Slate's latest podcasts: holes in our socks.

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Dec. 1 2008 2:55 PM

Slate's Latest Podcasts

Use the audio players below to listen to Slate's daily podcast, which includes articles, the "Political Gabfest," the "Culture Gabfest," and "Money Talks" from The Big Money, or subscribe to the iTunes feed.

Nov. 30, 2008

"Holes in Our Socks": Why it's so hard to predict how bad the recession will be, by Tim Harford. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 26, 2008

"The Free Hybrid Parking Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, with David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Emily Bazelon. This week: It's talk of appointments to the Obama Cabinet, the financial bailout and other economic woes, and the Obamas pick a school. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 24, 2008

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"Slate's Audio Book Club: The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald": Stephen Metcalf, Troy Patterson, and Katie Roiphe discuss the American classic The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. We recommend, but don't insist, that you read the book before listening to this audio program. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 23, 2008

"I Hate You, Blue-Tux-Wearing Viagra Guy": Web video ads are annoying and repetitive. Here's how to fix them, by Farhad Manjoo. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 20, 2008

"The Quaker Meeting Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, with David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The Obama administration begins to take shape, Washington political happenings, and the Big Three automakers come to town. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 19, 2008

"Tackling the Tough Issues": Why is Barack Obama obsessed with reforming college football? by Josh Levin. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 18, 2008

"The Culture Gabfest, Identity Crisis Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the Malcolm Gladwell phenomenon, Michelle Obama's role as first lady and mom-in-chief, and the post-Obama buzz kill of Prop 8. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 17, 2008

"Rupert Murdoch and the Reverse Ferret": Explaining the mogul's flattering treatment of Barack Obama in the New York Post, by Jack Shafer. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 16, 2008

"Obama's New Toy": Snazzy new technology isn't enough to bring transparency to the White House, by John Dickerson. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 13, 2008

"The Huge Agenda Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, with David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The Obama election and presidency, and the future of Palin. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 12, 2008

"Money Talks": The Big Money Editor Jim Ledbetter leads a discussion with Daniel Gross and Chadwick Matlin about the current economic crisis and the state of the federal bailout. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 11, 2008

"Wood, I Wouldn't": It's better to heat your home with gas than with trees, by Jacob Leibenluft. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 10, 2008

"What's the Matter With Greenwich?" Why the rich voted for Obama against their own economic interest, by Daniel Gross. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 9, 2008

"Goode Riddance": A Darfur-supporting, time-tithing, self-deprecating newcomer becomes Virginia's big electoral surprise, by Dahlia Lithwick. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 7, 2008

"The Sharp-Elbows Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, with David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Emily Bazelon. This week: What happened, what's next, and what happens to Palin? To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 6, 2008

"The Culture Gabfest, Wow Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss Obama, Obama, and Obama—what happened with the election, how the media covered it, and what lies ahead for culture under future President Barack Obama. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 5, 2008

"Rebuilding the McCain Brand": Six ways he can recapture his former glory, by Christopher Beam. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 4, 2008

"The Undecided Amish": To vote or not to vote, by Noreen Malone. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 3, 2008

"Spread It Around": Barack Obama favors redistributing wealth. So does John McCain, by Jacob Weisberg. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.