Friday, October 24, 2014
David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and special guest David Leonhardt of the New York Times discuss the influence of billionaire political donors, debate the value of voter ID laws, and talk about the legacy of the late Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee.
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Live the death you've always wanted. This is part 2 of a two-part story. Performed by Andy Moskowitz, Ben Jones, Amy Warren, Jackie Hoffman, Blanche Ames, and Damon Ketron. Written by David Wilcox, inspired by a segment from his podcast A Twilight...
Friday, January 24, 2014
Live the death you've always wanted. Performed by Andy Moskowitz, Jackie Hoffman, Ben Jones, Damon Ketron, Phoebe Tyres, Shacottha Fields, Blanche Ames, and Rebecca Robles. Written by David Wilcox. Produced and directed by Jonathan Mitchell.
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Malcolm Gladwell and Ben McGrath on doping in sports.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Ken Auletta and Ben McGrath on Mike Bloomberg's term as mayor.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Ben McGrath and Roger Angell on writing about baseball.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Slate's Dana Stevens, June Thomas and John Swansburg discuss the Phil Spector biopic on HBO, Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers" and the life and legacy of Lew Wallace, Civil War general and author of "Ben-Hur."
Friday, March 22, 2013
A prodigal daughter returns. Performed by Ed Herbstman, Ben Jones, Christian Paluck, Chet Siegel, Louis Kornfeld, Amy Warren, and Asher Herbstman. The story was developed collaboratively by The Truth, with dialogue improvised by the actors. Produced...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss the new Ben Affleck film "Argo" and the foodie institution "Cooks Illustrated," plus Gawker's Adrian Chen comes in to discuss his controversial piece on the social news site Reddit.
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
A teacher gives his students lesson about democracy that they'll never forget. Performed by Peter McNerney as Mr. Mohr, Russ Armstrong as Eric, and Alexis Lambright as Margaret, with Fiona Bradford, Teddy Shivers, Oscar Montoya, and Ben Jones as...
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Our story about two urban explorers concludes, when they are helped by a group of very eccentric people. Performed by Emily Tarver, Alex Marino, Louis Kornfeld, Christian Paluck, Ed Herbstman, Amy Warren, and Ben Jones. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell.
Monday, July 12, 2010
Ben McGrath on David Ortiz's career as a designated hitter for the Boston Red Sox.