Slate Magazine Daily Podcast

Slate Magazine Daily Podcast

Gist: The Walk of the Town

On The Gist, is Sherrod Brown annoying? In the interview, Matt Green is on a yearslong mission to walk all the...

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Political: The "Last Wasp" Edition

Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson and David Plotz discuss the legacy of George H.W. Bush, the power-grab by Wisconsin...

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Studio 360: Unhung heroes

Why is contemporary culture obsessed with how well-endowed men are and yet in classical art men are so small? Kurt...

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Mom and Dad Are Fighting: Parent Like it's 1985 Edition

Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss whether to confront an overprotective daycare, how to make...

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The Waves: The "Rifles or Ruffles" Edition

This week on The Waves, Christina is joined by Georgetown University professor Marcia Chatelain and Vice President at...

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Trumpcast: Those 80s Moments That Politicized Trump

Virginia Heffernan tackles the history of Trump-Russia ties with Seth Abramson, author of “Proof of Collusion” and an...

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Gist: The Eulogy Myth

On The Gist, stop wishing Jews happy holidays if Hanukkah has already passed. How do you explain wit? James Geary...

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If Then: The Civil Rights Group Targeted By Facebook

On today’s show, hosts April Glaser and Will Oremus discuss the news that Tumblr will soon be banning all adult...

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The Good Fight: Helen Pluckrose

In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Helen Pluckrose, editor of Areo Magazine and one of the...

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Slow Burn Live: The Kingdom and the Power

A special edition of Slow Burn features Leon Neyfakh live on stage. In the second of two episodes, Leon was joined in...

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Culture Gabfest: Girls, Girls, Burgers, Edition

Julia Turner, Stephen Metcalf, and Dana Stevens discuss the film Support the Girls, the LeCarre TV adaptation Little...

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Gist: Sullying a Pup’s Good Name

On The Gist, a “tariff man” sing-along! Then, Maria Konnikova is back for another round of “Is That Bullshit?”...

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Dear Prudence: The "Always Testing Me" Edition

Prudence is joined this week by Chris Randle, a New York based writer who came here from Canada. He's written for...

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Sponsored: The Science of Longevity

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live to be 100? How about 150? Life-extending technology may not be...

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You Must Remember This 138: Mae West

Mae West was the biggest new star in Hollywood in 1933, thanks to two hit films she co-wrote and starred in as a...

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Gist: Wild Wild Story

On The Gist, in doing less than his son did in the Middle East, George H.W. Bush did better. In the interview,...

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Hang Up: The Deja Vu All Over Again Edition

Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by ThinkProgress’ Lindsay Gibbs to discuss the Kansas City Chiefs’ decision...

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Decoder Ring: Sad Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston’s story had it all: Heartbreak, secrecy, sex, betrayal. But what it also had was a new kind of...

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Who Runs That: Kickee Pants CEO Aerin Nicole

Seth Stevenson talks to Kickee Pants CEO Aerin Nicole about her search for the perfect baby clothes material. In...

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Working at MoMA: How Do Exhibition Designers Do Their Jobs?

When you walk through an exhibition at MoMA, every step you take is part of deliberate design that takes you from...

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