog Come From?Listen to Slate's show about the etymology of an 18th-century quaff, featuring lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
Live at Politics & Prose
Dec. 5 2014 1:46 PMChuck Todd on Politics and Barack Obama’s PresidencyThe Meet the Press host discusses his new book, The Stranger.

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