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Political Gabfest

Which Candidate Is the Best Sweet Talker? 

Slate’s Political Gabfest performs a parody of what a contested convention would have looked like—using candy bars! 

Culture Gabfest
May 5 2016 1:17 PMIs It OK to Mourn Your Idols All Over Social Media?Those annoying social media mourners might have a point about Prince.
Amicus
May 4 2016 1:01 PMIs Every Gift a Bribe?If you’re a public official—maybe.
Political Gabfest
April 29 2016 4:38 PMA SCOTUS Justice Version of Mount RushmoreThe Political Gabfest shares its picks and answers listener questions live in Atlanta.
Hang Up And Listen
April 28 2016 12:03 PMWhat Makes D.C. a Mediocre Sports Town?Hang Up and Listen answers listener questions live in D.C.
Culture Gabfest
April 27 2016 12:18 PMHonoring the BardThe Culture Gabfest commemorates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.
Best of Slate Podcasts
April 23 2016 8:35 AMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Culture Gabfest
April 20 2016 6:04 PMWhat Accents Are Our Hosts Hiding?The Culture Gabfest folks dissect their hometown intonations.
Working
April 19 2016 5:23 PMWhat’s in Your Sausage? A gourmet D.C. butcher breaks down how he brings ethical animal practices from farm to table.
Political Gabfest
April 15 2016 12:54 PMWhat #NeverTrump Can Learn From This Spooky 1964 Campaign Ad The Political Gabfest examines a surprisingly topical attack ad from LBJ’s 1964 race against Barry Goldwater.
Culture Gabfest
April 14 2016 4:18 PMThese Turn-of-the-Century Jams Are the Throwbacks of the FutureThe Culture Gabfest builds a playlist.
Hang Up And Listen
April 12 2016 12:42 PMSoccer Style WatchThe U.S. men’s national soccer team has a new look. Hang Up and Listen plays fashion police. 
Political Gabfest
April 8 2016 6:31 PMThe Political Gabfest Analyzes the Significance of the Panama PapersThe hosts take a closer look at the information leak.
Working
April 6 2016 2:19 PMHow to Bring Order to Your Neighborhood’s BackyardsA landscape designer takes us behind the bushes for a peek at what it’s like to grow your own garden. 
Amicus
April 5 2016 4:09 PMKeeping Merrick Garland Out of the Supreme CourtThe GOP’s obstruction of Garland’s Senate hearing is bound to have colossal consequences.
Political Gabfest
April 1 2016 12:41 PMThe Political Gabfest Designs Mount Rushmore Part 2Who are the four American greats that we should feature on a Mount Rushmore remake?
Working
May 5 2016 10:12 AMHow to Run a Used BookstoreRead how one independent bookseller keeps business booming in the age of Amazon in this Working podcast transcript. 
Hang Up And Listen
May 3 2016 1:15 PMHow Many Sports Stadium Name Changes Is a Game Changer?When should journalists respect corporate sponsored naming rights to a beloved sports stadium? And when shouldn’t they?
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
April 29 2016 11:50 AMMemories of Our Moms Mom and Dad Are Fighting shares loving memories in anticipation of Mother’s Day.
Working
April 27 2016 6:19 PMWhat It’s Like to Be a Dog Walker Read what a professional dog walker told Slate’s Working podcast about his workday and why he loves the job.
Political Gabfest
April 25 2016 1:59 PMThe Changing Face of Our CurrencyThe Political Gabfest examines the faces of the American dollar. 
Amicus
April 22 2016 3:22 PMAre Supreme Court Judges Merely Politicians in Robes? In this Amicus transcript, read what Dahlia Lithwick asked Sen. Al Franken about partisan politics at the high court. 
Hang Up And Listen
April 19 2016 6:32 PMShould We Be Weirded Out That These Grown Men Call Their Bosses Mr.Hang Up And Listen answers a listener’s question about a strange point of sports etiquette. 
Best of Slate Podcasts
April 16 2016 8:36 AMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
April 15 2016 8:00 AMShould You Ever Discipline Another Parent’s Kid? Mom and Dad Are Fighting navigates a tricky playground faceoff.  
Working
April 12 2016 3:01 PMHow This Bartender Translates Her Love of LiteratureThis booze- and book-lined nook is a literature lover’s paradise.  
Best of Slate Podcasts
April 9 2016 5:00 AMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Culture Gabfest
April 8 2016 5:49 PMLive From New York: The Culture Gabfest Answers Your QuestionsThe Culture Gabfest meets and talks to listeners in New York. 
TV Club Podcast
April 6 2016 11:30 AMThe Walking Dead PodcastHow our members-only TV Club plans to survive the Season 6 finale.
Hang Up And Listen
April 5 2016 1:47 PMMatt Harvey’s Medical Scare Ends in Comic ReliefHang Up and Listen discusses the pun-y power of the Mets pitcher’s pee problem.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
March 31 2016 5:12 PMHow to Make It Across the Country With a Toddler in TowSlate’s new director of technology shares a traveling triumph.

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