Slate's latest podcasts: Meghan McCain, the balloon boy hoax, and Where the Wild Things Are.

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Oct. 29 2009 5:07 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.

Oct. 29, 2009

"Money Talks": The Big Money Editor James Ledbetter leads a discussion with Chadwick Matlin and Marion Maneker on "too big to fail" and regulatory reform. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 27, 2009

"The Culture Gabfest, The Bombard Me With Phonemes Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss the new season of 30 Rock, the refund offer from Baby Einstein, and the genius—and crossover potential—of country music star Brad Paisley. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 26, 2009

"Hang Up and Listen, the Early Winter Classic Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, "Hang Up and Listen," Stefan Fatsis, Mike Pesca, and Drew Magary discuss the demise of the workhorse running back, competitive balance in the NBA, and the later-than-ever start of the World Series. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"How China and America Became One Economy": The Big Money presents "Every Day I Read the Book," featuring Daniel Gross. Dan's guest is Zachary Karabell, author of the book Superfusion: How China and America Became One Economy and Why the World's Prosperity Depends on It. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 23, 2009

"The Things That Don't Make Sense Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, Bill Smee, and Emily Bazelon. This week: Afghanistan, limits to Wall Street compensation, and the New Jersey Governor's race. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 21, 2009

"DoubleX Gabfest: The Boobs and Hot Air Balloon Edition": Emily Bazelon and Hanna Rosin, editors of Slate's new women's magazine, DoubleX.com, discuss topics in the news. This week: Slate's Jack Shafer joins to talk about Meghan McCain, the balloon boy hoax, and Where the Wild Things Are. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 21, 2009

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"The Culture Gabfest, The Flying Circus Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss the media circus surrounding the Colorado "Balloon Boy," the case for and against circumcision in New York Magazine, and the new documentary on the 40th anniversary of comedy troupe Monty Python. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 19, 2009

"Hang Up and Listen: The Rush on the Attack Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Rush Limbaugh's failed bid to become an NFL owner, the nascent United Football League, and a statistical controversy in the NBA. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 18, 2009

"Audio Book Club: The Anthologist": Meghan O'Rourke, Michael Agger, and Troy Patterson discuss Nicholson Baker's book The Anthologist. 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.

Oct. 15, 2009

"The Kinder, Gentler Political Conversation Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: More on Health Care Reform, the White House gay policy, and partisan political fighting from Fox News. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"Money Talks": The Big Money Editor James Ledbetter leads a discussion with Daniel Gross and Marion Maneker on the Chamber of Commerce, global economic recovery, and The Great Depression: A Diary. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 14, 2009

"The Culture Gabfest, the I'll Eat You Up Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss Spike Jonze's film adaptation of Maurice Sendak's Where The Wild Things Are, the idea that comedians are starting to take aim at President Obama, and a series on obesity in America by Slate's Daniel Engber. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 12, 2009

"Hang Up and Listen: The Human Dogfighting Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, "Hang Up and Listen," Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the MLB playoffs, the U.S. soccer team, Malcolm Gladwell's article on the NFL and dogfighting, and the state of the WNBA. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 11, 2009

"The Ascent of Jamie Dimon": The Big Money presents "Every Day I Read the Book," featuring Daniel Gross. Dan's guest is Duff McDonald, author of the book, Last Man Standing: The Ascent of Jamie Dimon and JPMorgan Chase. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 8, 2009

"The Island Nation Gabfest":  Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: National Security and Afghanistan, the FTC regulates bloggers, and a roundup of action at the Supreme Court. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"DoubleX Gabfest: The Opt-Out Blip Edition": Emily Bazelon and Hanna Rosin, editors of Slate's new women's magazine DoubleX.com, and New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot discuss topics in the news. This week: the opt-out revolution, the death of Gourmet and Cookie, and Mad Men. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 7, 2009

"The Culture Gabfest, The Damage Control Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss the blackmail scandal surrounding David Letterman's sexual relationship with some of his female employees, The New Yorker's profile of Hollywood blogger Nikki Finke, and Condé Nast's decision to shutter Gourmet magazine. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 5, 2009

"Hang Up and Listen: The Favre Favre Favre Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, "Hang Up and Listen," Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Brett Favre taking on the Packers; the start of the baseball playoffs; and whether table tennis will be the next big TV sport. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 4, 2009

"Condo Leakage": No smoking in your own apartment, William Saletan reports. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 1, 2009

"The Outrageous Behavior Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The health care debate continues, guns back before the Supreme Court, and proposing a coup in the U.S. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Sept. 30, 2009

"Money Talks": The Big Money Editor James Ledbetter leads a discussion with Chadwick Matlin and Heidi N. Moore on unemployment, the biggest government bailout, and the Daily Beast's new venture. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Culture Gabfest, The Teen Beat Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss Roman Polanski's arrest in Switzerland and possible extradition to California for sentencing on a decades-old sexual abuse case, the new Fox TV musical drama Glee, and the New York Times Magazine cover story on gay teenagers. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Sept 28, 2009

"Hang Up and Listen: The Russian Is Coming Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, "Hang Up and Listen," Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Chicago's bid to host the 2016 Olympics, a Russian oligarch buying into the NBA, and whether the NHL can survive in Phoenix, Ariz. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Sept. 27, 2009

"Chrome for Clunkers": Farhad Manjoo explains Google's ingenious plan to spruce up outdated versions of Internet Explorer. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

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