Josh Levin
Josh Levin Josh Levin

Josh Levin is Slate's executive editor.

Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 31 2015 5:44 PMHang Up and Listen: The Grab the Stick and Run Like Hell EditionSlate’s sports podcast on colleges fining players, 81-year-old track star Irene Obera, and the new season of Hard Knocks.
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Aug. 17 2015 7:35 PMHang Up and Listen: The She’s a Married Baseball EditionSlate’s sports podcast on golfers Jason Day and Jordan Spieth, Geno Smith’s broken jaw, and Nick Symmonds’ battle with USA Track and Field.
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Aug. 4 2015 3:40 PMThe “Olympics, Here?” Bonus SegmentJosh Levin, Mike Pesca, and June Thomas discuss hosting the Olympics in the good ol’ U.S.A.
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July 27 2015 5:03 PMHang Up and Listen: The NBA Meets American Ninja Warrior EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Basketball Tournament, women coaching men’s sports, and the book Wax Pack.
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July 20 2015 11:37 AMThe How to Make Sports Funny Bonus SegmentParks and Recreation co-creator Mike Schur joins Hang Up and Listen to talk about athlete guest stars and how to wring laughs out of baseball stats.
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July 6 2015 4:51 PMHang Up and Listen: The Carli Lloyd Is a Golden God EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Women’s World Cup final, NBA free agency, and ESPN’s on-screen strike zone graphics. 
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June 22 2015 12:58 PMLet’s All Hate-Watch United Passions TogetherWatch the FIFA propaganda film while you listen to commentary from Slate’s Hang Up and Listen podcast.
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June 8 2015 7:18 PMHang Up and Listen: The Save It for Judge Judy EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA Finals, American Pharoah’s Triple Crown victory, and the Women’s World Cup.
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June 1 2015 5:19 PMHang Up and Listen: The Good Nat, Bad Nat EditionSlate’s sports podcast on whether FIFA will ever change, the Stanley Cup Finals, and Bryce Harper’s breakout season.
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May 11 2015 4:42 PMHang Up and Listen: The Hours of Something Approaching Pleasure EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Deflategate report, Bill Simmons’ departure from ESPN, and the rise of daily fantasy sports.
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May 4 2015 4:49 PMHang Up and Listen: The Snooze of the Century EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Mayweather-Pacquiao, Spurs-Clippers, and “character issues” in the NFL draft.
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April 20 2015 5:30 PMHang Up and Listen: The Our Dump EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Warriors and Hawks, Boston’s Olympic bid, and the Islanders’ last days at Nassau Coliseum.
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April 6 2015 4:52 PMHang Up and Listen: The Earworm Madness EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Wisconsin and Kentucky, the 2015 baseball season, and how to write a sports theme tune.
Sports Nut
March 27 2015 1:59 PMWorse Than LaettnerThe 18 most hateable moments in Duke basketball history.
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March 16 2015 4:26 PMHang Up and Listen: The Hate, Hope, and Hockey EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Selection Sunday, I Hate Christian Laettner, NFL free agency, and the imploding Toronto Maple Leafs.
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Aug. 24 2015 4:51 PMHang Up and Listen: The Drop Kick Me Jesus EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Usain Bolt vs. Justin Gatlin, Baylor’s handling of a football player’s sexual assault, and Arian Foster’s atheism.
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Aug. 10 2015 8:03 PMHang Up and Listen: The How Does He Even Have a Computer? EditionSlate’s sports podcast on record-breaking swimmer Katie Ledecky and accusations of racism against Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly. Plus, an interview with WNBA star Elena Delle Donne.
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Aug. 4 2015 9:07 AMHang Up and Listen: The Fiddlin’ With Equipment EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Tom Brady suspension, the New York Mets’ resurgence, and an interview with Greg Louganis about the documentary Back on Board.
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July 20 2015 9:22 PMHang Up and Listen: The How Tiger Lost His Stripes EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the decline of Tiger Woods, ESPN’s talent exodus, and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ extravagant spending.
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July 13 2015 6:47 PMHang Up and Listen: The All We Are Is Cyber Dust in the Wind EditionSlate’s sports podcast on DeAndre Jordan’s emoji-filled free agency saga, the greatness of Serena Williams, and the state of baseball analytics.
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June 22 2015 5:55 PMHang Up and Listen: The Zack the Ball-Catching Maniac EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the U.S. Open, the knockout stage of the Women’s World Cup, and the fan who caught A-Rod’s 3,000th hit.
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June 15 2015 5:44 PMHang Up and Listen: The Plus Plus Plus to Plus Plus EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup Finals, and doping accusations against running coach Alberto Salazar.
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June 2 2015 6:50 PMHang Up and Listen: The It Eez Possible EditionA special edition of Slate’s sports podcast on Sepp Blatter’s resignation as FIFA president.
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May 18 2015 4:37 PMHang Up and Listen: The 0–162 or Bust EditionSlate’s sports podcast takes your questions in a special spring call-in show.
Books
May 5 2015 10:29 AMJoshua Levin Is a Gangly NebbishI wish I didn’t identify quite so much with the protagonist of Aleksandar Hemon’s new novel.
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April 27 2015 5:52 PMHang Up and Listen: The Cracking on Hacks and Hack-a-Shaq EditionSlate’s sports podcast on intentional fouling in the NBA, Floyd Mayweather, and baseball’s best profanity-laced rants.
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April 13 2015 7:52 PMHang Up and Listen: The Lord Stanley’s Coffee Urn EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Masters, plus interviews with basketball shoe impresario Sonny Vaccaro and Stanley Cup keeper Philip Pritchard.
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March 30 2015 5:12 PMHang Up and Listen: The UConn Territory EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the men’s and women’s NCAA tournaments, the U.S. women’s soccer team, and the state of the gay athlete.
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March 23 2015 5:00 PMHang Up and Listen: The Stuffed Sparrow on a Cricket Ball EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NCAA Tournament, the retirement of NFL player Chris Borland, and the Cricket World Cup.
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March 9 2015 5:14 PMHang Up and Listen: The College Hoops in Crisis EditionSlate’s sports podcast on NCAA basketball’s plodding pace, the decline of the running back, and Errol Morris’ sports documentaries.

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