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March 3 2009 3:29 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.

March 2, 2009

"Kill Your Computer": Cloud computing wants to set you free, says Slate's Michael Agger. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 1, 2009

"Obama's Testing Test": William S. Session explains why the Justice Department is on the wrong side of a Supreme Court case about DNA evidence. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 27, 2009

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"The Dorcas Gabfest":Slate's Political Gabfest, with John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The Obama budget, the first family settles on a dog breed, and a Supreme Court ruling on free speech. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 25, 2009

"The Culture Gabfest, Public Disgust Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the Academy Awards, Rick Santelli's rant, the Octomom, and the backlash over a juice carton. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 24, 2009

"Money Talks": The Big Money Editor Jim Ledbetter leads a discussion with Moe Tkacik and Daniel Gross on the future of Citigroup, CNBC ranter Rick Santelli, and this year's more austere Oscar ceremony. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 23, 2009

"The New Hybrids": Why the debate about financing journalism misses the point, by Jacob Weisberg. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 20, 2009

"The Friendly Taliban Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, with John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: the rollout of the Obama home-foreclosure plan, Eric Holder and racism, and the Uighurs get their day in court. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 18, 2009

"Slate's Audio Book Club: Rabbit, Run, by John Updike": Meghan O'Rourke, Troy Patterson, and Katie Roiphe discuss John Updike's Rabbit, Run. 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.

"The Rise and Fall of Texas Oil Fortunes": The Big Money presents Every Day I Read the Book, featuring Daniel Gross. Dan's guest today is Bryan Burrough, author of the new book The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 16, 2009

"What Are They So Scared Of? I'm Just a Little Old Lady.": Alison Des Forges, 1942-2009, by Michael J. Kavanagh. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"Textual Misconduct": What to do about teens and their dumb naked photos of themselves, by Dahlia Lithwick. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 13, 2009

"The Frankenstein's Monster Stimulus Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, with John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: pay dirt for the stimulus package, Obama holds his first news conference, and the State Secrets Act lives on. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 11, 2009

"Stimulate First, Ask Questions Later": With the stimulus bill, Obama chose urgency over transparency, by John Dickerson. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Culture Gabfest, the Enough Already Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Jody Rosen, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss Alex Rodriguez's steroid admission, whether a Manhattan banker can live on $500,000, the "25 Random Things About Me" frenzy on Facebook, and the Grammys. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 10, 2009

"Money Talks": The Big Money Editor Jim Ledbetter leads a discussion with Liza Featherstone and Daniel Gross on the state of the bailout, executive compensation and Labor Secretary-desgnee Hilda Solis. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 8, 2009

"Must-Geek TV": Is the world ready for an Asperger's sitcom? by Paul Collins. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 6, 2009

"The Lack of Stimulus Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, with John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: the state of the Obama administration after its worst day ever, Tom Daschle's hasty retreat, and William Kristol is out at the New York Times. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 4, 2009

"David Ogilvy, King of Madison Avenue": The Big Money presents Everyday I Read the Book, featuring Daniel Gross. Dan's guest today is Kenneth Roman, author of the new book The King of Madison Avenue: David Ogilvy and the Making of Modern Advertising. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 3, 2009

"Dying To Play": Why don't we prevent more sudden deaths in athletes? by Darshak Sanghavi. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 2, 2009

"He Should Have Played 'The Wrestler' ": Bruce Springsteen misreads the national mood in his halftime performance, by Stephen Metcalf. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Feb. 1, 2009

"Law! Law! Law!" The terrifying prospect of an America without lawyers, by Dahlia Lithwick. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

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.