Slate's latest podcasts: The bankruptcy of General Motors, plummeting housing prices, and Facebook's new friend.

Slate's audio offerings.
May 29 2009 3:00 PM

Slate's Latest Podcasts

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May 24, 2009

"How JPMorgan Struck 'Fool's Gold' ": The Big Money presents "Every Day I Read the Book," featuring Daniel Gross. Dan's guest is Gillian Tett, author of the book Fool's Gold: How the Bold Dream of a Small Tribe at J.P. Morgan Was Corrupted by Wall Street Greed and Unleashed a Catastrophe. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 21, 2009

"The Nonplussed Gabfest": This week: President Obama and Dick Cheney square off over torture, more on Michael Steele, and the California budget meltdown. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 20, 2009

"Audio Book Club: Atmospheric Disturbances, by Rivka Galchen": Meghan O'Rourke, Katie Roiphe, and Troy Patterson discuss Rivka Galchen's Atmospheric Disturbances. 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 Culture Gabfest, The Mature Adaptation Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss the end (and future) of the network television season, the Maureen Dowd plagiarism scandal, and the idea of happiness as explored by a 70-year-old Harvard psychology study. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 18, 2009

"The Very First Double X Gabfest": Emily Bazelon, Meghan O'Rourke, and Hanna Rosin, the editors of Slate's new women's magazine DoubleX.com, discuss topics in the news. This week: Obama's kinder, gentler abortion language, Nancy Pelosi's torture troubles, and what to make of a new crop of parenting books. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 17, 2009