Mike Vuolo
Mike Vuolo Mike Vuolo

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

Live at Politics & Prose
May 22 2015 9:52 AMMona Eltahawy Discusses Headscarves and Hymens, Her New Book
Live at Politics & Prose
May 18 2015 10:32 AMJoseph Stiglitz Discusses The Great Divide, His New Book
Lexicon Valley
May 4 2015 11:14 AMAttention Southerners: Here’s Why You Love SeersuckerListen to Slate’s show about a well-traveled fabric, featuring lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
Live at Politics & Prose
April 24 2015 10:03 AMPaul Beatty’s Brilliant Social SatireThe author discusses his new book, The Sellout, at Politics & Prose.
Live at Politics & Prose
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.
Live at Politics & Prose
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.
Live at Politics & Prose
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.
Lexicon Valley
May 18 2015 11:14 AM“I Always Believed That Created Languages Were Art Pieces”Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo talk to conlanger David J. Peterson about the art and craft of inventing languages for Game of Thrones.
Live at Politics & Prose
May 8 2015 11:28 AMToni Morrison Discusses God Help the Child, Her New Book
Live at Politics & Prose
May 1 2015 10:04 AMMeghan Daum Discusses Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed
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.”
Live at Politics & Prose
March 13 2015 10:15 AMAmy Wilkinson Discusses The Creator’s Code, Her New Book
Live at Politics & Prose
March 6 2015 10:40 AMApril Ryan Discusses The Presidency in Black and White, Her New Book
Live at Politics & Prose
Feb. 23 2015 3:08 PMThe Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of PakistanRafia Zakaria discusses her new book at Politics & Prose.
Live at Politics & Prose
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.

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