The “Why Close Guantánamo When You Can Open Havana?” Edition
Listen to Slate's show about normalizing relations with Cuba, Jeb Bush’s presidential exploration, and the year in online outrage.
We Were Doing It Wrong: The Very First Political GabfestWatch Emily, John, and David review their inaugural Gabfest from 2005.
Political Gabfest Extra: San Francisco TreatTwo Slate podcast hosts trade stories while driving toward a secret destination.
Political Gabfest Extra: Windy City WanderTwo Gabfesters visit Chicago and make a beeline for the river.
The “Multitudinous States Incarnadine” EditionListen to Slate's show about why Republicans swept the midterms, what the results mean for both parties, and how liberal ballot measures survived the conservative wave.
The “I’ll Disown You if You Marry a Republican” EditionListen to Slate's show about the final week of midterm campaign season, partyism and prejudice, and Gamergate.
Why It’s OK to Ask People What They DoDavid Plotz talks to two junior staffers about the lessons of Working.
The “Live in San Francisco Superfest” EditionListen to Slate's show about California’s sexual consent law, political television, and Silicon Valley’s impact on American culture.
The “Jump the Fence” EditionListen to Slate's show about recent Secret Service blunders, the push for a third Romney presidential run, and the Kansas Senate race.
The “Dead, Dead, Dead at 75” EditionListen to Slate's show about Eric Holder’s resignation, U.S. airstrikes on ISIS in Syria, and death at 75.
The “Spanking” EditionListen to Slate’s show about progressives’ push for more liberal candidates, the U.S. response to Ebola’s rapid spread, and the corporal punishment debate.
The “In the Cloud, No One Knows You’re a Dog” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Putin’s aggressive action in Ukraine, the 2014 elections, and the theft of celebrity nude photos.
The “America’s National Shame” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the CIA torture report, the fallout from Rolling Stone’s UVA story, and The Colbert Report’s legacy.
The “I’m Pregnant, Don’t Fire Me!” EditionListen to Slate's show about recent grand jury non-indictments, Young v. UPS, and whether passing Obamacare doomed Democrats.
The “No True Bill” EditionListen to Slate's show about the refusal to indict Darren Wilson, the Facebook threat case headed to the Supreme Court, and the GOP’s strong presidential field.
The “President Whisperer” EditionListen to Slate’s show about another challenge to Obamacare now headed to the Supreme Court, the battle over net neutrality, and the opposition to Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett.
You, The Gabfest, and a Hotel RoomWin tickets to attend a taping of the Political Gabfest, live from David’s Chicago hotel room.
The “Fake ID” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the influence of billionaires on the midterms, the Supreme Court’s voter ID rulings, and Ben Bradlee’s journalistic legacy.
The “Is Amazon Evil?” EditionListen to Slate's show about the politicization of Ebola, how Republicans will run the Senate, and the war between Amazon and the publishing industry.
The “How Does Stephen Colbert Work?” Gabfest Bonus Segment David Plotz previews his forthcoming podcast series, Working.
The “They May Take Our Lives, but They’ll Never Take Our Freedom” EditionListen to Slate's show about Obama’s strategy against ISIS, the effort to mobilize female voters, and Scotland’s referendum on independence.
The “Gabfest to End All Gabfests” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the potential for another government shutdown, a bizarre faceoff over the Export-Import bank, and the World War I centennial.
The “Why Isn’t Everyone Rioting?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the aftermath of Ferguson, the horrifying execution of journalist James Foley, and L.A.’s potential voting lottery.
The “Conservative Nanny State” GabfestListen to Slate’s show about Paul Ryan’s poverty plan, Tennessee’s Supreme Court retention elections, and Ebola panic.