Slate's latest podcasts: NPR science correspondent Robert Krulwich discusses the science of sandwiches.

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May 18 2010 8:30 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," "Hang Up and Listen," and "Money Talks" from The Big Money, or subscribe to the iTunes feed.

May 30, 2010

"The Sporkful: Buffet Secrets and Strategy": On Mondays in May, the Slate Daily Podcast welcomes The Sporkful, a food podcast hosted by Dan Pashman and Mark Garrison. On today's show, Dan and Mark discuss buffet strategy, including seat selection, line etiquette, and outsmarting the Buffet Master. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 28, 2010

"The Brotherly Love Live Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon, live from Philadelphia. This week: The BP oil spill, a political grab-bag, and Red and Blue America. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 27, 2010

"The Disrupters for May 27, 2010": 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 breaks down Facebook's very public privacy crisis and the New York Times' paywall. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 25, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, Kung-Chung Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Jody Rosen, Dana Stevens, John Swansburg, and Julia Turner discuss Law & Order the final episode, breathing life into the 50-year-old Breathless, and the vocal stylings of the soon-to-be-pop-sensation Janelle Monae. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 24, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Hanley Hustle Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, Mike Pesca discuss the NBA playoffs, cyclist Floyd Landis' drug admission, Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov's media blitz, and Hanley Ramirez's lack of hustle. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Sporkful: Apples vs. Oranges": On Mondays in May, the Slate Daily Podcast welcomes The Sporkful, a food podcast hosted by Dan Pashman and Mark Garrison. On today's episode, Dan, Mark, and guest eater Win Rosenfeld attempt the impossible—comparing apples and oranges. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 22, 2010

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"The Rise and Fall of Prohibition": The Big Money presents Every Day I Read the Book, featuring Daniel Gross. Dan's guest is Daniel Okrent, author of the book, Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 21, 2010

"The Tea Party Tea Leaves Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz. This week: Arlen Specter loses in Pennsylvania, Rand Paul wins in Kentucky, and Richard Blumenthal puts Connecticut in the tossup column. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 20, 2010

"The Which Lie Is Worse Edition": In this week's Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, and Hanna Rosin of DoubleX and The New Yorker's Margaret Talbot discuss Elena Kagan's singledom, Republican Mark Souder's sex scandal, and Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal's lie about his war record. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 19, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, First Ever Live Gabfest Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss director Ridley Scott's retelling of the Robin Hood myth starring Russell Crowe, Sam Lipsyte's novel The Ask and the ongoing dispute over Facebook's privacy setings. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 17, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The LeBron in Cement Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss LeBron James, the Flyers' big comeback against the Bruins in the NHL playoffs, sports and genetics, and the 2010 World Cup. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Sporkful: Krulwich on Sandwiches": On Mondays in May, the Slate Daily Podcast welcomes The Sporkful, a food podcast hosted by Dan Pashman and Mark Garrison. On today's episode, Dan and Mark welcome NPR science correspondent Robert Krulwich to discuss the science of sandwiches. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee: Slate's Audio Book Club": Meghan O'Rourke, Troy Patterson, and Emily Bazelon discuss Harper Lee's book, To Kill A Mockingbird. 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.

May 14, 2010

"The Incumbents Aren't Alright Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and Bill Smee. This week: Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, primary season heating up, and the Gulf oil spill on Capitol Hill. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 13, 2010

"The Disrupters": 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 looks at the Google tablet and Microsoft's online Office. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 12, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, Bigger Explosions, Smaller Laughs Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss 88-year-old Betty White's appearance on Saturday Night Live, the 50th anniversary of "the pill," and the release of Iron Man 2. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 10, 2010

"Up and Listen: The Soft on General Managers Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, Mike Pesca discuss the NBA playoffs, athletes and sociopathy, NFL bust JaMarcus Russell, and the sports world's response to the Arizona immigration law. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Sporkful: S'mores": On Mondays in May, the Slate Daily Podcast welcomes The Sporkful, a food podcast hosted by Dan Pashman and Mark Garrison. On today's episode, Dan and Mark invite 8-year-old Nathaniel Goodyear to discuss s'mores. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 7, 2010

"The Really Squirrely Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The New York City bombing attempt, the Gulf oil spill, and a media echo chamber. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 6, 2010

"DoubleX Audio Book Club: The Surrendered": DoubleX editors Hanna Rosin and Emily Bazelon, along with The New Yorker's Margaret Talbot, discuss Chang-rae Lee's new novel, The Surrendered. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 5, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, Optimization of Selfhood Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and June Thomas discuss a new biography of Oprah, the Data-Driven Life as quantified by Gary Wolf, and the new film Please Give from director Nicole Holofcener. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.