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Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by Apple Podcasts listeners. Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours over drinks.

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Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by Apple Podcasts listeners. Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours over drinks.

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    Gabfest Reads: Corrections in Ink

    Gabfest Reads: Corrections in Ink

    Emily Bazelon talks with author Keri Blakinger about her new memoir, Corrections in Ink which recounts Blakinger’s path from Olympic ambitions, to heroin addiction, to prison, and ultimately a return to life on the outside.  

    Blakinger launched a program to deliver her memoir to currently incarcerated readers. You can learn more here: https://800ceoread.com/coupons/redeem/donationcorrectionsinink
     
    Tweet us your questions @SlateGabfest or email us at gabfest@slate.com. (Messages could be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)

    Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank.
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    • 38 min
    SCOTUS Guts The Establishment Clause

    SCOTUS Guts The Establishment Clause

    This week, David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the Supreme Court decision requiring that government funding for private schools include religious ones, the January 6th hearings, and dissension at progressive organizations.

    Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:
    Jack Goldsmith for The New York Times: “Prosecute Trump? Put Yourself in Merrick Garland’s Shoes.”
    John Dickerson for Slate: Whistlestop podcast: “The Mulligan Letters”
    Ryan Grim for The Intercept: “Elephant in the Zoom”

    Here are this week’s chatters:
    John: “Watergate Trial Records Digitized For 50th Anniversary of Watergate”
    Emily: Agnes Callard for The Boston Review: “Against Persuasion”
    David: Hustle

    Listener chatter from Cyrus Farivar: Tim Folger for Scientific American: “Record-Breaking Voyager Spacecraft Begin to Power Down”

    Be sure to tune into Emily’s conversation with author Keri Blakinger on her new book, Corrections in Ink, on Gabfest Reads on June 26, 2022. 

    Tweet us your questions and chatters @SlateGabfest or email us at gabfest@slate.com. (Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)

    Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.
    Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap.
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    • 52 min
    Drunk as Rudy Guiliani

    Drunk as Rudy Guiliani

    This week, David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the January 6th hearings, Jason Furman on the economy, and debates among providers of gender-affirming medical care.

    Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:
    Michael Dorf for Dorf on Law: “House Select Committee Hearing 2: Scoundrels, Patriots, and Collaborators”
    Mona Charen for The Bulwark: “Of Course Trump Is Responsible for His Lies”
    David Brooks for The New York Times: “The Jan. 6 Committee Has Already Blown It”
    Derek Thompson for The New York Times: “The Crypto Crash Is Just the Start”
    Emily Bazelon for The New York Times Magazine: “The Battle Over Gender Therapy”
     
    Here are this week’s chatters:
    John: Sharon LaFraniere and Noah Weiland for The New York Times: “F.D.A. Panel Recommends Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines for Youngest Children”
    Emily: Joan Walsh for The Nation: “The Backlash Against Sex Ed”
    David: Explore a Civil War fort with David; The New York Times: “Anthony Mancinelli, World's Oldest Working Barber, Dies at 108”; Kate Springer for CNN: “Philippines' Oldest Tattoo Artist -- Meet Whang Od Oggay”; Teller Report: “‘Working For 77 Years’ The Secret of The Long Run of a 100-Year-Old Civil Servant”

    Listener chatter from Andy Scarpelli: The Biodesign Challenge 

    For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment Emily, John, and David discuss what they are looking forward to reading and watching this summer.
    Cloud Cuckoo Land, by Anthony Doerr
    The Immortal King Rao, by Vauhini Vara 
    Swann's Way, by Marcel Proust
    Physical Season Two
    Loving Day, by Mat Johnson 
    Invisible Things, by Mat Johnson
    Manhattan Beach, by Jennifer Egan 
    A Visit From The Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan
    The Americans

    Tweet us your questions and chatters @SlateGabfest or email us at gabfest@slate.com. (Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)
    Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.
    Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap.
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    • 56 min
    Is San Francisco a Hellscape?

    Is San Francisco a Hellscape?

    David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss Tuesday’s primaries, the economy (is it as bad as we all think it is?), and are joined by Susan Matthews to talk Slow Burn: Roe v. Wade. 

    Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:
    Nellie Bowles for the Atlantic: “How San Francisco Became a Failed City”
    Emily Bazelon for the New York Times: “America Almost Took a Different Path Toward Abortion Rights”
    Derek Thompson for the Atlantic: “Everything Is Terrible, but I’m Fine” 
    Patricia Cohen for the New York Times: “Global Growth Will Be Choked Amid Inflation and War, World Bank Says” 

    Here’s this week’s chatter:
    David: Jack Hitt for the New York Times: “Want to Do Less Time? A Prison Consultant Might Be Able to Help.” 
    John: The Economist, “The coming food catastrophe”; The Paris Review, “Henry Miller, The Art of Fiction No. 28”
    Emily: Moore v. Harper

    Listener chatter from Daniel Reich: “The Path to Power” by Robert Caro 

    For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Emily, David, and John talk about the 20th anniversary of The Wire. 

    Tweet us your questions and chatters @SlateGabfest or email us at gabfest@slate.com. (Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)
    Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.
    Research and show notes by Grace Woodruff.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 52 min
    Forgive Me, Joe

    Forgive Me, Joe

    David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the response to the Uvalde shooting, Biden’s plan for student loan forgiveness, and a bunch of ignored subpoenas. 

    Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:
    Jillian Peterson and James Densley, interviewed by Melanie Warner for Politico: “Two Professors Found What Creates a Mass Shooter. Will Politicians Pay Attention?”

    Here’s this week’s chatter:
    Emily: Heidi Przybyla for Politico: “‘It’s going to be an army’: Tapes reveal GOP plan to contest elections”
    David: Ezra Klein for the New York Times: “What America Needs Is a Liberalism That Builds” 
    John: AP: “Over 37K voters crossed over in Georgia GOP primary in effort to block Trump-based nominees”; LiveScience: “Male mice are terrified of bananas. Here's why.” 

    Listener chatter from Barbara Tanzler: The 11th World Potato Congress in Dublin, Ireland

    For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Emily, David, and John discuss Elon Musk’s ultimatum for a full return to work. 

    Tweet us your questions and chatters @SlateGabfest or email us at gabfest@slate.com. (Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)
    Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.
    Research and show notes by Grace Woodruff.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 52 min
    Gabfest Reads: Coming of Age in the Nineties

    Gabfest Reads: Coming of Age in the Nineties

    John Dickerson talks with author Elif Batuman about coming of age as a college student in the 1990’s, and the similarities between herself and her main character in Either/Or, the sequel to The Idiot. 

    Tweet us your questions @SlateGabfest or email us at gabfest@slate.com. (Messages could be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)

    Podcast production by Cheyna Roth
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    • 36 min

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Engaging and well-informed political commentary

I have been listening to this podcast faithfully for over 10 years. Every week Emily, David, and John provide engaging and well-informed political commentary on the week's biggest political stories. It's great!

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