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Whistlestop: The Air Traffic Take Down

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This episode of Whistlestop travels back to August 3, 1981 when 12,000 air traffic controllers walked off their jobs.

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Dec 13, 2017

If Then: Beanie Babies for Geeks

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Will the end of net neutrality be the start of an Internet ice age?

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Dec 13, 2017

90 Seconds: Teach Me How to Dougie

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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: Omarosa’s out at the White House; Newtown looks back five years later; and Doug Jones nails his exit at his victory rally.

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Dec 13, 2017

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Dec 13, 2017
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Julia Turner, Steven Metcalf, and Dana Stevens discuss the new film I, Tonya, Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel with Slate's Willa Paskin, and The New Yorker's short story Cat Person.

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Dec 12, 2017
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Don’t blame a Roy Moore win on low black turnout.

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Dec 12, 2017
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Josh Voorhees explains Trump’s morning tirade against Kirsten Gillibrand, shares an emotional interview in Alabama, and tells you about an unidentified object that is currently in the midst of an interstellar drive-by of our solar system.

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Dec 12, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The "Schrödinger's Stolen Cat" Edition

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Dec 12, 2017
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Biblical scholar Mark Ward discusses his forthcoming book, Authorized: The Use and Misuse of the King James Bible.

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Dec 12, 2017
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Why did it take so long for people to care about Watergate?

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Dec 11, 2017
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The downside of progress is that someone has to lose. Where does all that energy go? In Alabama, a lot of it is going to Roy Moore.

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Dec 11, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg chats with The Washington Post's Erik Wemple about Trump's most recent round of attacks on the press and about the reporting errors over the last week on the Russia investigation.

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Dec 11, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Warren Cromartie and the Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh to discuss Shohei Ohtani and Giancarlo Stanton; David Epstein joins to assess Russia’s Olympics ban; and Daniel Libit talks about his muckraking site NM Fishbowl.

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Dec 11, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tries out a new format today: He has the latest on sexual misconduct accusation against Donald Trump, tells you about some wildly different Senate polls in Alabama, and points you to a new short story that has the Internet talking.

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Dec 9, 2017
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Jacob sits down with Dr. Jess Ting, a plastic surgeon who specializes in transgender surgery at Mt. Sinai hospital in New York City.

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Dec 8, 2017
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Slate Money on the United States, Brexit, and Venezuelan cryptocurrency

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Dec 8, 2017
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Josh Voorhees with the latest on Roy Moore and his accuser’s yearbook, and on Rep. Trent Franks and his curious story of surrogacy in the workplace.

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Dec 8, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Geoffrey Skelley – associate editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia's Center for Politics. The two discuss the upcoming Alabama senate race.

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Dec 7, 2017
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Dahlia Lithwick says Democrats are stuck in a downward spiral of doing the honorable thing and hoping Republicans will meet them halfway.

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Dec 7, 2017
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss why Roy Moore appears to be surviving the allegations against him, the wedding cake case in front of the Supreme Court, and President Trump's impact on Middle East peace.

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Dec 7, 2017
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NYT Theater critic Jesse Green and playwright Paul Rudnick on groundbreaking gay theater.

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Dec 7, 2017
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: a defiant Sen. Franken takes a few parting shots as he heads for the exits; speculation about Franken’s replacement begins in earnest; and the House passes an NRA dream bill.

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Dec 7, 2017
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The panel discuss dealing with estranged parents and how to introduce them to your kids, whether following the rules too much is bad for kids, and the joy and sorrow of holiday traditions. Plus Triumphs and Fails and recommendations.

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Dec 7, 2017
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The MSNBC host and author on how the 1968 election changed American politics forever.

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Dec 6, 2017
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Senate Democrats are clambering up to secure the moral high ground.

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Dec 6, 2017
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Ellen Pao Knows Who Will Fix Sexism In Silicon Valley

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Dec 6, 2017
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: Is Al Franken on the way out? Did Senate Republicans make a fatal error in writing their tax bill? And how does Roy Moore fit into all this?

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Dec 6, 2017
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The Elephant Curve and Global Wealth Inequality

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Dec 6, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to The Guardian's Luke Harding about his new book Collusion: How Russia Helped Trump Win.

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Dec 6, 2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss James Franco's The Disaster Artist with Slate's Forrest Wickman, the cult film The Room with producer Benjamin Frisch, and Fiona the hippo and celebrity animals.

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Dec 5, 2017
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They couldn’t keep their hands to themselves. But did they really put a thumb on the scales of the election?

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Dec 5, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has the rundown: A Roy Moore surrogate offers up one of the worst talking points you’ll ever hear; a new Atlantic article details a near campaign coup by Mike Pence; and a hungry teen had the most retweeted Twitter post of 2017.

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Dec 5, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Dirty Secret” Edition

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Dec 5, 2017
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How Nixon blocked Congress's first investigation into Watergate

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Dec 4, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan is joined by Jeffrey Toobin (Senior Legal Analyst for CNN & Staff Writer at The New Yorker) to talk about Trump's defense in light of the most recent Flynn news.

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Dec 4, 2017
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The Obama presidency, distilled into 5 pounds’ worth of pictures.

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Dec 4, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Jeremy Stahl of Slate, and Howard Bryant of ESPN discuss the rift among NFL players over the league’s plan to donate money to social causes.

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Dec 4, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has today’s rundown: Trump drops the pretense, Chuck Grassley delivers a doozy of quote in defense of the GOP tax bill, and an Aussie lawmaker makes an historic marriage proposal.

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Dec 3, 2017
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On this episode Jacob sits down with Elizabeth Freeman, queer theorist, professor of English at UC Davis, and author of the books Time Binds, The Marriage Complex, and more.

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Dec 2, 2017
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Slate Money on The Financial Diaries, Affirm, and Amazon

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Dec 1, 2017
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And he doesn’t like guardrails on comedy.

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Dec 1, 2017
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Trumpcast producer Jayson De Leon chats with Just Security's Deputy Managing Editor, Kate Brannen. about the latest surrounding Michael Flynn's plea deal and where this all may point to next.

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Dec 1, 2017
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Josh Voorhees explains what you need to know about Michael Flynn’s plea deal, previews the coming government shutdown fight, and helps you pick your new favorite World Cup soccer team.

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Dec 1, 2017
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Illustrator and political cartoonist Barry Blitt is best known for his New Yorker covers

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Dec 1, 2017
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A spoiler-filled review of The Shape of Water

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Nov 30, 2017
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It’s a popular game of chance in Korea. It’s also a metaphor for the Korean Japanese experience in Min Jin Lee’s swoonworthy novel.

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Nov 30, 2017
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the momentum of the Republican tax plans, Project Veritas's attempted take-down of the Washington Post, and the Supreme Court's consideration of the privacy of cell phone data.

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Nov 30, 2017
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: John McCain signs off on the GOP tax bill, Roy Moore rebounds in Alabama, and Rex Tillerson may be on the way out.

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Nov 30, 2017
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: John McCain signs off on the GOP tax bill, Roy Moore rebounds in Alabama, and Rex Tillerson may be on the way out.

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Nov 30, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss their annoyingly triumphant week, how to raise your kids outside of the influence of toxic masculinity, and what to do about a doting grandpa

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Nov 30, 2017
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Stories from inside the oddly touching, sometimes creepy, deeply American utopia that Walt Disney created.

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Nov 30, 2017
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The DoubleX Gabfest on Kill All Normies, sex panic, and She’s Gotta Have It

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Nov 30, 2017
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The author and essayist on the importance of teaching women to fight back.

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Nov 29, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg chats with Slate's Leon Neyfakh about his latest series Slow Burn | A Podcast About Watergate.

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Nov 29, 2017
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The on-again, off-again friendship between Thomas Jefferson and John Adams.

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Nov 29, 2017
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Presidents FDR, Bush, Obama and others delivered partial truths to the American people. Were they good leaders?

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Nov 29, 2017
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Trump Is Tackling Monopolies. Is Silicon Valley Next?

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Nov 29, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has the rundown: Matt Lauer’s out at NBC, Republicans consider adding a “trigger” to their tax bill, Trump is retweeting British extremists, and the quiet return of Birtherism.

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Nov 28, 2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss the new film Call Me By Your Name, Spike Lee's Netflix series She's Gotta Have It with Aisha Harris, and The Polybius Conspiracy with Jacob Brogan.

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Nov 28, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg and Virginia Heffernan are joined by Bill Browder to chat about the latest surrounding the Magnitsky Act, corruption, and those seeking to discredit his efforts worldwide.

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Nov 28, 2017
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Is the top 20 percent of the country hogging opportunities that would otherwise go to the middle class?

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Nov 28, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Oh, Roger” Edition

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Nov 28, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has the rundown: Democratic leaders bail on a White House meeting; Jeff Sessions’ changing Russia story becomes a plot point in a police shooting; and one state dusts off an emergency plan from the Cold War.

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Nov 28, 2017
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Turkey? Pumpkin? Squash? They're all mistakes.

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Nov 28, 2017
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Our eight-episode miniseries launches with the story of a woman who knew too much.

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Nov 28, 2017
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Katy Waldman, Laura Miller, and Meghan O'Rourke discuss the novel Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan. Our selection for next month will be Emily Wilson's translation of The Odyssey.

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Nov 27, 2017
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Elliott Abrams wants U.S. support for democracy in the Arab world.

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Nov 27, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Spencer Hall to talk about Alabama’s loss to Auburn and Tennessee’s Greg Schiano fiasco; by Vann Newkirk to discuss Alabama’s 3-on-5 basketball near-miracle; and by Bruce Arthur to assess the Grey Cup.

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Nov 27, 2017
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Josh Voorhees previews a busy week in Congress, and tells you about the president’s latest attempt to rewrite (very!) recent history.

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Nov 26, 2017
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Jacob sits down with Daniel Friedman, co-founder of Bindle & Keep, a bespoke tailoring company with a majority LGBTQ clientele.

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Nov 25, 2017
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Slate Money's live show on restaurant buzz, vegetarianism, and cookbooks

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Nov 25, 2017
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Donna Summer set chart benchmarks and managed to stay relevant on the radio and in clubs for more than three decades. Why didn’t she get more respect from the rock establishment?

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Nov 24, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg is joined by Philip Gourevitch (The New Yorker) and Katie Roiphe (NYU) to discuss Robert Penn Warren's first novel "Night Rider."

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Nov 23, 2017
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The panel discusses the effect of leather jackets on teen boys, why Sartre is so annoying for parents, questions about when it's OK for a kid to call a step-parent "mom" and if giving kids freedom also enables their tantrums

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Nov 23, 2017
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David Plotz, Zoe Chace of This American Life, and Chairman of The Slate Group, Jacob Weisberg discuss the state of the GOP tax bills, the case for resignation by perpetrators of sexual harassment and the health of the magazine industry.

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Nov 22, 2017
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Turns out demons are ripe for comedy.

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Nov 22, 2017
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A digital media bubble, the death of net neutrality, and Brian Krebs on Black Friday cybersecurity

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Nov 22, 2017
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Mary Wilson with the rundown: A third U.S. troop surge for Afghanistan, a stern rebuke for Tennessee's "sterilization for freedom" judge, and a new guy to run the NYC subways.

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Nov 22, 2017
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Three American Icon segments about women’s identity in works by Hawthorne, Porter and Sherman.

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Nov 22, 2017
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The New Yorker writer on why Trumpism will survive Trump.

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Nov 22, 2017
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Don’t Underestimate Trump’s Threat to Democracy

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Nov 22, 2017
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Julia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Stephen Metcalf discuss NBC's The Good Place, the death of Charles Manson with podcaster Karina Longworth, and Dan Pashman's problem with Thanksgiving programming.

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Nov 21, 2017
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How a Minnesota senator’s campaign for president set the precedent for Bernie Sanders’ run.

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Nov 21, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Master of Disaster” Edition

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Nov 21, 2017
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Whether it happens during a meal, in a taxi, through art, or over a cocktail, connecting with new people, places, and ideas is one of the most enlightening experiences we have as humans.

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Nov 21, 2017
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Mary Wilson has today's rundown: Facebook says a "technical failure" kept racist ads from triggering further scrutiny. Democrats in Congress call for an investigation into Rep. John Conyers (D-MI). Conyers' reported history of foul and fowl play.

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Nov 20, 2017
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Robert Mugabe can still slow down the coup against him.

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Nov 20, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by the Ringer’s Kevin Clark to talk about NFL quarterback play and the Root’s Damon Young discusses Donald Trump’s feud with Lavar Ball. Plus: Slate’s June Thomas joins for an interview with swimmer Diana Nyad.

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Nov 20, 2017
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Evangelical leaders aren't turning on Roy Moore in Alabama. PBS has edited Al Franken out of tonight's Mark Twain Prize broadcast. Paul Hollywood (of Great British Bake Off fame) says his marriage is toast.

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Nov 19, 2017
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Jacob talks to New York drag queen Miz Cracker about how she conceives of her shows and outfits, the significance of makeup, drag lore, the place of drag and RuPaul's Drag Race in gay culture, and battling robot Hitler.

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Nov 18, 2017
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Slate Money on the sale of a da Vinci, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and Zimbabwe

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Nov 17, 2017
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Comedian, voice actor, and lifelong hoarder of tiny soaps.

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Nov 17, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you what you need to know about the GOP tax plan—and about a giant penis in the sky.

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Nov 17, 2017
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For a retail conglomerate like Sunrise Brands, sourcing is the name of the game. But in today’s global economy, you can’t source effectively without hyper-connectivity.

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