Introducing “The Explainer” Podcast

Slate’s long-running feature comes to an MP3 player near you.

In the four months since we launched Slate’s daily podcast, the most consistent comment I’ve received from listeners is: We want more.

Happy to oblige. Starting today, Slate Foreign Editor June Thomas will bring you podcast versions of our (almost) daily feature answering those little questions raised by news coverage but left unanswered. And as a bonus, June has a much more interesting accent than I do.

Here are shortcuts for finding the new feed in some of the most popular podcasting services (click on the name to take you to our new feed):

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And for those who prefer other podcast services, you can always paste the new feed’s URL directly into the software of your choice:


You can also listen to or download June’s first podcast directly here.

If you’re new to podcasting and would like a little more help, click here for our podcasting guide.

We’re eager to hear what you think about “The Explainer” podcast or any of our other audio offerings. Send what you will to podcasts@slate.com.