Slate Daily Podcast Update 1

Slate: The Mucking About Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The debt ceiling debate, Michele Bachmann’s presidential candidacy, and the Supreme Court ruling on violent video games

Does Love Mean Sharing Passwords?: Manners for the Digital Age #11

Slate’s tech columnist Farhad Manjoo and Dear Prudence advice columnist Emily Yoffe debate the question: Should a married couple share their email passwords?

Hang Up and Listen: The War Between Fear and Exhaustion Edition

Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the first week of the Women’s World Cup. Josh and Mike also talk to Bill James about his writing process, the difference between statheads and scouts, his work for the Red Sox, and his book Popular Crime

So You’ve Accepted a Friend Request, Now What?: Manners for the Digital Age #12

Slate’s tech columnist Farhad Manjoo and Dear Prudence advice columnist Emily Yoffe debate the question: What’s the polite way to accept a friend request?

Slate: The Dogs and Mimes Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The debt ceiling debate, Amazon’s sales tax fight in California, and Utah’s anti-bigamy laws

Who Invited the Smartphone to Dinner?: Manners for the Digital Age #13

Slate’s tech columnist Farhad Manjoo and Dear Prudence advice columnist Emily Yoffe debate the question: Is it rude to place your cell phone on the table during a night out with friends?

Hang Up and Listen: The “Did They Choke?” Edition

Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and guest Hanna Rosin discuss Team USA’s loss to Japan in the Women’s World Cup final. They also talk to infographics wiz Craig Robinson about his book Flip Flop Fly Ball and discuss the legend of Dock Ellis’ LSD-fueled no-hitter

Slate: The Gang of Six Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Weigel, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The continuing debt ceiling debate, the 2012 presidential race, and Rupert Murdoch’s media empire

Are Some Things Too Private for Facebook?: Manners for the Digital Age #14

Slate’s tech columnist Farhad Manjoo and Dear Prudence advice columnist Emily Yoffe debate the question: Should you announce everything, even a death, on Facebook?

Hang Up and Listen: The NFL Unlocked Edition

Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and guest Jason Gay of the Wall Street Journal discuss the coming end of the NFL lockout, the dramatic finish and barbed-wire crashes at this year’s Tour de France, and the debate over whether college athletes should be paid.

DoubleX Gabfest: The Goodbye Amy Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the Oslo killer’s misogyny, Amy Winehouse’s death, and the pill for men.

Slate: The Ugly, Mashed-Together Compromise Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, Annie Lowrey, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The pressing debt ceiling debate, the politically-based shootings in Norway, and bullying gay students in Minnesota

Hang Up and Listen: The German Is Coming Edition

Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca are joined by guest Franklin Foer to discuss U.S. Soccer’s hiring of Jürgen Klinsmann. Stefan, Josh, and Mike also talk about the San Francisco Giants series The Franchise and the suicide of Hideki Irabu.

Special Announcement from Hang Up and Listen

Josh announces our special call-in show. If you want to leave a question for Josh and Mike to answer on Monday’s show, call 77-HANGUP-10 by Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, and record your message. That’s 774-264-8710.

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Daniel Craig in Chaps Edition

In this week’s Culture Gabfest, our critics Dana Stevens, June Thomas, and Julia Turner discuss the new sci-fi Western mashup Cowboys & Aliens. Next, they discuss whether it’s time to catch up with AMC’s award-winning drama Breaking Bad. For their fin

Enough With The Earbuds: Manners for the Digital Age #16

Slate’s tech columnist Farhad Manjoo and Dear Prudence advice columnist Emily Yoffe debate the question: Is it wrong to expect your spouse to pull out his earbuds when you are speaking?

Hang Up and Listen: The Mike and the Mad Josh Edition

In this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Josh Levin and Mike Pesca host the first ever Hang Up call-in show. Topics include the ethics of booing, the merits of seeing games in person, and whether thumb wrestling is a sport.

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Hail Caesar Edition

In this week’s Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the new movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes, starring motion-capture master Andy Serkis. Next, they discuss the current state of the book review, especial

Slate: The Crazy Eyes Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon and Yale Associate Professor Beverly Gage. This week: The presidential debate in Iowa, whether the Obama presidency is a failure, and the country’s financial uncertainty

Hang Up and Listen: The Aggie Secession Edition

Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the PGA with guest Alex Turnbull and mull Texas A&M’s possible move to the SEC with Bryan Curtis. Other topics include the Toronto Blue Jays’ alleged sign-stealing and magazine profiles of jerky athletes.

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Yammering Yobs Edition

In this week’s Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner welcome Boston Globe film critic Wesley Morris to discuss the new film The Help. Later, the Gabfest team suggests their favorite method for summer reading. For the recent London riots.

Slate: Obama’s FDR Moment

Obama’s FDR Moment. Americans are looking to the president for bold ideas. Here are two. By Eliot Spitzer

Slate: The Treat Him Pretty Ugly Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon and New York Times economics columnist David Leonhardt. This week: Rick Perry’s presidential bid, President Obama’s September economic speech, and fine-tuning the economy.

When Parents Blow Your Online Cover: Manners for the Digital Age #18

Slate’s tech columnist Farhad Manjoo and Dear Prudence advice columnist Emily Yoffe debate the question: What should you do when your parents give out your email address to sites you are sure will spam you?

Hang Up and Listen: The Takin’ It to the Streets Edition

Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the NBA’s summer of streetball, starring Kevin Durant. They also talk about Yahoo’s investigation of the Miami football program and the basketball brawl between the Georgetown Hoyas and China’s army team.

Slate: The Republican Catfight Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and special guest Farhad Manjoo. This week: Steve Jobs retires, the unstable situation in Libya, and the Republican presidential race.

Audio Book Club: Jennifer Egan’s A Visit From the Goon Squad

Michael Agger, Emily Bazelon, and Julia Turner talk about the memorable themes and intricate structure of Jennifer Egan’s prize-winning A Visit From the Goon Squad.

Hang Up and Listen: The Cesc Change Edition

Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Usain Bolt’s shocking false start at the world track championships. They also talk about the Little League World Series, international soccer transfers, and ESPN’s recent stories on Michael Vick.

Slate: The Misunderstanding Cheney Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: President Obama’s upcoming speech on jobs, the politics of disaster spending, and Dick Cheney’s new book

Hang Up and Listen: The Punter Will Be Eaten Edition

Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca preview the NFL season with ex-Broncos tight end Nate Jackson and Vikings punter Chris Kluwe. They also talk about college football uniforms, the opening slate of college games, and tennis’ nostalgia problem.

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, The Paranoid Style in American Podcasting Edition

In this week’s Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, June Thomas, and Julia Turner speak with Slate social media editor Jeremy Stahl about his new series of Slate articles on 9/ 11 conspiracy theories. Next, our critics take a verbal snapshot of t

The DoubleX Gabfest: The Rookie Edition

Our editors discuss 9/11 heroines, the science of gender career preferences, and the new teen magazine Rookie on this week’s DoubleX Gabfest podcast

Do Evites Cheapen the Wedding?: Manners for the Digital Age #21

Slate’s tech columnist Farhad Manjoo and Dear Prudence advice columnist Emily Yoffe debate the question: Is it okay to send a digital invitation to your Big Day or is paper still imperative?

The DoubleX Gabfest: Iced Champagne Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about Rick Perry and the HPV vaccine, dads and testosterone, and fall TV.

Slate: The Fending off Total Disaster Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: President Obama’s debt plan, Obama’s political problems, and the execution of Troy Davis

Hang Up and Listen: The Better to Be Luck Edition

Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca debate whether Game 6 of the World Series was the most exciting baseball game ever. They also discuss Stanford’s Andrew Luck, and Jonathan Hock joins to talk about his documentary on Chris Herren, Unguarded.

Hang Up and Listen: The Mike and the Mello Guy and the Self-Effacer Edition

Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca host the year-end Hang Up call-in show. Topics include the panelists’ favorite teams, athletes praising God, sportsmanship, the U.S. handball dream team, racism in European soccer, and the LSU/Alabama rematc

Slate: The 2011 Conundrum Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: their year-end discussion of everyday conundrums

Conversations With Slate: Rachel Maddow

In this episode of Conversations With Slate, Slate Group editor-in-chief Jacob Weisberg talks with MSNBC host Rachel Maddow.

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Sh*t Tuskegee Airmen Say Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about Red Tails, workplace collaboration, and the sh*t X says; meme.

Slate: The Rip Off Your Pink Ribbon Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The Republican presidential race after Florida, problems for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, and the Tyler Clementi suicide

You’ve Got It All Wrong!: Manners for the Digital Age #40

Slate’s tech columnist Farhad Manjoo and Dear Prudence advice columnist Emily Yoffe debate the question: Should you correct the bad facts and blatant lies that friends post to their Facebook pages?

The Culture Gabfest: Batman and Robins Edition

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner and Dana Stevens discuss “The Dark Knight Rises” and the shooting in Colorado, as well as Christian Marclay’s art installation “The Clock.” Plus Slate editor Laura Helmuth joins them to talk about birding, Jonathan Franzen, and the new HBO documentary “Birdies: The Central Park Effect.”

DoubleX Gabfest: The We Wish We Were Talking About Kristen Stewart Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the Aurora shooting heroes, outing rapists on Twitter, and women’s boxing.

Slate: The Greatest Ad You’ll Ever See Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The Aurora Colorado shooting aftermath, Republicans and Jews, and the Olympics

Slate: The Chick fil-A Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and special guest Will Dobson, Slate’s Political Editor. This week: Mitt Romney’s European adventure, Ted Cruz from Texas and the Chick fil-A controversy

The Culture Gabfest: Don’t Look Down Edition

Slate critics Julia Turner, Dana Stevens and June Thomas discuss the 2012 Sight and Sound list of the top 50 films of all time, the dance drama Bunheads, and Jerry Seinfeld’s new web series, “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.”

Hang Up and Listen: The Drama Queens and Superteams Edition

Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Usain Bolt’s place in sports history, the way we talk about female Olympians, and ESPN taking a back seat to NBC. They also talk about Dwight Howard’s move to L.A. and whether the deal is bad for the NBA.

Slate: The Doomsday Scenario Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: Inching toward the fiscal cliff, Republican soul-searching and a debate over a horrifying photo.

The Culture Gabfest: I Normally Have To Be Drunk Off My Ass To Do This Edition

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, David Haglund, Simon Doonan and Jody Rosen discuss the indie film “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” the awful state of the art world, and Beck’s new collection of sheet music, “Song Reader.”

Slate: The Union Made Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: Michigan’s right-to-work law, marriage equality at the High Court and Zero Dark Thirty’s depiction of torture.

Hang Up and Listen: The Bionic Running Back Edition

Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Adrian Peterson’s return from a torn ACL and other NFL topics. They also talk about baseball’s offseason trades and signings, and Stan Van Gundy joins to talk about the Lakers, Dwight Howard, and the NCAA

The Afterword: The Man With 18 Miles of Books

June Thomas talks with Fred Bass, owner of New York’s Strand bookstore….

Slate: The Last Shot Gabfest

Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: Confronting gun violence, teetering on the edge of the fiscal cliff and remembering Robert Bork.

Hang Up and Listen: The Pesca and the Pelicans Edition

Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca take listeners’ questions in a year-end call-in show. Topics include whether the sports bubble is about to burst, the appeal of Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth, and whether the pros of fandom outweigh the cons

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