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On Being

Paulo Coelho — The Alchemy of Pilgrimage

Thursday, August 14, 2014

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[Unedited] Paulo Coelho with Krista Tippett

Thursday, August 14, 2014

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Good Night, Robin Williams Edition

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Slate critics Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and guest John Swansburg discuss the inestimable actor and comedian Robin Williams' career, Cinemax's the turn-of-the-century hospital drama The Knick, and the weather.

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On Being

Adele Diamond — The Science of Attention [remix]

Thursday, August 07, 2014

What Adele Diamond is learning about the brain challenges basic assumptions in modern education. Her work is scientifically illustrating the educational power of things like play, sports, music, memorization and reflection. What nourishes the human spi

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On Being

[Unedited] Adele Diamond with Krista Tippett

Thursday, August 07, 2014

What Adele Diamond is learning about the brain challenges basic assumptions in modern education. Her work is scientifically illustrating the educational power of things like play, sports, music, memorization and reflection. What nourishes the human spi

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On Being

Anita Desai and Andrew Robinson — The Modern Resonance of Rabindranath Tagore

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Andrew Robinson with Krista Tippett

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Anita Desai with Krista Tippett

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Not That Gomorrah Edition

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Slate critics Steve Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss Marvel's latest franchise movie Guardians of the Galaxy, whether plagiarism is that big of a deal, and the intricacies of writing a new Gabfest theme song with composer Nick Britell.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 384: Never Your Fault

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Antero Garcia talks to his former student Roger Alvarez who dropped out during his senior year of high school.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 384: Never Your Fault

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Antero Garcia talks to his former student Roger Alvarez who dropped out during his senior year of high school.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Ape Not Kill Ape Edition

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the dark and violent sequel Dawn of the Apes, whether potato salad caused Kickstarter to jump the shark, and the timelessness of Weird Al Yankovic.

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The Truth

Audio Smut

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

This episode features a story made by Audio Smut, a podcast about "your body, your heart, and your junk." Directed and produced by Kaitlin Prest in collaboration with composer Shani Aviram, this story is about how your mind can deceive you when you're...

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Grief Sandwich Edition

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and guest John Swansburg discuss the rom com spoof They Came Together, the rapturously dark HBO show "The Leftovers," and The Onion's new clickbait parody website Clickhole.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate Culture Gabfest: Summer Strut 2014 Edition

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss ABC Family's radical TV show The Fosters with Slate's June Thomas, the ethics of landmark conservation, and the results of this year's listener callout for summer songs that will...

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 378: In the Pool

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

On June 18th, 1964, J.T. Johnson and Al Lingo were two of several black and white protesters who jumped into the whites only pool at the Monson Motor Lodge in St. Augustine, Florida.

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On Being

Jonathan Haidt — The Psychology Behind Morality

Thursday, June 12, 2014

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[Unedited] Jonathan Haidt with Krista Tippett

Thursday, June 12, 2014

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On Being

Rosanne Cash — Time Traveler [remix]

Thursday, June 05, 2014

As the daughter of Johnny Cash, singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash describes her life as "circumscribed by music." But, it's through her love of language and quantum mechanics that she's finding new sources of creativity and mathematical ways to think abo

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On Being

[Unedited] Rosanne Cash with Krista Tippett

Thursday, June 05, 2014

As the daughter of Johnny Cash, singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash describes her life as "circumscribed by music." But, it's through her love of language and quantum mechanics that she's finding new sources of creativity and mathematical ways to think abo

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