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The “How Does a Comic Book Colorist Work?” Transcript

0SHARESShare Dean WhitePhoto illustration by Slate. Image courtesy of Dean White. This is a transcript of the Oct. 1 edition of Working. These transcripts are lightly edited and may contain errors. For the definitive record, consult the podcast. Jacob Brogan: You’re listening to Working, the podcast about what people do all day. I’m Jacob Brogan. This season, we’re sitting down ...

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The DoubleX Gabfest “The Wire With Wigs” Edition

0SHARESShare Listen to the DoubleX Gabfest by clicking the arrow on the audio player below: On this week’s DoubleX Gabfest, Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine’s Noreen Malone, and managing producer of Slate podcasts June Thomas discuss Harvey Weinstein and the culture’s reaction to the revelations, including the #MeToo campaign and the “shitty media men” list. Then, they talk ...

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The Snap Heard ’Round the World

0SHARESShare The Boston Celtics’ Gordon Hayward sits on the floor after suffering a gruesome injury while playing in Cleveland on Tuesday.Gregory Shamus/Getty Images When Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward jumped up for an alley-oop on Tuesday night, the 2017 NBA season was six minutes old. When he landed, it became clear that—barring a miracle—those six minutes are the only ones ...

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The Trump Commandments

0SHARESShare President Donald Trump addresses the Values Voter Summit in Washington on Friday.James Lawler Duggan/Reuters Last weekend, a dozen socially conservative organizations hosted their annual Values Voter Summit in Washington. The forum claims to advocate “traditional marriage, religious liberty, sanctity of life and limited government .” In 2015, only 5 percent of participants in a Values Voter straw poll picked ...

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A “Momentous” Supreme Court Term?

This is a transcript of the Sept. 30 episode from Amicus, Slate’s podcast about the Supreme Court. These transcripts are lightly edited and may contain errors. For the definitive record, consult the podcast. Dahlia Lithwick writes about the courts and the law for Slate, and hosts the podcast Amicus . Dahlia Lithwick: Hi, and welcome to Amicus, Slate’s podcast about the Supreme ...

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This Bill Would Help Stop Russia From Buying Online Election Ads

0SHARESShare Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Arizona Sen. John McCain, and Virginia Sen. Mark Warner.Photo illustration by Slate. Images via Mark Wilson/Getty Images; William Thomas Cain/Getty Images. Thanks to a recent revelation from Google , we now know that Facebook, Twitter and YouTube—three of the most prominent online platforms in the U.S.—sold political ads to the Russians ahead of the 2016 ...

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Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Poison Resentment” Edition

0SHARESShare Listen now: To subscribe in Apple Podcasts, click here. Advertisement On this week’s episode, Rebecca, Carvell, and Gabe talk to Slate’s Hey, Daddy! columnist John Culhane about the challenges of adoption for gay couples and what it’s like for two dads to raise two daughters. Then they tackle a question from a stepmom whose husband’s ex doesn’t take her ...

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Alphabet, Google's Parent, Leads $1 Billion Investment Round in Lyft

0SHARESShare <!– Lyft gets $1 billion investment from Google parent company Alphabet Google had been an early Uber investor, but their relationship had been strained.  By Aaron Mak Google’s David Lawee is joining Lyft’s board.Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images for TechCrunch/AOL Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has led a $1 billion round of investment into Lyft, the ridesharing company announced on Thursday. CapitalG, ...

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Smallpox Could Again Be a Serious Threat

0SHARESShare Smallpox lesions are shown in this 1973 photograph in Bangladesh.Getty Images SynBioBeta, which bills itself as the world’s premier forum for innovators and investors interested in synthetic biology, concluded its sixth annual conference in San Francisco earlier this month. Companies from across the country and from around the world delivered presentations on how they are finding biological solutions to ...

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The Hydra-Headed Beast

0SHARESShare Gabriel Sherman in San Francisco on Oct. 19, 2016.Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for Vanity Fair. On this week’s episode of my podcast, I Have to Ask , I spoke with Gabriel Sherman, a special correspondent for Vanity Fair. In a recent piece for the magazine, Sherman reported that people in the White House were concerned ...

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