The Gist - Clips

The Gist - Clips

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.

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Devin Nunes Doesn't Know Squat

The Gist - Clips

Paul Ryan and other Republicans want the "Nunes memo" released to the public. The thing about that is: It's probably worthless.

6 Min

Jan 30, 2018

Spiel: Let's Talk Turtle

The Gist - Clips

Global warming is causing a gender imbalance in the sea turtle population, with females vastly outnumbering males. Mike talks to two turtles straight from the Great Barrier Reef.

3 Min

Jan 18, 2018

Spiel: Robot Takeover

The Gist - Clips

Mike Pesca is wracked by mouth pain this week, so robots are helping him deliver his thoughts on bizarre cereal trends.

5 Min

Dec 22, 2017

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Podcast
Time
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12 min
Oct 18, 2017
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Slate contributor Seth Stevenson sizes up a Democratic rising star.

5 min
Oct 4, 2017
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Mike imagines an ice-bucket challenge among gun owners.

0 min
Sep 28, 2017
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Why do people explain Trump's behavior as "playing to his base?"

11 min
Jun 23, 2017
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Based on the information available, what can we conclude about the media coverage of terrorism?

6 min
May 17, 2017
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Mike weighs to pros and cons of evicting Trump from office.

0 min
May 11, 2017
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The Formation of Steven Miller

7 min
May 10, 2017
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How many times do we have to explain it?

7 min
May 8, 2017
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A CBS Face the Nation voter panel gives Mike something to ponder.

7 min
May 3, 2017
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Does President Donald Trump think he could have stopped the Civil War?

8 min
Mar 30, 2017
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Watching CNN go haywire for a pretty banal accident on Capitol Hill. (March 29, 2017)

6 min
Mar 3, 2017
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You're nobody to President Trump until you're somebody. And then, you're not just anybody -- you're everybody.

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