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Slate Political Gabfest

The “2014 Conundrum Show, Live in Chicago” Edition

Friday, December 26, 2014

Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Ask Amy columnist Amy Dickinson discuss tough philosophical and ethical conundrums about sending kids to private school, keeping secrets from spouses, and why they wish they’d had more sex in their 20s.

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Puzzlehood

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Ethan Hawke talks about the challenges of maintaining a successful acting career over several decades...and making a movie, Boyhood, over the course of 12 years. Plus: you've never heard Rick Astley like how Jonathan Coulton sings Rick Astley.

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AMA Bonus: Lobster Pee, The Best Piece of Trivia You Learned This Week

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

In the debut segment of "The Best Piece Of Trivia You Learned This Week," find out whether lobsters actually pee out of their faces. Share with us the best piece of trivia YOU learned this week by visiting our Facebook or Twitter pages: facebook.com/NPRAskMeAnother | twitter.com/NPRAskMeAnother.

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AMA Bonus: Lake Street Dive Hearts The 90s

Friday, October 24, 2014

In this podcast bonus, enjoy the full version of Lake Street Dive's VIP Challenege, including two extra questions that didn't make it to air. Jonathan Coulton performs some radio hits from the 1990s, but butchers the lyrics. It's up to band members Rachael Price, Bridget Kearney, Mike Calabrese and Mike "McDuck" Olson (and you) to correct them.

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Lake Street Dive Bar Trivia

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Soul-pop band Lake Street Dive reveals how they kill time on their tour bus: singing '90s hits, playing songs on balloons and a game called “Guess Butt.” Plus, hear some tunes played live off their album Bad Self Portraits.

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AMA Bonus: Top Chef's Weirdest Dishes

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

After 11 seasons and many spin-offs, Top Chef judge Gail Simmons has tried a lot of different dishes. "A lot" is actually an understatement. In this podcast extra, host Ophira Eisenberg wanted to know about the worst and the weirdest. 

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On Being

Joanna Brooks — Mormons Demystified [remix]

Thursday, August 23, 2012

oanna Brooks has become a go-to voice during our national inspection of Mormonism in this presidential campaign. She opens a window on Mormonism as an evolving and far from monolithic faith.

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[Unedited] Joanna Brooks with Krista Tippett

Thursday, August 23, 2012

oanna Brooks has become a go-to voice during our national inspection of Mormonism in this presidential campaign. She opens a window on Mormonism as an evolving and far from monolithic faith.

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The Takeaway

An Anonymous Gay Soldier on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Ruling

Friday, September 10, 2010

All morning, we've been covering yesterday's district court ruling that Don't Ask, Don't Tell violates the constitutional rights of gay and lesbian service members. We've heard from a former assistant Secretary of Defense who testified against the policy, as well as a retired Army colonel who thinks Don't Ask is necessary.

Now we speak with someone who yesterday's ruling directly impacts. An active duty coast guard officer joins the program to tell us about the ramifications of yesterday's decision on his life and career, and explains why he's still keeping his identity a secret.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, First Ever Live Gabfest Edition

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss director Ridley Scott’s retelling of the Robin Hood myth, Sam Lipsyte’s novel The Ask and the ongoing dispute over Facebook’s privacy setings.

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