Slate's latest podcasts: Obama's brilliant first year.

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Nov. 24 2009 4:30 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.

Dec. 1, 2009

"The Culture Gabfest, They'll Remember Me 100 Years From Now Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss White House party crashers, the "decade from hell," and Eva Tanguay, the first rock star. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 30, 2009

"Hang Up and Listen: The Tiger in His Tank Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Vince Young's resurgence, the insanity surrounding Tiger Woods, the Nets' 0-17 start, and the latest on concussions and the NFL. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 29, 2009

"Obama's Brilliant First Year": By January, he will have accomplished more than any first-year president since Franklin Roosevelt, argues Jacob Weisberg. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 25, 2009

"The McKinsey War Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and David Plotz. This week: The Administration's decision on Afghanistan, Obama's approval ratings drop below 50 percent, and troubled times at Thanksgiving. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 24, 2009

"The Culture Gabfest, Tangled Up in Yule Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Jody Rosen, June Thomas, Julia Turner and Dana Stevens discuss Bob Dylan's Christmas CD Christmas in the Heart, the South African sprinter Caster Semenya and filmmaker Frederick Wiseman's new documentary Le Danse. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 23, 2009

"Hang Up and Listen: The Bad Luck of the Irish Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss soccer's MLS Cup finals, the Ireland-France handball imbroglio, NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson, and baseball players who study advanced stats. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 22, 2009

"Stupid Drug Story of the Week": Jack Shafer writes on huffing and NBC's Today show. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 19, 2009

"The Following of Nutters Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and David Plotz. This week: Trying five terrorists in New York City, confusing, conflicting information about mammograms, and Sarah Palin turns a new page. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 18, 2009

"DoubleX Gabfest: The Rogue 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: Sarah Palin's new book Going Rogue, the Stupak Amendment, and the movie Precious. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 18, 2009

"The Culture Gabfest, Plutonium Blonde Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and guests Troy Patterson and Juliet Lapidos discuss what's so great about Lady Gaga, anyway, filmmaker Wes Anderson's latest, and how to translate "nuclear waste" to society some 10,000 years from now. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 16, 2009

"Hang Up and Listen: The Should I Punt or Should I Go Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the Colts' tight win over the Patriots, college football's BCS rankings, and the Larry Bird/Magic Johnson book When the Game Was Ours. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 15, 2009

"Audio Book Club: Raymond Carver": Meghan O'Rourke, Katie Roiphe, and Troy Patterson compare two versions of a story by Raymond Carver—"The Bath" and "A Small Good Thing." One version was heavily edited by Gordon Lish. We recommend, but don't insist, that you read the stories before listening to this audio program. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 13, 2009

"The Nightmare Agenda Live Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and David Plotz. This week: Health Care Reform, the Obama Presidency, and the shootings at Fort Hood. Plus, questions from our live audience. 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 Heidi Moore on running bailed-out companies, job growth, and Sen. Dodd's plan for economic recovery. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 12, 2009

"The Nightmare Agenda Live Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and David Plotz. This week: Health Care Reform, the Obama Presidency, and the shootings at Fort Hood. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 10, 2009

"The Culture Gabfest, The Cute vs. Evil Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner take on the film Precious, the novel Black Dogs (about the fall of communism), and the nauseating, exploitative menace otherwise known as cute. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 9, 2009

"Hang Up and Listen: The Blood Everywhere Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the best and worst teams in the NFL, CBS' foray into mixed martial arts, and Bill Simmons' Book of Basketball. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 7, 2009

"Squawking Hawks": Daniel Gross explains why the current deficit debate is for the birds. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 5, 2009

"The Post Off-Year Election Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and David Plotz. This week: We dissect Tuesday's election results from New Jersey, Virginia, upstate New York, and Maine and ask what it all means. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 4, 2009

"DoubleX Audio Book Club on A.S. Byatt's The Children's Book": Emily Bazelon and Hanna Rosin, editors of Slate's new women's magazine DoubleX.com, and New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot discuss A.S. Byatt's The Children's Book. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Culture Gabfest, Good Breeding Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner—plus guest June Thomas—discuss ABC's new sitcom Modern Family, Tad Friend's latest memoir, and a hundred things a restaurant staffer should never do. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 2, 2009

"Hang Up and Listen: The A-Rod's Redemption Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the World Series, Brett Favre's return to Green Bay, and new books by Andre Agassi and Tim Donaghy. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Nov. 1, 2009

"The End of Prohibition": Jacob Weisberg explains why gay marriage, getting high, and going to Cuba will soon be legal. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 30, 2009

"The Boys' Club Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and David Plotz. This week: Health care reform limps forward, vaccinations, and the Obama marriage. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

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