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Manal Al-Sharif: Live At Politics and Prose

Slate's Live at Politics and Prose

Manal Al-Sharif discusses her memoir Daring To Drive at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.

54 Min

Jun 23, 2017

#48: "GLOW" Star Betty Gilpin

Slate's Represent

On being typecast in Hollywood and finding empowerment through wrestling.

45 Min

Jun 23, 2017

103. Liza Jessie Peterson (Playwright, Arts-Educator) – The Sleeping Giant

Think Again – a Big Think Podcast

Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Poet, playwright, and arts educator Liza Jessie Peterson on lessons learned teaching incarcerated youth on Rikers Island.

49 Min

Jun 17, 2017

More from Brown Girls creators Fatimah & Sam Bailey

Slate's Represent

More from Brown Girls creators Fatimah & and Sam Bailey

5 Min

Jun 16, 2017

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70 min
Jun 16, 2017
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Ali Soufan discusses his book Anatomy of Terror and takes questions from the audience.

59 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Guest host Jane Curtin presents readings from the blog Letters of Note.

51 min
Jun 15, 2017
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In part two of their WWI-pairing, The Next Picture Show fixes its bayonets on Patty Jenkins's "Wonder Woman" and finds connections with the early Kubrick classic "Paths of Glory."

21 min
Jun 15, 2017
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How did sci-fi authors imagine social media and the Internet before they existed?

51 min
Jun 14, 2017
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The panel discusses the documentary Mommy Dead and Dearest with journalist Michelle Dean, the Julius Caesar controversy at Shakespeare in the Park, and the podcast Hi-Phi Nation.

42 min
Jun 13, 2017
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Recap of ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on "The Bachelorette."

53 min
Jun 13, 2017
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It's a Great War pairing on this week's Next Picture Show, with "Wonder Woman" going into the trenches with Kubrick's 1957 anti-war classic "Paths of Glory."

14 min
Jun 12, 2017
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New leaders rise to the occasion, while Mars seeks answers, once and for all.

54 min
Jun 9, 2017
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On making the leap from indie films, the rarity of black female protagonists in YA, and addressing criticism about how her new movie portrays disability.

59 min
Jun 8, 2017
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Guest host David Sedaris presents two ruefully funny stories.

20 min
Jun 5, 2017
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Mars and others must band together to weather an epic crisis.

43 min
Jun 3, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Writer Ariel Levy on the silence around the animal facts of women's physical lives, her comically awkward experience with the shamanic hallucinogen Ayahuasca, and much more.

103 min
Jun 2, 2017
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April Ryan moderates a panel including Mary Frances Berry, Avis Jones-DeWeever, Wesley Lowery, and Julianne Malveaux.

47 min
Jun 2, 2017
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On her new indie comedy, music as couple’s therapy, and why she employed an all-female production crew.

59 min
Jun 1, 2017
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Guest host David Strathairn presents three stories in which characters confess something.

0 min
Jun 1, 2017
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Read by Aasif Mandvi

59 min
Jun 1, 2017
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In part two of this week's cheesy-tv-to-film-adaptation double feature, The Next Picture Show sizes up the new "Baywatch" against the '95 cult comedy "The Brady Bunch Movie."

25 min
May 31, 2017
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What happens when an animation voice actress leaves the show that made her famous -- and her cartoon alter ego isn't happy about it?

57 min
May 31, 2017
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Julia Turner, Stephen Metcalf, and Dana Stevens are live in Sydney, Australia! They discuss Baywatch, The Handmaid's Tale, and arts criticism with Sebastian Smee.

28 min
May 30, 2017
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John McWhorter talks to Ben Zimmer about the Vietnam Graffiti Project and other slangy topics.

51 min
May 30, 2017
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This week's Brady Bunch/Baywatch double feature has the NPS crew exploring the cheesy-TV-show-to-feature-film-adaptation genre.

0 min
May 29, 2017
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Read by Aasif Mandvi

17 min
May 29, 2017
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It is a high wire act to keep the peace -- and to keep everyone alive.

44 min
May 27, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson on the mind-boggling awesomeness of space.

0 min
May 26, 2017
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How a major label screw up helped The Beatles sweep the Billboard Top Five.

66 min
May 26, 2017
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Amy Goldstein discusses her book Janesville and takes questions from the audience in Washington, DC.

45 min
May 26, 2017
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On ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on tv.

58 min
May 25, 2017
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Guest host Kate Burton presents four works reflecting on the experience of war.

49 min
May 25, 2017
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Slate's Sam Adams and writer Mark Harris on the tale of brainwashing, war, and politics—told two ways, based on the same novel.

53 min
May 24, 2017
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Forrest Wickman, Aisha Harris, and Laura Bennett discuss Showtime's revival of Twin Peaks, the first black woman to star on The Bachelorette, and the Atlantic cover story, My Family's Slave.

14 min
May 22, 2017
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Exploration off limits causes an explosive outcome.

61 min
May 21, 2017
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Katy Waldman, Meghan O'Rourke, and Emily Bazelon discuss Margaret Atwood's dystopic novel The Handmaid's Tale and the Hulu television adaptation.

46 min
May 20, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Mary Gaitskill on vulnerability, alienation, and Cerebus the Aardvark.

50 min
May 19, 2017
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We break down Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel with Slate's Katy Waldman.

80 min
May 19, 2017
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Richard Rothstein, in conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates, discusses his book The Color Of Law

59 min
May 18, 2017
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Life is fleeting in these three works presented by guest host Michael Cerveris.

47 min
May 18, 2017
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In part two of their appreciation of the late, great Jonathan Demme, the Next Picture Show talks Demme's final film - "Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids" - and how it connects with Demme's '84 collaboration with The Talking Heads.

22 min
May 17, 2017
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Twin Peaks may feel like an unreal place, but some people wonder if their hometowns share too much in common with David Lynch's show.

51 min
May 17, 2017
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The panel discusses Netflix's Anne of Green Gables reboot Anne With an E, the face-changing app FaceApp, and Caity Weaver's GQ profile of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

27 min
May 16, 2017
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John McWhorter discusses the near-futile impulse to determine what is, and what is not, a word.

36 min
May 16, 2017
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In part one of this Demme double feature, the Next Picture Show considers the enduring legacy of the 1984 Demme-Talking Heads collaboration "Stop Making Sense."

0 min
May 15, 2017
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Read by Alec Baldwin

15 min
May 15, 2017
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Mars’ daring mission yields surprising results.

57 min
May 13, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Physicist Lawrence Krauss on why neutrinos are his favorite particles, light as the protagonist of modern physics, and more.

53 min
May 12, 2017
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Cory Doctorow discusses his novel Walkaway and his views on technology and society.

48 min
May 12, 2017
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On his memorable Emmy speech, responding to criticism, and filming Season 2 in the midst of Trump’s election.

59 min
May 11, 2017
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Guest host Kate Burton presents three works in which women are subjects, objects, or catalysts.

55 min
May 10, 2017
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Dana Stevens, Stephen Metcalf, and John Swansburg discuss the new Starz series American Gods, the book Killers of the Flower Moon with author David Grann, and Dove's "Real Beauty" bottle campaign.

16 min
May 8, 2017
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Trust is called into question when Mars reunites with an old friend.

48 min
May 6, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Neuroscientist Dean Buonomano on how the brain tells time and whether time exists at all.

50 min
May 5, 2017
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On his new Comedy Central show Problematic and the legacy of The Champs podcast.

59 min
May 4, 2017
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Guest host Sonia Manzano presents three works about entering uncharted territories.

48 min
May 4, 2017
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In part two of their 'Welcome to the Jungle' double feature, Scott, Keith and Genevieve share their takes on "The Lost City of Z" before diving into the way "Z" and Les Blank's "Burden of Dreams" engage with obsession and hubris.

20 min
May 3, 2017
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Lisa Hanawalt explains how her love of drawing horse people lead to being creative director of the Netflix series Bojack Horseman.

56 min
May 3, 2017
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Dana Stephens, Stephen Metcalf, and Julia Turner discuss the work of the late Jonathan Demme, the new film Tramps with director Adam Leon, and Bret Stephens' recent New York Times op-ed about climate change.

32 min
May 2, 2017
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John McWhorter discusses communication styles with linguist Deborah Tannen, author of You're the Only One I Can Tell: Inside the Language of Women's Friendships.

46 min
May 2, 2017
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The new jungle adventure THE LOST CITY OF Z inspires The Next Picture Show to take another trip to the Amazon via the Les Blank documentary BURDEN OF DREAMS about the making of Werner Herzog's "Fitzcarraldo."

0 min
May 1, 2017
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Read by Sam Underwood

15 min
May 1, 2017
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Mars Patel is back for season two! Listen along as the mystery of Aurora's disappearance deepens, and the red planet beckons.

51 min
Apr 29, 2017
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This month Katy Waldman, Meghan O'Rourke, and Nora Caplan-Bricker discuss George Saunders' Lincoln In the Bardo

48 min
Apr 29, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Architecture critic Sarah W. Goldhagen on how the built environment shapes our lives.

87 min
Apr 28, 2017
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Todd Stern, Dave Levitan, Jamie Henn, and Kristen Gunther discuss the state of Climate Change science and policy.

56 min
Apr 28, 2017
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On shutting down twitter trolls, writing for The Nightly Show, and her new Comedy Central pilot.

59 min
Apr 27, 2017
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Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents two sweet tales of happily ever after.

21 min
Apr 24, 2017
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Mars Patel is back for season two! Listen along as the mystery of Aurora's disappearance deepens, and the red planet beckons.

54 min
Apr 22, 2017
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Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Lexicographer Kory Stamper on the slipperiness of language and how the sausage of dictionaries is made.

46 min
Apr 21, 2017
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On centering queer millennials of color in their critically-acclaimed web series.

59 min
Apr 20, 2017
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Guest host David Sedaris two stories about learning from your mistakes.

57 min
Apr 20, 2017
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Hyper-stylish and cerebral, 2017's GHOST IN THE SHELL shares lots of similarities with the Wachowski's THE MATRIX. But it's their differences that are most telling.

23 min
Apr 20, 2017
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A writer and filmmaker explain why they love horror films not just for the thrills, but because the genre helped them mourn for lost loved ones.

54 min
Apr 18, 2017
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GHOST IN THE SHELL inspires THE MATRIX which inspires GHOST IN THE SHELL. Much be a glitch in the Matrix. For this week's double bill, The Next Picture Show pairs the poorly received GHOST live action remake with the Wachowskis' landmark '99 film.