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Working: Second Acts: How Does a Lawyer Become a Rabbi?

1/19/2020
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This week, Working revisits its special five-episode mini-season with people who have had “second acts,” that is people who made a dramatic career pivot at some point in their working lives. Nicole Auerbach worked as an attorney for 10 years, first as a federal public defender in the Southern District of New York and then as a media lawyer specializing in First Amendment issues. Realizing she was unhappy in that career, she was drawn to become a rabbi and is now director of congregational...

Duration:00:43:03

Amicus; A Trial That's Not A Trial

1/18/2020
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Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Neil Eggleston, White House Counsel during the last three years of the Obama Administration. He also represented the Office of the President in privilege litigation against the Starr Independent Counsel’s Office during the President Clinton Whitewater/Lewinsky investigation. Together, they take a close look at the lawyers surrounding the president, and at the legal strategies in play as the impeachment process moves into its trial phase. Join us for a live show...

Duration:00:51:08

Slate Money: Trans-Pacific Tractor Beams

1/18/2020
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The Slate Money hosts discuss the newest trade deals, Visa buying Plaid and the Rooney Rule. Plus: Nike Vaporfly shoes. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:51

Gist: Journalists Aren’t Activists

1/17/2020
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On the Gist, Joe Biden and the New York Times. In the interview, Maria Konnikova is back for another episode of “Is That Bullshit?” This time she and Mike tackle whether or not we’re currently experiencing the latest mass extinction event. We may not have noticed, but the insects certainly have. In the spiel, the difference between journalism and activism. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:00

Hit Parade: Legacy of the Elusive Chanteuse

1/17/2020
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In this mini-episode of Hit Parade, host Chris Molanphy is joined by Rich Juzwiak, writer for Jezebel as well as Slate’s advice column How to Do It. The two discuss the most recent full-length episode of Hit Parade, a breakdown of how Mariah Carey’s seasonal hit “All I Want for Christmas Is You” finally hit No.1 on Billboard’s Hot 100, an improbable 25 years after its original release. Rich walks Chris through the history of Mariah fandom—both his own and her loyal “Lambs”—and how he...

Duration:00:32:06

What Next TBD: The Silicon Valley Dream Was Always a Fantasy

1/17/2020
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In 2013, Anna Wiener moved from New York to San Francisco to join the city’s booming tech scene. Over the course of four years, she worked at three companies: an e-book startup, a data analytics company, and an open-source software platform. Then, her infatuation with the tech industry took a turn. On this week’s show, an insider’s perspective on the intoxicating promise and disappointment of Silicon Valley during the mid-decade boom. Guest: Anna Wiener: author of Uncanny Valley and...

Duration:00:24:00

Gist: Dave Eggers and the Struggle of Satire

1/16/2020
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On the Gist, Donald Trump and Devin Nunes know Lev Parnas. In the interview, Mike talks with author Dave Eggers about his new book, The Captain and the Glory, a story about the clownish captain of a great ship. Eggers discusses how satire can help us admit the absurdities of our times and how writing the book helped him process our current political climate. In the spiel, bunging a bob for a big ben bong. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:34

Political: If You Want Her Out

1/16/2020
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss new impeachment revelations, the Warren-Sanders rift, and Bill Barr going after Apple’s encryption. For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Emily, David, and John discuss Megxit. You can tweet suggestions, links, and questions to @SlateGabfest. Tweet us your cocktail chatter using #cocktailchatter or post it to our Facebook page. (Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.) The email address for the Political...

Duration:01:04:19

Mom & Dad: Already Over the Christmas Presents Edition

1/16/2020
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On this week’s episode: Dan and Jamilah are joined by Care and Feeding columnist Nicole Cliffe. They answer a question from a mom whose brother’s suicide attempt is causing her to reevaluate her son’s relationship with his uncle. He’s recovering, but can she trust him to look after her eight year old? They also answer a question from a father whose kid regrets choosing an iPad over a Switch. Should he just break down and buy the Switch? And how can he teach his son that getting the next...

Duration:00:50:13

The Waves: The "Runaway Royals" Edition

1/16/2020
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On this week’s episode of the Waves, Christina, June, Marcia, and Nichole discuss the recent drama about whether Bernie Sanders told Elizabeth Warren that a woman can’t be president. Then, the panel adds to the chronic (but desired) over-coverage of Megxit. Finally, the panel discuss Women on Food, an anthology edited by Charlotte Druckman. In Slate Plus: Is it sexist for a listener’s parents to say she spends too much time on her son’s hair each morning? Recommendations June: Michael...

Duration:01:06:56

Thirst Aid Kit REWIND: Lee Pace, Sturdy but Delicate

1/16/2020
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Hey Thirst Buckets! We’re taking a break right now, resting up to do some intensive thirsting. But until then, we’re sharing some of our favorite episodes from over the years. Enjoy, and we’ll be back with a bunch of new episodes in a few weeks! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:08

What Next: The Trouble With the Warren-Sanders Beef

1/16/2020
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After Tuesday’s Democratic debate, the beef between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders spilled over onto national television. Derecka Purnell has been following the primary — she says the way this fight ends depends on how we think about identity politics. Guest: Derecka Purnell, lawyer and writer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:27

Gist: The Wasted Debate

1/15/2020
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On the Gist, cats will eat you. In the interview, economist Daniel Susskind is here to discuss his new book A World Without Work: Technology, Automation, and How We Should Respond. They talk about the future of work, how technology is shifting, and the effectiveness of Andrew Yang’s proposal of universal basic income. In the spiel, the debate was lackluster. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:42

Man Up: How to Raise Sons Who Won't Send Dick Pics

1/15/2020
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Aymann hears from Maria, a mother in Norway who’s worried about raising her two young boys in the #MeToo era. She admits that she originally wanted girls and now wants to make sure her boys grow up to be respectful, empathetic men. For help, Aymann and Maria turn to Shehnaz, a New Jersey mother and restaurant owner who raised two sons that she couldn’t be more proud of. Shehnaz offers parenting tips and explains the importance of communication, trust, and disrupting gender norms. What makes...

Duration:00:28:35

Culture Gabfest: "Royal Pain In The Arse" Edition

1/15/2020
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and June Thomas discuss Sam Mendes' film 1917, the new installment in the UP documentary series, 63 UP, and the British royal phenomenon that has become known as Megxit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:49

What Next: Australia’s Fires and the Upside of Anger

1/15/2020
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Australia and the United States have a lot in common: politicians who still deny climate change, a supremely powerful energy industry, and a growing sense of dread about climate catastrophes. Guest: Journalist Emily Atkin. Check out her newsletter, HEATED. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:10

Gist: Forgiveness by Fiat

1/14/2020
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On the Gist, the latest debate and Corey Booker. In the interview, John Tierney is here to talk about his and Roy F. Baumeister’s new book The Power of Bad: How the Negativity Effect Rules Us and How We Can Rule It. They discuss why the bad is always more memorable than the good, and the real uses of such negativity. In the spiel, Elizabeth Warren’s plan to forgive student debt by executive order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:21

Hang Up: LSU is the Geauxt

1/14/2020
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Josh Levin, Stefan Fatsis, and new Hang Up and Listen co-host Joel Anderson revel in LSU’s win over Clemson in college football’s title game. ESPN’s Jeff Passan talks about MLB’s punishment of the Houston Astros. Finally, Daniel Engber discusses his story on a rape accusation against three New York Mets, and how those players were never charged. LSU-Clemson (04:21): How the Tigers from Baton Rouge won it all. Astros (20:34): What signal was commissioner Rob Manfred trying to send with the...

Duration:01:28:07

Dear Prudence: No Place For Love

1/14/2020
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Prudence is joined this week by Grace Lavery, an Associate Professor in the Department of English at UC Berkeley. Prudie and Lavery tackle letters about how to decide if you should you let your best friend raise your troubled daughter, what to do when neither you nor your girlfriend have living situations where you both can hang out in, how to know if you are gender nonbinary, should you apologize to your fellow commuters after accidentally playing a particularly provocative part of the Dear...

Duration:00:53:49

What Next: What Mike Pompeo Does For Trump

1/14/2020
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has had some serious staying power in the Trump administration. Now with the impeachment trial on the horizon, he’s become even closer to the president. How has he managed to keep his position in President Donald Trump’s inner circle for so long? Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:42