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Amicus: Gorsuch Grins, Says Nothing

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

Were these hearings as pointless as they seemed?

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Mar 25, 2017

Slate Money: The Thinx Twice Edition

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

Slate Money on Thinx founder Miki Agrawal’s sexual harassment allegations, Sherpaa’s woes, and venture capitalist J.D. Vance’s investment in Ohio startups

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Mar 25, 2017

Feet off the Couch, Please

Slate's The Gist

Alyssa Mastromonaco, who served as deputy chief of staff in Obama’s White House, on why mess ups like the Kellyanne Conway couch photo actually matter

24 Min

Mar 24, 2017

Political: Gabfest EXTRA 2- the Vanishing Health Care Bill

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Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson give the latest on the vanishing House health care bill.

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Mar 24, 2017

The Health Care Showdown

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

Ahead of the House vote to replace the Affordable Care Act, Dan Henninger, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss the health care showdown.

20 Min

Mar 24, 2017

90 Seconds: Stick Around, He’ll Be Right Back

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Mary Wilson with today’s rundown: Byrd play on the Hill, Mubarak is released from prison, and Seth Meyers accuses the president of IP theft.

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Mar 24, 2017

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Mar 24, 2017
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the health care vote (or non vote) suspense.

16 min
Mar 24, 2017
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In the Starbucks that day, he looked a lot like his pictures...

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Mar 24, 2017
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The actor/writer/video producer on calling out representation in Hollywood.

54 min
Mar 24, 2017
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The actor/writer/video producer on calling out representation in Hollywood.

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Mar 24, 2017
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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

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Mar 23, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Abby Phillip of the Washington Post about today's no-vote on the AHCA and where things go from here.

23 min
Mar 23, 2017
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The Free Beacon’s film critic reviews the delightful romp that is our conservative vs. liberal political death match.

41 min
Mar 23, 2017
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The author sits down to discuss her recent book, "Too Much And Not In The Mood."

46 min
Mar 23, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Neil Gorsuch, Thinx sexual harassment allegations, and competitive women.

35 min
Mar 23, 2017
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What did Kate Middleton think of Prince William’s ski weekend with the boys? Josh and Julie discuss, before moving onto Gwyneth’s gym, Angelina Jolie’s strange business venture, and more.

47 min
Mar 23, 2017
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Novelist Sana Krasikov and political strategist Patrick Ruffini

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

28 min
Mar 22, 2017
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Slate’s Jordan Weissmann and Jim Newell look at Trump’s no-win situation, a day before the AHCA gets a House vote.

43 min
Mar 22, 2017
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This Whistlestop travels back to January 7, 1953 and the introduction of the Bricker Amendment.

26 min
Mar 22, 2017
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This week on Foreign Edition, Mary Kissel and Sohrab Ahmari discuss terror in London, politicking in Paris, and protest in Tibet.

19 min
Mar 22, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Kim Strassel and Paul Gigot discuss the ObamaCare repeal vote and a president's credibility.

24 min
Mar 22, 2017
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Black laughter is revolutionary, so we asked Nichole Perkins and Aaron Edwards into the stude.

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.

53 min
Mar 22, 2017
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Season 2 of "Bad With Money" kicks off with a deep-dive on student loans, which leaves Gaby more convinced than ever that it's time to start a socialist revolt.

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Mar 21, 2017
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The president’s allies are being investigated for connections to Moscow. Are we making a big enough deal of this?

28 min
Mar 21, 2017
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The president’s allies are being investigated for connections to Moscow. Are we making a big enough deal of this?

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

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Mar 21, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Voyagers” Edition

42 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Voyagers” Edition

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Mar 21, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s three things: 1) A matter of ethics, 2) Holy, polluted rivers, and 3) Mrs. Spicer gets no comment.

19 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss James Comey, Neil Gorsuch and health reform progress.

31 min
Mar 21, 2017
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A wonderful cast explores the two worlds inhabited by the children of immigrants. Comedian co-host Aparna Nancherla and writer/director Alex Karpovsky add their magical insight to this moving episode. And we meet Mona’s mum!

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Mar 20, 2017
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The Science Vs. host takes on everything from climate change to ghosts on her weekly podcast.

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Mar 20, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the NCAA tournament and the World Baseball Classic. Mike also announces his departure from the show, and Josh and Stefan send him off with Pesca Jeopardy!

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Mar 20, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the NCAA tournament and the World Baseball Classic. Mike also announces his departure from the show, and Josh and Stefan send him off with Pesca Jeopardy!

26 min
Mar 20, 2017
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The Science Vs. host takes on everything from climate change to ghosts on her weekly podcast.

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Mar 20, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Gabriel Sherman about the space Fox News is occupying in the media as the go-to network for President Trump.

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Mar 20, 2017
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Mary Wilson has today’s three things: 1) President Trump’s eyes and ears, 2) More protesters arrested in Belarus over opposition to the “parasite tax” 3) Need TP? Say cheese.

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.

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Mar 18, 2017
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It’s not that he’s a bad judge, or that he was nominated by a president so compromised by scandal. Plus – a veteran D.C. journalist tries his hand at fiction.

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Mar 18, 2017
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Slate Money on the future of the European Union, Iceland’s lifting of capital controls, and Blumhouse Productions’ run of smash-hit horror flicks.

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Mar 17, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg and Jamelle Bouie are joined by Vox's Ezra Klein to talk about how Donald Trump screwed himself on healthcare and why he isn't the "deal maker" he makes himself out to be.

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Mar 17, 2017
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Typically, judges aren’t supposed to use campaign-trail speech to evaluate official policy. Slate legal correspondent Dahlia Lithwick says the travel ban case isn’t typical.

27 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Typically, judges aren’t supposed to use campaign-trail speech to evaluate official policy. Slate legal correspondent Dahlia Lithwick says the travel ban case isn’t typical.

28 min
Mar 17, 2017
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On Kristen Stewart's new movie "Personal Shopper" and the "Stew-naissance."

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Mar 17, 2017
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Mike Pesca with two things you need to know, one thing you don't: 1) The White House is sticking by it's wiretapping claims; 2) California wants ICE agents to stop identifying themselves as police; 3) Flesh-eating maggot news.

48 min
Mar 17, 2017
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On this episode of BackStory, Nathan, Joanne, and Brian look at the deep roots of advocacy in journalism.

18 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Strassel, Henninger and Gigot on the intelligence probes, health care and the Trump budget.

31 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Ella Dawson has herpes, and talking about it is sort of her thing. Ella gets real about dating with herpes, enjoying unprotected sex, and getting her sexual education from Harry Potter fan fiction.

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

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Mar 17, 2017
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The stars of the hit series on challenging old depictions of slavery on screen.

22 min
Mar 16, 2017
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A listener shares his 5 rules for dating strippers

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Mar 16, 2017
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The host of All Things Considered and Embedded reflects on her career as a war reporter and the roots of her new podcast.

32 min
Mar 16, 2017
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The host of All Things Considered and Embedded reflects on her career as a war reporter and the roots of her new podcast.

28 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Bret Stephens and Mary Kissel talk about Dutch populists not so popular, Tillerson's mission to Asia, and paranoid fantasies about the Deep State.

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Mar 16, 2017
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David Plotz and John Dickerson are joined by Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post to discuss Trumpcare, the President's proposed budget, and the new Muslim ban.

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Mar 16, 2017
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Mike Pesca with two things you need to know, one you don't: 1) What's in the new Trump budget; 2) Where the wiretap accusation came from; 3) An erotic raccoon video goes viral; BONUS: Mike's Final Four picks.

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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"

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Mar 16, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss tips for parenting adolescents and the emerging science of birth-related gene selection.

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Mar 16, 2017
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Senator Schumer finds himself in a political climate unlike anything he has witnessed in his 38 years in Washington.

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"

53 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Israeli filmmaker Shimon Dotan on his documentary "The Settlers"

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Mar 15, 2017
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The New Yorker writer returns to investigate whether stretching is really a warm up or a huge safety hazard.

23 min
Mar 15, 2017
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The New Yorker writer returns to investigate whether stretching is really a warm up or a huge safety hazard.

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Mar 15, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Lily Batchelder, NYU professor and former Chief Tax Counsel for the Senate Finance Committee, about what we can take away from Donald Trump's revealed 2005 tax returns.

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Mar 15, 2017
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Chris Berube with two things you need to know, one thing you don't: 1) Donald Trump tries to roll back Obama's auto emissions standards; 2) An app-enabled vibrator is collecting your information; 3) South Korea's president is a terrible person.

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Mar 15, 2017
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Introducing Slate's newest show, I Have to Ask with Isaac Chotiner

19 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's tax return and health-care progress.

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Mar 15, 2017
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Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Dan Stoloff, Chris Long, Luke DiTommaso, David Woods, June Thomas

48 min
Mar 15, 2017
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If you didn't think space and justice for sexual assault survivors could be in the same episode, you thought wrong!

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

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

35 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Josh and Julie break down the latest Angelina Jolie revelation, J. Lo's new romance, and more. (Plus, Big Little Lies discussion!)

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Mar 14, 2017
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Why stand-up is better than substitute-teaching but not as cool as playing the bongos.

24 min
Mar 14, 2017
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Why stand-up is better than substitute-teaching but not as cool as playing the bongos.

44 min
Mar 14, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “P.S.A.” Edition

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Mar 14, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “P.S.A.” Edition

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Mar 14, 2017
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Chris Berube with two things you need to know, one thing you don't: 1) Scotland is trying to leave the UK again; 2) Rex Tillerson's alter ego; 3) Willem Dafoe, noted favorite of children everywhere

19 min
Mar 14, 2017
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What the CBO score means for the House health-care bill.

29 min
Mar 14, 2017
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Comedy, poetry, music and acting are on today's playbill. We hear from actor Chris O’Dowd, social justice comedian Negin Farsad, Iranian poet Majid Naficy, and the Vietnamese Madonna Lynda Trang Dai, as they figure out how to use art to speak their truth.

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Mar 13, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg is joined by Katie Roiphe and Philip Gourevitch to discuss Philip Roth's novel The Plot Against America and what the book can tell us about the current state of affairs in America.

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Mar 13, 2017
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Lawfare’s Ben Wittes on some lingering questions about Trump’s new executive order on immigration.

25 min
Mar 13, 2017
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Lawfare’s Ben Wittes on some lingering questions about Trump’s new executive order on immigration.

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Mar 13, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss March Madness, the Brock Osweiler trade, and the Washington NFL team’s decision to fire Scot McCloughan. They also talk about the annual video ranking the best hair in Minnesota high school hockey.

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Mar 13, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss March Madness, the Brock Osweiler trade, and the Washington NFL team’s decision to fire Scot McCloughan. They also talk about the annual video ranking the best hair in Minnesota high school hockey.

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Mar 13, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss March Madness, the Brock Osweiler trade, and the Washington NFL team’s decision to fire Scot McCloughan. They also talk about the annual video ranking the best hair in Minnesota high school hockey.

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Mar 13, 2017
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Chris Berube with two things you need to know, one thing you don't: 1) The White House has a lot of empty desks; 2) Muhammed Ali Jr is detained again; 3) Uber disrupts the podcast space in a very Uber way

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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.

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Mar 11, 2017
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Slate Money discusses State Street’s feminist agenda, Swift’s banning of North Korean banks, and eccentric billionaire Masayoshi Son.

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Mar 10, 2017
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Toggling between red and blue Facebook to take the nation’s political temperature? There’s a better way.

26 min
Mar 10, 2017
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Toggling between red and blue Facebook to take the nation’s political temperature? There’s a better way.

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Mar 10, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Professor Ibram Kendi about the racial components of Trump's policies and the history of these racist ideas.