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Decoder Ring

By Slate

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Decoder Ring is the show about cracking cultural mysteries. In each episode, host Willa Paskin takes a cultural question, object, or habit; examines its history; and tries to figure out what it means and why it matters.

Customer Reviews

Insightful and fun

Loved this first episode. Great topic and well thought out. Great production value too. Cant wait to hear more.

In-depth and In-teresting Pop-Culture History

I really love seeing things with a new perspective and appreciation. As a person who has always been annoyed by laugh tracks, this first episode certainly does that. I’m excited to hear what else this podcast brings to light.

Super fun show

I really loved the first episode, and I'm so happy that Slate is investing in podcasting women. There are not enough female voices out there, and Willa is engaging and smart. Brava!