Andy Bowers reads "To Catch a Thief: Inside the loss-prevention industry," by Rachel Shteir, the author of Striptease: The Untold History of the Girlie Show. She is working on a book about kleptomania.
A discussion about the decision arrest Janay Rice (née Janay Palmer) along with NFL player Ray Rice after he knocked her unconscious in a casino elevator. Former domestic abuse prosecutor Christopher Mellios tells Slate’s Mike Pesca why dual arrests in these cases are always a bad idea. Listen to the entire interview here: https://soundcloud.com/thegist/tips-for-prosecuting-ray-rice#t=11m45s
Dan Kois of Slate's Mom and Dad Are FIghting podcast gives the first of three winning reader suggestions for what to do with kids stuck at home on snow days. The rest of the episode is here: https://soundcloud.com/slateradio/mom-and-dad-are-fighting-vaccinate-your-kids-edition
It seems that Stephen Colbert, a longtime listener of Slate's Political Gabfest, found occasion to pay tribute to the explicit language warning usually read by executive producer Andy Bowers on Colbert's own new podcast: http://www.colbertlateshow.com/podcasts/