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DLC is your Down Loadable Commentary for the week, giving you a rundown of everything you need to know about gaming in it's many forms! Whether it is on desktops, laptops, or consoles, VR, AR, or tabletop, DLC is your source for info, analysis, and opinion from the best voices in the industry! Hosts Jeff Cannata and Christian Spicer are joined each episode by a special guest to decide on a Story of the Week and discuss the games on their Playlist! DLC, the Digital Lifestyle Companion for gam ...
 
Candid conversations with veterans of all aspects of the business side of games. We firmly believe that great games from all developers need the support they deserve to succeed. This podcast exists to provide that support. IndieGameBusiness is produced by The Powell Group, a video game consulting firm specializing in business development, marketing, and licensing. Our CEO has been in the industry for 20 years and closed countless publishing and licensing deals. The Powell Group monitors over ...
 
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A judge unsealed the Mar-a-Lago search warrant which revealed the Justice Department took eleven sets of classified documents from former President Trump’s Florida home. The warrant also identified three possible federal crimes as reasons for the search. Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe tells Anderson Cooper if he thinks there was a nationa…
 
Exclusively Black spaces online have faded away as platforms with wider audiences have taken over, but what, if anything, has been lost with those spaces? On today’s show, Rachelle is joined again by Nadira Goffe to discuss their own experiences growing up online as Black women, and they speak with Dr. Meredith D. Clark, a professor at Northeastern…
 
The quality of dignity is not strained. Judge Victoria Pratt presided for years over Municipal Court in Newark, New Jersey. Her experiences form the foundation of her book, The Power of Dignity: How Transforming Justice Can Heal Our Communities. In the third of Amicus’ summer season of big-picture conversations, Dahlia Lithwick and Judge Pratt expl…
 
This week, Felix Salmon, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Edmund Lee of the New York Times to discuss why it’s so hard to understand what inflation actually is, why Goldman Sach’s Marcus and other digital banks just aren’t working, and the surprising sale of Reorg for a cool $1.3 billion. In the Plus segment: Elon Musk selling tons of his Tesla s…
 
Today, our special guest is Edward Moore and we will be speaking about all things User Experience! Some of the topics we will cover today are: * What is UX and why is it important for indie games * General UX, localization, and certification consideration to get on digital storefronts worldwide (console and PC) * Guerilla UX Research methods for in…
 
So, sure—Billy Joel’s first Top 40 hit, way back in 1974, was “Piano Man,” and the nickname stuck. But for a guy who became famous sitting behind 88 keys, few of his biggest hits are really piano songs. In fact, on all three of his No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, keyboards are not the primary instrument. The truth is, Joel isn’t the Piano Man,…
 
Attorney General Merrick Garland revealed that the Justice Department filed a court request to unseal the Mar-a-Lago search warrant and property receipt. This was the first public statement since federal agents searched former President Trump’s home. Garland said he “personally approved the decision to seek a search warrant in this matter.” Former …
 
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever premieres in theaters this November. The franchise has provided a showcase for African Americans across the entertainment industry, including those behind the scenes. On today’s episode of A Word, Jason Johnson speaks with one of those rising creatives, conceptual artist Phillip Boutte Jr. Boutte left an acting career…
 
This week, David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and Juliette Kayyem discuss the Mar-a-Lago search; the Inflation Reduction Act; and Caitlin Dickerson’s article investigating how separating families at the border became U.S. policy. Here are some notes and references from this week’s show: Caitlin Dickerson for The Atlantic: “An American Catastrophe: The Sec…
 
On this episode: Elizabeth, Zak, and Aymann, advise a grandparent who really wants her granddaughter and her granddaughter's cousin to get along. Our letter writer’s first attempts haven’t gone too well and she’s even resorted to bribing—to no avail. Should she keep pushing and, if so, how? Or is it time to step back? Then on Slate Plus, they discu…
 
CNN has learned that some DOJ officials feel that the department should give a public statement about the search of Mar-a-Lago, former President Trump’s resort and home. Conservative lawyer George Conway tells AC360 he doesn’t think they need to say anything more than what “their procedures are and what their processes are generally for the issuanc…
 
New abortion restrictions following the repeal of Roe v. Wade have turned some reproductive care into a criminal liability. After a traumatic ectopic pregnancy, one Texas woman is wondering whether state laws delayed her diagnosis and treatment, ultimately leaving her with a ruptured fallopian tube. Guest: Fatima Abdelwahab of Houston, Texas. If yo…
 
On this week’s episode of The Waves, Slate senior editor Shannon Palus is joined by the managing editor of Future Tense, Mia Armstrong. This week is all about selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), a class of drugs commonly used to treat depression and anxiety. Shannon and Mia discuss their own experiences with their mental health and SSR…
 
On this edition of Working Overtime, co-host June Thomas gets some advice from co-host Karen Han about moving to a new city as a freelance writer. First they talk about how important it is to engage with your new city’s art scene and cultural institutions. Then they discuss ways to build a new supportive community and how to stay in touch with form…
 
Everybody loves indulging in thirst online. On today’s episode, Rachelle is joined by Slate’s Nadira Goffe to discuss exactly what makes internet thirst so much fun. They talk about the qualities of a good internet boyfriend, when thirsting can go wrong, and how much these thirst objects really owe us. This podcast is produced by Daniel Schroeder, …
 
CNN has learned the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago came after authorities believe that the former President or his team failed to return all the documents and other materials that were government property. Former federal judge Nancy Gertner reviewed search warrants as part of her duties while on the federal bench. She walks Anderson Cooper through the st…
 
After decades of dragging their feet on action to slow climate change, the Senate passed what is modeled to be the most impactful climate policy yet. What’s in the Inflation Reduction Act, and how did Democrats finally get the mercurial Joe Manchin on board? Guest: Robinson Meyer, staff writer at The Atlantic and author of the newsletter The Weekly…
 
This week, the panel begins by discussing Peacock’s latest mystery series The Resort. Then, the panel takes a more light-hearted turn with Marcel the Shell With Shoes On. Finally, the panel is joined by author and Slate editor Dan Kois to discuss his recent Slate piece about “The 50 Greatest Fictional Deaths of All Time.” In Slate Plus, the panel t…
 
Danny Lavery welcomes Ty Mitchell, a writer and former gay porn performer based in Brooklyn, New York. He has written for The New Inquiry and Buzzfeed, and you can read his current newsletter, the First Openly Gay Book Club, at firstopenlygay.substack.com. Lavery and Mitchell tackle two letters. First, from someone who’s upset that his friends cont…
 
The FBI executed a search warrant at former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. Sources tell CNN the agents focused on the former President’s offices and personal quarters. Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe tells AC360 how big of a deal this is. Plus, CNN National Correspondent Randi Kaye brings AC360 a live report fr…
 
In the last 24 years, Judy has moved approximately 16 times for her husband’s military career. But her family has finally settled down in a lovely house with a yard near Annapolis, Maryland. Now Judy is hoping to transform her outdoor space into something that’s beautiful and environmentally friendly. On this episode of How To!, Doug Tallamy explai…
 
When you think of an alien abduction, what do you picture? Humanoid creatures, medical experiments, lost memories retrieved through hypnosis? That narrative was largely unknown until Betty and Barney Hill went public about their own alien abduction in the 1960s. Betty Hill’s niece, Kathleen Marden, recounts how the story went viral and her aunt and…
 
Afghan women and LGBTQ+ people immediately felt the impact of the Taliban’s return to power last year. But journalists trying to tell their stories could face intense and even violent backlash from the extremist group—like what happened to Lynne O’Donnell. Guest: Lynne O’Donnell, columnist at Foreign Policy and former Afghanistan bureau chief for A…
 
Josh Levin, the New Yorker’s Vinson Cunningham, and Slate’s Henry Grabar take an audio tour of Vin Scully’s broadcasting career. They also discuss the documentary NYC Point Gods. Finally, Josh interviews tennis players Maxime Cressy and Daria Saville. Vin Scully (2:36): Eight moments from 66 years in the booth. NYC Point Gods (33:11): Is the new ba…
 
Today we have the developer of Backpack Hero, Jasper Cole! Backpack Hero SMASHED their $20k goal on Kickstarter and raised $200k +! We are going to be discussing Kickstarter, of course, and a few other things including. Backpack Hero Kickstarter and Early Development Inventory Management in Games Gamejams and releasing free games on Itch Backpack H…
 
Season 3 of The Relentless is all about moving fearlessly. We’re kicking things off with two guests who not only embody that mindset, they’re growing businesses in ways that also empower their communities. First, we talk to Kathryn Finney, a venture capitalist, author, entrepreneur, and one of the first Black women to have a successful seven-figure…
 
On this episode: Jamilah and Elizabeth are joined by Courtney Martin, author of the book Learning in Public. Today they are helping a parent who has been offered a great job opportunity that can take the family to the next level financially. The position would require them to live overseas. The catch? The family can’t go with him. Is there a way to…
 
With an ongoing labor shortage, companies turn to third-party labor brokers to fill jobs. But with little oversight and a surge of immigrants, the line between “ recruiter” and “ trafficker” gets blurred as vulnerable children are sent to work in dangerous conditions. Guest: Mica Rosenberg, national immigration reporter for Reuters. If you enjoy th…
 
Jeff and Lana Bachynski are joned by Mike Futter from Virtual Economy Podcast to alk about Blizzard and Netease canceling the WoW Mobile game, the creator of Stardew Valley teasing his next project, Tencent buying more Ubisoft, and more! The Playlist: TMNT Shredder’s Revenge, Live a Live, The Gardens Between, Monster Hunter: Rise, Multiversus Table…
 
This week, host Karen Han discusses the basics of great Korean food with chef Hooni Kim. In the interview, Hooni starts by explaining how one of his restaurants developed a meal-kit service at the start of the pandemic. Then he discusses his latest venture, the Little Banchan Shop, which will offer packaged Korean side dishes (called Banchan), mari…
 
It makes intuitive sense for companies that develop a technology to hold its intellectual property rights. But in the case of vaccines and medical treatments, IP laws slow down manufacturing and distribution and give private companies the power to make huge decisions that affect public health globally. Guest: Zain Rizvi, researcher for advocacy gro…
 
On today’s episode, Rachelle is joined by Daisy Rosario to open up the mailbag for another session of Read Receipts. They get into drama surrounding Nicki Minaj’s alleged former assistant airing the rapper’s alleged dirty laundry, Diane Warren stirring up trouble with Beyoncé, satisfying restocking videos, and an explanation of Ana Mardoll. This po…
 
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss the merging of HBOMax and Discovery+, a new study on the effect of abortion restrictions on women’s wages, and people paying to be on podcasts. In the Plus segment: Lobster rolls. Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
A jury decided that ring-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones should pay the parents of a Sandy Hook victim $45.2 million in punitive damages, a day after the jury awarded the parents $4.1 in compensatory damages. Plaintiffs Scarlett Lewis and Neil Heslin lost their son Jesse in the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut where 20 children and …
 
In the time since publishing his memoir, The Redhead on the Roof and first appearing on SATB (160), Beatles equipment manager Kevin Harrington has now become known to millions of fans by his ubiquitous presence captured on film and presented in the eight hours of Peter Jackson's Get Back. It therefore was time to bring him back to get his reaction …
 
This week’s Spoiler Specials takes on Bullet Train. Slate’s movie critic Dana Stevens and senior editor Sam Adams spoil the latest action comedy release from Atomic Blonde director and John Wick co-creator, David Leitch. Note: As the title indicates, this podcast contains spoilers galore. Read Dana’s review here. Email us at spoilers@slate.com. Pod…
 
NBA star Bill Russell, the first Black American to coach a major-league sports team, died this week. His playing earned him 11 championships. His activism won him respect in the Black community, but the hatred of many white fans, and surveillance from the FBI during the civil rights era. On today’s episode of A Word, Jason Johnson is joined by spor…
 
A jury found that right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones caused parents of a Sandy Hook victim a little more than $4 million in compensatory damages, far less than the $150 million they were asking for. Scarlett Lewis and Neil Haslin lost their son Jesse Lewis in the 2012 shooting that killed 20 children and six adults. Elizabeth Williamson of t…
 
This week, David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and Heather McGhee discuss the primaries and Kansan voters’ defense of abortion; Alex Jones on trial; and Annie Lowrey’s story of surviving pregnancy in the United States. Here are some notes and references from this week’s show: Sam Adler-Bell for The New York Times: “The Violent Fantasies of Blake Masters” J…
 
In the primaries of purple states like Michigan, Arizona, and Pennsylvania, Trump-backed, far-right candidates have been getting a boost from a surprising source: the Democrats. Calculating that it will give their party the edge in general elections, local and national Dems have spent thousands elevating extremists. But will the strategy pay off? G…
 
On this week’s episode of The Waves, Slate senior writer Christina Cauterucci and Slate books and culture columnist Laura Miller talk all things Liz Cheney. They discuss Laura’s piece on how the Republican Congresswoman is coming across like a disappointed mom during the January 6 hearings—and whether comparing women politicians to mother figures i…
 
On this episode: Jamilah and Elizabeth are joined by Courtney Martin, author of the book Learning in Public. If you want to hear more about Courtney’s book check out this MADAF episode. Today they’re helping a step-mom who has found herself in the middle of a complicated housing change. Her stepson wants to live with his mom full time, which is a c…
 
President Biden signed an executive order aimed at safeguarding abortion just a day after CNN projected that voters in Kansas decided to reject a proposed amendment and keep the right to an abortion in their state’s constitution. Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren tells Anderson Cooper what the Kansas outcome says about where the issue is headed in t…
 
Marcel the Shell With Shoes On was a viral sensation when he first popped up on the internet in 2010, and now he’s back in a major motion picture. On today’s episode, Rachelle is joined by Daisy Rosario to discuss Will Smith’s sneaky news dump, do some High Speed Downloads on the Pink Sauce, and the Little Miss meme, and get into why Netflix is sui…
 
This week, the panel begins by trying to tackle Jordan Peele’s most recent sci-fi, western, horror film NOPE. Then, the panel is joined by author and host of Slate’s Working podcast, Isaac Butler, to discuss the new HBO series The Last Movie Stars. Finally, Slate’s editorial assistant and production assistant for Culture Gabfest, Nadira Goffe, join…
 
Known as the “Merchant of Death,” Viktor Bout illegally ferried weapons, diamonds, and even UN peacekeepers around the world. The man who wrote the book on Bout thinks it’s time to send him home, if it can free Brittney Griner. Guest: Douglas Farah, co-author of Merchant of Death: Money, Guns, Planes and the Man Who Makes War Possible. If you enjoy…
 
Voters in five states—Arizona, Michigan, Missouri, Washington and Kansas—head to the polls with less than 100 days until the November general election. Some 2020 election deniers are on the ballot in two swing states. CNN Chief National Correspondent John King joins AC360 to break down the key races. Plus, CNN has learned that January 6 text messag…
 
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