Decoder Ring

By Slate Podcasts

What's Decoder Ring about?

Decoder Ring is the podcast 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.

Decoder Ring, from Slate magazine, premieres April 30.

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Gender Reveal Party


Jenna Karvunidis invented the gender reveal party, but now she has regrets. On this episode of Decoder Ring, we explore the pink and blue world of the gender reveal party, and how Jenna's small barbecue celebration turned into a global ...

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