Emily Bazelon
Emily Bazelon Emily Bazelon

Emily Bazelon is a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine and the author of Sticks and Stones

Political Gabfest
July 7 2017 2:00 PMChris Christie’s Day at the BeachThe Political Gabfest on the hubristic bookend to Christie’s gubernatorial term.
Political Gabfest
June 23 2017 3:48 PMFree Speech for All?The Political Gabfest on two First Amendment rulings by the Supreme Court.
Political Gabfest
June 9 2017 1:49 PMKansas, Pence, and VenezuelaAn audience Q&A with the Political Gabfest at their live taping in Denver.
Political Gabfest
April 13 2017 1:20 PMGoing NuclearRead what the Political Gabfest had to say about the end of the filibuster, human rights under Trump, and more.
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
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.
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
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. 12 2016 5:33 PMWhat Donald Trump Said About Sexual Harassment to MeThe Political Gabfest talks to journalist Kirsten Powers about her recent interview with Donald Trump.
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 12 2016 3:40 PMHow Does This Keep Happening?After a week of grim news related to gun violence and police brutality, many of us are wondering the same thing.
Political Gabfest
June 6 2016 12:14 PMShould I Sit Out of the Trump Takedown?The Political Gabfest weighs the options for journalists who oppose Donald Trump.
Political Gabfest
May 23 2016 5:46 PMShould We Cancel the Olympics?The Political Gabfest hosts share their thoughts on whether the 2016 Olympics in Rio should be canceled.
Political Gabfest
May 6 2016 1:11 PMWhich Candidate Is the Best Sweet Talker? Slate’s Political Gabfest performs a parody of what a contested convention would have looked like—using candy bars! 
Political Gabfest
April 25 2016 1:59 PMThe Changing Face of Our CurrencyThe Political Gabfest examines the faces of the American dollar. 
Political Gabfest
July 5 2017 10:24 AMWhat Is Not a Crime That Should Be a Crime?The Political Gabfest on the things we should outlaw.
Political Gabfest
June 13 2017 1:50 PMThe America First Argument for a Global Climate PactRead what the Political Gabfest had to say about Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.
Political Gabfest
May 31 2017 10:01 PMPresidential Prerequisites?The Political Gabfest on what presidential candidates should be required to see and do before they are allowed to run.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 11 2016 3:54 PMWhat Do We Do Now?The Political Gabfest wonders how to move forward.
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. 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. 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. 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 15 2016 6:14 PMGot Questions?The Political Gabfest hosts answer your questions live from their Washington show.
Political Gabfest
June 13 2016 12:41 PMWhat Is the (((Echo)))?Twitter has become an echo chamber of parentheses—but what do they mean?
Political Gabfest
May 31 2016 12:25 PMShould the Statute of Limitations Apply to the Bill Cosby Case?The Political Gabfest debates the sexual assault charges brought against Bill Cosby 12 years ago.
Political Gabfest
May 16 2016 3:01 PMWho Is Ben Rhodes?The Political Gabfest takes a closer look at Ben Rhodes—a national security adviser to Obama.
Political Gabfest
April 29 2016 4:38 PMA SCOTUS Justice Version of Mount RushmoreThe Political Gabfest shares its picks and answers listener questions live in Atlanta.
Political Gabfest
April 15 2016 12:54 PMWhat #NeverTrump Can Learn From This Spooky 1964 Campaign Ad The Political Gabfest examines a surprisingly topical attack ad from LBJ’s 1964 race against Barry Goldwater.

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