Slate's latest podcasts: Will the presence of three women really change the court in any real way?

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Sept. 3 2010 6:02 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.

Aug. 31, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, King of the Beach Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Jody Rosen, Dana Stevens, and June Thomas discuss this years Emmy's ceremony, the new handbook True Prep and the songs of summer of 2010. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 30, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Can-Miss Prospect Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and Patrick Hruby discuss Stephen Strasburg's elbow, Albert Pujols' and Tony La Russa's love-in with Glenn Beck, and the Madden video-game series. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Female Factor": Will the presence of three women really change the court in any real way? By Dahlia Lithwick. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 27, 2010

"The Golden Touch Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: A primary update, a Republican comes out, and Glenn Beck prepares to rally in Washington. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 26, 2010

"DoubleX Gabfest: The Mercurial Mommy Edition": In this week's Gabfest, DoubleX's Jessica Grose and Hanna Rosin, along with Slate's June Thomas, discuss Sarah Palin's primary endorsements, a new palliative care study, and Jennifer Aniston's terrible rom com record. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 25, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, Rambo in Blush Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Jody Rosen, Dana Stevens, and June Thomas discuss twentysomethings, Sylvester Stallone's latest action flick, and the new Arcade Fire album. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 23, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Narcissistic Athlete Disorder Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the loathsomeness of Brett Favre and Roger Clemens, low-payroll teams in Major League Baseball, and Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 22, 2010

"Premature Maturity": Are children today really going through puberty earlier? By Darshak Sanghavi. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 20, 2010

"The Free-Fall Political Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, Michael Newman, and Dave Weigel. This week: the New York City Mosque, our Muslim president, and a political primary update. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 18, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, Eat, Pray, Vomit Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss Julia Roberts in Eat Pray Love, the sanctity of academic tenure, and Starbucks' bagel standoff. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 16, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Rex Goes To Camp Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the bunker kerfuffle at the PGA Championship, HBO's Hard Knocks, the World Basketball Championships, and the demise of the tie game. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"Audio Book Club: The Imperfectionists, by Tom Rachman": Julia Turner, June Thomas and Troy Patterson discuss Tom Rachman's book The Imperfectionists. 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.

Aug. 13, 2010

"The Groping Duck Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, William Saletan, and special guest Eliot Spitzer. This week: midterm primary elections, the state of the economy, and workplace rage. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 11, 2010

"DoubleX Audio Book Club: Mr. Peanut": DoubleX's Hanna Rosin and Emily Bazelon along with The New Yorker's Margaret Talbot discuss Adam Ross' debut novel, Mr. Peanut. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Culture Gabfest, Flavor Burst Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Dan Kois, Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, Julia Turner and Jacob Weisberg discuss the new comic action film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, the rules regulating spoilers, and the death of historian Tony Judt. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 9, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Missing Forehead Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, Michael Agger, and Hanna Rosin discuss Scrabble, A-Rod's 600th home run, Agger's series on golf's statistical revolution, and Friday Night Lights. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"Byte-Sized Books": Digital publishing levels the playing field for small publishers, by Jill Priluck. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 6, 2010

"The Eight-Century Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, Dahlia Lithwick, and Cord Jefferson. This week: A federal judge overrules Proposition 8, New York's Islamic Center controversy, and the Democratic Congress' ethics problems. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 4, 2010

"The Culture Gabfest, Biometric Barbie Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Dahlia Lithwick, Stephen Metcalf, Troy Patterson, June Thomas, and Julia Turner discuss The Real Housewives of Washington, D.C., Andrew Wylie's big bet on eBooks and the new FX comedy television show Louie. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Aug. 2, 2010

"Hang Up and Listen: The Thin Line Between Fat and Big-Boned Edition": In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss ESPN and LeBron James, the start of NFL training camps, and Ozzie Guillen's thoughts on the treatment of Latin baseball players. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"Judging a Girl by Her Cover": Why I'll miss a world where books make the first move, by Mark Oppenheimer. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

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.

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