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Slate's Daily Podcast includes the Political Gabfest, the Culture Gabfest, our sports show Hang Up and Listen, the Double X Gabfest, the Audio Book Club, and Manners for the Digital Age. You'll also find audio versions of Slate articles and other special features.

Slate's Daily Podcast includes the Political Gabfest, the Culture Gabfest, our sports show Hang Up and Listen, the Double X Gabfest, the Audio Book Club, and Manners for the Digital Age. You'll also find audio versions of Slate articles and other special features.
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Episodes

Gist: The Threat of Democracy

11/13/2019
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On The Gist, Purple: Project for Democracy. In the interview, Mike talks to writer and National Review editor Rich Lowry about the tradition of American nationalism, how to reclaim the term, and why we need it more than ever. His new book is The Case for Nationalism: How It Made Us Powerful, United, and Free. In the Spiel, the impeachment hearing, Giuliani, and corruption. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:33:24

Trumpcast: Irony, Solidarity, and the Internet

11/13/2019
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Andrew Marantz, a staff writer at the New Yorker and author of Anti-Social, about Facebook and the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton’s “tuberculosis” and other memes, the difference between word and lived experience, the philosophy of Richard Rorty,the line between speech and violence, and so much more. This is a preview of a Slate Plus episode. To hear this episode in full, sign up here for Slate Plus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:03

Man Up: A Virgin in His Mid-20s Starts to Worry

11/13/2019
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In the first episode of season 2, Aymann talks to a 23-year-old virgin who's looking for dating tips in all the wrong places. To get him back on the right track, Aymann enlists the help of Andrea Silenzi, host of the hit dating podcast, Why Oh Why. Are you a work in progress? Do you need help with something related to manhood or masculinity? Let us know, and we might help you work through it on the show. Give us a call at 805-626-8707 or email us at manup@slate.com Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:31:54

What Next: Impeachment Goes Public

11/13/2019
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Today, when the House Intelligence Committee comes to order to host the first public impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump, Michael McFaul knows better than most what will happen next. Not only did he serve at the State Department with several of the individuals publicly testifying this week, but he himself testified to the Adam Schiff–chaired committee just a few months ago. How is the former ambassador to Russia seeing this Ukraine scandal play out? And what does he have to...

Duration:00:20:37

S3 Ep. 3: What's Beef?

11/13/2019
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In this episode: Biggie releases “Who Shot Ya,” an instant hip-hop classic that Tupac takes as a personal affront. Tupac calls out Biggie and Puffy in a jailhouse interview. And the Death Row and Bad Boy crews start preparing for war. Slate Plus members get bonus episodes of Slow Burn and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:45

Gist: For the Love of Scandal

11/12/2019
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On The Gist, treason and bribery. In the interview, Irish writer and critic Fintan O’Toole talks to Mike about Brexit, the nationalist wave sweeping England, and country’s future without the European Union. His book The Politics of Pain: Postwar England and the Rise of Nationalism is out now. In the Spiel, scandals and apologies. 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:00:36:28

Dear Prudence: Their Cheatin' Hearts

11/12/2019
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Prudence is joined this week by Alexandra Petri, a humor columnist for the Washington Post, author of A Field Guide To Awkward Silences, and also working assiduously on a new book! Prudie and Petri tackle letters about how to handle that you’re husband of 30 years may have given you an STI, what to do when you keep catching your mother having affairs, should you confront your friend who’s about to get married, yet still cheating on her fiance, how to be graceful when friends share news that...

Duration:01:03:32

Lexicon: Men, Women and Children

11/12/2019
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What is it with people and animals and irregular plurals? Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/podcastsplus. Twitter: @lexiconvalley Facebook: facebook.com/LexiconValley Email: lexiconvalley@slate.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:08

Slate Money: SWAG: Cryptocurrency

11/12/2019
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In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon will investigate SWAG -- Silver Wine Art Gold -- and other things people invest in. This week, Felix talks to Nathaniel Popper of The New York Times about whether cryptocurrency is a real investment asset or a total gamble. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:18

Studio 360: Extra: Guilty Pleasure: Comic Sans

11/12/2019
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The childlike, cartoonish typeface Comic Sans is the most hated font in the world. Twenty-five years after its release, it's become notorious for showing up in seemingly inappropriate contexts, from office memos to newspapers and government documents. But librarian and technology educator Jessamyn West argues that hating on Comic Sans is elitist. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:26

How To!: Perform Under Pressure

11/12/2019
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Mike’s dream job of playing bass in a Chicago orchestra is within reach — if only he can conquer his nerves and master the audition. In this episode of How To!, we bring in Dr. Don Greene, a peak performance psychologist who’s worked with Wall Street traders and Olympic athletes, to see if he can help Mike perform his best under the spotlight. The secret? Jumping jacks, extra sleep, and watching reruns of The Office. Do you have a problem that needs solving? Have you found the advice on our...

Duration:00:32:29

What Next: DACA's Day in Court

11/12/2019
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Today, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that could have an enormous effect on the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people known as Dreamers. Back in 2017, the Trump administration ended DACA, a program created by the Obama administration to protect Dreamers, by saying it was unlawful and unconstitutional, and that it could not be successfully defended in court. Now, with DACA getting its day in court, who are the key players on both sides of the case? And what is the...

Duration:00:21:08

The Authority: The Idea of North

11/11/2019
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The Authority is Slate’s deep dive into the world(s) of HBO’s His Dark Materials. Each week, Slate’s scholars of experimental theology Dan Kois and Laura Miller discuss the new HBO series and Philip Pullman’s original trilogy. This week, they’re discussing episode 2, The Idea of North”, studying the relationship between Lyra and Mrs. Coulter, and a closer look at daemons. Join the conversation: Email: asktheauthority@slate.com Dan Kois on Twitter: @dankois Laura Miller on Twitter:...

Duration:00:46:48

Gist: The Imperfect Republican Defense

11/11/2019
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On The Gist, partisanship. In the interview, Brian T. Brown is here to talk about his new book, Someone Is Out to Get Us: A Not So Brief History of Cold War Paranoia and Madness. He and Mike discuss the ways the US and the USSR felt about each other, how those feelings persist today, and the different intelligence structures in the US and Russia. In the Spiel, Republicans and impeachment. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:28:23

Hang Up: Roll Tigers Roll

11/11/2019
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Banner Society’s Spencer Hall to discuss LSU’s win over Alabama; by Slate’s Joel Anderson to chat about the NCAA going after Ohio State’s Chase Young and Memphis’ James Wiseman; and by the New York Times’ Lindsay Crouse to talk about runner Mary Cain’s allegations of abuse against Nike and coach Alberto Salazar. LSU-Alabama (02:17): How the Tigers broke their losing streak against the Tide. NCAA (22:51): The foolishness of amateurism enforcement is...

Duration:01:17:11

What Next: The Televangelist Inside the White House

11/11/2019
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Many past presidents have had a spiritual advisor. President Trump’s party faithful are an extension of his brand — white, evangelical. And his most trusted preacher is a wealthy televangelist who’s been investigated by Congress. Meet Paula White, the Mississippi girl who rose to prominence preaching piety, prosperity, and Vote Trump 2020. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, Danielle Hewitt and Mara...

Duration:00:22:30

Working With the Homeless: How Does a Street Outreach Leader Do Her Job?

11/10/2019
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Jordan sits down with Stephanie Somar, a clinical supervisor for the Center for Urban Community Services’ street outreach team. Stephanie and her team work on the very front lines of New York City’s effort to help the homeless, driving through upper Manhattan daily to find homeless men and women, talk to them, and offer them public services that hopefully will one day lead them into permanent housing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:29

Slate Money: Iberian Siestas

11/9/2019
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On Slate Money this week: CEOs being fired for consensual relationships with subordinates, including, this week, Steve Easterbrook of McDonald’s Austin Frakt’s New York Times story about sleep being good for your salary Felix’s Axios piece on the allure of private. money And in the Slate Plus segment: Saudi Aramco’s plans to go public Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Phii Surkis Follow Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:43:45

Amicus; A Look at the Original Quid Pro Quo: Emoluments.

11/9/2019
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Dahlia Lithwick calls former prosecutor Mimi Rocah for an answer to a question Amicus listeners often ask. She then asks Sen.Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, if all hope is lost for the federal judiciary. Finally, she revisits emoluments with Deepak Gupta and pulls on threads that extend right into the impeachment investigation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:05

AmicusA Look at the Original Quid Pro Quo: Emoluments.

11/9/2019
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Dahlia Lithwick calls former prosecutor Mimi Rocah for an answer to a question Amicus listeners often ask. She then asks Sen.Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, if all hope is lost for the federal judiciary. Finally, she revisits emoluments with Deepak Gupta and pulls on threads that extend right into the impeachment investigation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:05