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Curiouser and Curiouser: A Celebration of Alice in Wonderland

Selected Shorts

Guest host Cynthia Nixon introduces readings from three chapters of Alice in Wonderland.

59 Min

Jul 20, 2017

Conspiracy Thrillers | The Parallax View (1974)

Slate's Culture Gabfest

Why Alan J. Pakula’s conspiracy flick makes you feel like you’re being brainwashed, too.

38 Min

Jul 19, 2017

Hum In the Drum Edition

Slate's Culture Gabfest

Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss Edgar Wright's new film Baby Driver, Jay Z's album 4:44 with Slate's Jack Hamilton, and David Brooks' infamous sandwich column.

58 Min

Jul 19, 2017

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36 min
Jul 15, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Authors Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland on blurring the lines between science and magic.

64 min
Jul 14, 2017
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Alexandra Fuller discusses race, racism, and white settlers in relation to her new novel Quiet Until The Thaw.

52 min
Jul 14, 2017
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From the wage gap disputes at the CBS police procedural to Muslim representation in Kumail Nanjiani’s indie rom-com.

59 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Guest host Krista Tippett presents works about art, faith, and spirituality.

50 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Bong Joon-ho's odd beast of a movie and what two pig-centric films say about eating meat.

27 min
Jul 12, 2017
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How do Muslims readers feel about Dune -- a book which appropriates many aspects of Islam and Arab culture to tell an unconventional hero's journey?

74 min
Jul 12, 2017
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In this jumbo-sized summer strut special, Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Chris Molanphy discuss the songs of the summer and our annual summer strut playlist.

32 min
Jul 11, 2017
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John McWhorter explains why we love shrinkage.

51 min
Jul 11, 2017
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Super-pigs and their loyal humans are the subject of this week's porcine pairing.

39 min
Jul 8, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Actor and author Alan Alda on the art of communication (for good and evil), social anxiety, the mind of a billionaire, and more.

61 min
Jul 7, 2017
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Nina George practices her English and charms our audience.

56 min
Jul 7, 2017
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On how the show pulls from her personal life and Latinx representation on screen.

61 min
Jul 6, 2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss Sophia Coppola's new film The Beguiled, the Netflix documentary Get Me Roger Stone, and the 10th anniversary of the iPhone.

53 min
Jul 1, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Geneticist Jennifer Doudna on the profound implications of her CRISPR-Cas-9 gene editing technology for the future of humanity.

0 min
Jun 30, 2017
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George Michael and Elton John were friends, collaborators, and for one week, chart rivals

51 min
Jun 30, 2017
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Don Winslow discusses his novel The Force and takes questions from the audience.

55 min
Jun 30, 2017
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On marketing a film aimed squarely at black sensibilities and the concept of black joy.

58 min
Jun 29, 2017
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"On Being"'s Krista Tippett hosts SELECTED SHORTS this week, presenting works that look at issues of art and faith.

57 min
Jun 29, 2017
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Katy Waldman, Jacob Brogan, and Meghan O'Rourke discuss Durga Chew-Bose's collection of essays Too Much and Not the Mood. Next month's book is Do Not Become Alarmed, by Maile Meloy.

51 min
Jun 29, 2017
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Recap of ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on "The Bachelorette."

56 min
Jun 29, 2017
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Paranoia, the apocalypse - and dogs - in part two of this isolation horror pairing.

26 min
Jun 28, 2017
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Players from around the world explain why they live a double life in a virtual galaxy called EVE Online.

51 min
Jun 28, 2017
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Julia Turner, Dana Stevens and Steven Metcalf discuss Netflix's wrestling comedy GLOW, Lorde's album Melodrama with critic Carl Wilson, and Mattel's Ken Doll reboot and if/why it's so funny.

26 min
Jun 27, 2017
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John McWhorter considers the eccentric irregularity of the verb "to be."

44 min
Jun 27, 2017
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John Carpenter's classic "The Thing" is paired up with Trey Edward Shults's new horror film.

0 min
Jun 26, 2017
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Read by Maulik Pancholy

58 min
Jun 24, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Actor Timothy Spall on the layers of contradictions and complexities that define a person, and what's underneath.

54 min
Jun 23, 2017
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Manal Al-Sharif discusses her memoir Daring To Drive at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.

45 min
Jun 23, 2017
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On being typecast in Hollywood and finding empowerment through wrestling.

48 min
Jun 21, 2017
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Stephen Metcalf, June Thomas, and Christina Cauterucci discuss the new horror film It Comes at Night, the TNT Niecy Nash vehicle Claws, and Beth Ditto's new album Fake Sugar.

49 min
Jun 17, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Poet, playwright, and arts educator Liza Jessie Peterson on lessons learned teaching incarcerated youth on Rikers Island.

5 min
Jun 16, 2017
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More from Brown Girls creators Fatimah & and Sam Bailey

70 min
Jun 16, 2017
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Ali Soufan discusses his book Anatomy of Terror and takes questions from the audience.

59 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Guest host Jane Curtin presents readings from the blog Letters of Note.

51 min
Jun 15, 2017
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In part two of their WWI-pairing, The Next Picture Show fixes its bayonets on Patty Jenkins's "Wonder Woman" and finds connections with the early Kubrick classic "Paths of Glory."

21 min
Jun 15, 2017
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How did sci-fi authors imagine social media and the Internet before they existed?

51 min
Jun 14, 2017
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The panel discusses the documentary Mommy Dead and Dearest with journalist Michelle Dean, the Julius Caesar controversy at Shakespeare in the Park, and the podcast Hi-Phi Nation.

42 min
Jun 13, 2017
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Recap of ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on "The Bachelorette."

35 min
Jun 13, 2017
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John McWhorter interrupts the hosts of Unorthodox to discuss hallmarks and stereotypes of Jewish communication style.

53 min
Jun 13, 2017
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It's a Great War pairing on this week's Next Picture Show, with "Wonder Woman" going into the trenches with Kubrick's 1957 anti-war classic "Paths of Glory."

14 min
Jun 12, 2017
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New leaders rise to the occasion, while Mars seeks answers, once and for all.

61 min
Jun 10, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Writer Paul Theroux on tyrannical mothers, colonizing Mars, and an important difference between humans and cockroaches.

54 min
Jun 9, 2017
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On making the leap from indie films, the rarity of black female protagonists in YA, and addressing criticism about how her new movie portrays disability.

54 min
Jun 8, 2017
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Brooke Gladstone discusses her book The Trouble With Reality with Margaret Sullivan of The Washington Post

59 min
Jun 8, 2017
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Guest host David Sedaris presents two ruefully funny stories.

73 min
Jun 7, 2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens are live from Sydney with performances and a discussion with Courtney Barnett, plus Wonder Woman and cultural stereotyping with Michael Williams, director of The Wheeler Centre.

20 min
Jun 5, 2017
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Mars and others must band together to weather an epic crisis.

43 min
Jun 3, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Writer Ariel Levy on the silence around the animal facts of women's physical lives, her comically awkward experience with the shamanic hallucinogen Ayahuasca, and much more.

103 min
Jun 2, 2017
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April Ryan moderates a panel including Mary Frances Berry, Avis Jones-DeWeever, Wesley Lowery, and Julianne Malveaux.

47 min
Jun 2, 2017
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On her new indie comedy, music as couple’s therapy, and why she employed an all-female production crew.

59 min
Jun 1, 2017
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Guest host David Strathairn presents three stories in which characters confess something.

0 min
Jun 1, 2017
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Read by Aasif Mandvi

59 min
Jun 1, 2017
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In part two of this week's cheesy-tv-to-film-adaptation double feature, The Next Picture Show sizes up the new "Baywatch" against the '95 cult comedy "The Brady Bunch Movie."

25 min
May 31, 2017
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What happens when an animation voice actress leaves the show that made her famous -- and her cartoon alter ego isn't happy about it?

57 min
May 31, 2017
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Julia Turner, Stephen Metcalf, and Dana Stevens are live in Sydney, Australia! They discuss Baywatch, The Handmaid's Tale, and arts criticism with Sebastian Smee.

28 min
May 30, 2017
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John McWhorter talks to Ben Zimmer about the Vietnam Graffiti Project and other slangy topics.

51 min
May 30, 2017
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This week's Brady Bunch/Baywatch double feature has the NPS crew exploring the cheesy-TV-show-to-feature-film-adaptation genre.

0 min
May 29, 2017
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Read by Aasif Mandvi

17 min
May 29, 2017
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It is a high wire act to keep the peace -- and to keep everyone alive.

44 min
May 27, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson on the mind-boggling awesomeness of space.

0 min
May 26, 2017
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How a major label screw up helped The Beatles sweep the Billboard Top Five.

66 min
May 26, 2017
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Amy Goldstein discusses her book Janesville and takes questions from the audience in Washington, DC.

45 min
May 26, 2017
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On ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on tv.

58 min
May 25, 2017
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Guest host Kate Burton presents four works reflecting on the experience of war.

49 min
May 25, 2017
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Slate's Sam Adams and writer Mark Harris on the tale of brainwashing, war, and politics—told two ways, based on the same novel.

53 min
May 24, 2017
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Forrest Wickman, Aisha Harris, and Laura Bennett discuss Showtime's revival of Twin Peaks, the first black woman to star on The Bachelorette, and the Atlantic cover story, My Family's Slave.

14 min
May 22, 2017
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Exploration off limits causes an explosive outcome.

61 min
May 21, 2017
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Katy Waldman, Meghan O'Rourke, and Emily Bazelon discuss Margaret Atwood's dystopic novel The Handmaid's Tale and the Hulu television adaptation.

46 min
May 20, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Mary Gaitskill on vulnerability, alienation, and Cerebus the Aardvark.

50 min
May 19, 2017
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We break down Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel with Slate's Katy Waldman.

80 min
May 19, 2017
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Richard Rothstein, in conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates, discusses his book The Color Of Law

59 min
May 18, 2017
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Life is fleeting in these three works presented by guest host Michael Cerveris.

47 min
May 18, 2017
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In part two of their appreciation of the late, great Jonathan Demme, the Next Picture Show talks Demme's final film - "Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids" - and how it connects with Demme's '84 collaboration with The Talking Heads.