The Gist

A NewsPolitics and Society podcast featuring Mike Pesca
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Slate's The Gist with Mike Pesca. A daily afternoon show about news, culture, and whatever else you'll be discussing with friends and family tonight.

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On The Gist, racy names for missiles. In the interview, Chris Molanphy is here to talk about the Billboard hits of 1979, disco’s last hurrah, and how the year prepares for the coming wave of pop. Molanphy is the host of Hit Parade and writes the column Why Is This Song No. 1? In the Spiel, Amazon leaving New York City is a big loss but people don’t seem to realize it. Learn more about your ad cho…
On The Gist, sometimes Howard Stern can be helpful. In the interview, stand-up comedian and podcaster Matt Braunger is here to discuss his new special Finally Live in Portland, his podcast Advice From a Dipshit, and whether or not he would eat racist fudge. In the Spiel, the human tragedy of losing animals.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
On The Gist, Democratic leaders should slow down the next time a Virginia-sized fiasco comes along. In the interview, podcasters can storm off a set too—even if it’s their own. Words Matter host Adam Levine pressed his colleague Steve Schmidt on details about his advising gig for 2020 hopeful Howard Schultz. And it wasn’t just because that posed a possible conflict of interest for the political p…

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juiceman reviewed this podcast on Feb 24th, 2018
"My second-favourite podcast, and I'm from and in Australia."
yosterstrudel reviewed this podcast on Sep 15th, 2017
"Absolutely fantastic show for commentary, news, comedy, interviews, and more. Full review here:"

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Feb 23rd, 2016
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Feb 14th, 2019
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