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French Women Don't Get Fat

By The Book

Jolenta and Kristen put on their berets and live by Mireille Guiliano's French Women Don't Get Fat.

40 Min

Jun 22, 2017

EP. 97 L.S.D., NAZIS & NIXON

#WeThePeople LIVE

“America’s War on Drugs” is a new History Channel show that uncovers how the C.I.A. and the mafia stoked America’s appetite for illegal drugs.

46 Min

Jun 21, 2017

Dear Prudence: The “Dealbreaker” Edition

Slate's Dear Prudence

Dear Prudence: The “Dealbreaker” Edition

47 Min

Jun 20, 2017

#35: Data-ing

Why Oh Why

What we're telling search engines about our insecurities

29 Min

Jun 20, 2017

Epilogue: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

By The Book

Jolenta and Kristen have a Kon Mari postmortem

7 Min

Jun 15, 2017

#34: Live at Bonobos - The Rules for Dating in NYC

Why Oh Why

Featuring comedians Naomi Ekperigin and her "Jew boo" Andy Beckerman

40 Min

Jun 13, 2017

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Podcast
Time
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41 min
Jun 13, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Call 311” Edition

43 min
Jun 12, 2017
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Joining Josh to wrestle through the moral mayhem of meat is Paul Shapiro of the Humane Society and the founder of Compassion Over Killing. Grab a burger and settle in.

49 min
Jun 10, 2017
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The flaws and virtues of popular dating apps as told through their logo design.

35 min
Jun 8, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen live by Marie Kondo's uber popular minimalist guide, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

70 min
Jun 7, 2017
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Josh sits down with comic Mike Coscarelli and libertarian journalist Anthony Fisher to ask: How much free speech is too much free speech?

92 min
Jun 7, 2017
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In the season two finale, Gaby talks to a range of people from the parts of American financial culture the system would rather not think about.

51 min
Jun 6, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Workplace Hazard” Edition

49 min
Jun 5, 2017
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Dig deep into your brain juice, humans, and geek out about morality and the limits of reason. It’s Part Two of Josh’s sit-down with the Very Bad Wizards: philosopher Tamler Sommers and psychologist David Pizarro.

24 min
Jun 1, 2017
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A star is born, and her name is Grandma Phyllis.

78 min
Jun 1, 2017
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Behold! The wizards speaketh! Tamler Sommers is a philosopher and David Pizarro is a psychologist who ponder human morality on their podcast, Very Bad Wizards.

86 min
May 31, 2017
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Gaby explores a variety of financial situations where practical advice is practically useless.

53 min
May 30, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Resignation” Edition

61 min
May 29, 2017
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Put your history hats on, humans. It’s time for everyone's favorite charismatically-rumpled Professor of Democracy & Justice to make the case for, well… Democracy! And Justice!

53 min
May 25, 2017
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What is impeachment? How does it work? Has President Trump done anything impeachable? And if he has, would impeachment be politically wise? Would it be just?

61 min
May 24, 2017
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Gaby attempts to balance practical financial advice with her growing sense that the entire financial system is irreparably busted.

50 min
May 23, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Death of the Ego” Edition

56 min
May 23, 2017
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Kmele Foster of FreeThink Media is our guest this week. He doesn’t like Jake Tapper. Because Jake Tapper believes in objectivity. But doesn’t Kmele? Doesn’t Josh? Wait, what?

7 min
May 17, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen have a Secret postmortem.

33 min
May 17, 2017
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Gaby's in a panic after reading Jane Mayer's "Dark Money." You should be, too.

47 min
May 16, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Cat-astrophe” Edition

66 min
May 15, 2017
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Sam Harris and Josh wrestle with such mind-expanding questions as what it means to be self-aware, whether computers will ever feel, and whether consciousness might be woven into the very fabric of the universe.

23 min
May 13, 2017
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Does he have what it takes to become a great parent? And why's he reading Ayn Rand?

74 min
May 10, 2017
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James West and Ben Dreyfus are young renegade reporters who work as Senior Editors at the non-profit investigative news magazine Mother Jones

43 min
May 9, 2017
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Gaby explores the conundrum of saving for retirement.

43 min
May 9, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Gravity Is Mad at You” Edition

31 min
May 5, 2017
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You've been warned.

52 min
May 3, 2017
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Why does the idea of a businessman as president make so much sense to people? Especially when the actual president is a terrible businessman?

43 min
May 2, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “United Front” Edition

39 min
May 1, 2017
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At a live Brooklyn lollapalooza, three commanding comics join Josh to discuss being black,female and/or just weird in the first 100 days of Trump's America.

45 min
Apr 26, 2017
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#WeThePeople LIVE has been picked up by Slate's Panoply network and we're celebrating with a return to our roots: Bantering live in a Brooklyn bar.

47 min
Apr 26, 2017
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Babies are adorable. Also, they're an financial and emotional minefield.

56 min
Apr 25, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The "Hardly Working" Edition

35 min
Apr 21, 2017
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A journey into the cold, cold heart of the feminist dating app

2 min
Apr 20, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen have a big announcement

54 min
Apr 19, 2017
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Gaby tries to figure out why on earth people a) spend a fortune on weddings, and b) want to get married in the first place.

48 min
Apr 18, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Dickensian” Edition

27 min
Apr 14, 2017
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Finally, a dating app designed for women. But does it work?

43 min
Apr 12, 2017
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Gaby tries to understand the social philosophies behind her tax return.

48 min
Apr 11, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Anti-Pronoun” Edition

36 min
Apr 6, 2017
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Dating as a black bi female metal-loving straight edge artist with bodybuilder muscles

40 min
Apr 5, 2017
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Gaby finds out how credit cards actually work, about ten years too late.

33 min
Apr 4, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Raise the Bar” Edition Part 2

30 min
Mar 30, 2017
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We booked two studios full of single guys who want to become dads someday... you know, for the podcast.

55 min
Mar 29, 2017
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Why is it so hard for us to conceive of health care as a basic human right?

39 min
Mar 28, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Raise the Bar” Edition Part 1

34 min
Mar 28, 2017
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Maeve meets Bassem Youssef, Egyptian heart surgeon-turned-satirist, she chats to right-on comedian W. Kamau Bell about the role of comedy in politics. Oh! And Neil deGrasse Tyson takes us on a trip to Mars.

16 min
Mar 23, 2017
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In the Starbucks that day, he looked a lot like his pictures...

39 min
Mar 23, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen dive into their first self-help book - the mega-bestseller The Secret.

53 min
Mar 22, 2017
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Season 2 of "Bad With Money" kicks off with a deep-dive on student loans, which leaves Gaby more convinced than ever that it's time to start a socialist revolt.

42 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Voyagers” Edition

31 min
Mar 21, 2017
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A wonderful cast explores the two worlds inhabited by the children of immigrants. Comedian co-host Aparna Nancherla and writer/director Alex Karpovsky add their magical insight to this moving episode. And we meet Mona’s mum!

1 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Part of the Panoply Pilot Project.

22 min
Mar 16, 2017
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A listener shares his 5 rules for dating strippers

44 min
Mar 14, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “P.S.A.” Edition

29 min
Mar 14, 2017
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Comedy, poetry, music and acting are on today's playbill. We hear from actor Chris O’Dowd, social justice comedian Negin Farsad, Iranian poet Majid Naficy, and the Vietnamese Madonna Lynda Trang Dai, as they figure out how to use art to speak their truth.

21 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Can The Bachelor help your host find her forever love?

38 min
Mar 8, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Dolly Dearest” Edition

61 min
Mar 7, 2017
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Amid all the chatter about Muslim bans, refugees and anti-discrimination, it can be tricky to know how to tread on the topic of Islam. Join Josh and Eiynah, the renowned ex-Muslim pro-sex feminist, as they dig into the thorny issues of Trumpism, Islami...

42 min
Mar 7, 2017
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Live from New York, it’s Maeve in America! Visa stats from Magic Mona, poetry from undocumented Mexican artist Yosimar Reyes, whip-smart Aminatou Sow talks about the asylum process. Plus, stand up from Naomi Ekperigin and music from Emmy the Great.

55 min
Mar 2, 2017
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What does a sharp New York gal from a Trump-voting Wisconsin county think about the President's first speech to Congress? And about Syrians? And about identity politics? And about end-of-life health care for greedy baby boomers? Why, Josh digs int...

18 min
Mar 1, 2017
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Well, here's the most personal thing ever.

32 min
Feb 28, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Workplace Politics” Edition

27 min
Feb 28, 2017
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Mohamed Zaza is 6”1 and tons of fun. He’s a doting father, the manager of an upmarket luggage store in Manhattan, a serious chocolate addict, oh, and an asylum seeker from Syria.

30 min
Feb 25, 2017
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What happens when you put a pair of microphones out at a singles meet-up on Valentine's Day?

48 min
Feb 21, 2017
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Who cares about Australia? Well, Trump does, a bit. And Josh does, a lot. And so does Aussie journalist and all-round clever funny guy James West, of Mother Jones magazine in New York. Together, they explain Australia's refugee policy, the kerfuff...

41 min
Feb 21, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Cats Can Be Gay” Edition

23 min
Feb 21, 2017
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Thanks to her historian bestie Alexis Coe, Maeve discovers that George Washington had German indentured servants and never lived in the White House! Together, they suss out Obama’s immigration legacy and commiserate over Trump's stance on immigration.

27 min
Feb 15, 2017
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What does dating look like when you don't drink?

56 min
Feb 14, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Oppression Olympics” Edition

31 min
Feb 14, 2017
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Maeve enlists data queen Mona Chalabi in this Valentine’s Day special exploring the intersection of love and immigration. Beautiful vignettes of immigrant’s love stories are threaded through a date that goes from personal to political in a heartbeat.

17 min
Feb 9, 2017
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Well, now that you mention it....

49 min
Feb 8, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Line in the Sand” Edition

24 min
Feb 2, 2017
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Checking in with men on the day of the Women's March

19 min
Feb 1, 2017
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New President, who dis? MIA is back to update listeners on the latest executive orders on immigration. Maeve visits the US-Mexico border to see the gigantic wall already there and talks to demonstrators at San Francisco airport about the travel ban.

28 min
Feb 1, 2017
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Gaby closes out the season with reflections on her journey thus far, and checks in with her parents and listeners about how the show has affected their lives.

43 min
Jan 31, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Chasing Amy” Edition

43 min
Jan 31, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Chasing Amy” Edition

24 min
Jan 26, 2017
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Two tales about watching out for yourself

41 min
Jan 25, 2017
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They really are, guys. And Lisa Servon ("The Unbanking of America") and Nicole Aschoff (Jacobin) are here to tell you exactly how evil.

42 min
Jan 24, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Young Guns” Edition

19 min
Jan 20, 2017
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Sometimes being single isn't just a phase

37 min
Jan 18, 2017
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Sara Benincasa has battled depression, agoraphobia, and endless Internet haters en route to a career as a writer, juggling a hilarious variety of side gigs along the way.

43 min
Jan 17, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Giving Tree” Edition

36 min
Jan 17, 2017
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From Santo Domingo to a homeless shelter in the Bronx, on to Oxford University, and finally...New Jersey? Maeve tracks the complex journey of Dan-el Padilla Peralta's life without papeles.

21 min
Jan 13, 2017
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And you can get in on the ground floor.

21 min
Jan 13, 2017
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And you can get in on the ground floor.

34 min
Jan 11, 2017
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Andrew Ti, host of the "Yo, Is This Racist?" podcast, joins Gaby to talk about the ways that money is part of a system which is, in fact, pretty racist.

36 min
Jan 10, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Family Matters” Edition

31 min
Jan 10, 2017
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The first person through the doors of Ellis Island on January 1, 1892 was Annie Moore, a 17 year-old Irish girl who left from Cobh. Which just so happens to be Maeve’s adorable hometown. Maeve retraces Annie’s steps and hears eerie echoes all around.

22 min
Jan 6, 2017
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Quizno? Quizyes! How one phone call with a stranger changed this show forever.

22 min
Jan 6, 2017
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Quizno? Quizyes! How one phone call with a stranger changed this show forever.

36 min
Jan 4, 2017
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Ashley C. Ford tells the story of how she went from being a class anxiety basket case to being slightly less of a class anxiety basket case.

39 min
Jan 3, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Insomnia” Edition

34 min
Dec 28, 2016
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When "The State" went off the air, Kevin Allison found himself broke, wandering the streets, and literally shouting at the heavens.