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Political Gabfest

Does Samantha Bee’s New Talk Show Deliver?

The Political Gabfest discusses the buzz around Full Frontal.

Culture Gabfest
Feb. 11 2016 4:35 PMThe End of Football Why the sport is no longer justifiable as a thinking person’s pastime.
TV Club Podcast
Feb. 7 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 6.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Feb. 4 2016 4:55 PMGetting Kids to Open Their Minds (and Mouths)Tried everything to get your kid to eat? Try this.
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 3 2016 1:33 PMAn Unlikely Hockey Hero Takes On the NHL by Bringing Down the House John Scott scores a fitting end to his NHL All-Star dreams. 
Best of Slate Podcasts
Jan. 29 2016 6:11 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 28 2016 2:49 PMThe Desperate Housewives of Contemporary Fiction As their numbers dwindle in real life, housewives find greener lawns in contemporary novels. 
Political Gabfest
Jan. 25 2016 10:03 AMIs the Supreme Court’s United States v. Texas Too Big to Swallow?Here’s what you need to know about Obama’s new immigration battle at the Supreme Court.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Jan. 23 2016 11:13 AMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Hang Up And Listen
Jan. 21 2016 3:27 PMThe Two Biggest Moves in Football This WeekThe hosts of Hang Up and Listen revisit recent hot topics that haven’t cooled off.
Amicus
Jan. 19 2016 1:15 PMThe “Labor Pains” TranscriptSlate’s Dahlia Lithwick considers a Supreme Court case that could stanch the flow of funds to public sector unions. 
Best of Slate Podcasts
Jan. 16 2016 3:11 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Amicus
Jan. 14 2016 12:59 PMThe “Judging Tribal Courts” TranscriptSlate’s Dahlia Lithwick asks whether non-Indians should face justice in tribal courts with attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 11 2016 4:00 PMThe Rise and Fail of Rigid Routines  Is adding structure to your kid’s chaotic routine helping or hurting him? 
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 11 2016 7:38 AMThe Downton Abbey PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 2.
Hang Up And Listen
Jan. 7 2016 3:59 PMHow to Watch the Game at a Party on the SlyHow do the hosts of Hang Up and Listen stay tuned to the big game, even at social events?
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 9 2016 1:49 PMThe 11th Worst Super Bowl in HistoryHow do you measure Super Bowl mediocrity? Slate correspondent Justin Peters stacks them up.
Political Gabfest
Feb. 5 2016 1:37 PMAre Grown-Ups Too Old to Get Grades?Think you’re more than just a number? Not if you work at Yahoo!
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 4 2016 3:42 PMWhat’s It Like to Finish Your Book and Hit Send?    Stephen Metcalf on writing and letting go.
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 31 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 5.
Political Gabfest
Jan. 29 2016 3:19 PMHow Can We Explain This Crazy Campaign Season? David Axelrod Tells All.Obama’s chief strategist offers expert insight on this political season in an interview with the Political Gabfest. 
Hang Up And Listen
Jan. 26 2016 2:41 PMAesthetics or Athletics?The NBA turns heads by showing some leg, and Slate’s Hang Up and Listen hosts discuss.   
TV Club Podcast
Jan. 24 2016 10:05 PMThe Downton Abbey Podcast Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 4.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 22 2016 10:00 AMDon’t Procrastinate on Getting Your Baby a Passport! She’ll Thank You Later.Flying with a baby on board? Slate’s president, Keith Hernandez, shares a parenting triumph. 
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 21 2016 2:33 PMRemembering Alan Rickman The Culture Gabfest says goodbye to Alan Rickman by remembering favorite moments of his life and work.  
Political Gabfest
Jan. 19 2016 11:04 AMWhat Does Chris Hughes’ Murder of the New Republic Mean for Journalism?The Political Gabfest mourns the death of a revered publication and wonders what it means for the future. 
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 14 2016 3:00 PMIn the Golden Age of Podcasts, Where Are All the Critics? The Culture Gabfest takes another crack at a listener’s question about the state of podcast criticism.
Hang Up And Listen
Jan. 12 2016 4:53 PMHow Do the Halls of Fame Stack Up?The hosts of Hang Up and Listen share memories and tips for hall of fame tourism.
Political Gabfest
Jan. 11 2016 3:48 PMWhat the Oregon Standoff Is Really AboutIs thinking about this protest in racial terms missing the point? The Political Gabfest discusses Oregon in an extra bonus segment.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Jan. 9 2016 3:39 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 6 2016 6:17 PMThe Best Books, Movies, and TV Shows to Come in 2016 What is the Culture Gabfest looking forward to watching, reading, and listening to in 2016?

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