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Hang Up And Listen

Hang Up and Listen: The Humble Swagger Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on the NCAA tournament and NFL contracts. Plus, an interview with Dave Kindred.

The Gist
March 19 2018 3:21 PMAre Receipts Toxic?How concerned should we be about receipt paper? Maria Konnikova helps us investigate.
March 19 2018 11:33 AMThe PutinCon FilesWhat message is Vladimir Putin sending to the West with the nerve-agent attacks on Russians in the U.K.?
March 17 2018 10:01 AMAll the President’s LawyersA white-collar special.
The Gist
March 16 2018 9:44 PMThe Year Groove Went MainstreamClosing out the decade, 1969 sent the sound of flower power and psychedelic pop to the top of the charts.
March 16 2018 12:11 PMA Wrinkle in Time and Representations That HurtWe catch up on Ava DuVernay’s new movie. Then, a conversation with Bim Adewunmi and Antonia Cereijido about representations that made us feel ashamed or embarrassed.
The Gist
March 15 2018 7:57 PMHot or Not: Presidents’ EditionWe’re talking looks, physique, and charisma.
Studio 360
March 15 2018 5:01 PMBabe, I’m LeavingThe case for the Styx ballad, the Truman Show disorder, and the connection between Trumpcast and The Americans.
El Gabfest en Español
March 15 2018 11:00 AMDe Despidos Previsibles, Hijos de Perra, y Periodistas LampiñosEl Presidente Trump visita California mientras su gobierno en Washington sufre de instabilidad.
I Have to Ask
March 15 2018 7:04 AMI Have to Ask: The David Corn and Michael Isikoff EditionThe authors of Russian Roulette on the history of the Trump-Putin bromance.
If Then
March 14 2018 3:00 PMWhat Keeps Facebook up at NightThe head of Facebook’s news feed on Myanmar’s deadly crisis, the challenge of local news, and the downsides of transparency.
Dear Prudence
March 14 2018 8:30 AMDear Prudence: The “Holidays of Their Own Design” EditionMy spouse’s family insists on taking photos with “blood relatives only.” Help!
The Gist
March 14 2018 7:03 AMThe Heroes of ColombiaWhy do we know so much about Colombia’s narcos and so little about the people who risked everything to fight them?
Slow Burn
March 13 2018 2:23 PMAnswering Your Watergate QuestionsSlow Burn’s Leon Neyfakh on Nixon’s paranoia, his hardcore supporters, and the wildest campaign gear.
Hang Up And Listen
March 12 2018 5:42 PMHang Up and Listen: The Passing Is an Expression of Failure EditionSlate’s sports podcast on March Madness, Tiger Woods, and the Raptors and Rockets.
Slate Money
March 10 2018 2:01 AMThe Dread Pirate Trump EditionSlate Money on Gary Cohn, South African land, and Dodd–Frank.
March 19 2018 1:49 PMJohn Kelly’s Power and FailureWhy Trump’s chief of staff has failed even by his own narrow definition of the job.
March 18 2018 2:00 PMHow Does Fiona the Hippo Work?She’s a viral sensation and an animal ambassador.
Slate Money
March 17 2018 2:02 AMThe Jordan’s Last Episode EditionSlate Money on universal basic income, McDonald’s, housing, and Martin Shkreli.
March 16 2018 3:49 PMRating the Trump–Russia AnglesWhat are we to make of all the breadcrumbs around the Russia investigation?
Live at Politics and Prose
March 16 2018 10:49 AMBeauty and The BellesYA authors Dhonielle Clayton and Jason Reynolds on pushing against beauty norms and creating inclusive fantasy worlds.
Political Gabfest
March 15 2018 6:52 PMThe “Rex Wrecks” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s firing of Rex Tillerson, Pennsylvania’s special election results, and public schools.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
March 15 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Simpering Airhead Mermaid” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on what to do when you hate your friends’ kids and your kid’s favorite show.
March 15 2018 9:22 AMThe Ghost of the Mueller InvestigationWhy does Ivanka Trump get a pass in spite of all the smoke around her finances and the Russia investigation?
The Gist
March 14 2018 10:30 PMThe Rogue at StateHow Rex Tillerson botched the one thing he could have done to improve the State Department and please Trump.
Culture Gabfest
March 14 2018 12:23 PMThe Culture Gabfest “10th Anniversary” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on A Wrinkle in Time, color, and a 10th-anniversary quiz.
The Good Fight Podcast
March 14 2018 8:00 AMThe Corruption of the Evangelical MovementDavid French explains evangelicals could come to embrace Donald Trump.
March 13 2018 7:39 PMRex Tillerson’s Long GoodbyeWas the firing personal, or was it politics? More than likely it was a little of both.
The Gist
March 12 2018 6:24 PMRussian Doping, RevisitedWe dip into the archives for our interview with Bryan Fogel about his documentary, Icarus. The film just won an Academy Award.
March 11 2018 2:00 PMHow Does Neil Gaiman Work?He tells us about writing comics, novels, and his new book of Norse myths.
The Gist
March 9 2018 8:14 PMNorth Korea Is Setting the Table    And we should be worried that president Trump will have a seat and be himself.