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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," "Hang Up and Listen," and "Money Talks" from The Big Money, or subscribe to the iTunes feed.

Feb. 1, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen, the Tebow v. ManCrunch 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's Pro Bowl, Tim Tebow's pro-life Super Bowl ad and NFL prospects, tennis' Australian Open, and a golf equipment controversy. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 31, 2010

"The Gang of Five, and How They Nearly Ruined Us": Daniel Gross discusses the little-known reason why investment banks got too big, too greedy, too risky, and too powerful. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 29, 2010

"The Something We're Good at Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, Christopher Beam, and Emily Bazelon. This week: Reaction to the State of the Union, more help for the Democrats, and dissecting the iPad. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 28, 2010

"DoubleX Gabfest: Spouses and 'Staches Edition": Jessica Grose and Hanna Rosin, editors of Slate's women's magazine, DoubleX, discuss topics in the news. This week: The New Yorker's Margaret Talbot joins to talk about a Pew report called "The Rise of Wives", the gay marriage trial in California, and whether Tina Fey can bring back the female mustache. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 27, 2010

"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

"The Porno Epaulet 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's final four, nepotism in coaching, the Marvin Harrison shooting case, U.S. soccer players abroad, and skater Johnny Weir. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 17, 2010

"Audio Book Club: Mary Karr": Meghan O'Rourke, Katie Roiphe, and Troy Patterson discuss Mary Karr's memoir, Lit. 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.

Jan. 15, 2010

"The He's No Bobby Kennedy Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: Earthquake relief for Haiti, the week's political roundup, and gay marriage on YouTube. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 13, 2010

"DoubleX Gabfest: Saint or Sinner Edition": Emily Bazelon, Jessica Grose, and Hanna Rosin, editors of Slate's women's magazine, DoubleX.com, discuss the portrayal of women in the 2008 presidential campaign in the new book Game Change; the trial of the suspected killer in the murder of the abortion doctor in Kansas, George Tiller; and a recent essay in the Atlantic by Caitlin Flanagan that is a frontal attack of the school-garden movement in California. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Culture Gabfest: I've Got Ten Cartridges of Toner in My Pants Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Jody Rosen, Dana Stephens, and Julia Turner discuss the fate of late night TV, the works of the late French director Eric Rohmer, and 20 years of The Simpsons. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 11, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Gum on the Backboard Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca talk about an NFL anti-trust case, the Pacquiao-Mayweather negotiations, the economics of the three pointer, and chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 9, 2010

"Bernie Madoff, M.D.": Timothy Noah asks: Is the recession good for your health? To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 8, 2010

"The Road to Salvation Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: airplane security; the changing national political landscape; and Brit Hume, Tiger Woods, and God. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 7, 2010

"Money Talks": The Big Money Editor James Ledbetter leads a discussion with Chadwick Matlin and Marion Maneker on the site's two new tech blogs. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 6, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest: Scary Bunny Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Adam Gopnik, Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stephens, and Julia Turner discuss sex and the American novel, the fate of magazines, and van Gogh's ear. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 4, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: Buffalo Sabermetrics Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca talk about NFL teams resting their starters, the firing of Texas Tech's Mike Leach, Gilbert Arenas' gunplay, and the NHL's Winter Classic. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Jan. 3, 2010

"Pulling the Plug": Nina Shen Rastogi explains how to dispose of old electronics in a responsible way. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Dec. 31, 2009

"The Apolitical Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The trio answers your year-end truth-or-dare questions! To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Dec. 30, 2009

"The Culture Gabfest: Puny Ingratiation Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss mistress of yuppie comedy Nancy Meyers' latest film, It's Complicated, the loss of singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt, and they pear into a crystal ball and predictions for the decade to come. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

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