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Leon Neyfakh

Host of Slow Burn
Leon Neyfakh is an American journalist, radio host and author. He is known for hosting the podcast Slow Burn and his book The Next Next Level: A Story of Rap, Friendship, and Almost Giving Up.

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Introducing The Queen
Episode of
Slow Burn
Linda Taylor was a con artist, a kidnapper, maybe even a murderer. She was also America’s original “welfare queen,” the villain Ronald Reagan needed to create a vision of a country being taken advantage of by its poorest citizens. In this new narrative mini-series, Josh Levin, one of the editors behind Slow Burn, reveals the never-before-told story of a woman whose singular life was forgotten in the rush to create a vicious American stereotype.This podcast is based on Josh Levin’s new book, The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Slate Presents: Charged | A True Punishment Story
Episode of
Slow Burn
For two and a half years, Emily Bazelon has been following people through a special court in New York designed to be a speedy machine for the harsh punishment of illegal gun possession. Along the way, a strange thing happened — the politics outside the courtroom started to change when a new generation of activists and insiders began challenging the old system the gun court was part of. Season 1 of Slate Presents brought you the story of Ruby Ridge, and Season 2 brings you a fight to transform one big-city justice system.Subscribe to Charged via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, Overcast, RadioPublic, or wherever you listen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Slow Burn Live: The Kingdom and the Power
Episode of
Slow Burn
A special edition of Slow Burn features Leon Neyfakh live on stage. In the second of two episodes, Leon was joined in by Emily Bazelon, Wesley Morris, Dan Savage, and Andi Zeisler to explore lingering questions about the Clinton legacy.  Plus, Clara Jeffery discusses Hillary Clinton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Slow Burn Live: Keyholes
Episode of
Slow Burn
A special edition of Slow Burn features Leon Neyfakh live on stage. In the first of two episodes, Leon was joined in by Ruth Marcus and Rick Perlstein to explore lingering questions about the Clinton legacy.  Plus, a story from the season 2 cutting room floor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Standoff Ep. 1: Two Shotguns
Episode of
Slow Burn
This is the first episode of a new Slate podcast miniseries called Standoff. Subscribe to Standoff in Apple Podcasts or another podcast player.Randy and Vicki Weaver moved their family to a remote Idaho cabin. They feared their world would be destroyed in an apocalyptic confrontation with the federal government. They were right.In this first episode of our new narrative miniseries Standoff, host Ruth Graham explores the ideologies and influences that led to the deadly siege at Ruby Ridge in 1992.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode Count
28
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
16 hours, 49 minutes