Slate's The Gist with Mike Pesca. A daily afternoon podcast about news, culture, and whatever else you'll be discussing with friends and family tonight. Part of the Panoply Network.
Slate contributor Seth Stevenson sizes up a Democratic rising star.
Oct 18, 2017
Mike imagines an ice-bucket challenge among gun owners.
Oct 4, 2017
Why do people explain Trump's behavior as "playing to his base?"
Sep 28, 2017
Based on the information available, what can we conclude about the media coverage of terrorism?
Mike weighs to pros and cons of evicting Trump from office.
The Formation of Steven Miller
How many times do we have to explain it?
A CBS Face the Nation voter panel gives Mike something to ponder.
Does President Donald Trump think he could have stopped the Civil War?
Watching CNN go haywire for a pretty banal accident on Capitol Hill. (March 29, 2017)
You're nobody to President Trump until you're somebody. And then, you're not just anybody -- you're everybody.