Slate Magazine Daily Podcast

Slate Magazine Daily Podcast

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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 Lexicon Valley, plus special features. Part of the Panoply Network.

Episodes

Slate Money: The Only Way Is Ethics Edition  

Felix Salmon of Fusion, senior strategy officer at a political risk startup Anna Szymanski, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and VP and Managing Director of Impact Investing at Enterprise Community Partners Julia Shin discuss:

-       The disbanding of Trump’s CEO council
-       Companies’ responsibilities to their shareholders
-       Impact investing

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Email: slatemoney@slate.com
Twitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann

Production by Daniel Schroeder

Gist: The Year MTV Took Over the Charts  

In 1982, MTV started guiding Billboard’s taste in music. The year was filled with elaborate videos and cheesy ballads. Chris Molanphy takes us through all the hand claps and synth vibes of that year’s Billboard hits. Molanphy writes Slate’s Why Is This Song No. 1 column and hosts the podcast Hit Parade

In the Spiel: The last time anything good happened to Donald Trump. 

Trumpcast: The Anti-Fascists AKA The Antifa  

Virginia Heffernan chats with Mark Bray, the author of Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook to figure just who the antifa are and where they come from.

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90 Seconds: Learning to Laugh at Neo-Nazis  

Josh Voorhees on a ridiculous—in a good way!—proposal to subvert the next alt-right march.

Represent #56: "Detroit" and “Lemon” Filmmaker Janizca Bravo  

Aisha Harris talks Janicza Bravo, about her new movie Lemon, challenging what it means to be a black female filmmaker, and directing that great episode of Atlanta, "Juneteenth." Also, Slate’s Chief Political Correspondent, Jamelle Bouie joins us for the second week in a row, to discuss Kathryn Bigelow's much criticized-- Detroit.

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Political: The “Very Fine People” Edition  

Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson are joined by Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of The Atlantic, to discuss President Trump's response to Charlottesville, the impact of Charlottesville on the nation, and the upcoming Alabama Senate Race.
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Studio 360 | Say it loud: “moist”  

Some of our favorite recent stories about books and the people who make them. Kurt talks with Claudia Rankine about capturing what racism really feels like in “Citizen: An American Lyric,” and to Helen Oyeyemi about her very un-Disney re-imagining of Snow White. The writer Sadie Stein defends the word “moist” against all those who get the heebie-jeebies saying it. And the novelists Richard Russo and Jenny Boylan talk about the big plot turns in their books – and in their friendship. 



90 Seconds: A Monumental Mistake  

Josh Voorhees on the flaw with Trump’s monument logic, Steve Bannon’s Scaramucci moment, and a delightful story from north of the border. 

Sponsored Content: Open Account - The Family Secret  

Three siblings discuss why people sometimes hide money troubles from loved ones. The story revolves around their family business and mother—who hid their father’s gambling addiction from them for 30+ years, only to “confess” when the family was on the verge of bankruptcy. Their tale begs the question: Can you ever go too far to protect the ones you care about?

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: Happiest Podcast on Earth Edition  

Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss how to talk to your kids about recent events in Charlottesville Virginia, and whether smartphones are "destroying a generation," with Lisa Guernsey and Janelle Krupicka. Plus triumphs, fails, and recommendations. 

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Slate Voice: "Chain of Confusion"  

This is a free preview from Slate Voice: Learn more at slate.com/voice"Chain of Confusion" by Fred Kaplan, Aug. 16, 2017

I Have to Ask: The Orhan Pamuk Edition  

Orhan Pamuk is an author and Pulitzer-Prize winner. He sits down with Isaac
Chotiner to discuss his new novel, The Red-Haired Woman, the cultural scene in
Turkey as it undergoes political purges, and how writing fiction functions an
escape from the real world.

Gist: The Overreaction Doctrine  

Political scientist Moshe Maor says Donald Trump’s policy ideas are very, very over-the-top. But that’s exactly the point. On issues like immigration and transgender service members, bold overreactions are the only kind of policies that speak to cynical voters. “People want immediate action,” says Maor. “Morality aside, Trump is playing his cards right.” Maor is a professor at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

In the Spiel, is Donal Trump a smart racist or a stupid racist?
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Trumpcast: The Press Conference That Did Him In?  

Jacob Weisberg is joined by fellow Trumpcast cohosts Virginia Heffernan and Jamelle Bouie to talk about Donald Trump's press conference yesterday and why this is a significant turning point in his presidency.

Slate Plus members, stay tuned after the show to listen to Jacob and Virginia chat about what the decent people in the Trump administration should be doing now. To sign up for Slate Plus go to Slate.com/TrumpcastPlus.

90 Seconds: An Unsurprising Shock  

Josh Voorhees on three things you need to know in the aftermath of Donald Trump's "both sides" press conference.

The Good Fight: Ivan Krastev  

Yascha Mounk talks to Ivan Krastev about what lessons the populist success in Central Europe holds for fighting Donald Trump. Why don’t voters care that populists fail to deliver on their promises? And can Americans resist a growing desire to “nationalize” the elites? Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter: @Yascha_Mounk New America Website

Culture Gabfest: Hella Doomed Edition  

Dana Stevens, Aisha Harris, and Julia Turner discuss HBO's Insecure with Slate's Veralyn Williams, the classic film Dr. Strangelove, and the Vulture article: "The Toxic Drama on YA Twitter" with Slate's Laura Miller.

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Gist: Why Are Police Unions So Aggressive?  

Guest host Leon Neyfakh speaks with retired Boston cop Tom Nolan about the politics of police unions. While unions in other industries put on a progressive face to the world, police unions tend to be defensive of everything from disrespecting the mayor of New York to rough treatment of prisoners. But Nolan says he’s encouraged by their recent condemnation of President Trump’s comments about police violence. “I think they know the speaker of those words does not know what the hell he was talking about,” says Nolan, who now teaches at Merrimack College

In the Spiel, Google is a massive company. It’s also an increasingly bad search engine.
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Gist: Why Are Police Unions So Aggressive?  

Guest host Leon Neyfakh speaks with retired Boston cop Tom Nolan about the politics of police unions. While unions in other industries put on a progressive face to the world, police unions tend to be defensive of everything from disrespecting the mayor of New York to rough treatment of prisoners. But Nolan says he’s encouraged by their recent condemnation of President Trump’s comments about police violence. “I think they know the speaker of those words does not know what the hell he was talking about,” says Nolan, who now teaches at Merrimack College

In the Spiel, Google is a massive company. It’s also an increasingly bad search engine.
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90 Seconds: Bye Bye Bannon?  

Josh Voorhees on Steve Bannon’s job security, the CEOs breaking with Trump, and the latest on North Korea.

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