Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss NBA playoff beefs with Slate’s Nick Greene. ESPN’s Greg Wyshynski joins to talk about the NHL playoffs. Finally, Sports Illustrated’s Jack Dickey assesses Jeopardy! genius James Holzhauer. NBA beefs (4:07): Durant vs. Beverley.Dudley vs. Simmons. Westbrook vs. Lillard. What’s the best NBA beef, and which postseason beef needs more seasoning? NHL playoffs (24:12) : How did the Tampa Bay Lightning get bounced after putting together one of the best regular seasons ever? James Holzhauer (40:52) : The secrets of the quiz-show savant who’s destroying the Jeopardy! record books. Afterballs (57:09) : Stefan on Kate Smith and the Flyers and Josh on the first player to palm a basketball.
Game of Thrones TV Club | Ep 2, Season 8: The Night Before
In the latest episode of Slate’s weekly Game of Thrones podcast, June Thomas, Rachelle Hampton, and Seth Stevenson recap the second episode of season 8, “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms.” The three chat about the continuing reunions, the rising tensions between Dany and Sansa, Brienne’s big moment, and the Worst Person in Westeros. Follow all of Slate's Game of Thrones coverage at .
What Next: The Case for Impeachment
You’ve heard the legal argument for starting impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. Maybe you’ve heard the moral argument supporting impeachment. But what is the political case for impeachment? What could House impeachment proceedings possibly achieve, given that the Senate is controlled by the President’s party? Guest: , New York Times opinion columnist. Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, and Anna Martin.
Women in Charge: Kristine Guillaume
What’s it like to be in charge of an Ivy League newspaper?On this episode of Women in Charge, Allison Benedikt talks to Kristine Guillaume about the pressures of being the ‘first’, how to get the most out of an all-volunteer staff that also have finals and papers to do, and how to earn the respect of peers. You can email us at . Podcast production by Jessica Jupiter
Working: How Does Comedy Cellar's Owner Do His Job?
For her first season hosting Working, Laura Bennett goes inside New York's Comedy Cellar, talking to the people who help make the comedy institution so legendary. And to kick of the season, she sits down with owner Noam Dworman to discuss what it was like taking the reins from his father, how he dealt the Louis CK controversy and what makes the Cellar so unique. Email us at email@example.com. Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.