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Jan. 30 2009 4:56 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.

Jan. 30, 2009

"The Absurd and a Little Testy Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, with John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The stimulus package passes the House of Representatives, presidential drinking and legislative civility, and the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 28, 2009

"Let Them Into the House": The D.C. Voting Rights Act is probably unconstitutional. Congress should pass it, by Richard L. Hasen. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Culture Gabfest, the Brace for Impact Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss Barack Obama's inauguration, Hua Hsu's Atlantic piece on the end of white demographic dominance, Daniel Bergner's NYT Magazine piece on the vexing question of female desire, and the death of author John Updike. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

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Jan. 26, 2009

"Razing Arizona": The Cardinals' presence in the Super Bowl is fluky and disgraceful, by Charles P. Pierce. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 25, 2009

"What Does Obama Think Government Should Do?" He still hasn't told us. That's worrisome, by Jacob Weisberg. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 23, 2009

"The First Act Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, with John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: surviving the inaugural crush, Obama's first-week actions, and sacrifice begins at home. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 21, 2009

"Inaugorophobia, Part 3": How Ted Kennedy's illness accelerates a shakedown on his behalf, by Timothy Noah. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"Everyday I Read the Book": The Big Money presents Everyday I Read the Book, featuring Daniel Gross. Dan's guest today is Beverly Gage, author of the new book The Day Wall Street Exploded: A Story of America in its First Age of Terror. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 20, 2009

"The Inaugural Gabfest Live": Slate's Political Gabfest, with John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon, live for the first time in Washington, D.C. This week: the inaugural festivities, expectations for the first year of the Obama administration, and the Obama Blackberry. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"Gabfest Live Questions": Part 2 of the Political Gabfest live inauguration special. John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and David Plotz answer audience questions about the new administration, the future of journalism, and much more. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 18, 2009

"Mission Accomplished": The "war on science" is over. Now what? by Chris Mooney. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 16, 2009

"The Final Days Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, with John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: It's the final week for Barak Obama as president-elect, there's trouble for the Treasury nominee, and the last days of the Bush presidency. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 15, 2009

"Money Talks": The Big Money's editor, Jim Ledbetter, leads a discussion with Daniel Gross and Liza Featherstone about the Bernie Madoff mess, Obama's economic stimulus package, and how to monitize the Bush presidency. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 14, 2009

"The Culture Gabfest, The You Again? Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss the Golden Globe Awards (and awards-season ennui), the long-delayed return of TV's pro-torture hit 24, and the Biggie Smalls biopic Notorious. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 12, 2009

"Doping Deficit Disorder": Need performance-enhancing drugs? Claim ADHD, by William Saletan. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 11, 2009

"The Enigma in Chief": We still don't know how or why Bush made the key decisions of his administration, by Jacob Weisberg. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 9, 2009

"The Get the Inauguration Over Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, with John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: the economic stimulus package, Bill Richardson's departure, and the too-long inauguration planning. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here. Click here  for your 14-day free trial of Audible.com, which includes a credit for one free audio book.

Jan. 8, 2009

The Big Money presents "Everyday I Read the Book," featuring Daniel Gross. Dan's guest today is Matt Miller, a contributing editor at Fortune magazine; host of public radio's Left, Right and Center; and author of the new book The Tyranny of Dead Ideas: Letting Go of the Old Ways of Thinking To Unleash a New Prosperity. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 7, 2009

"Night of the Living Dad": Software, soldiers, and the future of ghosts, by William Saletan. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 5, 2009

"Robots, Not Roads": The Obama stimulus package should be spent on transformative investments, not bridges and buildings, by Eliot Spitzer. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"Should My Baby Wear Huggies?" Going diaper shopping for the Little Green Penlight, by Brendan Koerner. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 1, 2009

"The Culture Gabfest, The 'Valkyrie Gives You Pinkeye' Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and June Thomas discuss Tom Cruise's role as a one-eyed Nazi in Valkyrie, Bruce Springsteen's exclusive deal with Wal-Mart, and the year in culture. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

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