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  1. casting call
    Julia Roberts’s Watergate Drama Gaslit Lands at Starz, Recasts Armie HammerThe anthology series will follow Martha Mitchell’s historic role in exposing Watergate.
  2. podcasts
    How Podcasts Learned to SpeakThe once useless-seeming medium that became essential.
  3. podcasts
    Are We in a Podcast Bubble?Podcasting is suddenly more than a mission; it’s an industry.
  4. podcasts
    Why Slow Burn Season Two Is All About Bill Clinton’s ImpeachmentA behind-the-scenes look at the Slate podcast’s latest obsession.
  5. podcasts
    Slate’s Slow Burn Podcast to Return With New Season About Clinton ImpeachmentPremiering August 8.
  6. Former ‘SNL’ Writer Cindy Caponera on Molly Shannon: ‘She Was Scrappy and […]“Molly’s path to SNL was impressive. She was scrappy and relentless. She did these crazy one-woman shows, and in between shows she would gather […]
  7. The Other Belushi Biographer Breaks Down ‘Wired’ Journalist Bob Woodward’s journalistic tactics were called into question a couple weeks ago over a dispute with the White House, and Tanner […]
  8. Maria Bamford Tries to Find the Humor in Mental Illness“Yeah. I have a joke about how people don’t talk about mental illness the way they do other regular illnesses. ‘Well, apparently Jeff has […]
  9. Marc Maron on Relating To Other Comics: ‘It’s like a first-date for […]At its best, hearing  Marc Maron talk about WTF is like reading a prickly, cat-haired covered Valentine to his fellow comedians. “As a comic, […]
  10. The Politics of Parks And RecOver at Slate, Juliet Lapidos takes a look at the politics of Parks And Rec which she characterizes as the “abstract vs. personal take on […]
  11. no means yes?
    ‘No Homo’: Cause for Hope in Hip-hop?Is hip-hop becoming gayer — or is it just up to some old tricks?
  12. regret the error
    Author Disputes Slate’s Assertion That He Patronized Enslaved Prostitutes“Do I ejaculate approvingly over the Western men who engage their services? I do not.”
  13. apropos of nothing
    We React to Slate’s ‘24’ Parody in Real TimeSlate magazine — a top source of witty satire for, well, no one, hopefully — debuted an animated parody of 24 today, inspired by recent remarks made by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
  14. apropos of nothing
    Jon Stewart, Highbrow? Team Matrix Responds!Slate questions the Matrix, and the Matrix fires back.
  15. the weekend read
    Sick of Harry Potter? So Are These GuysClassic Harry Potter takedowns.