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Jan. 26 2010 5:53 PM

Slate's Latest Podcasts

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"The Culture Gabfest: The Origin of Speciousness Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Mike Pesca and Dana Stevens discuss the new Charles Darwin biopic Creation, John Stewart's takes on Keith Olbermann and the death of Air America and finally The New York Times announcement that it will soon to be hiding behind a pay wall. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 25, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Farewell, Favre, Saints March in Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca talk about the NFL conference championship games, NASCAR's attempts to attract fans, and Stephen Colbert's embrace of Olympic speed skating. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"Only Connect!": Jacob Weisberg explains how Obama's cool, detached temperament is hurting him and his party. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 22, 2010

"The Yearning for the Clarity of George Bush Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, Dahlia Lithwick, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The Supreme Court rules on corporations and the First Amendment, Scott Brown takes over Massachusetts, and a rundown of the Obama administration's first year. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 20, 2010

"Authority, Meet Technology": A Slate/New America Foundation discussion about China, Google, and Internet freedom. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Culture Gabfest: The Golden Globalization Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Troy Patterson, Dana Stevens, and June Thomas discuss the Golden Globes, the "Americanization of Mental Illness" from the New York Times Magazine, and the latest video to go viral from American Idol. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 19, 2010