The Cut

The Cut is a weekly audio magazine exploring culture, style, sex, politics and more. Each week, an ensemble of voices, led by B.A. Parker and Jazmín Aguilera, engage in the conversations that matter most in our current moment. Intimate, provocative, and probing, the Cut aims to ask questions before listeners even know they have them, always with a generous wit and an expansive idea of what is possible. From New York Magazine and The Vox Media Podcast Network. New episodes every Wednesday.

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The Women of the Caravan

A caravan of migrants from Honduras reached the U.S. border a few weeks ago. Now, thousands are living in a camp in Tijuana, waiting to find out whether they'll be allowed in the country. We visited the camp to talk to women about what life is like in limbo -- caught between countries, separated from their families, with no idea what comes next.


 2018-12-11  33m

How Amy Sherald Gets It Done

We talk with artist Amy Sherald for our "How I Get It Done Series" about sudden fame,


 2018-12-06  20m

Down the Street from a Mass Shooting

A few weeks back, on Twitter, some doctors started posting photos of the bloody aftermath of gun violence: the things they see at work every day, not just when a shooting makes the news.  In the midst of all that, a woman named Kate Ranta shared a photo of her own. In this episode, we hear her story -- and we consider the connections between violence in the  headlines and behind closed doors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2018-12-04  45m

How Robin Roberts Gets It Done

For the first in our "How I Get It Done" series, Stella Bugbee talks with Good Morning America host Robin Roberts.


 2018-11-29  26m

Beat Around the Bush: On Pubes

This week, an investigation: what's going on with pubic hair these days? From basic maintenance to celebrity grooming trends, we look at the mysterious and messy experience of dealing with your pubes. And, a request! We’re going to be talking about apologies: when they work, when they don’t, and what happens when they’re left unsaid...


 2018-11-27  39m

Motherhood: "You Can't Back Out"

This week, stories about motherhood, and the bullshit that comes your way.


 2018-11-20  37m

Ferrante Forever: We Revisit My Brilliant Friend

This week we’re talking about the Neapolitan novels, by Elena Ferrante. An adaptation of the first book in that series, My Brilliant Friend, is coming to HBO later this month... and we’re using that as an excuse to revisit Ferrante's world.


 2018-11-13  35m

A Totally Different Game: How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wins

It's election day. There are a record 257 women are running for Congress, and on this week’s show, we're focusing on one of them: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.


 2018-11-06  33m

"She's Never Done Anything Halfway": Making a Far Right Extremist

The violence of the last week has clearly shown how hateful rhetoric can translate to real-world violence. So, what do we know about the conditions that allow hate to take hold? In this episode, Cut writer Anna Silman examines the path to right-wing extremism taken by her high school classmate, Faith Goldy.


 2018-10-30  33m

"He's Coming After Us": A List and a Lawsuit

The Shitty Media Men list, an anonymously sourced Google spreadsheet, was online for less than 24 hours last fall -- but we're still feeling its effects. On this week's show, we talk about what it's like to watch a whisper network in real time, and the recent lawsuit that has the list back in the news. Plus, we take a look at another anonymous list... one that appeared on a bathroom wall at Brown University in 1990. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2018-10-23  29m