Slate's latest podcasts: The billionaire, the union leader, and the heiress trying to bring back the tax on inherited wealth.

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Aug. 3 2010 7:36 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.

July 30, 2010

"The Big Babies and Liars Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon, with special guest Farhad Manjoo. This week: The Wiki war leaks, Arizona's immigration law in court, updating the Bush-era tax cuts, and Charlie Rangel on trial. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 29, 2010

In this week's Gabfest, DoubleX's Emily Bazelon, Hanna Rosin and Jessica Grose discuss the abortion documentary 12th & Delaware, the Time Magazine cover story on only children, and Chelsea Clinton's wedding. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Culture Gabfest, Angelina Jolie/Model American Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Jessica Grose, Stephen Metcalf, John Swansburg, and Julia Turner discuss the new Angelina Jolie blockbuster, Salt; Comic-Con with Time Magazine's Lev Grossman; and the Mad Man Season 4 premiere. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 26, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Pimps Go To College Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss agents and college sports, Major League Baseball's alleged year of the pitcher, and Jeremy Lin, Asian-American basketball pioneer. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 25, 2010

"Restore the Estate Tax!": The billionaire, the union leader, and the heiress trying to bring back the tax on inherited wealth, by Daniel Gross. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 23, 2010

"The Spasmodic Drama Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, Daniel Gross, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The economy and the fall election, the Shirley Sherrod debacle, and the complications of the Phoebe Prince Internet bullying death. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 22, 2010

"The Disrupters for July 22, 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 our tweets say about our happiness. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 21, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, The Man Your Man Could Smell Like Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner and Dana Stevens discuss Christopher Nolan's summer blockbuster Inception and Old Spice ads gone viral. Slate's Josh Levin joins the gabbers to talk about Steve Jobs and the woes of the iPhone 4. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 19, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Last American Sports Hero Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the British Open and Tiger Woods' poor form, the Tour de France and the cloud over Lance Armstrong, and George Steinbrenner's legacy. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"Audio Book Club: Imperial Bedrooms, by Bret Easton Ellis: Stephen Metcalf, Troy Patterson, and Michael Agger discuss Bret Easton Ellis'Imperial Bedrooms. 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.

July 16, 2010

"The Bracing for a Backlash Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Will Saletan, and Emily Bazelon. This week: Regaining control of the House, abortion providers, and the NAACP takes on the Tea Party. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 14, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, What's Your Provenance Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, June Thomas, and Julia Turner discuss the new film The Kids are All Right, Jezebel verses The Daily Show and The New Yorker's David Grann on authenticating a masterpiece. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 12, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Battle of the Horrible Pundits Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Spain's win in the World Cup and LeBron James' move to Miami. John Dickerson also joins in to talk about sports and political punditry. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 11, 2010

"The New Commander": James Mattis will replace David Petraeus as the commander of Centcom, by John Dickerson. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 9, 2010

"The Errant Tweet Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Christopher Beam, and Emily Bazelon. This week: Michael Steele inserts his other shoe, the United States sues the state of Arizona over immigration, and a media firing over an errant tweet. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

June 8, 2010

"The Disrupters for July 8, 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 ponders the popularity of Foursquare and what happens to a social network when it goes from a tech curiosity to a full blown phenomenon. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"DoubleX Gabfest: The Happiest Clams Edition": In this week's Gabfest, Jessica Grose of DoubleX and Nina Rastogi and June Thomas of Slate discuss a new Pew study on gender equality, the New York Magazine cover story about motherhood and unhappiness, and the new Showtime series The Real L Word. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 7, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, Do Not Go Gently Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Jody Rosen, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the age when novelists hit their prime, the latest musical foray from Liz Phair and the retirement of music writer Robert Christgau's "Consumer Guide." To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 6, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Disgusting Display Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Uruguay's controversial handball, Germany's World Cup success, the NBA free agency saga, and the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 4, 2010

"Why Do Babies Smile?": Not necessarily because they're happy, by Nicholas Day. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

July 2, 2010

"The Groping for Answers Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Dahlia Lithwick, and Emily Bazelon. This week: Elena Kagan's confirmation hearings, gun rights in Chicago, and Al Gore's masseuse problem. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

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