The “I Would Build A Great Wall” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the massacre at Emanuel AME Church, the presidential aspirations of both Jeb Bush and Donald Trump, and the increasingly effective campaign of Bernie Sanders.
The “Most Influential Books We’ve Read” Bonus SegmentDavid, John, and Emily discuss their favorite life-changing books.
The “Bags and Bags and More Bags of Cash” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the global FIFA corruption scandal, the congressional debate over renewal of the Patriot Act, and the U.S. Supreme Court’s “one person, one vote” voting rights case.
The “I Don’t Mean to Yell at You, but I Feel Good Doing It” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Seymour Hersh’s conspiratorial counter-narrative of the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the status of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, and Jeb Bush’s retrospective view of the Iraq war.
The “Je Suis Pam Geller” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Pamela Geller’s Muslim-baiting “Draw Muhammad” event, the unlikely diversity of the GOP presidential field, and the Jade Helm 15 conspiracy.
The “Would You Attend a Gay Wedding?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Europe’s burgeoning immigration crisis, the Koch brothers’ vacillating views on Gov. Scott Walker, and the Supreme Court’s gay marriage cases.
The Live at the Bell House EditionListen to Slate’s show about the murder of Walter Scott, the presidential ambitions of Sen. Rand Paul, and the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
The “Say It With Me: President Ted Cruz” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Sen. Ted Cruz, the Supreme Court’s Confederate flag license plate case, and the tragic Germanwings plane crash.
The “Business of Lifehacking” Bonus SegmentDavid, John, and Betsy discuss how to make life easier for everyone.
The “email@example.com” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech, Hillary Clinton’s email, and the Supreme Court’s Obamacare case.
The “Bibi, Vidi, Vici” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Supreme Court’s Obamacare case, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming visit, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s presidential campaign.
The “Does President Obama Love America?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about President Obama’s immigration defeat, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s higher education budget battle, and Republicans’ assault on Obama’s foreign policy.
The “Happy Valentine’s Day, Judge Moore” EditionListen to Slate's show about the marriage equality confusion in Alabama, whether we should forgive Brian Williams, and Emily Bazelon's story about a campus sexual assault charge.
The “Do You Think Blogging Is a Form of Addiction?” Bonus SegmentDavid, Emily, and John discuss Andrew Sullivan and his retirement from blogging.
The “I’m Defaulting on My Student Loans” EditionListen to Slate's show about the Supreme Court’s “Jerusalem passport” case, Hillary Clinton’s mobilization strategy, and America’s student loan crisis.
The “This Gabfest Is On Background” EditionListen to Slate’s show about a pair of U.S. Supreme Court First Amendment cases, Hillary Clinton’s “on-background” briefings, and Caitlyn Jenner.
The “Osama Bin Laden Sure Read Boring Books” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Osama Bin Laden’s reading list, Columbia University’s “Mattress Girl,” and gender dynamics on Capitol Hill and the Upper East Side.
We Were Doing It Wrong: The Very First Political GabfestWatch Emily, John, and David review their inaugural Gabfest from 2005.
The “Can I Get Some of That Clinton Cash?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the unexplained death of Freddie Gray, the Supreme Court’s gay marriage and death penalty cases, and the week in Democratic politics.
The “Chicken in Every Burrito Bowl” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the recently launched presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Sen. Marco Rubio, and Congress’s bipartisan consensus on Iran legislation.
The “So, Who Can You Discriminate Against?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and Sen. Harry Reid’s retirement.
The “Welcome Back, Vladimir” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Israeli elections, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s return, and Rep. Aaron Schock’s resignation.
The “Is it ‘Dear Ali’ or ‘Dear Ayatollah’ or ‘Dear Mullah’?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the GOP’s letter to Iran, Hillary Clinton’s press conference, and the racist SAE chant.
The “Most Pleasurable Portrayal of Libertarianism” Bonus SegmentDavid, Emily, and John discuss what Parks and Recreation got right about government.
The “Special K-Balls” Bonus SegmentStefan, Josh, and Mike discuss the latest absurd turn in the NFL’s Deflategate investigation.
The “All About Love“ Bonus SegmentCulture Lovefest: Stephen, Julia, and Dana reveal their favorite love songs
The “Vaxxers, Taxers, and Just the Facts-ers” EditionListen to Slate’s show about anti-vaxxers, President Obama’s budget proposal, and Brian Williams’ fictionalized war reporting.
The “Can You Buy a President for $889 Million” EditionListen to Slate's show about the Koch brothers’ $889 million commitment to the 2016 elections, the Supreme Court’s death penalty case, and Jonathan Chait’s essay about political correctness.