Slate's latest podcasts: Rebecca Skloot's new book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

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July 15 2010 7:55 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.

June 30, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, Beauty in the Sky Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Daniel Engber, Stephen Metcalf, Troy Patterson, Dana Stevens, James Sturm, June Thomas, and Julia Turner discuss life without the Internet, June's must-see list of summer TV shows, and how no Fourth of July is complete without fireworks. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 28, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The America and the Beautiful Game Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss Team USA's loss to Ghana, the future of U.S. soccer, replay and the World Cup, the epic Isner-Mahut tennis match, and the chase for LeBron James. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 26, 2010

"Are Climate Skeptics Lousy Scientists?": Are Climate Skeptics Lousy Scientists? The White House says they are, by Michael Levi. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 25, 2010

"The Studly Young Hero Gabfest": Thursday, June 24, 2010, 10:06:31 PM | podcasts@slate.comSlate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, Will Saletan, and Emily Bazelon. This week: General McChrystal is removed as the country's top officer in Afghanistan, a Supreme Court roundup with more on Elena Kagan, and the World Cup. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 24, 2010

"The Disrupters for June 24, 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 asks what the new iPhone and Tickle Me Elmo have in common. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 23, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, Maximum Fun Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, Clive Thompson and Julia Turner discuss the third installment of Disney-Pixar's Toy Story, the science behind a great vacation in The Boston Globe and an answer to that eternal question can an IBM's supercomputer win at Jeopardy. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 21, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Scalped in South Africa Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and special guest David Plotz discuss the USA's draw with Slovenia, chaos in the English and French World Cup camps, and the NBA Finals end. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"Audio Book Club: Reality Hunger: A Manifesto, by David Shields": Meghan O'Rourke, Troy Patterson, and Jody Rosen discuss David Shields' book Reality Hunger: A Manifesto. 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.

June 18, 2010

"The Curious Candidate Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: President Obama and the BP spill, California's Proposition 8, and the unlikely Democratic candidate from South Carolina. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 17, 2010

"DoubleX Audio Book Club: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks": DoubleX Editors Hanna Rosin and Emily Bazelon, along with The New Yorker's Margaret Talbot, discuss Rebecca Skloot's new book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. * To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 16, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, Old Ball and Chain Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Hanna Rosin, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the new documentary on Joan Rivers, the Bravo reality show Work of Art and the downfall of men as reported in The Atlantic. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 14, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Mike Plays the Vuvuzela Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis and Mike Pesca join Josh Levin from South Africa. Topics discussed include the atmosphere and fan experience at the World Cup, the USA-England game, and the NBA Finals. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"Presidential Anger Management": Why Obama, like his predecessors, can't get angry in public, by John Dickerson. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 11, 2010

"The Palin Effect Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: An election roundup, more on the gulf oil spill and BP, and Helen Thomas retires. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 10, 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 ponders how life has changed some two years after the Kindle. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 9, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, The Girl with the Wealth of Boring Details Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Michael Agger, Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the Stieg Larsson obsession, our brains on the Internet (revisited) and World Cup mania. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 7, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Out, Damned Fouls Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the NBA Finals, Armando Galarraga's near-perfect game, Stephen Strasburg's debut, John Wooden's legacy, and college conference realignment. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"Fracking, Oil Sands, and Deep-Water Drilling": The dangerous new era of "extreme energy," by Daniel Gross. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 4, 2010

"The Not My Spittle Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The BP oil spill continues, the Gaza flotilla, and the White House meddles again. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 3, 2010

"DoubleX Gabfest: The Big Red F Edition": In this week's Gabfest, DoubleX Founding Editors Emily Bazelon and Hanna Rosin and Managing Editor Jessica Grose discuss Al and Tipper Gore's separation, Carly Fiorina and Meg Whitman's California races, and the backlash to the Sex and the City 2 backlash. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 2, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, Truffle Fries Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the pop star MIA's beef with the New York Times, the new documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop, and a Wired article that asks whether the Internet has uncivilized our brains. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 1, 2010

"The Dead Solid Perfect Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the NHL's Stanley Cup Finals, the Celtics-Lakers NBA Finals matchup, Roy Halladay's perfect game, and Team USA's final World Cup tune-ups. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Correction: July 15, 2010: The original version called The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks a novel. The book is a work of nonfiction. (Return to the corrected sentence.)

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