Into the Unknown

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On this week’s episode: Jamilah, Dan and guest host Ezekiel answer listener questions from a mom whose ex-husband’s abrupt move may upend her living arrangements. And the hosts strategize how they’ll survive Elsa’s new big song in Frozen 2 with Slate’s Ruth Graham. For Slate Plus, the hosts advise parents on how to talk to kids about big social issues, like climate change and racism. Sign up for Slate Plus here. 


Jamilah recommends improving with your kids, which is fun and free. 

Ezekiel recommends The Lorax movie – the 1972 version only.  

Dan recommends The Authority, a new podcast where Dan and Slate’s Laura Miller break down His Dark Materials. 

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Podcast produced by Rosemary Belson. 


Jamilah Lemieux is a writer, cultural critic, and communications strategist based in Brooklyn, New York.

Dan Kois is an editor and writer at Slate. He’s the author of How to Be a Family and the co-author of The World Only Spins Forward.

Ezekiel Kweku is a writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He’s also a politics editor at New York Magazine‘s Daily Intelligencer. 

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