Stefan Fatsis
Stefan Fatsis Stefan Fatsis

Stefan Fatsis is the author of Word Freak and A Few Seconds of Panic, a regular guest on NPR's All Things Considered, and a panelist on Hang Up and Listen

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Feb. 24 2015 12:14 PMThe “Special K-Balls” Bonus SegmentStefan, Josh, and Mike discuss the latest absurd turn in the NFL’s Deflategate investigation.
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Feb. 17 2015 5:12 PMHang Up and Listen: The Twerking Unicorns EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Kevin Durant calling out the media, a Little League baseball scandal, and a new free-throw distraction technique.
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Feb. 9 2015 4:44 PMHang Up and Listen: The Not-So-Menacing Red Menace EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the death of Dean Smith, the rise of U.S. ski racing, and a Soviet view on the Miracle on Ice.
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Feb. 2 2015 5:09 PMHang Up and Listen: The 1 Yard From Stardom EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Super Bowl, featuring interviews with Grantland’s Bryan Curtis and NBC’s Fred Gaudelli.
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Jan. 20 2015 5:00 PMHang Up and Listen: The Deflated Balls EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NFL playoffs, how the Super Bowl gets produced, and the NHL at midseason.
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.
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Jan. 12 2015 4:55 PMHang Up and Listen: The Football Move EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Dez Bryant’s disputed catch, the NBA’s surprising Hawks and Pistons, and the first free ascent of El Capitan’s Dawn Wall.
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Dec. 29 2014 5:31 PMHang Up and Listen: The Troubleshooter, the Faluter, and the Kid EditionSlate’s sports podcast takes your questions in a special year-end call-in show.
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Dec. 15 2014 5:05 PMHang Up and Listen: The I Love It When a Plan Comes Together EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Kobe Bryant, baseball’s winter meetings, and cheerleaders suing NFL teams. 
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Dec. 1 2014 5:43 PMHang Up and Listen: The Rice Reinstated EditionSlate’s sports podcast on an arbitrator’s repudiation of Roger Goodell, the injury-riddled careers of Derrick Rose and RG3, and the tragic death of cricket player Phillip Hughes.
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 19 2014 10:36 AMBattle of the Slate Podcast Empire!
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Nov. 10 2014 5:16 PMHang Up and Listen: The Whore No More EditionSlate’s sports podcast on LeBron’s return to Cleveland, the NFL in London, and ESPN’s documentary Brothers in Exile.
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Oct. 27 2014 5:16 PMHang Up and Listen: The Greatest Bull in History EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the World Series, the University of North Carolina academic scandal, and Bushwacker’s retirement.
Sports Nut
Oct. 15 2014 2:06 PMThe Fans Are on the Field!A history of celebratory field-storming in baseball, from the 1920s to today.
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Oct. 9 2014 4:55 PMHang Up and Listen: The Live at Galapagos EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the baseball playoffs, the NBA’s big TV deal, and Roy Blount Jr.’s About Three Bricks Shy of a Load.
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Feb. 23 2015 4:42 PMHang Up and Listen: The Two Guys Punching Each Other in the Face EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Mayweather–Pacquiao, Alex Rodriguez and Kobe Bryant, and rules for making baseball games faster
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Feb. 10 2015 12:38 PMThe “In Soviet Russia, We Pay You Not to Play” Bonus SegmentStefan, Josh, and Mike discuss Diana Taurasi’s decision to sit out the WNBA season.
Sports Nut
Feb. 5 2015 2:46 PMCorner QatarWhat the just-finished Handball World Championship tells us about the 2022 World Cup.
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Jan. 26 2015 5:06 PMHang Up and Listen: The Good Sport, Bad Sport EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Deflategate. Plus, interviews with Super Bowl photographer John Biever and tennis player Tim Smyczek.
Video
Jan. 15 2015 1:33 PMPractical? Or Meddling, Very Busy, and Impertinent?The evolution of Merriam-Webster's most looked-up word, pragmatic(al).
Culturebox
Jan. 12 2015 11:56 PMThe Definition of a DictionaryMerriam-Webster is revising its most authoritative tome for the digital age. But in an era of twerking and trolling, what should a dictionary look like? (And do we even need one?)
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Jan. 5 2015 4:27 PMHang Up and Listen: The Great Scott EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NFL and college football playoffs and the death of ESPN’s Stuart Scott. 
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Dec. 22 2014 7:08 PMHang Up and Listen: The Inside the NBA Insider EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Kentucky basketball, the future of sports television, and Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Dec. 8 2014 6:05 PMHang Up and Listen: The Transactions vs. Transgressions EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the college football playoff, UAB cutting its football team, and Robert Lipsyte’s tenure as ESPN’s ombudsman. 
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Nov. 24 2014 9:17 PMHang Up and Listen: The Beckham Doesn’t Need Stickum EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Odell Beckham Jr.’s amazing catch, painkiller usage in the NFL, and Adrian Peterson’s extended suspension.
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Nov. 18 2014 5:40 PMThe Superfest East, Live in Brooklyn EditionSlate’s mega-podcast on Obama’s immigration reform push, the rise of emoji, and Adam Silver’s call to legalize sports betting.
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Nov. 3 2014 5:14 PMHang Up and Listen: The SEC Ganks Noobs EditionSlate’s sports podcast on ESPN and SEC bias, Lauren Hill’s inspirational moment, and the rise of e-sports.
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Oct. 20 2014 4:40 PMHang Up and Listen: The Whimsy Watch EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the World Series, the ethics of sports biometrics, and Bob Ryan’s new book, Scribe.
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Oct. 13 2014 4:55 PMHang Up and Listen: The Flaccid Hagiographic Concatenation EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Fox’s baseball broadcasting experiment, Todd Gurley’s suspension, and gymnast Simone Biles.
Gaming
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PMWho Owns Scrabble’s Word List?Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.

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