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Gist: Busted: A Gist Productions Parody

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Relive the “fake news” media’s greatest mistreatment of the guy who’s just trying to “Make America Great Again.”

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Jan 18, 2018

Busted: A Gist Productions Parody

Slate's The Gist

Relive the “fake news” media’s greatest mistreatment of the guy who’s just trying to “Make America Great Again.”

27 Min

Jan 18, 2018

Political: The “A House is Not a Hole” Edition

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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss if Republicans and Democrats should keep the government open, Trump's opinions on immigration and what positive outcomes can result from public dissection of Grace's Aziz Ansari story.

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Jan 18, 2018

Studio 360: I killed Captain Kirk

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What a long, strange Trek it’s been

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Jan 18, 2018

Spiel: Let's Talk Turtle

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Global warming is causing a gender imbalance in the sea turtle population, with females vastly outnumbering males. Mike talks to two turtles straight from the Great Barrier Reef.

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Jan 18, 2018

90 Seconds: A Sassy Gray Lady

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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: Donald Trump (once again) undercuts the GOP agenda with a tweet; Rex Tillerson’s unusual, old-school way of keeping up with his boss’ Twitter feed; and the New York Times’ response to the “Fake News Awards.”

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Jan 18, 2018

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22 min
Jan 18, 2018
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Kim Strassel, Dan Henninger and Paul Gigot on government shutdown politics and prospects for an immigration deal.

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Jan 18, 2018
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Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Gabriel Roth interview Ann Hulbert, author of Off the Charts: The Hidden Lives and Lessons of American Child Prodigies, and take a question from a listener with daddy problems.

22 min
Jan 18, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on mass graves in Burma and Rodrigo Duterte's authoritarian turn.

28 min
Jan 18, 2018
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We answer your questions about caterpillar legs, animal sexuality, and how to ride a bike when it's -18 degrees outside.

32 min
Jan 18, 2018
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A clear-eyed journey through the Amazon, hallucinogens, to sickness and back to health.

23 min
Jan 17, 2018
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Jolenta and Kristen chat with special guest Gretchen Rubin about sleep habits

68 min
Jan 17, 2018
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Roy Moore's 'Jewish lawyer', plus LGBTQ&A host Jeffrey Masters and memoirist Anne Edelstein

0 min
Jan 17, 2018
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The continuing resolution is the worst thing in politics.

26 min
Jan 17, 2018
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The continuing resolution is the worst thing in politics.

0 min
Jan 17, 2018
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Why Facebook and “Meaningful Interactions” Don’t Mix

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Jan 17, 2018
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: The GOP has a Dreamer-free plan to avoid a shutdown; a tabloid has the latest twist in the Trump-Stormy Daniels story; and Jeff Flake compares the president to Stalin on the Senate floor

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Jan 17, 2018
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Sabeel Rahman explains why the left should fight against all concentrations of power, from Trump’s White House to Silicon Valley

60 min
Jan 17, 2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss Steven Spielberg's movie "The Post", Netflix's "The End of the F***ing World", and Facebook's new algorithm changes with Slate's If/Then podcast host Will Oremus.

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Jan 17, 2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss Steven Spielberg's movie "The Post", Netflix's "The End of the F***ing World", and Facebook's new algorithm changes with Slate's If/Then podcast host Will Oremus.

0 min
Jan 17, 2018
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Virginia Heffernan talks to the LA Times' Jamil Smith about Trump's racism, how the Democrats have fared over the past year, and what (if any) parallels they can find between the #MeToo movement and Trump's lies.

0 min
Jan 16, 2018
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President Trump likes to bluster. But when will North Korea see that as more than talk, and react accordingly?

30 min
Jan 16, 2018
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President Trump likes to bluster. But when will North Korea see that as more than talk, and react accordingly?

24 min
Jan 16, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Joseph Sternberg on Trump's Iran nuclear deal demands and Germany's next government.

0 min
Jan 16, 2018
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Josh Voorhees explains the Democratic divide in the shutdown fight, plays you a clip of a flustered Trump cabinet secretary on the Hill, and offers up some recommended reading to help you make sense of the Aziz Ansari story.

1 min
Jan 16, 2018
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Anthony Bourdain brings you an early look at The Trip

20 min
Jan 16, 2018
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Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot on immigration talks and Dow 26,000.

56 min
Jan 16, 2018
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A conversation with the founders of the DoubleX section as we bid it a fond farewell.

0 min
Jan 16, 2018
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A conversation with the founders of the DoubleX section as we bid it a fond farewell.

0 min
Jan 15, 2018
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Virginia Heffernan is joined by Jacob Weisberg to chat about the Stormy Daniels story, Jacob's involvement in it, and how the story is important in the context of the dossier.

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Jan 15, 2018
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss the Vikings’ last-second win over the Saints and other NFL playoff doings; the Wall Street Journal’s Ben Cohen joins to talk about Trae Young; and Sam Miller comes on for a conversation about a 50-inning baseball game.

30 min
Jan 15, 2018
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Why Hollywood should stand with immigrants in the industry by fighting for DACA.

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Jan 14, 2018
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Why Hollywood should stand with immigrants in the industry by fighting for DACA.

56 min
Jan 13, 2018
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We're celebrating our 100th full-length episode and our 7th year by taking a trip back to visit some women and moments that we will never forget.

55 min
Jan 13, 2018
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While the unchecked ego might be popular at parties, it can get us into all kinds of trouble. Mark Epstein, MD combines psychotherapy and Buddhism to help people live with the self.

0 min
Jan 13, 2018
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Slate Money on Trump going to Davos, Huawei, and iPhone addiction

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Jan 12, 2018
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We’re still learning about how the mind of an adolescent is only half-baked.

22 min
Jan 12, 2018
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We’re still learning about how the mind of an adolescent is only half-baked.

0 min
Jan 12, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Brian Klaas, author of The Despot's Apprentice, about Trump's dictatorial tendencies and why the Republicans are still refusing to call out the President after his "shithole" comment yesterday.

0 min
Jan 12, 2018
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Josh Voorhees has one thing you need to know, one thing you need to read, and you need to hear about Donald Trump’s latest vulgarity.

35 min
Jan 12, 2018
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On this episode of BackStory, Ed, Joanne, and Brian focus on three stories in the news.

123 min
Jan 12, 2018
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Queen Elizabeth 2 realizes that she must come to terms with changes in modern society.

23 min
Jan 12, 2018
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Strassel, Finley and McGurn on the immigration deal and the latest out of the Trump-Russia investigation.

25 min
Jan 12, 2018
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The Washington Post media critic grades a turbulent year of media coverage.

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Jan 12, 2018
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The Washington Post media critic grades a turbulent year of media coverage.

0 min
Jan 11, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of the newest season of Black Mirror

48 min
Jan 12, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of the newest season of Black Mirror

0 min
Jan 11, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of the newest season of Black Mirror

46 min
Jan 12, 2018
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On his Hollywood commandments for achieving secular success.

0 min
Jan 11, 2018
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On his Hollywood commandments for achieving secular success.

0 min
Jan 11, 2018
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Grill him for his deeds, not his ditzy moments.

28 min
Jan 11, 2018
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Grill him for his deeds, not his ditzy moments.

0 min
Jan 11, 2018
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Jamelle Bouie is joined by Vox’s Dara Lind to discuss the latest going on around Capitol Hill on immigration.

0 min
Jan 11, 2018
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the future of the Dreamers, Trump’s fitness for office, and voting-related cases before SCOTUS.

0 min
Jan 11, 2018
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How “Convoy,” a novelty country song by a couple admen, became a #1 hit.

0 min
Jan 11, 2018
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Joe Yeung, a Chinese immigrant, started farming in the 1950s. Decades later, his granddaughters Becky and Melissa have taken over the operation and are committed to maintaining their family’s legacy.

0 min
Jan 11, 2018
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Josh Voorhees explains how Donald Trump got confused by his ‘Fox & Friends,’ tells you about a new effort to document the Trump-Fox feedback loop, and lets the president tell you himself how much TV he watches.

0 min
Jan 11, 2018
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Carvell Wallace and Gabriel Roth are joined by Allison Benedikt to discuss Ruth Graham's article “My Life Is a Waking Nightmare” about the world of online parenting advice

23 min
Jan 11, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on the wisdom of this week's Korea talks and Iran's China lessons.

57 min
Jan 11, 2018
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Yes, we talk to THE actual Chris Evans.

57 min
Jan 11, 2018
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The DoubleX Gabfest on Oprah, self help, and the generation gap in the #MeToo movement.

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Jan 11, 2018
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The DoubleX Gabfest on Oprah, self help, and the generation gap in the #MeToo movement.

36 min
Jan 10, 2018
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Jolenta and Kristen tackle one of their most frequently requested books, The Miracle Morning

26 min
Jan 10, 2018
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Sniper Simon Moloney survived a deadly wound and took on a Taliban attack virtually alone.

73 min
Jan 11, 2018
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West Virginia Rabbi Joseph Hample and the Afro-Semitic Experience band

25 min
Jan 10, 2018
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In the second audio drama I wrote with The Truth, a cryogenically-frozen man is revived centuries from now to find himself in a world that's not quite what he expected

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Jan 10, 2018
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Books that promise “a new you” often don’t cure us, but they sure can expose our greatest anxieties.

26 min
Jan 10, 2018
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Books that promise “a new you” often don’t cure us, but they sure can expose our greatest anxieties.

0 min
Jan 10, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg is joined by Virginia Heffernan to pore through the release of Glenn Simpson's (Fusion GPS) testimony by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA).

0 min
Jan 10, 2018
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How many laundry folding robots do we really need?

0 min
Jan 10, 2018
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: Dianne Feinstein pulls a fast one on the president; the real problem with ‘Fire and Fury’; and another Republican congressman throws in the towel.

27 min
Jan 10, 2018
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on a possible immigration deal and the Fusion GPS transcript.

0 min
Jan 10, 2018
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Dana Stevens, Stephen Metcalf, are joined by Slate book critic Laura Miller to discuss the film The Shape of Water, The Golden Globes, and explore what sleep is, exactly.

0 min
Jan 9, 2018
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Rwanda’s radio programming fueled the country’s infamous genocide in 1994. Could it also help it heal?

30 min
Jan 9, 2018
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Rwanda’s radio programming fueled the country’s infamous genocide in 1994. Could it also help it heal?

25 min
Jan 9, 2018
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Checking in with Why Oh Why's producer

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Jan 9, 2018
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: A new report suggests U.S. officials are debating a pre-emptive strike at North Korea; what Joe Arpaio’s Senate campaign means for the Trump-Bannon feud; and an overlooked moment from the Globes.

18 min
Jan 9, 2018
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Finley, Strassel and Gigot on Trump's trade politics and the Michael Wolff fallout.

0 min
Jan 9, 2018
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Like gangster and gangsta, nigger and nigga have become two distinct words.

0 min
Jan 8, 2018
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NPR’s media correspondent says Michael Wolff’s new book is kicking off a more honest conversation on the president’s fitness to hold office.

26 min
Jan 8, 2018
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NPR’s media correspondent says Michael Wolff’s new book is kicking off a more honest conversation on the president’s fitness to hold office.

0 min
Jan 8, 2018
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Stefan Fatsis, former NFL player Nate Jackson, and football writer Melissa Jacobs discuss the NFL playoffs. Then Stefan talks to Spencer Hall of SB Nation about the University of Central Florida’s claim on college football’s national championship.

0 min
Jan 8, 2018
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globe speech; Donald Trump’s (allegedly) short workday; and the brewing fight over Golden Globes winner Three Billboards.

19 min
Jan 8, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on halting military aid to Islamabad and an unusual opposition alliance in Malaysia.

0 min
Jan 7, 2018
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In the final episode of our season of LGBTQ jobs, Jacob sits down with Josh Block, senior staff attorney at the ACLU's LGBT & HIV Project.

58 min
Jan 7, 2018
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In the final episode of our season of LGBTQ jobs, Jacob sits down with Josh Block, senior staff attorney at the ACLU's LGBT & HIV Project.

0 min
Jan 6, 2018
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SCOTUS will weigh whether Ohio had the right to purge more than a million voters who sat out elections.

0 min
Jan 6, 2018
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Slate Money on Iceland, Spotify, and Iran

114 min
Jan 5, 2018
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Mostly, Princess Margaret's journey out of the darkness. With a little "compare and contrast" to other people's paths.