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Adam Alter: Live at Politics and Prose

Slate's Live at Politics and Prose

Adam Alter discusses his book Irresistable and takes questions from the audience.

53 Min

Mar 24, 2017

#36: “Every Single Word” Creator Dylan Marron

Slate's Represent

The actor/writer/video producer on calling out representation in Hollywood.

54 Min

Mar 24, 2017

ABC: The Art of War by Sun Tzu

Slate's Audio Book Club

In this bonus episode, Katy Waldman, Jeremy Stahl, and Ava Lubell discuss The Art of War by Sun Tzu as self-help and potential guide to understanding the world of 2017

44 Min

Mar 24, 2017

Dangerously Funny: George Saunders & Carrie Brownstein

Selected Shorts

Guest host Josh Radnor presents works by Carrie Brownstein and George Saunders.

58 Min

Mar 23, 2017

#069: (Pt. 2) Kong: Skull Island / King Kong (1933)

The Next Picture Show

Part two of this week's double feature pairs the new "Kong: Skull Island" with 1933's medium-defining "King Kong."

56 Min

Mar 23, 2017

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25 min
Mar 22, 2017
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Soviet science fiction reveals the hopes and anxieties of people living behind the Iron Curtain.

58 min
Mar 22, 2017
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The panel discuss the new film Personal Shopper, the legacy of Chuck Berry with the New York Times Magazine's Jody Rosen, and the sale of Us Weekly with the hosts of the podcast Who Weekly.

29 min
Mar 21, 2017
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John McWhorter time travels to 1930 and eavesdrops on American English.

51 min
Mar 21, 2017
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This week's double feature pairs the new "Kong: Skull Island" with 1933's medium-defining "King Kong."

55 min
Mar 18, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Comedy writer and producer Scott Aukerman on Michael Bolton, transgression in comedy, and cultural turmoil in the USA.

62 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Mohsin Hamid discusses his book Exit West and takes questions from the audience.

47 min
Mar 16, 2017
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The stars of the hit series on challenging old depictions of slavery on screen.

59 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents four stories in which boys—and one girl—encounter adventures.

48 min
Mar 16, 2017
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The panel discusses the new film Logan, the new album by the Magnetic Fields, and the article in The New Republic: "The Perils of Privilege"

0 min
Mar 15, 2017
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No episode today, but we'll be back with a new episode tomorrow. Thanks for listening!

56 min
Mar 13, 2017
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Slate's Katy Waldman and Laura Miller discuss Zadie Smith's new novel, Swing Time with The New York Time's Parul Sehgal.

51 min
Mar 11, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. NY Times bestselling author George Saunders on ghosts and ego and loving your enemy.

82 min
Mar 10, 2017
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Timothy Snyder discusses his book On Tyranny and takes questions from the audience.

52 min
Mar 10, 2017
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Exploring the Long History of Holocaust Humor and the Tricky Art of Telling Taboo Jokes

58 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Guest host David Sedaris presents three stories about growing up and rites of passage.

58 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Part two of The Next Picture Show's race-conscious horror film pairing: Wes Craven's "People Under the Stairs" from 1991 and Jordan Peele's surprise box office hit "Get Out."

33 min
Mar 8, 2017
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How Will Eisner became the "father of the graphic novel."

61 min
Mar 8, 2017
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Julia Turner, Stephen Metcalf and Dana Stevens discuss George Orwell's classic novel 1984, Ryan Murphy's new show Feud about Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, and pop culture's current obsession with sleep.

48 min
Mar 7, 2017
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The Next Picture Show pairs hit film "Get Out" with an earlier race-conscious horror film - Wes Craven's "People Under the Stairs" from 1991.

0 min
Mar 6, 2017
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Read by Kirsten Vangsness

49 min
Mar 4, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Fiction writer and essayist Gish Jen on how fundamental East-West differences in the sense of self play out in art, culture, business, education, and more.

92 min
Mar 3, 2017
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Scott Michelman, Nithya Nathan-Pineau, and Faiza Patel discuss the state of immigration, then take questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

52 min
Mar 3, 2017
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How this Film Makes a Psychological Thriller Out of the Microaggressions of Everyday Racism.

59 min
Mar 2, 2017
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Guest host Michael Cerveris presents four stories inspired by other books and authors.

52 min
Mar 1, 2017
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Julia Turner, Dana Stevens and Stephen Metcalf discuss Jordan Peele's horror film Get Out with Aisha Harris, the Oscars, and the new season of the BBC's Planet Earth.

27 min
Feb 27, 2017
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Recapping the night, that was last night.

47 min
Feb 25, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Historian Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of Sapiens and Homo Deus, on the dizzying ethical questions that surround what's coming next.

49 min
Feb 24, 2017
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On the night Halle Berry, Denzel Washington, and Sidney Poitier made history at the Oscars.

59 min
Feb 23, 2017
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Readings from the bestselling Women in Clothes, and a hat is kidnapped.

55 min
Feb 22, 2017
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In part two of their Dark Knight double feature, The Next Picture Show considers the character's long history in the movies and how that history contributes to the pleasures of the new "Lego Batman Movie."

20 min
Feb 22, 2017
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A social media hashtag celebrates black Cosplayers and the spin they put on classic characters.

53 min
Feb 22, 2017
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Julia Turner, Stephen Metcalf, and Dana Stevens discuss HBO's Big Little Lies with Willa Paskin, Martin Scorsese's latest film Silence, and the new podcast Missing Richard Simmons.

47 min
Feb 20, 2017
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In part one of a Dark Knight double feature, The Next Picture Show re-evaluates Tim Burton's 1989 "Batman" before getting to the new box office hit "The Lego Batman Movie."

49 min
Feb 18, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Ayelet Waldman on parenting, identity, and how LSD microdosing changed her life for the better.

77 min
Feb 17, 2017
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Roxane Gay ("Difficult Women") and Viet Thanh Nguyen ("The Refugees") discuss their respective books and take questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

54 min
Feb 17, 2017
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On her journey to becoming the first black woman nominated for a Best Film Editing Oscar.

54 min
Feb 17, 2017
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On her journey to becoming the first black woman nominated for a Best Film Editing Oscar.

58 min
Feb 16, 2017
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Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents two stories about extreme love.

56 min
Feb 15, 2017
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The panel discusses the cartoon phenomenon Steven Universe with intern Daniel Schroeder, SNL and political satire with Emily Bazelon, and The Trump Fiction project with Ben H Winters.

60 min
Feb 10, 2017
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Jill Jonnes discusses her book, Urban Forests, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

53 min
Feb 10, 2017
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The activist on his new film, Chapter and Verse. Plus, Guess Who's Coming to Oscar: The Sayonara Edition.

48 min
Feb 10, 2017
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Slate's Katy Waldman, John Dickerson of Face the Nation, and writer and poet Meghan O'Rourke discuss Bob Dylan's The Lyrics: 1961-2012.

53 min
Feb 10, 2017
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The activist on his new film, Chapter and Verse. Plus, Guess Who's Coming to Oscar: The Sayonara Edition.

59 min
Feb 9, 2017
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Guest host Michael Cerveris presents three unusual love stories.

52 min
Feb 9, 2017
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In part two of their political doc double feature, The Next Picture Show dives into the topical 2016 film "Weiner."

29 min
Feb 8, 2017
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A conversation with the only food writer to ever win the Pulitzer.

27 min
Feb 8, 2017
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How the Nickelodeon cartoon Avatar: The Last Airbender captured the Asian-American experience.

52 min
Feb 8, 2017
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Slate's Dana Stevens, Stephen Metcalf, and Julia Turner discuss the CW's new Archie adaption Riverdale, David Mackenzie's Oscar-nominated film Hell or High Water, and this year's Super Bowl ads with Seth Stevenson.

32 min
Feb 7, 2017
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John McWhorter talks to sociolinguist Alexandra D'Arcy about the spike in our use of like.

48 min
Feb 7, 2017
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In the wake of the 2016 election, The Next Picture Show discusses a pair of Clinton-related docs - 1993's "The War Room" and last year's "Weiner."

48 min
Feb 3, 2017
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Nato Thompson – Think Again - a Big Think Podcast #84 – The Friendly Face

61 min
Feb 3, 2017
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April Ryan discusses her book, At Mama's Knee, and takes questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

57 min
Feb 3, 2017
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The Oscar-nominated director on his James Baldwin doc I Am Not Your Negro. Plus we revisit Dances With Wolves with blogger Adrienne Keene.

57 min
Feb 3, 2017
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The Oscar-nominated director on his James Baldwin doc I Am Not Your Negro. Plus we revisit Dances With Wolves with blogger Adrienne Keene.

59 min
Feb 2, 2017
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On this program, guest host Jane Curtin presents four stories involving art and artists.

67 min
Feb 1, 2017
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The Super Bowl is this Sunday. We go in deep on a…

57 min
Feb 1, 2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Slate’s culture editor Laura Bennett discuss the film Elle, NBC's This Is Us, and The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

43 min
Jan 28, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Rolling Stone political journalist Matt Taibbi on the media and political circus of the 2016 campaign trail, the search for happiness, and where we go from here.

105 min
Jan 27, 2017
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Fatima Goss Graves, Jennifer Klein, and Rebecca Traister discuss the state of women's rights and feminism, then take questions from the audience. Live at Politics & Prose is a co-production of Slate and Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

53 min
Jan 27, 2017
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The prominent activist shares her thoughts on this year’s crop of Oscar nominees, and the work that still needs to be done.

53 min
Jan 27, 2017
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The prominent activist shares her thoughts on this year’s crop of Oscar nominees, and the work that still needs to be done.

59 min
Jan 26, 2017
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Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents three works from The Best American Short Stories 2016, selected by Junot Diaz.

22 min
Jan 25, 2017
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How did Live Action Role Play (a.k.a. Larp) become an obsessive hobby worldwide -- and a new kind of art?

22 min
Jan 26, 2017
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How did Live Action Role Play (a.k.a. Larp) become an obsessive hobby worldwide -- and a new kind of art?

47 min
Jan 25, 2017
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Nate Appleman looks back on his years as an unhap…

55 min
Jan 25, 2017
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The Culture Gabfest team discusses the film Hidden Figures, Oscar nominations, and whether or not it's ok to punch a Nazi.