June Thomas
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June Thomas is managing producer of Slate podcasts.

Brow Beat
May 17 2017 8:03 AMThe Americans’ Producing Director on the Show’s Snowy Aesthetic
Brow Beat
May 10 2017 7:30 AMKeri Russell and Matthew Rhys on That Big Third-Act Surprise on The Americans
DoubleX Gabfest
May 4 2017 9:43 AMThe DoubleX Gabfest “Under His Eye” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on The Handmaid’s Tale, Ivanka Trump’s brand, and Democrats compromising on women’s rights.
Brow Beat
April 26 2017 7:30 AMOn The Americans, the Spies Are Getting Younger and More Committed
Brow Beat
April 19 2017 7:30 AMThe Americans’ Matthew Rhys on “Crazy Liz and Sad Phil”
Brow Beat
April 12 2017 7:30 AMIs The Americans’ Philip Jennings Losing His Spy Mojo?
Brow Beat
April 5 2017 7:30 AMNoah Emmerich on His “Paranoid Fantasies of Failure” While Directing The Americans
Culture Gabfest
March 29 2017 12:59 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Beast, Brontës, and Broadway” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Beauty and the Beast, To Walk Invisible, and an interview with Alison Wright.
DoubleX Gabfest
March 23 2017 11:00 AMThe DoubleX Gabfest “She-E-Uh-O” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on Neil Gorsuch, former Thinx CEO Miki Agrawal, and when women compete.
Fascism
March 17 2017 5:05 PMBritain and the U.S.: It Could Have Happened HereIn the fifth episode, our Slate Academy looks at the small, but significant, fascist movements that took root in the U.S. and Britain.
Movies
March 13 2017 12:17 PMT2 TrainspottingChoose to see this nostalgia-drenched, sociologically astute, and intoxicatingly clever sequel.
Brow Beat
March 8 2017 7:30 AMThe Creators of The Americans Learn That the Russians Really Are Targeting America
Awake
Feb. 28 2017 5:18 PMShould You Brush Your Teeth Before or After Breakfast?
DoubleX Gabfest
Feb. 23 2017 9:25 AMThe DoubleX Gabfest “Milo vs. Lena” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on Milo Yiannopoulos, Girls, and sexism at Uber.
DoubleX Gabfest
Feb. 9 2017 1:35 PMThe DoubleX Gabfest “#FreeMelania” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on Melania Trump, Kellyanne Conway, and kids replacing dads as rulers of the house.
Brow Beat
May 15 2017 7:33 AMOn TV, Perfect Stay-at-Home Moms Are the New Villains
Outward
May 8 2017 11:36 AMSense8 Is Back, Preaching the Power of Empathy for Queers—and Everybody Else
Brow Beat
May 3 2017 7:30 AMThe Americans’ Alison Wright on Things to Eat in Moscow When You’re Exiled
DoubleX Gabfest
April 20 2017 11:30 AMThe DoubleX Gabfest “Don’t Ask Me to Prom” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on celebrity promposals, missing white women syndrome, and David Schwimmer’s sexual harassment videos.
Movies
April 13 2017 2:17 PMThe Lost City of ZJames Gray’s adaptation of David Grann’s book is like a real-life Indiana Jones where the villain is the British class system.
DoubleX Gabfest
April 6 2017 10:35 AMThe DoubleX Gabfest “We Want Wives” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on Mike Pence’s rules about women, abortion on television, and millennial men.
Fascism
April 3 2017 12:23 PMFascism Today: Where Are We Now?In the final episode, our Slate Academy tries to determine how historical examples of fascism help us understand the present.
Brow Beat
March 29 2017 8:03 AMKeri Russell and Matthew Rhys on Why Their Americans’ Characters Are Sick of Honey Traps
Brow Beat
March 22 2017 7:45 AMThe Americans’ Costume Designer Explains the Meaning of Claudia’s Squirrel Pins
Brow Beat
March 15 2017 8:45 AMWhy Did The Americans Grow 25 Acres of Wheat in Upstate New York?
DoubleX Gabfest
March 9 2017 9:21 AMThe DoubleX Gabfest “Keep It Dusty” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on the women’s strike, romantic comedies, and PMS.
Fascism
March 3 2017 3:42 PMGermany: Fascism’s Terrible ApogeeWith the fourth episode, our Slate Academy arrives at the fascism that looms above all others.
Outward
Feb. 24 2017 4:43 PMWhy Dustin Lance Black Thinks Even Conservatives Will Care About When We Rise
Fascism
Feb. 17 2017 2:06 PMRomania: Bloody, Mystical Fascism From the EastThe third episode of our Slate Academy asks if the experience of Romania changes our understanding of fascism’s origins.
Future Tense
Feb. 6 2017 7:07 AMHow the New Fox Show APB Approaches Police TechnologyAn interview with co-showrunner Matt Nix.

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