Megan McNamee of Feeding Littles on giving yourself, and your kids, some grace this season.
After criticizing the Iranian regime, rapper Toomaj Salehi is in prison, under threat of execution. Will thousands of protesters face his fate?
Comedians Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar explain why humor is the only way to get through the pain.
Slate’s Culture Gabfest on Spirited, Showtime’s Matt Rogers: Have You Heard of Christmas?, and the culture around sending and receiving holiday cards.
TikTok doesn’t understand the female gaze.
After a string of botched lethal injections in Alabama, capital punishment’s days may be numbered.
Talking unfair assumptions, delusional siblings, and Carmen Rita Wong’s memoir, Why Didn’t You Tell Me?
Priya Parker on the art of gathering.
What’s still-to-be decided by Warnock vs. Walker in Georgia.
Ralph Lauren’s modern Ivy style was remixed by ’Lo-Heads.
Slate’s sports podcast on USA-Netherlands, the College Football Playoff, and Deion Sanders to Colorado.
Slate’s parenting podcast on helping kids (and parents) understand gender.
After escaping the Taliban, refugees must navigate America’s bewildering bureaucracy.
Writer Karen Han explains the process behind her new book, Bong Joon Ho: Dissident Cinema.
Is the most aggressive antitrust team in decades capable of reining in Silicon Valley?
What we love and hate about the internet during the holiday season.
Why isn’t the left talking about 303 Creative - a case that could set civil rights back by decades?
Slate Money talks about Disney’s CEO swap, shrinkflation and SBF’s media tour.
Allmusic critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine breaks down the scenes and sounds that led to—and flowed out of—punk.
Talking depression and dirty laundry with guest Lisa McIntire.