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Aug. 27 2009 6:32 PM

Slate's Latest Podcasts

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"The Culture Gabfest, The Springtime for Tarantino Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss Quentin Tarantino's new WWII fantasy, Inglourious Basterds, with special guest Ron Rosenbaum; the new, long-delayed, season of the fashion design reality series Project Runway; and the winning sketches of Steve. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 24, 2009

"Hang Up and Listen: The Kids Aren't All Right Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Brett Favre's latest unretirement, the dawn of fantasy football season, and the annual hue and cry over the Little League World Series. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 20, 2009

"The Scintillating, Fascinating, and Excellent Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Slate Foreign Editor and guest host June Thomas along with Jacob Weisberg, editor-in-chief of The Slate Group, and Slate Deputy Editor Julia Turner. This week: The latest developments in health care, elections in Afghanistan, and a renewed rivalry between New York City and the nation's capital. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 19, 2009

"Audio Book Club: A Vindication of Love: Reclaiming Romance for the Twenty-First Century by Cristina Nehring": Meghan O'Rourke, Katie Roiphe, and guest Laura Kipnis discuss Cristina Nehring's A Vindication of Love: Reclaiming Romance for the Twenty-First Century. 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 Total Commitment Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss Ponyo, the new film by Hayao Miyazaki; the to-do about Whole Foods CEO John Mackey's opinion on health care reform; and the legacy of the late Les Paul via the musings of three rock guitar gods. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 17, 2009

"Hang Up and Listen: The World's Fastest Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Usain Bolt's record-setting 100 meter dash, Tiger Woods' shocking come-from-ahead loss at the PGA Championship, and Michael Vick's performance on 60 Minutes. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.