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The Hardest Time: Moms in Prison

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Mother’s Day is the one day of the year we set aside to honor mothers. Some do it with flowers and cards. For women who are in prison and their children who are being raised by grandmothers, aunts or guardians on the outside,

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: GGMFTW Edition

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss Scarlett Johansson as a man-eating femme fatale in the arthouse horror flick "Under the Skin," the legacy of Gabriel Garcia Marquez with journalist and critic Paul Berman, and why...

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Life of the Law

Privacy Issues

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

You’re driving your car down a street and as you pass, a camera takes a photo of your license plate. Who is taking the photo and what are they doing with the information? Reporter Cyrus Farivar has our story.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Adam Gopnik and Elizabeth Gilbert on the Great American Novel.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Adam Gopnik and Elizabeth Gilbert on the Great American Novel.

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The Truth

Jeff Gets Towed

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Jeff gets his car towed, and a whole lot more. Performed by Andrew Yurman-Glaser, Sebastian Conelli, and Phoebe Tyers. Written by Elana Fishbein, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Prime Directive Edition

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss FX's Cold War era throwback television show The Americans, whether Amazon is ruining literature, and the matriculation of trigger warnings into the college classroom.

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The Truth

The Extractor

Sunday, March 09, 2014

The sounds we make don't just fade away; they're embedded in the wood around us. Performed by Ed Herbstman, Kevin Cragg, Annemarie Cullen, Dennis Pacheco, and Rebecca Robles, with Melanie Hoopes, Bea Herbstman, Alex Marino, and Kerry Kastin. Music...

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On Being

Sherwin Nuland — The Biology of the Spirit [remix]

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Former surgeon Sherwin Nuland speaks about his sense of wonder at the body's capacity to sustain life and support our pursuits of order and meaning, and why he believes the human spirit is an evolutionary accomplishment of the brain. The three-pound human

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On Being

[Unedited] Sherwin Nuland with Krista Tippett

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Former surgeon Sherwin Nuland speaks about his sense of wonder at the body's capacity to sustain life and support our pursuits of order and meaning, and why he believes the human spirit is an evolutionary accomplishment of the brain. The three-pound human

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: The Doe-Eyed Triangle Player Edition

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss Amazon's online comedy sensation Transparent, the Italian Oscar contender The Great Beauty, and is the great era of branding coming to a close.

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Listen to Lucy

Lessons in success from Eton and the Tiger Mother

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Lessons in success from Eton and the Tiger Mother

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The Truth

Eat Cake

Thursday, February 13, 2014

If you've ever been alone on Valentine's Day, this story is for you. It's performed by Eliza Skinner, Birch Harms, and Curtis Gwinn, who improvised all of the dialogue. It was originally produced in 2009 for Weekend Amercia, Hillary Frank was the...

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The Truth

It's Your Funeral (part 2)

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...

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On Being

Brian Greene — Reimagining the Cosmos

Thursday, January 30, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Brian Greene with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 30, 2014

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Obama's zen-like State of the Union address

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Obama's zen-like State of the Union address

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The Truth

It's Your Funeral (part 1)

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.

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On Being

Ursula King, Andrew Revkin, and David Sloan Wilson — Teilhard de Chardin's "Planetary Mind" and Our Spiritual Evolution [remix]

Thursday, January 23, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] David Sloan Wilson with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 23, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Andrew Revkin with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 23, 2014

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