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Slate's Daily Podcast includes the Political Gabfest, the Culture Gabfest, our sports show Hang Up and Listen, the Double X Gabfest, the Audio Book Club, and Manners for the Digital Age. You'll also find audio versions of Slate articles and other...
Join Slate's critics for monthly discussions of new and important books. Read the book club selections and then listen in as our critics hold lively - and sometimes heated - debates about the works. Part of the Panoply Network.
Slate.com's cultural critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debate the week in culture, from highbrow to pop.
A weekly sports discussion from the online magazine Slate. Hang Up and Listen features Slate sports editor Josh Levin, writer Stefan Fatsis (author of A Few Seconds of Panic), and NPR sports reporter Mike Pesca.
Readings and discussions featuring today's best authors in appearances at the famed Washington, D.C, bookstore.
Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Slate's Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours...
Slate's Spoiler Specials are not reviews of current movies, but "postviews" -- audio critiques meant to be played AFTER you've seen the film. Our movie critic Dana Stevens leads discussions of twist endings, plot holes, and other secrets you won't...
A daily afternoon podcast about news, culture, and whatever else you'll be discussing with friends and family tonight.
The Waves, formerly known as the Double X Gabfest, is a weekly conversation about news and culture examined through the lens of gender and feminism. Every Thursday, join the hosts—including Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine's Noreen...
Lexicon Valley is a podcast from Slate about language, from pet peeves, syntax, and etymology to neurolinguistics and the death of languages.
Slate blogger Dave Weigel talks politics with D.C.'s most interesting guests. Presented by GE as part of the #pressing program.