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Best podcasts about Josh Levin

Latest podcast episodes about Josh Levin

Hang Up and Listen
Jon Gruden's Emails

Hang Up and Listen

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 77:52


Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin talk with Slate's Alex Kirshner about the racist, sexist, and homophobic emails written by now-former NFL head coach Jon Gruden. Writer Roberto José Andrade Franco joins to discuss Mexican-American soccer star Ricardo Pepi. Finally, Chantel Jennings of the Athletic breaks down the WNBA playoffs. Gruden (4:07): What his emails reveal about the culture of the NFL?   Pepi (209:07): The on-field and off-field significance of the USMNT's new star.   WNBA (51:47): What you need to know about the Chicago Sky and Phoenix Mercury.   Afterball (1:13:62): Josh on a women's sports equivalent for “the Jimmys and the Joes.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
Hang Up: Jon Gruden's Emails

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 77:52


Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin talk with Slate's Alex Kirshner about the racist, sexist, and homophobic emails written by now-former NFL head coach Jon Gruden. Writer Roberto José Andrade Franco joins to discuss Mexican-American soccer star Ricardo Pepi. Finally, Chantel Jennings of the Athletic breaks down the WNBA playoffs. Gruden (4:07): What his emails reveal about the culture of the NFL?   Pepi (209:07): The on-field and off-field significance of the USMNT's new star.   WNBA (51:47): What you need to know about the Chicago Sky and Phoenix Mercury.   Afterball (1:13:62): Josh on a women's sports equivalent for “the Jimmys and the Joes.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Hang Up and Listen
Scandal in the National Women's Soccer League

Hang Up and Listen

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 77:45


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin talk about Tom Brady's win over the Patriots. Meg Rowley of FanGraphs also joins to discuss the end of baseball's regular season and the start of the playoffs. Finally, the Athletic's Steph Yang helps assess the present and future of the National Women's Soccer League. Brady vs. the Pats (03:09): Did the game live up to the hype? Was there too much hype?   Baseball (28:23): Should we be sad about the lack of chaos or happy about the possibility of chaos to come? NWSL (49:42): What are the allegations, and what happens next? Afterball (1:07:30): Stefan on the oldest players in NFL history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
Hang Up: Scandal in the National Women's Soccer League

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 77:45


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin talk about Tom Brady's win over the Patriots. Meg Rowley of FanGraphs also joins to discuss the end of baseball's regular season and the start of the playoffs. Finally, the Athletic's Steph Yang helps assess the present and future of the National Women's Soccer League. Brady vs. the Pats (03:09): Did the game live up to the hype? Was there too much hype?   Baseball (28:23): Should we be sad about the lack of chaos or happy about the possibility of chaos to come? NWSL (49:42): What are the allegations, and what happens next? Afterball (1:07:30): Stefan on the oldest players in NFL history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Podcast Playlist from CBC Radio
New and Notable Podcasts: October 2021 edition

Podcast Playlist from CBC Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 53:50


Fall means podcast launch season, so we're lining up some of the best new releases this month. Plus, Leah interviews Slate's Josh Levin about his new podcast One Year. Featuring: The White Saviours, One Year, Unlocking The Fountain, Doctor Vs. Comedian, Rigged

Slate Daily Feed
Hang Up: Kyrie Irving, Anti-Vaxxer

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 80:26


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin talk about anti-vaxxers in the NBA. The Washington Post's Molly Hensley-Clancy discusses allegations that the NWSL's Washington Sprit have a misogynistic work culture, and Will Bardenwerper joins for a conversation about his Harper's piece on the potential death of minor league baseball in small towns.   NBA anti-vaxxers (4:36): How should the league deal with Kyrie Irving?   Washington Spirit (26:33): What to do about alleged bad behavior in the National Women's Soccer League.   Minor leagues (47:27): The consequences of Major League Baseball's plan to make the minors more efficient.   Afterball (1;08): Josh on the College of Faith football program Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Hang Up and Listen
Kyrie Irving, Anti-Vaxxer

Hang Up and Listen

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 80:26


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin talk about anti-vaxxers in the NBA. The Washington Post's Molly Hensley-Clancy discusses allegations that the NWSL's Washington Sprit have a misogynistic work culture, and Will Bardenwerper joins for a conversation about his Harper's piece on the potential death of minor league baseball in small towns.   NBA anti-vaxxers (4:36): How should the league deal with Kyrie Irving?   Washington Spirit (26:33): What to do about alleged bad behavior in the National Women's Soccer League.   Minor leagues (47:27): The consequences of Major League Baseball's plan to make the minors more efficient.   Afterball (1;08): Josh on the College of Faith football program Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Hang Up and Listen
The Mannings on Monday Night

Hang Up and Listen

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 74:26


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin are joined by USA Today's Marisa Kwiatkowski to discuss the Senate hearing on the FBI's failures in the Larry Nassar case. They also assess Eli and Peyton Manning's Monday Night Football debut and discuss whether the 2021 UConn Huskies are the worst college football team of all time.   Nassar case (3:14): What stood out in the Senate hearings, and what will it take for the gymnasts to get closure?   Mannings (23:18): How'd Peyton and Eli do on their first broadcast? Will their show have staying power?   UConn (43:05): How the Huskies became historically bad.   Afterball (59:00): Stefan on the U.S. women's soccer team's uncompetitive friendly matches. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
Hang Up: The Mannings on Monday Night

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 68:47


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin are joined by USA Today's Marisa Kwiatkowski to discuss the Senate hearing on the FBI's failures in the Larry Nassar case. They also assess Eli and Peyton Manning's Monday Night Football debut and discuss whether the 2021 UConn Huskies are the worst college football team of all time.   Nassar case (3:14): What stood out in the Senate hearings, and what will it take for the gymnasts to get closure?   Mannings (23:18): How'd Peyton and Eli do on their first broadcast? Will their show have staying power?   UConn (43:05): How the Huskies became historically bad.   Afterball (59:00): Stefan on the U.S. women's soccer team's uncompetitive friendly matches. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
Hang Up: No Grand Slam for Novak

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 73:56


Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and the New Yorker's Louisa Thomas talk about Daniil Medvedev's upset over Novak Djokovic and Emma Raducanu's shocking U.S. Open title. They also discuss Jameis Winston, the Jacksonville Jaguars, and Cam Newton's interview with his dad. Finally, they assess the U.S. men's national soccer team's rocky opening to World Cup qualifying. U.S. Open (2:25): What to make of Djokovic's loss, and his response to it. Plus, where did Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez come from?   NFL (31:12): Making sense of pro football's opening weekend.   U.S. soccer (48:19): How concerning are the USMNT's on-field struggles?   Afterball (1:06;30): Stefan on Sheriff Tiraspol, the Moldovan soccer underdog that you maybe shouldn't root for Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Hang Up and Listen
No Grand Slam for Novak

Hang Up and Listen

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 73:56


Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and the New Yorker's Louisa Thomas talk about Daniil Medvedev's upset over Novak Djokovic and Emma Raducanu's shocking U.S. Open title. They also discuss Jameis Winston, the Jacksonville Jaguars, and Cam Newton's interview with his dad. Finally, they assess the U.S. men's national soccer team's rocky opening to World Cup qualifying. U.S. Open (2:25): What to make of Djokovic's loss, and his response to it. Plus, where did Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez come from?   NFL (31:12): Making sense of pro football's opening weekend.   U.S. soccer (48:19): How concerning are the USMNT's on-field struggles?   Afterball (1:06;30): Stefan on Sheriff Tiraspol, the Moldovan soccer underdog that you maybe shouldn't root for Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
Hang Up: Who or What Is Bishop Sycamore?

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 70:02


Josh Levin and Joel Anderson are joined by Spencer Hall to talk about the opening weekend of the college football season. They also discuss Bishop Sycamore, the fake high school that made its way into an ESPN football showcase. Finally, the CBC's Morgan Campbell joins to assess Canada's series of sporting triumphs.   College football (1:48): Alabama looks like its old self. But what's up with Clemson?   Bishop Sycamore (24:37): Where did it come from? Is it unique or a sign of a larger phenomenon?   Canada (40:44): Soccer, track, tennis. What's behind Canada's run of athletic success?   Afterball (56:35): Josh on Dutch tennis player Botic van de Zandschulp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Hang Up and Listen
Who or What Is Bishop Sycamore?

Hang Up and Listen

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 70:02


Josh Levin and Joel Anderson are joined by Spencer Hall to talk about the opening weekend of the college football season. They also discuss Bishop Sycamore, the fake high school that made its way into an ESPN football showcase. Finally, the CBC's Morgan Campbell joins to assess Canada's series of sporting triumphs.   College football (1:48): Alabama looks like its old self. But what's up with Clemson?   Bishop Sycamore (24:37): Where did it come from? Is it unique or a sign of a larger phenomenon?   Canada (40:44): Soccer, track, tennis. What's behind Canada's run of athletic success?   Afterball (56:35): Josh on Dutch tennis player Botic van de Zandschulp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
Hang Up: Turmoil at ESPN

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 76:08


Josh Levin interviews Ben Rothenberg about his reporting on domestic abuse allegations against tennis player Alexander Zverev. Josh, Stefan Fatsis, and Joel Anderson are then joined by Grant Wahl to discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Manchester United. Finally, assessing Rachel Nichols' fall and Stephen A. Smith's rise at ESPN.   Zverev (3:50): What are the accusations and how has the tennis world responded? Ronaldo (19:19): Why he's returning to the club where he became an international superstar.   ESPN (41:57): What we know about personnel moves at the Worldwide Leader.   Afterball (1:06:15): Josh on what might be the longest down and distance in NFL history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Hang Up and Listen
Turmoil at ESPN

Hang Up and Listen

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 76:08


Josh Levin interviews Ben Rothenberg about his reporting on domestic abuse allegations against tennis player Alexander Zverev. Josh, Stefan Fatsis, and Joel Anderson are then joined by Grant Wahl to discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Manchester United. Finally, assessing Rachel Nichols' fall and Stephen A. Smith's rise at ESPN.   Zverev (3:50): What are the accusations and how has the tennis world responded? Ronaldo (19:19): Why he's returning to the club where he became an international superstar.   ESPN (41:57): What we know about personnel moves at the Worldwide Leader.   Afterball (1:06:15): Josh on what might be the longest down and distance in NFL history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slow Burn
One Year: Jesus on a Tortilla

Slow Burn

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 55:25


After Maria Rubio saw Jesus on a tortilla, her family got besieged by believers and gawkers and the national press. But for the Rubios, the tortilla wasn't just a public spectacle. It was the miracle that changed their family. And decades later, they're still reckoning with how that tortilla upended everything. One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. To support this show, subscribe to One Year on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you listen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Presents: Charged | A True Punishment Story

After Maria Rubio saw Jesus on a tortilla, her family got besieged by believers and gawkers and the national press. But for the Rubios, the tortilla wasn't just a public spectacle. It was the miracle that changed their family. And decades later, they're still reckoning with how that tortilla upended everything. One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. Slate Plus members get to hear more about the making of One Year and more about the culture of 1977 in supplementary episodes this season. Get access to those episodes, listen to the show without any ads, and support One Year by signing up for Slate Plus for just $1 right now. For a behind-the-scenes look into some of the articles we read when we create the show, check out our Pocket collection at http://getpocket.com/slate.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
One Year: 1977: Jesus on a Tortilla

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 55:04


After Maria Rubio saw Jesus on a tortilla, her family got besieged by believers and gawkers and the national press. But for the Rubios, the tortilla wasn't just a public spectacle. It was the miracle that changed their family. And decades later, they're still reckoning with how that tortilla upended everything. One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. Slate Plus members get to hear more about the making of One Year and more about the culture of 1977 in supplementary episodes this season. Get access to those episodes, listen to the show without any ads, and support One Year by signing up for Slate Plus for just $1 right now. For a behind-the-scenes look into some of the articles we read when we create the show, check out our Pocket collection at http://getpocket.com/slate.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Culture Gabfest
Culture Gabfest: One Year in the Dungeon

Culture Gabfest

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 63:24


This week is a Bizarro Fest featuring Karen Han, Slate staff writer; June Thomas, senior managing producer of Slate podcasts; and Marissa Martinelli, Slate associate editor. First, the panel is joined by writer Sara Nović to discuss the Sundance hit film CODA. Next, they talk about the dating simulation game Boyfriend Dungeon. Finally, Josh Levin, host of the Slate podcast One Year, comes on to talk about the premiere season of his show.  In Slate Plus, the panel talks about which writer (living or dead) they would choose to pen their biographies, and then which actor they would want to play them in their biopics.  You can read Sara Nović's interview with CODA star Marlee Matlin in Bustle: “Marlee Matlin Knows How to Make Change.” Email us at culturefest@slate.com.  Podcast production by Cameron Drews. Production assistance by Cleo Levin. Outro music is "Zero Gravity" by ELFL Endorsements June: The podcast The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill from Christianity Today Marissa: The video game Stardew Valley Karen: The TV show Wellington Paranormal Slate Plus members get ad-free podcasts, a bonus segment in each episode of the Culture Gabfest, full access to Slate's journalism on Slate.com, and more. Sign up now at slate.com/cultureplus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
Culture Gabfest: One Year in the Dungeon

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 63:24


This week is a Bizarro Fest featuring Karen Han, Slate staff writer; June Thomas, senior managing producer of Slate podcasts; and Marissa Martinelli, Slate associate editor. First, the panel is joined by writer Sara Nović to discuss the Sundance hit film CODA. Next, they talk about the dating simulation game Boyfriend Dungeon. Finally, Josh Levin, host of the Slate podcast One Year, comes on to talk about the premiere season of his show.  In Slate Plus, the panel talks about which writer (living or dead) they would choose to pen their biographies, and then which actor they would want to play them in their biopics.  You can read Sara Nović's interview with CODA star Marlee Matlin in Bustle: “Marlee Matlin Knows How to Make Change.” Email us at culturefest@slate.com.  Podcast production by Cameron Drews. Production assistance by Cleo Levin. Outro music is "Zero Gravity" by ELFL Endorsements June: The podcast The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill from Christianity Today Marissa: The video game Stardew Valley Karen: The TV show Wellington Paranormal Slate Plus members get ad-free podcasts, a bonus segment in each episode of the Culture Gabfest, full access to Slate's journalism on Slate.com, and more. Sign up now at slate.com/cultureplus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Hang Up and Listen
Baseball in a Cornfield

Hang Up and Listen

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 76:39


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin talk about Major League Baseball's Field of Dreams game. Writer Jessica Luther also joins to discuss the Deshaun Watson and Trevor Bauer cases. Finally, they review the documentary Malice at the Palace.   Field of Dreams (4:42): Is this kind of nostalgia good or bad for baseball?   Watson and Bauer (26:02): How should leagues handle allegations of sexual misconduct?   Malice at the Palace (46:35): What the Netflix documentary leaves out.   Afterball (1:07:16): Stefan on hockey players fighting fans in 1979. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
Hang Up: Baseball in a Cornfield

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 76:39


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin talk about Major League Baseball's Field of Dreams game. Writer Jessica Luther also joins to discuss the Deshaun Watson and Trevor Bauer cases. Finally, they review the documentary Malice at the Palace.   Field of Dreams (4:42): Is this kind of nostalgia good or bad for baseball?   Watson and Bauer (26:02): How should leagues handle allegations of sexual misconduct?   Malice at the Palace (46:35): What the Netflix documentary leaves out.   Afterball (1:07:16): Stefan on hockey players fighting fans in 1979. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

This Day in Esoteric Political History
The Flag, Elvis, Aliens (1977) w/ Josh Levin

This Day in Esoteric Political History

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2021 27:41


It's August 15th. This episode, we discuss three notable events from this day in 1977: a young woman's protest over the pledge of allegiance; a scramble for photos of Elvis's dead body; and possible alien contact. Jody, Niki, and Kellie are joined by Slate's Josh Levin, host of the new series “One Year.” He has an episode devoted to these three events, and the series as a whole takes a look at why 1977 was such a consequential and interesting year. You can listen to “One Year” from Slate right now, wherever you get your podcasts. And make sure to catch the episode on Alex Haley's “Roots,” which features our own Kellie Carter Jackson! This Day In Esoteric Political History is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Your support helps foster independent, artist-owned podcasts and award-winning stories. If you want to support the show directly, you can do so on our website: ThisDayPod.com Get in touch if you have any ideas for future topics, or just want to say hello. Our website is thisdaypod.com Follow us on social @thisdaypod Our team: Jacob Feldman, Researcher/Producer; Brittani Brown, Producer; Khawla Nakua, Transcripts; music by Teen Daze and Blue Dot Sessions; Julie Shapiro, Executive Producer at Radiotopia

Slow Burn
One Year: Mr. Marijuana and the Drug Czar

Slow Burn

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 50:53


America's top weed evangelist and the nation's drug czar shared the same goal: to loosen up the country's marijuana laws. In 1977, everything was trending their way—until a blowout Christmas party destroyed their plans, and transformed the future of marijuana in the United States. One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. To support this show, subscribe to One Year on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you listen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
Hang Up: The Lionel Messi-Barcelona Breakup

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 74:20


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin talk about the end of the Tokyo Olympics. They also discuss NFL players who've refused to get the COVID vaccine, and what the league should do about it. Finally, author Simon Kuper explains the tearful end of Lionel Messi's brilliant career at F.C. Barcelona.   Olympics (3:31): The troubled 2020 Olympics could reset how fans view athletes and the games.   NFL (22:32): Kirk Cousins would rather surround himself with Plexiglas than get vaccinated.   Lionel Messi (42:12): Why did it have to end this way? And what's next for Messi and his longtime club?   Afterball (57:53): Joel on the tiny countries that bagged Olympics hardware for the first time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Hang Up and Listen
The Lionel Messi-Barcelona Breakup

Hang Up and Listen

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 74:20


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin talk about the end of the Tokyo Olympics. They also discuss NFL players who've refused to get the COVID vaccine, and what the league should do about it. Finally, author Simon Kuper explains the tearful end of Lionel Messi's brilliant career at F.C. Barcelona.   Olympics (3:31): The troubled 2020 Olympics could reset how fans view athletes and the games.   NFL (22:32): Kirk Cousins would rather surround himself with Plexiglas than get vaccinated.   Lionel Messi (42:12): Why did it have to end this way? And what's next for Messi and his longtime club?   Afterball (57:53): Joel on the tiny countries that bagged Olympics hardware for the first time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slow Burn
One Year: Elvis, the Pledge, and Extraterrestrials

Slow Burn

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 59:54


Three stories from one day in August 1977. Elvis Presley dies, and the National Enquirer goes after the ultimate tabloid scoop: a photo of the King in his coffin. A New Jersey high schooler becomes a pariah when she refuses to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Astronomers in Ohio get a mysterious signal from outer space—could it be a message from aliens? One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. To support this show, subscribe to One Year on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you listen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
One Year: 1977: Elvis, the Pledge, and Extraterrestrials

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 59:55


Three stories from one day in August 1977. Elvis Presley dies, and the National Enquirer goes after the ultimate tabloid scoop: a photo of the King in his coffin. A New Jersey high schooler becomes a pariah when she refuses to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Astronomers in Ohio get a mysterious signal from outer space—could it be a message from aliens? One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. Slate Plus members get to hear more about the making of One Year and more about the culture of 1977 in supplementary episodes this season. Get access to those episodes, listen to the show without any ads, and support One Year by signing up for Slate Plus for just $1 right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Presents: Charged | A True Punishment Story
1977: Elvis, the Pledge, and Extraterrestrials

Slate Presents: Charged | A True Punishment Story

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 59:55


Three stories from one day in August 1977. Elvis Presley dies, and the National Enquirer goes after the ultimate tabloid scoop: a photo of the King in his coffin. A New Jersey high schooler becomes a pariah when she refuses to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Astronomers in Ohio get a mysterious signal from outer space—could it be a message from aliens? One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. Slate Plus members get to hear more about the making of One Year and more about the culture of 1977 in supplementary episodes this season. Get access to those episodes, listen to the show without any ads, and support One Year by signing up for Slate Plus for just $1 right now. For a behind-the-scenes look into some of the articles we read when we create the show, check out our Pocket collection at http://getpocket.com/slate.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
Hang Up: The Simone Biles Speaks Up and Sits Out Edition

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 75:26


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin discuss the latest in the saga of Simone Biles at the Tokyo Olympics. They also assess the U.S. women's national soccer team's semifinals loss to Canada and other stories from the Summer Games. Finally, Jeff Passan of ESPN joins to talk about Major League Baseball's trade deadline.   Biles (2:31): What are the bigger picture lessons of the gymnastics legend's Tokyo opt-out? Olympics (23:45): A surprise in the men's 100 meters and a smile in the men's high jump.   Baseball (42:34): MLB's trade deadline was the craziest in history.   Afterball (1:04:55): Stefan on the return of Olympic Channel News, the state-run broadcasting service of the Summer Games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Hang Up and Listen
The Simone Biles Speaks Up and Sits Out Edition

Hang Up and Listen

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 75:26


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin discuss the latest in the saga of Simone Biles at the Tokyo Olympics. They also assess the U.S. women's national soccer team's semifinals loss to Canada and other stories from the Summer Games. Finally, Jeff Passan of ESPN joins to talk about Major League Baseball's trade deadline.   Biles (2:31): What are the bigger picture lessons of the gymnastics legend's Tokyo opt-out? Olympics (23:45): A surprise in the men's 100 meters and a smile in the men's high jump.   Baseball (42:34): MLB's trade deadline was the craziest in history.   Afterball (1:04:55): Stefan on the return of Olympic Channel News, the state-run broadcasting service of the Summer Games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slow Burn
One Year: The Miracle Cure

Slow Burn

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 62:14


Medical authorities said that Laetrile was dangerous quackery. It became a sensation anyway. Diana Green saw this drug made from apricot pits as her son Chad's best chance to survive leukemia. Her shocking actions, and the little boy affected by them, became the focus of a heated national debate over freedom of medical choice. One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. To support this show, subscribe to One Year on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you listen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slow Burn
One Year: Mary Shane's Rookie Season

Slow Burn

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 54:32


Mary Shane made history with the Chicago White Sox, becoming the first woman hired as a legitimate major-league baseball announcer. But in 1977, she had to fight to be taken seriously in one of America's most sexist industries. One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. To support this show, subscribe to One Year on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you listen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
One Year: 1977: The Miracle Cure

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 61:53


Medical authorities said that Laetrile was dangerous quackery. It became a sensation anyway. Diana Green saw this drug made from apricot pits as her son Chad's best chance to survive leukemia. Her shocking actions, and the little boy affected by them, became the focus of a heated national debate over freedom of medical choice. One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. Slate Plus members get to hear more about the making of One Year and more about the culture of 1977 in supplementary episodes this season. Get access to those episodes, listen to the show without any ads, and support One Year by signing up for Slate Plus for just $1 right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Presents: Charged | A True Punishment Story

Medical authorities said that Laetrile was dangerous quackery. It became a sensation anyway. Diana Green saw this drug made from apricot pits as her son Chad's best chance to survive leukemia. Her shocking actions, and the little boy affected by them, became the focus of a heated national debate over freedom of medical choice. One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. Slate Plus members get to hear more about the making of One Year and more about the culture of 1977 in supplementary episodes this season. Get access to those episodes, listen to the show without any ads, and support One Year by signing up for Slate Plus for just $1 right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Keith Law Show
Mary Shane & 'The Queen' w/Josh Levin

The Keith Law Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 37:37


Keith is joined by Josh Levin, National editor at Slate, host of the ‘ONE YEAR: 1977' podcast, to discuss the story of Mary Shane, the first full-time female broadcaster for a Major League Baseball team, and Josh's book ‘The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth'. Follow Keith on Twitter: @keithlaw Follow Josh on Twitter: @josh_levin Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Hang Up and Listen
The Potemkin Village Olympics Edition

Hang Up and Listen

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 89:06


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin discuss the weirdness of the Tokyo Olympics being staged without spectators. They also assess the wobbly starts by the U.S. men's basketball and women's gymnastics teams. Finally, they examine the implications of Texas and Oklahoma seeking to leave the Big 12 for the powerhouse SEC.  Olympic atmosphere (2:39): The absence of fans has made for a weird start to the Summer Games.   Olympic sports (24:41): Simone Biles and the U.S. women's gymnastics team stumbled in the preliminary competition.   SEC (47:11): Will Texas and Oklahoma usher in a major realignment in college sports?   Afterball (1:09:12): Josh on baseball broadcast pioneer Mary Shane, the subject of the latest episode of his new podcast series, One Year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
Hang Up: The Potemkin Village Olympics Edition

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 89:06


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin discuss the weirdness of the Tokyo Olympics being staged without spectators. They also assess the wobbly starts by the U.S. men's basketball and women's gymnastics teams. Finally, they examine the implications of Texas and Oklahoma seeking to leave the Big 12 for the powerhouse SEC.   Olympic atmosphere (2:39): The absence of fans has made for a weird start to the Summer Games.   Olympic sports (24:53): Simone Biles and the U.S. women's gymnastics team stumbled in the preliminary competition.   SEC (46:06): Will Texas and Oklahoma usher in a major realignment in college sports?   Afterball (1:08:18): Josh on baseball broadcast pioneer Mary Shane, the subject of the latest episode of his new podcast series, One Year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Channel 33
Watching the Olympics and Slate's Josh Levin

Channel 33

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 52:24


Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker start by going through all their media notes about the Olympics (4:48). Then Slate's Josh Levin joins to talk about his new podcast, 'One Year,' (20:04) and Levin helps David guess this week's Strained-Pun Headline (45:10). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker Guest: Josh Levin Production Assistant: Isaiah Blakely Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker Guest: Josh Levin Production Assistant: Isaiah Blakely Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Hang Up and Listen
One Year: Mary Shane's Rookie Season

Hang Up and Listen

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 54:50


Slate's new podcast One Year and will introduce you to people and ideas that changed American history--one year at a time. The show is hosted by your Hang Up and Listen host Josh Levin. And our first season covers 1977: a year when gay rights hung in the balance, Roots dominated the airwaves, and Jesus appeared on a tortilla. This episode introduces you to Mary Shane, who made history with the Chicago White Sox as the first woman hired as a legitimate major-league baseball announcer. But in 1977, she had to fight to be taken seriously in one of America's most sexist industries. One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. Like this episode? Subscribe to One Year on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you listen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Presents: Charged | A True Punishment Story
1977: Mary Shane's Rookie Season

Slate Presents: Charged | A True Punishment Story

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 53:59


Mary Shane made history with the Chicago White Sox, becoming the first woman hired as a legitimate major-league baseball announcer. But in 1977, she had to fight to be taken seriously in one of America's most sexist industries. One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. Slate Plus members get to hear more about the making of One Year and more about the culture of 1977 in supplementary episodes this season. Get access to those episodes, listen to the show without any ads, and support One Year by signing up for Slate Plus for just $1 right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
One Year: 1977: Mary Shane's Rookie Season

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 53:59


Mary Shane made history with the Chicago White Sox, becoming the first woman hired as a legitimate major-league baseball announcer. But in 1977, she had to fight to be taken seriously in one of America's most sexist industries. One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. Slate Plus members get to hear more about the making of One Year and more about the culture of 1977 in supplementary episodes this season. Get access to those episodes, listen to the show without any ads, and support One Year by signing up for Slate Plus for just $1 right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
Hang Up: Welcome to the Coronavirus Games

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 76:56


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin are joined by New York Times Tokyo bureau chief Motoko Rich to discuss the troubled run-up to the Olympics. They also talk about the dominance and humility of Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo. Finally, they review Space Jam: A New Legacy.   Olympics (2:53): The Summer Games face positive coronavirus tests, public antipathy, and heat and humidity.   NBA Finals (22:59): How Giannis led the Bucks back against the Suns.   Space Jam (42:50): Just how bad is the Warner Bros. sequel starring LeBron James?   Afterball (1:04:25): Stefan on pitcher Wayne Garland, who flopped in 1977 after signing one of baseball's first big free-agent contracts.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Hang Up and Listen
Welcome to the Coronavirus Games

Hang Up and Listen

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 76:56


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin are joined by New York Times Tokyo bureau chief Motoko Rich to discuss the troubled run-up to the Olympics. They also talk about the dominance and humility of Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo. Finally, they review Space Jam: A New Legacy.   Olympics (2:53): The Summer Games face positive coronavirus tests, public antipathy, and heat and humidity.   NBA Finals (22:59): How Giannis led the Bucks back against the Suns.   Space Jam (42:50): Just how bad is the Warner Bros. sequel starring LeBron James?   Afterball (1:04:25): Stefan on pitcher Wayne Garland, who flopped in 1977 after signing one of baseball's first big free-agent contracts.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
Political: Mature Minor

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 60:38


John, David and Josie discuss the escalating threats to democratic elections, minors' rights to vaccination, and Josh Levin on the podcast One Year: 1977. Here are some notes and references from this week's show: Slate's One Year: 1977 The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth, by Josh Levin  Citizen Kane Ulysses, by James Joyce Here's this week's chatter: John: Gaia Pianigiani and Emma Bubola for The New York Times: “Italy's Government to Ban Cruise Ships From Venice”; The New York Times: “How Much Hotter Is Your Hometown Than When You Were Born?” Josie: Detransition, Baby, by Torrey Peters    David: City Cast: “City Cast Expands to 8 New Cities” Listener chatter from Chris Heuberger, @chrisbup: David Owen for The New Yorker: “How a Young Activist Is Helping Pope Francis Battle Climate Change”; Solvable podcast: “Mapping Catholic Lands Can Help Solve Biodiversity Loss and Climate Change.”  If you enjoy the show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Danny Lavery's new show Big Mood, Little Mood" and you'll be supporting the Political Gabfest. Sign up now at slate.com/gabfestplus to help support our work. For this week's Slate Plus bonus segment, John, Josie and David give classical music another review.  Tweet us your questions and chatters @SlateGabfest or email us at gabfest@slate.com. (Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.) Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Political Gabfest
Mature Minor

Political Gabfest

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 60:38


John, David and Josie discuss the escalating threats to democratic elections, minors' rights to vaccination, and Josh Levin on the podcast One Year: 1977. Here are some notes and references from this week's show: Slate's One Year: 1977 The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth, by Josh Levin  Citizen Kane Ulysses, by James Joyce Here's this week's chatter: John: Gaia Pianigiani and Emma Bubola for The New York Times: “Italy's Government to Ban Cruise Ships From Venice”; The New York Times: “How Much Hotter Is Your Hometown Than When You Were Born?” Josie: Detransition, Baby, by Torrey Peters    David: City Cast: “City Cast Expands to 8 New Cities” Listener chatter from Chris Heuberger, @chrisbup: David Owen for The New Yorker: “How a Young Activist Is Helping Pope Francis Battle Climate Change”; Solvable podcast: “Mapping Catholic Lands Can Help Solve Biodiversity Loss and Climate Change.”  If you enjoy the show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Danny Lavery's new show Big Mood, Little Mood" and you'll be supporting the Political Gabfest. Sign up now at slate.com/gabfestplus to help support our work. For this week's Slate Plus bonus segment, John, Josie and David give classical music another review.  Tweet us your questions and chatters @SlateGabfest or email us at gabfest@slate.com. (Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.) Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Daily Feed
One Year: 1977: Mr. Marijuana and the Drug Czar

Slate Daily Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 52:15


America's top weed evangelist and the nation's drug czar shared the same goal: to loosen up the country's marijuana laws. In 1977, everything was trending their way—until a blowout Christmas party destroyed their plans, and transformed the future of marijuana in the United States. One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. Slate Plus members get to hear more about the making of One Year and more about the culture of 1977 in supplementary episodes this season. Get access to those episodes, listen to the show without any ads, and support One Year by signing up for Slate Plus for just $1 right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slate Presents: Charged | A True Punishment Story
1977: Mr. Marijuana and the Drug Czar

Slate Presents: Charged | A True Punishment Story

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 52:15


America's top weed evangelist and the nation's drug czar shared the same goal: to loosen up the country's marijuana laws. In 1977, everything was trending their way—until a blowout Christmas party destroyed their plans, and transformed the future of marijuana in the United States. One Year is produced by Josh Levin, Evan Chung, and Madeline Ducharme. Mixing by Merritt Jacob. Slate Plus members get to hear more about the making of One Year and more about the culture of 1977 in supplementary episodes this season. Get access to those episodes, listen to the show without any ads, and support One Year by signing up for Slate Plus for just $1 right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Hang Up and Listen
It's Coming Home to Italy

Hang Up and Listen

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 75:47


Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin are joined by Nicky Bandini of the Guardian to discuss Italy's victory over England in the Euro 2020 final. Next, they talk about Giannis Antetokounmpo, Chris Paul, and the first three games of the NBA Finals. Finally, they assess the pitching and hitting phenom Shohei Ohtani. Euro 2020 (3:34): Italy beat England but the final was marred by racist and violent fan behavior.   NBA Finals (23:48): Giannis Antetokounmpo is remarkable at a young age, Chris Paul at an old one. Shohei Ohtani (47:25): Is the Japanese pitcher and hitter better than Babe Ruth? Afterball (1:06:18): Josh on the reaction to Novak Djokovic's Wimbledon triumph. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Slow Burn
One Year: Anita Bryant's War on Gay Rights

Slow Burn

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 65:53


Slate's new podcast One Year and will introduce you to people and ideas that changed American history--one year at a time. The show is hosted by Josh Levin, Slate's national editor and host of Slow Burn Season 4. And our first season covers 1977: a year when gay rights hung in the balance, Roots dominated the airwaves, and Jesus appeared on a tortilla. In this show, we'll focus on key moments that transformed politics, culture, science, religion, and more. This episode you're about to hear will take you into a courtroom in Miami, Florida, where a local fight over gay rights was about to become a huge national standoff, one with life-altering stakes for millions of Americans. And at the center of it all was a pop singer and orange juice spokesperson named Anita Bryant. How does the nation's past shape our present? Subscribe to One Year on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you listen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices