Slate's latest podcasts: The economy is recovering, which means Democrats may not get routed in November.

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March 31 2010 4:03 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," "Hang Up and Listen," and "Money Talks" from The Big Money, or subscribe to the iTunes feed.

March 31, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, Shake Your Bon-Bon Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, June Thomas, and Julia Turner discuss the new CBS television show Undercover Boss, the language of coming out when you're a celebrity, and the Web site TV Tropes. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 29, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Fight at TGI Friday's Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and Dave McKenna discuss the second weekend of the NCAA tournament, Urban Meyer's fracas with a newspaper reporter, and the state of professional wrestling. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 27, 2010

"Is 2010 Going To Be 1994 or 1934?": The economy is recovering, which means Democrats may not get routed in November, says Daniel Gross. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 26, 2010

"A Matter of Faith Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and William Saletan. This week: health care reform passes Congress, health care and abortion, and a scandal in the Catholic Church. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 25, 2010

"DoubleX Audio Book Club: The Three Weissmanns of Westport": DoubleX's Emily Bazelon and Hanna Rosin and The New Yorker's Margaret Talbot discuss Cathleen Schine's new novel, The Three Weissmanns of Westport. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 24, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, No. 1 Record Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Mike Pesca, Jody Rosen, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discus the death of Big Star front man Alex Chilton, music criticism (is it worthless?), and replacing William Safire at the New York Times. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 22, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Skinny, Skilled Big Man Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the NCAA tournament, Tiger Woods' return to golf, the Nationals sending Stephen Strasburg to the minors, and Joe Mauer's new contract. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 21, 2010

"You Can Text Me Now": The one simple rule you need to know to have perfect texting etiquette, by Farhad Manjoo. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 19, 2010

"The We're All Headed for Tyranny Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The fight over health care reform reaches a crescendo, harsh words for Israel, and the Tea Party and Clarence Thomas' wife. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Disrupters, Episode 2": The Big Money presents The Disrupters, a new podcast about the companies shaking up American business in the 21st century. On today's show, host Chadwick Matlin explores whether Twitter will soon include ads, and the rise of location-based apps. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 17, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, This is Event Programming, Dammit Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and June Thomas discuss HBO's new mini-series The Pacific, Variety firing its critics and mommy bloggers in the New York Times. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 15, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Shining Moments Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca talk about March Madness, the declining number of black baseball players, and the Knicks-Pacers documentary Winning Time. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 14, 2010

"Audio Book Club: Wolf Hall": Troy Patterson, Jacob Weisberg, and John Swansburg discuss Hilary Mantel's book, Wolf Hall. 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.

March 12, 2010

"The Tickle Fight Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The sad tale of Eric Massa, Rahm Emanuel, and the Supreme Court fights back. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 11, 2010

"DoubleX Gabfest: Too Tired for Sex Edition": Hanna Rosin and Jessica Grose of DoubleX, along with Slate's Jack Shafer, discuss Liz Cheney's campaign against the al-Qaida seven, Kathryn Bigelow's Oscar win, and a new study that says Americans are too tired for sex. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 10, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, Busby Berkeley Dreams Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the Oscars, finding your way through New York's Penn Station, and whether the National Enquirer should be eligible for a Pulitzer. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 8, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Ultimate Zone Rating Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca talk about one-and-done college stars, UConn women's hoops, baseball's next statistical revolution, and athletes who play despite health risks. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 7, 2010

"Notes on a Scandal": Christopher Beam explains why pledges to "clean up Washington" never work. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 4, 2010

"The Live From New York Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: Health care reform, New York state politics, and the Supreme Court takes on the second amendment. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Disrupters, Episode 1": The Big Money presents The Disrupters, a new podcast that zeroes in on companies like Facebook, Google, Hulu, and Apple as they change the face of American business. Chadwick Matlin hosts. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

March 3, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, Warbly Strangly Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Jody Rosen, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom, the new NBC show The Marriage Ref and 10 rules for writing fiction. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

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