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Samhita Mukhopadhyay and Kate Harding: Live at Politics and Prose

Slate's Live at Politics and Prose

Samhita Mukhopadhyay and Kate Harding discuss their anthology Nasty Women with contributors Nicole Chung and Mary Kathryn Nagle.

59 Min

Oct 14, 2017

Fables and Fairytales

Selected Shorts

Guest host Josh Radnor presents three stories drawn from the world of fables and fairytales.

59 Min

Oct 12, 2017

Ep 6 - Train Your Brain To Face Your Enemies

Dexter Guff is Smarter Than You (And You Can Be Too)

To set an example, Dexter decides to face some personal and professional enemies head on.

24 Min

Oct 11, 2017

2.01 - The Last Boat

Tumanbay

Tumanbay has been conquered by a brutal religious regime. As refugees scramble to escape the city, Gregor, previously the Sultan’s spymaster, has sworn an oath to the new rulers.

47 Min

Oct 11, 2017

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51 min
Oct 11, 2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Isaac Butler discuss Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049, catch up on Amazon's Transparent, and discuss the sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

49 min
Oct 10, 2017
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The final chapter in season one of this epic saga of revenge, betrayal and deception. As the people of Tumanbay await news of the Sultan’s great victory, the brilliant and ruthless spymaster, Gregor discovers he has been deceived.

47 min
Oct 7, 2017
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For thousands of years, all over the world, we've told tales of monsters and the undead. Why? Aaron Mahnke, creator of the 'Lore' podcast, on the hunger for mystery.

44 min
Oct 7, 2017
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Slate Represents looks at representation in the new and returning TV shows this fall.

28 min
Oct 6, 2017
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As Shonda Rhimes’ game-changing drama enters its final season, we recap the premiere episode.

11 min
Oct 6, 2017
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A conversation with Atul Gawande, author of "Being Mortal".

0 min
Oct 6, 2017
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Twists and plot holes in Denis Villeneuve's movie Blade Runner 2049.

46 min
Oct 6, 2017
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David Litt on writing jokes for President Obama and comedy’s reluctant role as a source of truth in the Alternative Fact era.

43 min
Oct 6, 2017
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Our look at representation in the new and returning TV shows this fall.

59 min
Oct 5, 2017
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"Death, Sex, and Money" host Anna Sale joins us for stories about all these subjects.

54 min
Oct 5, 2017
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In which Bunuel plays the part of Aronofsky's mother.

19 min
Oct 5, 2017
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Dexter explains why starting a conference will give you instant credibility.

47 min
Oct 5, 2017
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Convinced of victory by the prophesies of a child, the Sultan prepares to march out and destroy the rebellious provincial leader, Maya. His nephew Madu has only one desire – to escape the city with his lover Daniel.

21 min
Oct 4, 2017
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In the second half of my mini-series on musical worlds, I talk with Sammus and Mega Ran, hip hop artists that create concept albums about their favorite childhood video games.

59 min
Oct 4, 2017
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Julia Turner, Stephen Metcalf, and Dana Stevens discuss the new film Battle of the Sexes, the life and work of Tom Petty with Hit Parade's Chris Molanphy, and the mind of John McPhee with The New York Times Magazine's Sam Anderson.

33 min
Oct 3, 2017
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After parking in front of a garage, John received a note written in Spanish.

46 min
Oct 3, 2017
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Aronofsky by way of Bunuel.

47 min
Oct 2, 2017
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Increasingly insecure and fearful for his life, the Sultan begins a purge of the palace. Slave trader Ibn is reunited with the daughter he thought he had lost. And her slave companion finally comes face to face with the man who stole his kingdom.

52 min
Sep 29, 2017
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On making his incredibly personal documentary about the murder of his brother, William Ford 25 years ago.

59 min
Sep 28, 2017
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Guest host Hope Davis presents stories about family ties.

19 min
Sep 28, 2017
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When Dexter’s producer Tammy is forced to bring her delinquent son Conner to work, Dex shifts the focus of the episode.

55 min
Sep 27, 2017
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Dana Stevens and Stephen Metcalf discuss the new film mother! with Slate's Jack Hamilton, Ken Burns Vietnam documentary series with Willa Paskin, and the art of theme park caricatures with producer Benjamin Frisch.

46 min
Sep 26, 2017
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Laura Bennett, Katy Waldman, and Meghan O'Rourke discuss Sally Rooney's debut novel Conversations with Friends, and idea-driven novel about a group of four young people in Dublin struggling with ideology and identity.

47 min
Sep 26, 2017
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There has been a murder in the palace. Gregor, the Sultan's spymaster, attempts to unlock the secret to the missing reliquary and discover why it is worth killing for. In the desert, Heaven and her slave companion are held captive by a nomadic tribe.

55 min
Sep 22, 2017
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Danielle Allen discusses her memoir Cuz as well as the war on drugs and mass incarceration.

37 min
Sep 22, 2017
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On crossing over to Hollywood, his new film Victoria & Abdul, and what it means to represent India at home and abroad.

59 min
Sep 21, 2017
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Guest host David Sedaris presents two stories about quiet times.

54 min
Sep 21, 2017
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Teen boys, dead bodies.

23 min
Sep 21, 2017
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Dexter explains how to create a “Personal Bubble” around oneself to block out any unwanted influence.

47 min
Sep 21, 2017
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General Qulan arrives in the provinces to gather the armies of empire and defeat the rebel forces led by the mysterious self-proclaimed "queen" Maya.

11 min
Sep 20, 2017
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In this episode, we talk with Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere and Everything I Never Told You, about writing families..

34 min
Sep 19, 2017
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John McWhorter discusses the process by which some new languages are born.

54 min
Sep 19, 2017
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Phobia Death Match: Clowns v Leeches

47 min
Sep 19, 2017
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Shajar, the Sultan’s chief wife, has taken something of value from the Hafiz, a drunk, self-pitying religious figure-head. Gregor, the Sultan's spymaster, is determined to find out what it is and what mischief she is planning.

53 min
Sep 16, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Claire Messud on childhood, growing up, and how we contain the things that scare us.

59 min
Sep 14, 2017
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Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents two stories about growing up.

25 min
Sep 14, 2017
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Former meditation guru turned ‘busy brain’ evangelist, Nancy Newman joins Dexter to talk about the benefits of having a full mind.

51 min
Sep 13, 2017
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The Culture Gabfest on Bachelor in Paradise, The Trip to Spain, and The Deuce

33 min
Sep 12, 2017
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We have a spoiler-filled discussion about the emotional Season 2 ending of Issa Rae’s hit show.

47 min
Sep 12, 2017
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With rebellion in a far-off province, Master of the Palace Guard, Gregor, has been given the task of rooting out the spies within.. But there is another threat making its way by sea.

46 min
Sep 12, 2017
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Tumanbay is threatened by rebellion in a far-off province and a mysterious force devouring the empire from within. Spy-master Gregor is charged by Sultan Al-Ghuri with the task of rooting out this insurgence and crushing it.

47 min
Sep 12, 2017
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Adrift at sea in a small boat and hostage to an escaped slave, pampered daughter of slave merchant Ibn, must grow up quickly to survive. So too must Madu, the spoilt nephew of the Sultan, who has been forced to swap palace life for hardships in the army.

56 min
Sep 9, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Salman Rushdie on the secret life of cities and so much more.

69 min
Sep 8, 2017
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Mark Bowden and Bob Woodward discuss the Vietnam War including the stories of those who served, the journalists who reported, and the failures of leadership.

48 min
Sep 8, 2017
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On her process of finding the right musical cues for some of the biggest movies and TV shows of the last few years.

52 min
Sep 7, 2017
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Part 2 of the Soderbergh Heist Double Feature

18 min
Sep 7, 2017
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Personal branding expert Steve Jobs joins Dexter to talk about how to create global envy with your public persona.

10 min
Sep 6, 2017
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In this episode, we talk with Louise Penny, author of the Inspector Gamache mysteries.

25 min
Sep 6, 2017
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UK podcast star Helen Zaltzman helps me figure out why some technobabble is good, bad or just plain baffling.

60 min
Sep 6, 2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the 40th anniversary re-release of Close Encounters of the Third Kind, whether Taylor Swift represents Trump-era art with critic Jody Rosen, and fan fiction with Laura Miller.

28 min
Sep 5, 2017
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Old English was arguably more complicated than Modern English. Is that true of all languages?

56 min
Sep 5, 2017
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A pair Steven Soderbergh heists.

57 min
Sep 2, 2017
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The deepest, funniest, strangest moments from the past year of the Think Again podcast. Featuring Kory Stamper, Teju Cole, George Saunders, Slavoj Zizek, Jennifer Doudna, and Timothy Spall.

2 min
Sep 1, 2017
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Epic historical thriller.

60 min
Sep 1, 2017
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Haroon Moghul discusses how he found himself unwittingly thrust into being a spokesperson for Islam after 9/11.

46 min
Sep 1, 2017
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Jones-Quartey talks breaking into animation and common misconceptions about what it takes to “make” it.

58 min
Aug 31, 2017
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Guest host Josh Radnor presents three stories about needy people.

53 min
Aug 30, 2017
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Katy Waldman, Isaac Chotiner, and Laura Miller discuss The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, the sprawling novel by Arundhati Roy about sectarian violence in India.

48 min
Aug 30, 2017
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Bachelorette contestant Eric Bigger and his aunty Vernā Myers chat about ABC’s “historic” season and life post breakup.

49 min
Aug 26, 2017
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The deepest, funniest, strangest moments from the past year of the Think Again podcast. Featuring Daniel Dennett, Sarah Goldhagen, Ian McEwan, Alison Gopnik, Erik Kandel, and Alan Alda.

64 min
Aug 25, 2017
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Ibram X. Kendi discusses his book Stamped From The Beginning with Wesley Lowery of The Washington Post.

51 min
Aug 25, 2017
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Yvonne Orji, aka Molly, joined us in the studio to talk about Season 2 and much more.

59 min
Aug 24, 2017
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Guest host David Strathairn presents four works that teach us a few things.

51 min
Aug 24, 2017
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Separated by a half-century, a pair of intense and controversial films.

21 min
Aug 23, 2017
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This week, we'll hear one of my favorite 99% Invisible episodes on user interfaces in science fiction. Good or bad, they're mostly blue.

10 min
Aug 23, 2017
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This episode, we speak with Howard Axelrod, author of The Point of Vanishing.

56 min
Aug 23, 2017
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Julia Turner, Dana Stevens and June Thomas discuss Steven Soderbergh's new film Logan Lucky, the eclipse with Atlas Obscura's David Plotz, and speech on the internet after Charlottesville.

28 min
Aug 22, 2017
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Languages across the world developed similar words for "mom" and "dad." How is that possible?

49 min
Aug 21, 2017
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Separated by a half-century, a pair of intense and controversial films.

53 min
Aug 19, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Biologist Richard Dawkins on speaking plainly, animal cruelty, Christopher Hitchens and so much more.

60 min
Aug 18, 2017
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Tom Perrotta reads from his new novel Mrs. Fletcher and ruminates on middle age, sex, and technology:

59 min
Aug 18, 2017
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On her “weird” film, directing the "Juneteenth" episode of “Atlanta,” and challenging what it means to be a black female filmmaker.

59 min
Aug 17, 2017
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Guest host Sonia Manzano presents works by the Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector.