Slate's Spoiler Specials

Slate's Spoiler Specials

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Plot holes, twist endings, and other secrets of current movies.
BlacKkKlansman
Aug 10 • 71 min
Slate culture editor Forrest Wickman, Slate staff writer Inkoo Kang, and New York TimesCulture Desk assistant TV editor Aisha Harris spoil Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman.Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt.
Mission: Impossible-Fallout
Aug 1 • 62 min
Dana Stevens, Sam Adam, and Forrest Wickman spoil Mission: Impossible-Fallout. Podcast Production by Danielle Hewitt and Shasha Léonard.
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Jul 27 • 43 min
Dana Stevens and June Thomas spoil Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt and Daniel Schroeder.
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 2
Jul 13 • 58 min
Christina Cauterucci, Veralyn Williams and Lena Wilson spoil the second season of The Handmaid’s Tale.Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder and Shasha Léonard.
Westworld Season 2
Jun 29 • 59 min
Willa Paskin, Sam Adams, Jonathan Fischer and Rachelle Hampton spoil the second season of Westworld.
Hereditary
Jun 15 • 86 min
Dana Stevens, Rachel Syme, and Lena Wilson spoil Hereditary. Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder
Ocean’s 8
Jun 8 • 59 min
Marissa Martinelli, Aisha Harris, Inkoo Kang, and Carmen Russo spoil Ocean’s 8. Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder
13 Reasons Why
Jun 1 • 77 min
Marissa Martinelli, June Thomas, Veralyn Williams and Lena Wilson spoil 13 Reasons Why. Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder
Solo: A Star Wars Story
May 25 • 64 min
Forrest Wickman, Marissa Martinelli, and Sam Adams spoil Solo: A Star Wars Story.Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder.
Deadpool 2
May 18 • 48 min
Forrest Wickman, Marissa Martinelli and Sam Adams spoil Deadpool 2.
Avengers: Infinity War
Apr 27 • 76 min
Dana Stevens, Jonathan Fischer, and Forrest Wickman spoil Avengers: Infinity War.Production by Daniel Schroeder
Ready Player One
Apr 6 • 56 min
Dana Stevens, Laura Hudson, Dawnthea Price, and Forrest Wickman spoil Ready Player One.
The Americans S:6 | E1 Dead Hand
Mar 29 • 37 min
June Thomas talks with showrunners Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields, costume designer Katie Irish, and producing director Chris Long about Episode 601 of The Americans, “Dead Hand.” Note: This podcast contains spoilers and is meant to be enjoyed after you…
Isle of Dogs
Mar 22 • 58 min
Dana Stevens, Forrest Wickman, and Inkoo Kang spoil Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs.
Blue Planet II
Mar 16 • 64 min
Susan Matthews, Dan Engber, Jacob Brogan, Kirsten Berg and Alex Barasch sit down for a science-filled spoiler special all about Blue Planet II.
A Wrinkle in Time
Mar 9 • 65 min
Dana Stevens, Aisha Harris and Forrest Wickman spoil A Wrinkle in Time, discussing how it translate from book to screen, if children will actually like it, and what the deal is with that flying lettuce.
Annihilation
Mar 2 • 71 min
Dana Stevens, Inkoo Kang and Marissa Martinelli spoil Annihilation, discussing what’s behind the Shimmer, how DNA works, and the weird Annihilation noise.
Black Panther
Feb 23 • 56 min
Aisha Harris, Jamelle Bouie and Veralyn Williams spoil Black Panther.
Fifty Shades Freed
Feb 9 • 53 min
Mosaic
Jan 26 • 36 min
Willa Paskin and Inkoo Kang spoil Steven Soderbergh’s new series Mosaic.
Black Mirror Season 4
Jan 12 • 50 min
Slate’s TV critic Willa Paskin, tech and culture writer Inkoo Kang, and Browbeat editor Sam Adams spoil the newest season of Black Mirror.
Phantom Thread
Dec 29, 2017 • 42 min
Dana Stevens and Rachel Syme spoil Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread, and discuss all the clothes, tensions, and mushrooms that make up this film.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Dec 15, 2017 • 58 min
On this week’s episode, Forrest Wickman and Sam Adams join Dana Stevens in spoiling Star Wars: The Last Jedi. They tackle who Rey’s parents are, the real abilities of a Jedi, and porgs.
The Shape of Water
Dec 1, 2017 • 45 min
On this Spoiler Special, Dana Stevens sits down with Sam Adams to spoil The Shape of Water.
Justice League
Nov 17, 2017 • 30 min
Slate movie critic Dana Stevens and Slate senior editor Jonathan Fischer spoil the latest installment in the DC universe, Justice League.
Thor: Ragnarok
Nov 3, 2017 • 41 min
Dana Stevens, Dan Kois, and Jonathan Fischer spoil Marvel and Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok.
Halt and Catch Fire
Oct 20, 2017 • 36 min
Slate TV critic Willa Paskin, Brow Beat nights and weekends editor Matthew Dessem, and managing producer of Slate podcasts June Thomas discuss the fourth and final season of AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire. Warning: This podcast contains spoilers. Lots of…
Blade Runner 2049
Oct 6, 2017 • 45 min
Slate movie critic Dana Stevens, culture editor Forrest Wickman, and Brow Beat editor Sam Adams discuss Blade Runner 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford. Warning: This podcast contains spoilers. Lots of…
Mother!
Sep 22, 2017 • 42 min
Slate movie critic Dana Stevens, culture editor Forrest Wickman, and Brow Beat editor Sam Adams discuss Mother!, directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem. Warning: This podcast contains spoilers. Lots of spoilers.
It
Sep 8, 2017 • 45 min
Slate movie critic Dana Stevens and culture writers Aisha Harris and Sam Adams discuss It, director Andy Muschietti’s take on the Stephen King novel, starring Bill Skarsgard and a host of young actors. Warning: This podcast contains spoilers. Lots of…
The Americans S:4 | E:13 Persona Non Grata | Slate TV Club
Jun 9, 2016 • 39 min
Kerri Russell (Elizabeth) and Matthew Rhys (Philip) join June Thomas and show runners Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss the season finale, plus Matthew Rhys’s favorite on-set moments, the reason Keri Russell says she enjoys acting now more than…
The Americans S:4 | E:12 A Roy Rogers In Franconia | Slate TV Club
Jun 2, 2016 • 32 min
Producing director Chris Long joins June Thomas and show runners Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss his unique process for getting the best performances out of actors. Plus, Costa Ronin (Oleg) stops by to talk about his big scene with Stan Beeman…
The Americans S:4 | E:11 Dinner For Seven | Slate TV Club
May 26, 2016 • 27 min
Spy craft consultant (and author) H. Keith Melton joins June Thomas and show runners Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss his collection of authentic KGB spy gear, and how he advises the show on everything from lock picking techniques, to what type of…
The Americans S:4 | E:10 Munchkins | Slate TV Club
May 19, 2016 • 25 min
Composer Nathan Barr joins June Thomas and show runners Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss his process for composing the show’s score. In addition to performing some of his unique custom-made instruments like the sympathetic drone cello, Barr breaks…
The Americans S:4 | E:9 The Day After | Slate TV Club
May 12, 2016 • 31 min
The CEO of FX Networks, John Landgraf, and the VP of Current Series at FX Networks, Colette Wilson, join June Thomas and showrunners Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields to talk about the process of creating The Americans, the importance of storytellers, and the…
The Americans S:4 | E:8 The Magic of David Copperfield V: The Statue of Liberty Disappears | Slate TV Club
May 5, 2016 • 38 min
Matthew Rhys (Philip/Clark) joins June Thomas and show runners Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to talk about his Americans directorial debut, which also happened to be one of his character’s most intense episodes. Plus, Allison Wright (Martha) stops by to…
Game of Thrones TV Club | S6:E2
May 2, 2016 • 37 min
This is a free preview of Slate’s Game of Thrones podcast, a TV Club series that’s just for Slate Plus members. If you are not yet a member and would like to listen along as we recap each episode of the show’s sixth season, learn more at…
The Americans S:4 | E:7 Travel Agents | Slate TV Club
Apr 28, 2016 • 30 min
Alison Wright (Martha) joins joins June Thomas and show runners Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to talk about poor Martha, and what it feels like to finally face the truth.Note: This podcast contains spoilers and is meant to be enjoyed after you watch the…
The Americans S:4 | E:6 The Rat | Slate TV Club
Apr 21, 2016 • 27 min
Masha Gessen is responsible Russian translation on The Americans. She joins June Thomas and show runners Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to talk about the beauty of authentic subtitles, the difficulties that Phillip and Elizabeth would have faced when…
The Americans S:4 | E:5 Clark’s Place | Slate TV Club
Apr 14, 2016 • 33 min
Noah Emmerich (Stan Beeman) joins June Thomas and show runners Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to talk about the awkwardness of directing a steamy sex scene between co-stars (and real life couple) Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell, plus the story of how he got a…
The Americans S:4 | E:4 Chloramphenicol | Slate TV Club
Apr 7, 2016 • 30 min
Costa Robin (Oleg) joins June and show runners Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss last night’s episode, plus what it’s like auditioning for a bilingual role, and which language he prefers to act in.
Serial Season 2, Ep. 11: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Mar 31, 2016 • 32 min
Gabe and Katy, who were as surprised as you were that this turned out to be the finale of Serial’s second season, reflect on the Bowe Bergdahl story and its implications, before turning their attention to the exciting possibilities for Season 3. Thanks to…
The Americans S:4 | E:3 Experimental Prototype City of Tomorrow | Slate TV Club
Mar 31, 2016 • 33 min
Former FBI counter intelligence agent Richard Kollmar joins June and the J’s to talk about what it’s really like to try and turn KGB spies. Plus, line producer Mary Rae Thewlis and Sr. VP of Productions for Fox 21 Bob Lemchen stop by to discuss their…
The Americans S:4 | E:2 Pastor Tim | Slate TV Club
Mar 24, 2016 • 35 min
Former KGB secret agent Jack Barsky stops by to compare his own experiences as a spy with those of Phillip and Elizabeth, from recruitment and training, to having two different families while living next door to the FBI.
Serial Season 2, Ep. 10: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Mar 17, 2016 • 26 min
Episode 10 of “Serial” finds the Bowe Bergdahl story zoomed out to its furthest point yet, and Gabe and Katy explain why they think that makes it the strongest part of Season 2 so far.
The Americans S:4 | E:1 Glanders | Slate TV Club
Mar 17, 2016 • 25 min
Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys stop by for a quick conversation with June about the beginning of the season. Writers and executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg share tricks for disguising Russell’s baby bump on camera, the themes they hope to hit…
Serial Season 2, Ep. 9: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Mar 3, 2016 • 23 min
Gabe and Katy struggle with the ever-shifting frame of season 2’s narrative. What is the real story Koenig and company are driving at? Is there any other way to approach a situation as complicated as Bowe Bergdahl’s?
Serial Season 2, Ep. 7-8: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Feb 19, 2016 • 26 min
Gabe and Katy dive into this week’s two-part episode of “Serial,” in which a clearer - and somewhat depressing - picture of Bowe Bergdahl begins to emerge.
Serial Season 1 Update Bonus Episode
Feb 11, 2016 • 21 min
Gabe and Katy discuss the successes and failures of Serial’s recent series of mini-episodes updating us on Adnan Syed’s hearing in Baltimore. What, if anything, does the series add to our understanding of Season 1, and where does it leave us emotionally?
Serial Season 2, Ep. 6: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Feb 4, 2016 • 34 min
Gabe and Katy are once again joined by former Army officer Adrian Bonenberger to discuss the realities of life on base in Afghanistan, and whether Bowe’s concerns were realistic or idealistic. Plus: fond memories of Season 1, as awakened by today’s…
Serial Season 2, Ep. 5: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jan 22, 2016 • 29 min
Gabe and Katy talk about the many appealing new characters introduced in this week’s episode, and try to suss out the major themes of the season thus far. Plus: listener emails!
Downton Abbey TV Club | S6:E3
Jan 17, 2016 • 24 min
This is a free preview of Slate’s Downton Abbey podcast, a TV Club series that’s just for Slate Plus members. If you are not yet a member and you’d like to listen along as we recap each episode of the show’s final season, learn more at…
Serial Season 2, Ep. 4: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jan 7, 2016 • 27 min
New York Magazine’s Carl Swanson joins us to share behind-the-scenes insights on the making of Serial’s new season, gleaned from his recent interviews with Sarah Koenig and the production team. Plus: is Serial still appointment listening, or is this…
Downton Abbey TV Club | S6:E1
Jan 4, 2016 • 23 min
Crack open some Veuve Clicquot and enjoy this free preview of Slate’s Downton Abbey podcast, a TV club series that’s just for Slate Plus members. If you are not yet a member and you’d like to listen along as we recap each episode of the show’s final…
Serial Season 2, Ep. 3: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Dec 25, 2015 • 30 min
Gabe is joined by Slate’s Jacob Brogan and June Thomas to examine the deepening question of whether or not Bowe Bergdahl is a trustworthy narrator. After an episode that sees him struggle mightily to survive at the hands of the Taliban, it’s becoming…
Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Dec 18, 2015 • 39 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Forrest Wickman, and Jamelle Bouie dive into the latest film in the Star Wars saga —- Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.WARNING: This podcast contains spoilers.
Serial Season 2, Ep. 2: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Dec 17, 2015 • 37 min
Gabe and Katy wrestle with their feelings of empathy for Bowe Bergdahl, despite the fact that he plainly endangered the lives of many of his fellow soldiers. The question, of course, is why? Author Brendan Koerner, who has written extensively on the…
Serial Season 2, Ep. 1: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Dec 11, 2015 • 35 min
Slate’s Gabriel Roth and Katy Waldman are joined by writer and Afghanistan war veteran Adrian Bonenberger to discuss the first episode of Serial’s new season. Sarah Koenig and her team opened their new season by deploying a series of familiar narrative…
True Detective Season 2: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Aug 11, 2015 • 41 min
In this Spoiler Special, Slate’s Willa Paskin, Laura Bennett, and Ben Mathis-Lilley discuss season two of HBO’s True Detective. WARNING: This podcast contains spoilers.
Trainwreck: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jul 17, 2015 • 26 min
Dana Stevens and BuzzFeed features writer Anne Helen-Petersen discuss the plot of Trainwreck, the new comedy starring Amy Schumer. Dana and Anne discuss their favorite moments, the distinctive touch of director Judd Apatow, and performances by Schumer,…
Inside Out: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jun 22, 2015 • 28 min
Slate film critic Dana Stevens and senior editor Dan Kois dive into Pixar’s Inside Out, an animated film that goes inside the emotions of a young girl. It stars Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling, Phyllis Smith, Lewis Black, Bill Hader and Diane Lane. Dana and Dan…
Dope: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jun 21, 2015 • 25 min
In this special podcast mash-up, Dana Stevens of Slate’s Spoiler Special sits down with the hosts of Panoply’s new show About Race: Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda, and Tanner Colby. The discuss Dope, filmmaker Rick Famuyiwa’s sly new comedy about a…
Spy: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jun 6, 2015 • 23 min
Slate film critic Dana Stevens and senior editor Forrest Wickman discuss Spy, the new comedy starring Melissa McCarthy. The discuss McCarthy’s performance in a top-billed role, the abundance of gore and violence, and why Forrest thinks it should have been…
Tomorrowland: Slate’s Spoiler Special
May 22, 2015 • 29 min
In this Spoiler Special, Slate film critic Dana Stevens and senior editor Forrest Wickman split on Tomorrowland, director and screenwriter Brad Bird’s new Disney film about time travel, environmental disaster, and the power of utopian thinking to change…
“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” Companion Podcast
May 4, 2015 • 28 min
Sponsor Content: In this official companion podcast to the HBO Documentary film “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck,” host Hugo Lindgren talks with the documentary’s director Brett Morgen. “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” premieres on Monday, May 4th at 9 pm…
Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 1, 2015 • 33 min
In this Spoiler Special, Slate film critic Dana Stevens and ScreenCrush’s Matt Singer talk about Avengers: Age of Ultron, writer/director Joss Whedon’s last project with Marvel Studios, and debate where this latest superhero blockbuster fits into the huge…
“Tales of the Grim Sleeper” Companion Podcast
Apr 27, 2015 • 30 min
Sponsor Content: In this official companion podcast to the HBO Documentary film Tales of the Grim Sleeper, host Hugo Lindgren talks with the documentary’s director Nick Broomfield. Tales of the Grim Sleeper premieres Monday, April 27 at 9 pm eastern on…
Clouds of Sils Maria: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Apr 11, 2015 • 29 min
Film critics Dana Stevens of Slate and Matt Prigge of Metro discuss the new Olivier Assayas film Clouds of Sils Maria, starring Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, and and Chloë Grace Moretz. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the…
White God: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Mar 28, 2015 • 27 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Forrest Wickman discuss White God. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
It’s Me, Hilary: The Man Who Drew Eloise Companion Podcast
Mar 23, 2015 • 27 min
Sponsor Content: In this official companion to the HBO Documentary film It’s Me, Hilary, host Hugo Lindgren speaks with illustrator and author Hilary Knight, and the documentary’s director Matt Wolf. It’s Me, Hilary: The Man Who Drew Eloise debuts on HBO…
Cinderella: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Mar 14, 2015 • 33 min
Slate’s Dan Kois and Katy Waldman discuss Cinderella. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Americans S:3 | E:7 Walter Taffet | Slate TV Club
Mar 12, 2015 • 27 min
Each week on Slate’s TV Club Insider podcast, the creators, cast, and crew of The Americans reveal behind-the-scenes details about the making of the FX drama’s third season. In this installment about the seventh episode, “Walter Taffet,” Noah Emmerich,…
House of Cards S:3 | Full Season | Slate TV Club
Mar 5, 2015 • 38 min
Slate’s Willa Paskin, J. Bryan Lowder, Katy Waldman, and Miriam Krule discuss the entire third season of House of Cards, including the show’s transi‚Äčtioning focus from political drama to relationship drama, Frank’s sexuality, and whether or not that was…
The Downton Abbey Spoiler, Episode 9 (Season 5)
Mar 2, 2015 • 25 min
Each week, Slate culture critic and Outward editor June Thomas will join frequent contributor Seth Stevenson to dissect the latest developments on the new season of Downton Abbey. In this installment of the podcast, Thomas and Stevenson discuss the…
The Downton Abbey Spoiler, Episode 8 (Season 5)
Feb 23, 2015 • 18 min
Each week, Slate culture critic and Outward editor June Thomas will join frequent contributor Seth Stevenson to dissect the latest developments on the new season of Downton Abbey. In this installment of the podcast, Thomas and Stevenson discuss Lord…
The Downton Abbey Spoiler, Episode 7 (Season 5)
Feb 16, 2015 • 21 min
Each week, Slate’s culture critic and Outward editor June Thomas will chat with frequent contributor Seth Stevenson to dissect the latest developments on the new season of Downton Abbey. In this installment of the podcast, Thomas and Stevenson discuss…
Fifty Shades of Grey: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Feb 14, 2015 • 27 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Amanda Hess and Dan Kois discuss Fifty Shades of Grey. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Downton Abbey Spoiler, Episode 6 (Season 5)
Feb 9, 2015 • 23 min
As a member of Slate Plus, you’ll get access to our Spoiler Special podcasts—including our newly launched series about Season 5 of PBS’s Downton Abbey! This Spoiler podcast will be available for Slate Plus members the moment each Downton episode ends, at…
#WalkingDead Podcast: Season 5 Midseason Premiere
Feb 9, 2015 • 22 min
Welcome back! With the return of Season 5, listen to a recap of the midseason premiere, “What Happened and What’s Going On.” This is Slate’s Walking Dead podcast recap and spoiler special, hosted by Mike Vuolo and Chris Wade. Mike is the host of Lexicon…
The Downton Abbey Spoiler Special, Ep. 5 (Season 5)
Feb 2, 2015 • 17 min
Each week, Slate’s culture critic and Outward editor June Thomas will chat with frequent contributor Seth Stevenson to dissect the latest developments on the new season of Downton Abbey. In this installment of the podcast, Thomas and Stevenson discuss the…
The Downton Abbey Spoiler, Episode 4 (Season 5)
Jan 26, 2015 • 26 min
Each week, Slate culture critic and Outward editor June Thomas will join frequent contributor Seth Stevenson to dissect the latest developments on the new season of Downton Abbey. In this installment of the podcast, Thomas and Stevenson discuss Miss…
The Downton Abbey Spoiler, Episode 3 (Season 5)
Jan 18, 2015 • 18 min
In this installment of the podcast, Slate’s June Thomas and Seth Stevenson discuss the best match for Lady Cora, the developing battle over Marigold, and what Thomas’ mysterious phone call could mean for this season. Slate Plus members get early access to…
The Downton Abbey Spoiler, Episode 2 (Season 5)
Jan 11, 2015 • 16 min
Slate’s culture editor June Thomas and senior writer Seth Stevenson react to Episode 2 of Downton Abbey’s fifth season, including the war memorial and the lingering possibility of a Carson-Mrs. Hughes kiss. Slate Plus members get early access to our…
The Downton Abbey Spoiler, Episode 1 (Season 5)
Jan 9, 2015 • 18 min
Slate’s culture editor June Thomas and contributor Seth Stevenson react to Episode 1 of Downton Abbey’s fifth season, including vintage burns, whether anyone can truly make Lady Edith happy, and brewing class resentment. Slate Plus members get early…
Serial Spoiler Special: Jay Talks (But Not To Sarah)
Jan 2, 2015 • 26 min
In the wake of Jay Wilds’ exclusive interview with The Intercept, Slate reunites the Serial Spoiler gang for one more crazy caper. David Haglund and Katy Waldman discuss how Jay’s Q-and-A might affect the case and Serial’s first season.
Inherent Vice: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Dec 20, 2014 • 44 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Aisha Harris and Chris Wade discuss Inherent Vice. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Serial Ep. 12: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Dec 18, 2014 • 34 min
David Haglund, Katy Waldman, and The Gist’s Mike Pesca discuss “What We Know” and whether Serial’s first season ended up being “a contemplation on the nature of truth,” as Mike once feared. NOTE: Listen to this podcast AFTER you listen to the Serial…
Serial Ep. 11: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Dec 11, 2014 • 42 min
David Haglund, Katy Waldman, and Grantland’s Wesley Morris react to “Rumors,” the latest episode of Serial from This American Life. Plus, they talk with Mark Phillips, the musician and sound designer who composes most of the show’s score.
Serial Ep. 10: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Dec 4, 2014 • 27 min
David Haglund, Katy Waldman, and Laura Anderson react to “The Best Defense Is a Good Defense,” the latest episode of Serial from This American Life. They discuss possible religious bias in Adnan’s trial, the defense attorney’s behavior, and Jay’s deal…
Serial Spoiler Special: Extra Spoily Edition
Nov 25, 2014 • 37 min
For one episode only, co-hosts David Haglund and Katy Waldman discuss Reddit threads, reporting, blogs, and other sources of information about Serial’s murder investigation. Our guest, Slate’s June Thomas, has avoided outside sources and joins us today to…
Serial Spoiler Special: Sarah Koenig on The Gist
Nov 24, 2014 • 26 min
With Serial on hiatus this week, Mike Pesca of The Gist reflects on the success of the investigative podcast. Plus: Hear a longer version of Mike’s interview with Serial host Sarah Koenig, recorded just before the release of episode 5, “Route Talk.”
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Nov 22, 2014 • 28 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Willa Paskin discuss The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Serial Ep. 9: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Nov 20, 2014 • 31 min
David Haglund, Katy Waldman, and Willa Paskin discuss To Be Suspected, the ninth episode of Serial from This American Life. WARNING: Enjoy this spoiler special after you listen to the episode.
Rosewater: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Nov 15, 2014 • 25 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Bloomberg Politics reporter Dave Weigel discuss Rosewater. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Serial Ep. 8: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Nov 13, 2014 • 42 min
David Haglund, Katy Waldman and Jami Floyd discuss The Deal With Jay, the eighth episode of Serial from This American Life. Plus, inside a Serial meetup group. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be listened to after you’ve heard the episode.
Interstellar: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Nov 8, 2014 • 35 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Forrest Wickman discuss Interstellar. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Serial Ep. 7: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Nov 6, 2014 • 22 min
Slate’s David Haglund, Katy Waldman and Amanda Hess discuss The Opposite of the Prosecution, the seventh episode of Serial from This American Life. Plus: Dahlia Lithwick of Amicus explains two aspects. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be listened to…
Serial Ep. 6: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Oct 30, 2014 • 26 min
Slate’s David Haglund, Katy Waldman and Mike Pesca discuss “The Case Against Adnan Syed,” the sixth episode of Serial from This American Life. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be listened to after you’ve listened to the Serial episode.
Birdman: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Oct 25, 2014 • 17 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, David Haglund and Forrest Wickman discuss Birdman. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Serial Ep. 5: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Oct 24, 2014 • 17 min
Slate’s David Haglund, Julia Turner, and Katy Waldman discuss the fifth episode of the podcast Serial, from This American Life and producers Sarah Koenig and Julia Snyder. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve listened to the Serial…
Dear White People: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Oct 18, 2014 • 34 min
Slate’s Aisha Harris and author Tanner Colby discuss Dear White People. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Gone Girl: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Oct 4, 2014 • 35 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Dan Kois and David Haglund discuss Gone Girl. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Transparent: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Oct 2, 2014 • 43 min
Slate’s Willa Paskin, David Haglund and Miriam Krule discuss Transparent. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the show.
Boxtrolls: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Sep 27, 2014 • 28 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Nell Minow discuss Boxtrolls. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Love Is Strange: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Aug 23, 2014 • 19 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and June Thomas discuss Love Is Strange. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Lucy: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jul 26, 2014 • 27 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Forrest Wickman and Sam McDougle discuss Lucy. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the show.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jul 12, 2014 • 27 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dave Weigel discuss Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the show.
Boyhood: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jul 12, 2014 • 32 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Dan Kois and Seth Stevenson discuss Boyhood. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the show.
Snowpiercer: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jun 28, 2014 • 31 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Forrest Wickman discuss Snowpiercer. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the show.
Orange Is the New Black Season 2: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jun 10, 2014 • 36 min
Slate’s Willa Paskin, June Thomas, David Haglund and L.V. Anderson discuss season two of Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the show.
Maleficent: Slate’s Spoiler Special
May 31, 2014 • 20 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Vanity Fair’s Katey Rich discuss Disney’s Maleficent. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Godzilla: Slate’s Spoiler Special
May 17, 2014 • 33 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Forrest Wickman and Chris Wade discuss Godzilla. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Under The Skin: Slate’s Spoiler Special
May 3, 2014 • 29 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Under The Skin. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Unknown Known: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Apr 5, 2014 • 28 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dave Weigel discuss The Unknown Known. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Apr 5, 2014 • 24 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Forrest Wickman discuss Captain America: The Winter Soldier. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Muppets Most Wanted: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Mar 21, 2014 • 22 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss Muppets Most Wanted. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
True Detective Season 1: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Mar 10, 2014 • 55 min
Slate’s Willa Paskin, David Haglund, Jessica Winter and Forrest Wickman discuss Season 1 of HBO’s True Detective. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the show.
The Grand Budapest Hotel: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Mar 1, 2014 • 35 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Forrest Wickman, David Haglund and Chris Wade discuss The Grand Budapest Hotel. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Wind Rises: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Feb 22, 2014 • 31 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss The Wind Rises. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
House of Cards Season 2: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Feb 21, 2014 • 40 min
Slate’s David Haglund, June Thomas and Willa Paskin discuss the second season of Netflix’s House of Cards. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the show.
RoboCop: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Feb 12, 2014 • 32 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Forrest Wickman and Chris Wade discuss Robocop. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Lego Movie: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Feb 8, 2014 • 24 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and David Haglund discuss The Lego Movie. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Wolf of Wall Street: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jan 30, 2014 • 28 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss The Wolf of Wall Street. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Her: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jan 16, 2014 • 37 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Forrest Wickman and David Haglund discuss Her. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Oldboy: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Nov 27, 2013 • 26 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Aisha Harris discuss Spike Lee’s Oldboy. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
12 Years A Slave: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Oct 17, 2013 • 40 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Forrest Wickman and Aisha Harris discuss 12 Years a Slave. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen this movie.
Captain Phillips: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Oct 10, 2013 • 28 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dave Weigel discuss Captain Phillips. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen this movie.
Gravity: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Oct 3, 2013 • 26 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, John Swansburg and Forrest Wickman discuss Gravity. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen this movie.
Breaking Bad Finale: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Sep 30, 2013 • 39 min
Slate’s Julia Turner, John Swansburg, June Thomas and Willa Paskin discuss the series finale of Breaking Bad. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen this episode.
Blue Caprice: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Sep 12, 2013 • 26 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss Blue Caprice. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Lee Daniels’ The Butler: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Aug 16, 2013 • 27 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Aisha Harris discuss Lee Daniels’ The Butler. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The To Do List: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jul 25, 2013 • 26 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss The To Do List. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Pacific Rim: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jul 11, 2013 • 26 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Forrest Wickman discuss Pacific Rim WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
World War Z: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jun 20, 2013 • 34 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dave Weigel discuss World War Z. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Man of Steel: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jun 13, 2013 • 31 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Forrest Wickman and J. Bryan Lowder discuss Man of Steel. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Arrested Development Season 4: Slate’s Spoiler Special
May 29, 2013 • 29 min
Slate’s David Haglund, June Thomas and Chris Wade discuss the fourth season of Arrested Development. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Behind the Candelabra: Slate’s Spoiler Special
May 24, 2013 • 27 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss HBO’s Behind The Candelabra. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Star Trek Into Darkness: Slate’s Spoiler Special
May 23, 2013 • 20 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Bryan Lowder discuss Star Trek Into Darkness. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Before Midnight: Slate’s Spoiler Special
May 22, 2013 • 36 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, David Haglund and David Plotz discuss Before Midnight. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Great Gatsby: Slate’s Spoiler Special
May 9, 2013 • 44 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and David Haglund discuss The Great Gatsby. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Iron Man 3: Slate’s Spoiler Special
May 2, 2013 • 23 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Forrest Wickman and Nina Shen Rastogi discuss Iron Man 3. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Pain & Gain: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Apr 25, 2013 • 23 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Cinema Blend’s Katey Rich discuss Pain & Gain. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
42: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Apr 11, 2013 • 32 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and author Tanner Colby discuss the film 42. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Evil Dead: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Apr 3, 2013 • 19 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Chris Wade discuss Evil Dead. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Oz The Great And Powerful: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Mar 7, 2013 • 22 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Forrest Wickman discuss Oz The Great and Powerful. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
A Good Day To Die Hard: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Feb 14, 2013 • 36 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Chris Wade and Australian film critic Alice Tynan discuss A Good Day To Die Hard. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
House of Cards: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Feb 7, 2013 • 41 min
Slate’s David Haglund and June Thomas discuss the entire first season of Netflix’s original series House of Cards. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the show.
Side Effects: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Feb 7, 2013 • 29 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Side Effects. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Warm Bodies: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jan 31, 2013 • 21 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and pop-culture writer Keith Phipps discuss Warm Bodies. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Les Misérables: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jan 3, 2013 • 27 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and David Haglund discuss Les Misérables. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Django Unchained: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Dec 20, 2012 • 36 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and author Tanner Colby discuss Django Unchained. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
This Is 40: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Dec 14, 2012 • 32 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Chris Wade discuss This Is 40. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Life of Pi: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Nov 21, 2012 • 26 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Engber discuss Life of Pi. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Cloud Atlas: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Oct 25, 2012 • 49 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, John Swansburg and Dan Kois discuss Cloud Atlas. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Looper: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Sep 28, 2012 • 29 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Looper. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Master: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Sep 21, 2012 • 29 min
Slate’s Dana Steven’s and Forrest Wickman discuss The Master. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Bourne Legacy: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Aug 9, 2012 • 27 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss The Bourne Legacy. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Total Recall: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Aug 3, 2012 • 29 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Chris Wade discuss Total Recall. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Dark Knight Rises: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jul 19, 2012 • 30 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Magic Mike: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jun 29, 2012 • 28 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Magic Mike. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Brave: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jun 20, 2012 • 23 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Pixar’s “Brave”. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Prometheus: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jun 7, 2012 • 39 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Adam Kempenaar of WBEZ’s Filmspotting discuss Ridley Scott’s Prometheus. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Battleship: Slate’s Spoiler Special
May 17, 2012 • 21 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss Battleship. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Avengers: Slate’s Spoiler Special
May 3, 2012 • 31 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and SlateV’s Chris Wade discuss The Avengers. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Cabin In The Woods: Slate’s Spoiler Special
May 3, 2012 • 25 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and SlateV’s Chris Wade discuss Cabin In The Woods. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Bernie: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Apr 26, 2012 • 21 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Seth Stevenson discuss Richard Linklater’s Bernie. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Five Year Engagement: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Apr 26, 2012 • 20 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and New York Times’ Pamela Paul discuss The Five Year Engagement. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Hunger Games: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Mar 22, 2012 • 24 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss The Hunger Games. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Casa de mi Padre: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Mar 15, 2012 • 21 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Bryan Curtis discuss “Casa de mi Padre.” WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Haywire: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jan 18, 2012 • 26 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss “Haywire.” WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Dec 9, 2011 • 17 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and June Thomas discuss Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Young Adult: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Dec 8, 2011 • 15 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Young Adult. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Muppets: Slate Spoiler Special
Nov 22, 2011 • 19 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss “The Muppets.” WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas: Slate Spoiler Special
Nov 4, 2011 • 15 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Forrest Wickman discuss “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas.” WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Tower Heist: Slate Spoiler Special
Nov 3, 2011 • 25 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and David Haglund discuss “Tower Heist.” WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Anonymous: Slate Spoiler Special
Oct 27, 2011 • 20 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and The New Yorker online’s John Swansburg discuss Roland Emmerich’s “Anonymous.” WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Skin I Live In: Slate Spoiler Special
Oct 13, 2011 • 22 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and June Thomas discuss Pedro Almodóvar’s “The Skin I Live In.” WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Ides of March: Slate Spoiler Special
Oct 6, 2011 • 23 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Seth Colter Walls discuss The Ides of March. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
What’s Your Number?: Slate Spoiler Special
Sep 29, 2011 • 19 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Jessica Grose discuss What’s Your Number? WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Moneyball: Slate Spoiler Special
Sep 22, 2011 • 21 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Josh Levin discuss Moneyball. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Drive: Slate Spoiler Special
Sep 15, 2011 • 29 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss Driven. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Change-Up: Slate Spoiler Special
Aug 5, 2011 • 21 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Pamela Paul discuss The Change-Up. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes: Slate Spoiler Special
Aug 4, 2011 • 23 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Seth Colter Walls discuss Rise of the Planet of the Apes. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2: Slate Spoiler Special
Jul 13, 2011 • 28 min
Slate critics Dana Stevens and Dan Kois host a Spoiler Special podcast review of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Listen after you’ve seen the movie or if you don’t mind hearing spoilers.
Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon: Slate Spoiler Special
Jun 29, 2011 • 25 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Cars 2: Slate Spoiler Special
Jun 25, 2011 • 18 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Cars 2. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Super 8: Slate Spoiler Special
Jun 10, 2011 • 25 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss Super 8. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Tree of Life: Slate Spoiler Special
May 27, 2011 • 21 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Seth Colter Walls discuss Tree of Life. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Bridesmaids: Slate Spoiler Special
May 12, 2011 • 22 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Lindsay Robertson discuss Bridesmaids. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Cave of Forgotten Dreams: Slate Spoiler Special
Apr 28, 2011 • 21 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and guest critic Alice Tynan discuss Cave of Forgotten Dreams from director Werner Herzog. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Meek’s Cutoff: Slate Spoiler Special
Apr 7, 2011 • 21 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss Meek’s Cutoff from director Kelly Reichardt. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Source Code: Slate Spoiler Special
Mar 31, 2011 • 20 min
Slate’s John Swansburg and Josh Levin discuss Source Code. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Taxi Driver: Slate Spoiler Special
Mar 26, 2011 • 21 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss the 2011 re-release of Taxi Driver. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Jane Eyre: Slate Spoiler Special
Mar 11, 2011 • 22 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and author and blogger Lizzie Skurnick discuss Jane Eyre. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Unknown: Slate Spoiler Special
Feb 18, 2011 • 22 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss Unknown. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
No Strings Attached: Slate Spoiler Special
Jan 21, 2011 • 19 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Lindsay Robertson discuss No Strings Attached. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Black Swan: Slate Spoiler Special
Dec 3, 2010 • 24 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Emily Tuttle discuss Black Swan. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Slate Spoiler Special
Nov 18, 2010 • 21 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
127 Hours: Slate Spoiler Special
Nov 5, 2010 • 24 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss the 127 Hours. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Social Network: Slate Spoiler Special
Oct 1, 2010 • 25 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss the Social Network. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Catfish: Slate Spoiler Special
Sep 23, 2010 • 13 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss Catfish. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Town: Slate Spoiler Special
Sep 17, 2010 • 16 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss Ben Affleck’s The Town. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
I’m Still Here: Slate Spoiler Special
Sep 10, 2010 • 15 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss the Joaquin Phoenix “documentary” I’m Still Here. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The American: Slate Spoiler Special
Sep 1, 2010 • 23 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss The American starring George Clooney. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Eat Pray Love: Slate Spoiler Special
Aug 13, 2010 • 24 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Lindsay Robertson and Lizzie Skurnick discuss Eat, Pray, Love. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Salt: Slate Spoiler Special
Jul 23, 2010 • 21 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Lizzie Skurnick discuss Salt. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Kids Are Alright: Slate Spoiler Special
Jul 9, 2010 • 23 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss The Kids Are Alright. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Grease Sing-a-Long: Slate Spoiler Specials
Jul 9, 2010 • 13 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and June Thomas discuss Grease Sing-a-Long. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse: Slate Spoiler Specials
Jul 2, 2010 • 25 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Lizzie Skurnick discuss The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Knight and Day: Slate Spoiler Specials
Jun 24, 2010 • 1 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Lizzie Skurnick discuss Knight and Day. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Toy Story 3: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jun 16, 2010 • 22 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Toy Story 3. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
The Karate Kid: Slate’s Spoiler Special
Jun 11, 2010 • 32 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss the Karate Kid. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Get Him to the Greek: Slate’s Spoiler Specials
Jun 4, 2010 • 25 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Alice Tynan discuss Get Him to the Greek. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Sex and the City 2: Slate’s Spoiler Specials
May 27, 2010 • 25 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss Sex and the City 2. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Iron Man 2: Slate’s Spoiler Specials
May 7, 2010 • 21 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Jessica Winter discuss Iron Man 2. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Date Night
Apr 8, 2010 • 14 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Tanner Colby discuss Date Night. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Hot Tub Time Machine
Mar 25, 2010 • 28 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, John Swansburg and Dan Kois discuss Hot Tub Time Machine. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Greenberg
Mar 19, 2010 • 27 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss Greenberg. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Crazies
Feb 26, 2010 • 21 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss The Crazies. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Shutter Island
Feb 18, 2010 • 25 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Troy Patterson discuss Shutter Island. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Nanny Diaries
Feb 4, 2010 • 17 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Nanny Diaries. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: It’s Complicated
Dec 24, 2009 • 26 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Willa Paskin discuss It’s Complicated. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Nine
Dec 22, 2009 • 19 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and June Thomas discuss “Nine.” WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Crazy Heart
Dec 16, 2009 • 24 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss Crazy Heart. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Invictus
Dec 11, 2009 • 23 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Invictus. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Up in the Air
Dec 8, 2009 • 24 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Dan Kois and John Swansburg discuss Up in the Air. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Nov 20, 2009 • 22 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss The Twilight Saga: New Moon. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: 2012
Nov 13, 2009 • 27 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Dan Kois and John Swansburg discuss 2012. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Nov 12, 2009 • 21 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Jonah Weiner discuss Fantastic Mr. Fox. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: A Christmas Carol
Nov 9, 2009 • 20 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss The Box. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Box
Nov 9, 2009 • 26 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss The Box. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Where the Wild Things Are
Oct 16, 2009 • 24 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Where the Wild Things Are. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Invention of Lying
Oct 1, 2009 • 22 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss The Invention of Lying. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Jennifer’s Body
Sep 18, 2009 • 26 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Lindsay Robertson discuss Jennifer’s Body. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Informant
Sep 18, 2009 • 20 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss The Informant. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Extract
Sep 4, 2009 • 18 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Win Rosenfeld discuss Extract. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Julie & Julia
Aug 7, 2009 • 19 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Kathleen Collins discuss Julie & Julia. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Funny People
Jul 30, 2009 • 22 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Tanner Colby discuss Funny People. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Jul 15, 2009 • 17 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie
Bruno: Slate’s Spoiler Specials
Jul 9, 2009 • 22 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Bruno. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie
Land of the Lost: Slate’s Spoiler Specials
Jun 5, 2009 • 18 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and author Tanner Colby talk about Land of the Lost. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Terminator: Salvation
May 20, 2009 • 20 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Daniel Engber discuss Terminator: Salvation. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Star Trek
May 6, 2009 • 16 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Star Trek. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: X-Men Origins: Wolverine
May 1, 2009 • 24 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss X-Men Origins: Wolverine. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: State of Play
Apr 16, 2009 • 18 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss State of Play. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Observe and Report
Apr 9, 2009 • 16 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Tanner Colby discuss Observe and Report. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: I Love You, Man
Mar 20, 2009 • 14 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Culture Editor John Swansburg discuss I Love You, Man. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Duplicity
Mar 20, 2009 • 17 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Duplicity. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Watchmen
Mar 5, 2009 • 27 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Watchmen. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Crossing Over
Feb 27, 2009 • 19 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Crossing Over. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Confessions of a Shopaholic
Feb 12, 2009 • 18 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Confessions of a Shopaholic. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Dec 23, 2008 • 17 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Frost/Nixon
Dec 18, 2008 • 18 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Frost/Nixon. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Milk
Dec 18, 2008 • 15 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Milk. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Australia
Dec 18, 2008 • 14 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Australia. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Twilight
Nov 21, 2008 • 16 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Twilight. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Quantum of Solace
Nov 14, 2008 • 17 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Quantum of Solace. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Zack and Miri Make a Porno
Oct 31, 2008 • 13 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Zack and Miri Make a Porno. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Synecdoche, New York
Oct 24, 2008 • 15 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Synecdoche, New York. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Changeling
Oct 23, 2008 • 17 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Changeling. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: W
Oct 17, 2008 • 22 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: W. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Choke
Sep 26, 2008 • 12 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Choke. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Tropic Thunder
Aug 13, 2008 • 17 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Tropic Thunder. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Pineapple Express
Aug 8, 2008 • 12 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Pineapple Express. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Happening
Jun 13, 2008 • 14 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Happening. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay
Apr 25, 2008 • 15 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Baby Mama
Apr 24, 2008 • 13 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Baby Mama. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: 10,000 BC
Mar 6, 2008 • 15 min
Dana Stevens and Daniel Engber discuss 10,000 BC. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the show.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Golden Compass
Dec 6, 2007 • 12 min
Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss The Golden Compass. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the show.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Beowulf
Nov 16, 2007 • 14 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Bryan Curtis discuss Beowulf. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: No Country for Old Men
Nov 8, 2007 • 9 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: No Country for Old Men. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Lust, Caution
Sep 27, 2007 • 18 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Lust, Caution. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.
Sep 21, 2007 • 14 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Bourne Ultimatum
Aug 2, 2007 • 23 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Bourne Ultimatum. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Sunshine
Jul 20, 2007 • 22 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and John Swansburg discuss Sunshine. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Mamma Mia
Jul 18, 2007 • 17 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Mamma Mia. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Dark Knight
Jul 17, 2007 • 14 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Dark Knight. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Jul 11, 2007 • 15 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Transformers
Jul 2, 2007 • 22 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Transformers. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Sicko
Jun 29, 2007 • 13 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Timothy Noah discuss Sicko. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Love Guru
Jun 19, 2007 • 17 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Love Guru. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Knocked Up
Jun 1, 2007 • 13 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Knocked Up. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
May 27, 2007 • 10 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Bryan Curtis discuss Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
May 22, 2007 • 15 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Prince Caspian
May 15, 2007 • 15 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Prince Caspian. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Speed Racer
May 9, 2007 • 14 min
Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Speed Racer. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the show.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Spider-Man 3
May 4, 2007 • 15 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Dan Kois discuss Spider-Man 3. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Iron Man
May 1, 2007 • 11 min
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Iron Man. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Zoo
Apr 25, 2007 • 12 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and William Saletan discuss Zoo. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Shooter
Mar 23, 2007 • 12 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss Shooter, starring Mark Wahlberg. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Host
Mar 16, 2007 • 12 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss The Host, a Korean monster movie that’s so much more. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Music and Lyrics
Feb 14, 2007 • 11 min
Slate’s film critic Dana Stevens and music critic Jody Rosen discuss Music and Lyrics, starring Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Factory Girl
Feb 1, 2007 • 12 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens, Meghan O’Rourke, and Julia Turner discuss Factory Girl, a biopic about Edie Sedgwick and Andy Warhol. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the show.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Smokin’ Aces
Jan 25, 2007 • 11 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and NPR’s Mike Pesca discuss Smokin’ Aces, an action/comedy from writer/director Joe Carnahan.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Notes on a Scandal
Jan 8, 2007 • 10 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Timothy Noah discuss Notes on a Scandal, starring Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Dreamgirls
Dec 22, 2006 • 13 min
Slate’s film critic Dana Stevens and music critic Jody Rosen discuss Dreamgirls, a film version of the Broadway musical. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The History Boys
Nov 21, 2006 • 10 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Timothy Noah discuss The History Boys, a film version of the play by Alan Bennett. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Casino Royale
Nov 16, 2006 • 8 min
NPR reporter and gambling aficionado Mike Pesca gives his assessment of what the new James Bond movie Casino Royale and other movies get right and wrong about poker. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Fur
Nov 15, 2006 • 11 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Mia Fineman discuss Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, starring Nicole Kidman and Robert Downey Jr. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Borat
Nov 3, 2006 • 14 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and NPR’s Mike Pesca discuss Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, starring Sacha Baron Cohen. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Prestige
Oct 21, 2006 • 13 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Blake Wilson discuss The Prestige, directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Marie Antoinette
Oct 20, 2006 • 10 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss Marie Antoinette, directed by Sofia Coppola and starring Kirsten Dunst. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Departed
Oct 9, 2006 • 12 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and filmmaker Amy Barrett discuss The Departed, a new crime thriller from Martin Scorsese. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Black Dahlia
Sep 18, 2006 • 9 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Bryan Curtis discuss The Black Dahlia, starring Josh Harnett, Aaron Eckhart, and Scarlett Johansson, and directed by Brian De Palma. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Snakes on a Plane
Aug 18, 2006 • 10 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Bryan Curtis discuss Snakes on a Plane, starring Samuel L. Jackson. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: World Trade Center
Aug 14, 2006 • 13 min
Slate’s Dana Stevens and Bryan Curtis discuss Oliver Stone’s World Trade Center, starring Nicholas Cage. WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Aug 4, 2006 • 12 min
WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie. Slate’s Dana Stevens, Josh Levin, and Seth Stevenson discuss Talladega Nights, a comedy starring Will Ferrell as a NASCAR driver.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Scoop
Jul 28, 2006 • 7 min
WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie. Slate’s June Thomas and The Guardian’s Oliver Burkeman discuss Scoop, the latest film from Woody Allen.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Miami Vice
Jul 27, 2006 • 11 min
WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie. Slate movie critic Dana Stevens and staff writer Bryan Curtis discuss Miami Vice, starring Jamie Foxx and Colin Farrell and directed by Michael Mann.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Lady in the Water
Jul 21, 2006 • 8 min
WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie. Slate movie critic Dana Stevens and staff writer Bryan Curtis discuss Lady in the Water, along with narfs, scrunts, and director M. Night Shyamalan’s messiah complex.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: My Super Ex-Girlfriend
Jul 21, 2006 • 11 min
WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie. Slate movie critic Dana Stevens, staff writer Julia Turner, and NPR’s Mike Pesca discuss the romantic comedy My Super Ex-Girlfriend, starring Uma Thurman and Luke Wilson.
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
Jul 12, 2006 • 6 min
WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie. Slate movie critic Dana Stevens and staff writer Bryan Curtis discuss the shameless ending of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, and…
Slate’s Spoiler Specials: The Devil Wears Prada
Jun 29, 2006 • 7 min
WARNING: This podcast is meant to be heard AFTER you’ve seen the movie. Slate movie critic Dana Stevens and cultural critic Amanda Fortini discuss the movie The Devil Wears Prada, starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway.