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Dear Prudence

Dear Prudence: The “Raise the Bar” Edition, Part 1

My dormmate lets his loud alarm ring for hours every morning. Help!

The Gist
March 28 2017 7:05 PMHow Political Parties CollapseThe Whigs were destroyed in the 1850s by divisions over nativism, free trade, and government spending. Sound familiar?
The Gist
March 27 2017 7:07 PMStep Away From the ScreenShould your favorite video game or Netflix show come with a surgeon general’s warning?
Amicus
March 25 2017 10:01 AMAmicus: Gorsuch Grins, Says NothingWere these hearings really as pointless as they seemed?
The Gist
March 24 2017 7:51 PMFeet off the Couch, PleaseAlyssa Mastromonaco, who served as deputy chief of staff in Obama’s White House, on why mess ups like the Kellyanne Conway couch photo actually matter.
Trumpcast
March 24 2017 2:38 PMThe Health Care Vote That Wasn’tWhy the Republicans didn’t have the votes to pass the American Health Care Act on Thursday.
Political Gabfest
March 24 2017 1:02 PMThe “Playing Softball With Neil” EditionListen to Slate’s show about James Comey, Neil Gorsuch, and Florida prosecutor Aramis Ayala.
The Audio Book Club
March 24 2017 7:02 AMThe Audio Book Club Reads The Art of WarAs self-help.
The Gist
March 23 2017 6:39 PMSlobs vs. SnobsThe Free Beacon’s film critic reviews the delightful romp that is our conservative vs. liberal political death match.
Culture Gabfest
March 23 2017 2:23 PMReading 1984, the Breakout Novel of 2017What George Orwell taught the Culture Gabfest about “alternative facts.”
I Have to Ask
March 23 2017 10:43 AMI Have to Ask: The Chris Hayes Edition Isaac Chotiner speaks with Emmy Award–winning news anchor Chris Hayes about his new book A Colony in a Nation.
The Gist
March 22 2017 7:11 PMHealth Care! It’s Trump’s Problem Now.Slate’s Jordan Weissmann and Jim Newell look at Trump’s no-win situation, a day before the AHCA gets a House vote.
Trumpcast
March 22 2017 12:26 PMDo Sane People DVR Cable News?
Dear Prudence
March 22 2017 7:11 AMDear Prudence: The “Voyagers” EditionIf I leave my narcissistic husband, does that put our children at risk?
Lexicon Valley
March 21 2017 4:31 PM1930s American English Was Profane, Parochial, and ProvincialJohn McWhorter time-travels to 1930 and eavesdrops on American English.
Slate Plus
March 21 2017 1:17 PMCovering the Courts Is Different NowSlate’s Mark Joseph Stern on the travel ban, LGBTQ rights, and Trump’s predisposition for illegality.
Amicus
March 28 2017 2:00 PMWere the Gorsuch Hearings As Pointless As They Seemed?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast learned about President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
Hang Up And Listen
March 27 2017 5:41 PMHang Up and Listen: The Fox Sports 1 Isn’t Fox News EditionSlate’s sports podcast on March Madness, the U.S. women’s hockey boycott, and Fox Sports 1.
Slate Money
March 25 2017 2:05 AMThe Thinx Twice EditionSlate Money discusses Thinx founder Miki Agrawal’s sexual harassment allegations and how venture capitalist J.D. Vance is looking to invest in startups—in Ohio.
Best of Slate Podcasts
March 24 2017 3:55 PMBest of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Represent
March 24 2017 1:04 PM“Every Single Word” Creator Dylan MarronThe actor, writer, and video producer on his viral video series and calling out lack of representation in Hollywood.
Live at Politics and Prose
March 24 2017 9:53 AMHooked on TechAdam Alter explores our seemingly helpless attraction to modern technology.
Trumpcast
March 23 2017 7:34 PMThe State of the State DepartmentIs Rex Tillerson overseeing the dismantling of his own department?
Amicus
March 23 2017 3:00 PMOpposing GorsuchRead what Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse told Slate’s Amicus podcast about opposing Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
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.
Working
March 23 2017 7:10 AMThe “How Does a Labor Organizer Work?” TranscriptRead what David Mott had to say about his work with SEIU.
Whistlestop
March 22 2017 4:19 PMThe Bricker Amendment and Stories of Migratory BirdsWhistlestop travels back to Jan. 7, 1953, and the introduction of the Bricker Amendment.
Culture Gabfest
March 22 2017 12:12 PMThe Culture Gabfest “[Chuck Berry Guitar Lick]” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Personal Shopper, Chuck Berry, and the sale of Us Weekly.
The Gist
March 21 2017 7:36 PMJames Comey’s Slow DripThe president’s allies are being investigated for connections to Moscow. Are we making a big enough deal of this?
Working
March 21 2017 1:18 PMThe “How Does a Satirist Work?” TranscriptRead what Alexandra Petri had to say about mining the news cycle for comedy.
The Gist
March 20 2017 7:10 PMCold, Hard Facts With Wendy ZukermanThe Science Vs. host takes on everything from climate change to ghosts on her weekly podcast.

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