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

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    • 4.6, 2.2K Ratings

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

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
2.2K Ratings
2.2K Ratings
blaine63 ,

Interesting and informative

I enjoy the eclectic guests and the objective (though sometimes subjectively so) spiels. Keep 'em coming...

quellesurnom4567912 ,

Funny, Wise and Informative

I’ve been listening for about 2 years, it’s a can’t miss for me. He is a master of thoughtful, creative and deliberate vocabulary, he never uses cringe-worthy, over-used trendy words like nothing-burger, for example, that seem to take over the rest of the news world. His curiosity and appreciation of debate shine through. He is always respectful to interviewees whether he agrees with them or not, well it sounds that way anyways. I enjoy the way his spiel sounds like he’s in his living-room venting to friends or loved ones. He’s funny and just seems like a reasonable human being.

teamaries ,

He does it every day

This man has people on that he agrees with and some he disagrees with. I think he questions all of them and asks them to provide a reasoned argument for their opinions. His ego may well be large but I admire him and it is one podcast that I subscribe to- if you listen at 1.5 speed you can get it down in one dog walk.

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