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  • The Culture Gabfest “And Now It’s Dead” Edition

    2h By Dan Kois
    Listen to Culture Gabfest No. 414 with Dan Kois, Dana Stevens, and Jessica Winter with the audio player below.
  • Whistlestop: Live Book Tour Mashup

    3h By John Dickerson
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  • Smother Mother

    3h By Mallory Ortberg
    As a member of Slate Plus, you’re reading this Slate story before anyone else can! This story is exclusive to Slate Plus members until Thursday at 6 a.m.
  • After the Hack

    11:15am By Helaine Olen
    It’s a sequence of events so familiar it can almost seem choreographed. First, there’s a prominent hack, with thousands or sometimes millions of accounts containing vital personal information breached. Think Sony Pictures, in which hackers (alleged by U.S.…
  • Why Artisanal Cider-Makers Hate the Fizzy Stuff Sold in Six-Packs

    10:30am By Adrienne So
    On a warm spring afternoon earlier this year, I hiked around Autumn Stoschek’s orchards, which are perched on the steep slopes surrounding her cidery in the Finger Lakes region of New York. The region’s cool climate is ideal for growing cider apples, and…
  • Should I Make My 25-Year-Old Daughter Get a Credit Card?

    9:15am By Helaine Olen
    Welcome to Ask the Bills, where every two weeks Helaine Olen answers readers’ questions about their most nagging personal finance and financial etiquette dilemmas. Seeking advice on a money issue? Email
  • You’ll Never Guess This One Crazy Thing Governs Online Speech

    7:45am By Kate Klonick
    Early last week, Twitter announced that it would be using new tools to curb hate speech and harassment on its site. The news came on the heels of a tell-all report on BuzzFeed that chronicled how 10 years of dogmatic commitment to “free speech” combined…
  • Dear Prudence: The “Little Red Hen” Edition

    7:00am By Mallory Ortberg
    A woman dropped family, friends, and job to move across the country for a relationship that didn’t work out—and things got worse from there. Is she doomed to make poor decisions for the rest of her life?
  • There’s a Viking on the Delta

    Tue 8:36pm By Mike Pesca
    Listen to Episode 567 of Slate’s The Gist:
  • Dear Prudence Live Chat

    Tue 7:57pm By Mallory Ortberg
    Need help getting along with partners, relatives, co-workers, and people in general? Ask Dear Prudence! Mallory Ortberg takes your questions on manners, morals, and more. Please keep your questions succinct (recommended max. length is around 150 words). Submit…