Slate's latest podcasts: Who's really pulling the plug on Grandma?

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Aug. 27 2009 6:32 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.

Aug. 31, 2009

"Hang Up and Listen: The Mighty Gator Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow, the death of the general-interest sports columnist, and a statistical scandal in the NBA. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 30, 2009

"The Republican Death Machine": Who's really pulling the plug on Grandma? asks Jacob Weisberg. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 28, 2009

"The Unkindest Cut Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: the legacy of Ted Kennedy, investigating torture, and required circumcision. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 26, 2009

"The Green Lantern Goes to the Bathroom": Nina Shen Rastogi explains how to do your business greenly. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 25, 2009

"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.

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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.

Aug. 13, 2009

"The Death Panel Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and Gabfest intern Jefferson Pestronk. This week: turmoil in the town halls, the tricky politics of presidential vacations, and a farewell to Eunice Kennedy Shriver. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"David Wessel on In Fed We Trust": The Big Money presents Every Day I Read the Book, featuring Daniel Gross. Dan's guest is David Wessel, author of the book In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 12, 2009

"The Culture Gabfest, the 'I Weep for the Future' Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss the passing and the films of '80s auteur John Hughes, the distortion of rock concert ticket prices by forces corporate and renegade, and the rise of cultural tourism. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 11, 2009

"Out of Balance": Daniel Gross exposes the lamest business excuse of 2009: "We're a good company with a bad balance sheet." To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 10, 2009

"Hang Up and Listen, Episode 2": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Michael Vick and the NFL's disciplinary policy, Delaware's legalization of sports gambling, and whether Twitter makes the sports world a better place. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 9, 2009

"John Hughes": Dana Stevens explains how he reinvented the teen movie for an entire generation. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 6, 2009

"The Flat Is the New Up Gabfest": John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Newsweek Economics Editor Dan Gross talk politics. This week: Is the economy getting better, the latest on health care, and former President Bill Clinton brings home two Americans imprisoned in North Korea. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 5, 2009

"Money Talks": The Big Money Editor Jim Ledbetter leads a discussion with Chadwick Matlin and Marion Maneker on cash for clunkers, the Geithner-Bair feud, and Recessionary Road. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 4, 2009

"The Culture Gabfest, The All Hail Meryl Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss Meryl Streep's new movie about Julia Child, Julie & Julia; Amazon's beloved, vexing Kindle e-reader; and Josh Levin's new series on Slate about the end of America. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"Double X Gabfest: The Gizzard Edition": Emily Bazelon and Hanna Rosin, the editors of Slate's new women's magazine, DoubleX.com, discuss topics in the news with Margaret Talbot of The New Yorker. This week: Why no one cooks anymore, girl superheroes, and health insurance. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 3, 2009

"New President, Old Mistake": Jacob Weisberg asks: Is Obama trying too hard not to be like his predecessors? To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 31, 2009

"The Coalition of the Swilling Gabfest": John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and Michael Newman talk politics. This week: disapproval over Obama's plan for health care, racism and beer at the White House, and more on Sonia Sotomayor. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 29, 2009

"I Do Good": Can I turn my wedding into a charity fundraiser? Sandy Stonesifer answers. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 28, 2009

"The Culture Gabfest, The Shrinky Dink Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss the arrival of Judd Apatow's third movie, Funny People; the rapid disappearance of the music magazine; and the controversy over some of the new psychological disorders that might be included in the DSM-V. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

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