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Avivah Zornberg — The Transformation of Pharaoh, Moses, and God

Thursday, April 10, 2014

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[Unedited] Avivah Zornberg with Krista Tippett

Thursday, April 10, 2014

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: The Selfie Duckface Edition

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Slate's culture critics Stephen Metcalf and June Thomas are joined by Nina Rastogi to discuss "Game of Thrones" (warning: spoilers), Joss Whedon's adaptation of "Much Ado About Nothing", and the phenomenon of the "Selfie." Show notes at...

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Life of the Law

Redesigning Justice

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Red Hook is an isolated neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, once known as the “crack capital of America.” In 2000, residents banded together to create a community justice center more responsive to the needs of the neighborhood.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Frankenfest Edition

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, Jody Rosen and David Haglund discuss Twitter's role in Hurricane Sandy, the new ABC drama "Nashville," and Haglund's piece on Mormon intellectuals.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Sh*t Tuskegee Airmen Say Edition

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner are joined by Slate’s Bryan Curtis to discuss Curtis’ New York Times Magazine profile of George Lucas whose latest film Red Tails opened last week. Next, they

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On Being

Avivah Zornberg — Exodus, Cargo of Hidden Stories [remix]

Thursday, April 14, 2011

The biblical Exodus story has inspired believers and non-believers, Jews and Christians — and more than a few Hollywood movies. But this is no simple story of heroes and villains; it is a complex picture of the possibilities and ironies of human passion a

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[Unedited] Avivah Zornberg with Krista Tippett (Exodus, Cargo of Hidden Stories)

Thursday, April 14, 2011

The biblical Exodus story has inspired believers and non-believers, Jews and Christians — and more than a few Hollywood movies. But this is no simple story of heroes and villains; it is a complex picture of the possibilities and ironies of human passion a

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Ben McGrath on David Ortiz's career as a designated hitter for the Boston Red Sox

Monday, July 12, 2010

Ben McGrath on David Ortiz's career as a designated hitter for the Boston Red Sox.

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On Being

Anchee Min — Surviving the Religion of Mao [remix]

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Author Anchee Min has won acclaim for her memoir of growing up in China under Mao Zedong. She's also written several works of fiction in which she explores the human hunger to survive against extreme social brutality. In this conversation, Anchee Min tell

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On Being

[Unedited] Anchee Min With Krista Tippett (On Surviving The Religion Of Mao)

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Author Anchee Min has won acclaim for her memoir of growing up in China under Mao Zedong. She's also written several works of fiction in which she explores the human hunger to survive against extreme social brutality. In this conversation, Anchee Min tell

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