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Sept. 25 2009 4:28 PM

Slate's Latest Podcasts

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Sept. 21, 2009

"Hang Up and Listen, The Six Flags Over Jerry Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, "Hang Up and Listen," Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the new Cowboys Stadium; whether the Jets' Rex Ryan augurs the end of dour NFL coaches; and the legacy of NCAA president Myles Brand. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"DoubleX Audio Book Club on Lorrie Moore's A Gate at the Stairs": Emily Bazelon and Hanna Rosin, editors of Slate's new women's magazine, DoubleX.com, discuss topics in the news. This week: New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot joins for a discussion of Lorrie Moore's new novel, A Gate at the Stairs. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Sept. 18, 2009

"The Baucus Without the Bacchus Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: A more sober panel discusses Sen. Max Baucus's health care plan, Jimmy Carter's charges of anti-Obama racism, and ACORN's pimp problem. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Sept. 17, 2009

"Audio Book Club: The Catcher in the Rye": Slate's Audio Book Club. Stephen Metcalf, Troy Patterson, and James Ryerson discuss J.D. Salinger's classic novel The Catcher in the Rye. 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.

Sept. 16, 2009

"The Culture Gabfest, The Kill Rock Stars Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss Kanye West's outburst at the VMAs and other recent examples of bad manners by celebrities; the new, prime-time Jay Leno Show; and an exhibition of Claude Monet's paintings of water lilies at New York's Museum of Modern Art. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Sept. 14, 2009