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Nov. 17 2010 7:39 PM

Slate's Latest Podcasts

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Oct. 24, 2010

"Are We Starting To Win?": New weapon systems and, even more, improved intelligence may be giving Americans an edge in Afghanistan, by Fred Kaplan. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 22, 2010

"The Crazy Money and Crazier Candidates Gabfest": Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: A political roundup, Ginny Thomas calls Anita Hill, NPR dumps Juan Williams and European austerity. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 20, 2010

"DoubleX Gabfest: The Krystal Ball Edition": DoubleX's Emily Bazelon and Hanna Rosin, along with The New Yorker's Margaret Talbot, discuss the 28-year old Virginia candidate for Congress Krystal Ball, the phone call Ginni Thomas placed to Anita Hill, and the appalling behavior of a Yale fraternity. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Culture Gabfest: Friendly Barbarian Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss the box-office record set by Jackass 3-D, the dueling magazine profiles of Gawker's Nick Denton, and the best way to handle celebrity sightings. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 18, 2010

"The Nonsense Math Edition": Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss helmet-to-helmet hits in the NFL, the book Death to the BCS, the Sports Illustrated story "Confessions of an Agent," and the NBA's attempt to get players to stop whining about foul calls. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

Oct. 17, 2010