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David Plotz is the CEO of Atlas Obscura and host of the Slate Political Gabfest.

Political Gabfest
Nov. 3 2016 5:11 PMThe “Is It Tuesday Yet?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the state of the race, FBI Director Comey’s letter, and how to cope with election stress.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 28 2016 9:42 AMThe “Live From Boston” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the state of the race, the future of Trumpism, and how to repair the country after this election.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 20 2016 5:24 PMThe “I Will Keep You in Suspense” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the final presidential debate, Trump’s “rigged election” claims, and the prosecution of journalist Amy Goodman.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 14 2016 10:41 AMThe “Trying to Find Someone Who Was Not Assaulted by Donald Trump” EditionListen to Slate’s show about turmoil in the GOP, WikiLeaked Clinton emails, and the ethics of not voting.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 7 2016 11:27 AMThe “That Mexican Thing” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s taxes, the VP debate, and the upcoming Supreme Court term.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 30 2016 10:50 AMThe “Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the post-debate race, Bill Clinton’s scandals, and new crime statistics.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 27 2016 4:49 PMThe “I’m So Relieved” EditionListen to a special Slate show about the first presidential debate.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 26 2016 9:18 AMThe “Time to Panic” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s birtherism, the New York bombing, and calls for a Snowden pardon.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 16 2016 11:41 AMThe “Hack, Sputter, Cough” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Clinton’s health, Trump’s foundation, and improving incomes.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 9 2016 10:28 AMThe “Bart Simpson vs. Lisa Simpson” EditionThe Political Gabfest discusses Trump’s apparent pay-to-play with Pam Bondi, the upcoming debates, and reparations.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 2 2016 11:14 AMThe “Make Mexico Great Again” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s visit to Mexico, Huma Abedin’s separation from Anthony Weiner, and the fight for control of the Senate.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 26 2016 10:33 AMThe “Meet the New Trump” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s immigration “pivot,” Clinton’s emails, and Emily’s death penalty story.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 18 2016 5:30 PMThe “Should You Believe Juanita Broaddrick?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Paul Manafort, unrest in Milwaukee, and Juanita Broaddrick.
Political Gabfest
July 28 2016 8:06 PMThe “Bunch of Malarkey” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Democratic convention and the DNC email hack.
Political Gabfest
July 21 2016 7:58 PMThe “Your Word is Your Bond” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Republican convention and the departure of Fox News head Roger Ailes.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 28 2016 5:22 PMWhat Do the Ghosts of America’s Past Have to Say About the Presidential Nominees?  Live from Boston, the Political Gabfest hosts a historical séance to understand the 2016 presidential election.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 21 2016 1:17 PMIs it Sneaky or Smart to Avoid the Moderator’s Questions?What John Dickerson thought of the third presidential debate.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 14 2016 1:47 PMHow Should I Talk About Trump to My Kids?And what else you should say about this election, according to the Political Gabfest.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 7 2016 12:23 PMThese Are Our Favorite Political SongsAnd why music in politics matter, according to the Political Gabfest.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 30 2016 1:42 PMWhy Are We Still Doing the Political Gabfest?The show’s hosts talk about 10 years of highs, lows, and lessons.
The First 20
Sept. 29 2016 5:10 PM20 Years of SlateThe history of the magazine according to its four editors: Kinsley, Weisberg, Plotz, and Turner.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 26 2016 3:22 PMWhy Are Millennials Casting Their Votes for Third-Party Candidates?Slate’s Political Gabfest explains why younger voters are so frustrated by Hillary Clinton.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 16 2016 12:29 PMWhat’s Changed in the 15 Years Since 9/11?Slate’s Political Gabfest reflects on the attack and how it’s affected their lives.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 9 2016 1:25 PMBack-to-School Season Is the Most Reflective Time of Year. Why?The Political Gabfest discusses why back-to-school season always feels so nostalgic.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 2 2016 1:46 PMWhen Is It OK to Shame a Whole Company?The Political Gabfest asks why the EpiPen costs so much.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 26 2016 1:24 PMDid the Makers of Weiner Betray Huma Abedin’s Trust?Join Slate Plus to listen to this week’s Political Gabfest bonus segment.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 19 2016 3:30 PMMoney Shouldn’t Bring Down the MediaHow Peter Thiel’s war against Gawker proves money’s power over media.
Political Gabfest
July 29 2016 4:49 PMWhat’s It Like to Interview President Obama One-on-One?John Dickerson walks us through an hour with the president.
Political Gabfest
July 22 2016 4:52 PMWhy Are Tweets So Much Nastier Than Facebook Comments?And what can Twitter do to control hateful messages?
Political Gabfest
July 15 2016 6:14 PMGot Questions?The Political Gabfest hosts answer your questions live from their Washington show.

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