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It's a Gabfest - Emily Bazelon

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Emily Bazelon is one of the hosts of Slate's Political Gabfest podcast, which has been out since 2005. She talks with Rehman Tungekar about how the Gabfest got started, how they prepare for an episode, and why it's so popular.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: From Now on This Gabfest is a Space for Silent Reflection Edition

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss HBO's "True Detectives," Will Farrell's mini-series parody "Spoils of Babylon," and the dearth of African American recording artists on the billboard charts in 2013 with Slate...

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Slate Political Gabfest

The Political Gabfest: The You’ll Drag Me Out of this Supreme Court in a Pine Box Edition

Friday, December 20, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: A judge rules against NSA spying, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's refusal to resign strategically, and a look at the original "welfare queen."

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Slate Political Gabfest

The Political Gabfest: Why Don't the Homeless Just Use Uber Edition

Friday, December 13, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: The bipartisan budget deal, can Obama resurrect his second term, and the effect of the super rich on cities. Show notes at www.slate.com/gabfest."

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Bitchery and Butchery Edition

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner and Dana Stevens discuss the hip-hop artist Drake's new album “Nothing Was the Same,” the merits and downsides of hatchet-job books reviews, and the redesign of Apple's iOS7.

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Slate: The Bazelon Family Gabfest

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and special guest (and Emily's husband) Paul Sabin. This week: Obama's Egypt conundrum, Eric Holder's sentencing reform gesture, and Paul's new environmental book The Bet.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The "Actually We Don't Work for Jeff Bezos" Gabfest

Friday, August 09, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and special guest Jack Hitt. This week: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos buys the Washington Post, Mitch McConnell has right flank trouble, and cops seizing suspects' stuff.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Let Me Just Swab Your Cheek Gabfest

Friday, June 07, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: The government tracks millions of Verizon phone calls, Chris Christie sets a date for the New Jersey senate election, and the Supreme Court rules on routine DNA

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Gabfest Radio

Gabfest: The Presidential Running Weight Edition

Saturday, May 11, 2013

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz – in a special live taping hosted by WBUR and the Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts – discuss the malleability of the “red line” President Obama defined for an intervention in Syria, and a possible ratcheting up of the surveillance state after the Boston Marathon bombings. They also debate whether New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's lap-band surgery is purely about improving his health, as he says, or whether presidential politics also played a role.

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Gabfest Radio

Gabfest Radio: The DOMA at the SCOTUS Edition

Saturday, March 30, 2013

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the Supreme Court oral arguments about two momentous gay marriage cases, one involving California’s Proposition 8 and the other focusing on the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). They also consider This American Life’s investigation of why so many Americans are receiving disability benefits.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Get Thee Behind Me Satan Edition

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss P.T. Anderson's The Master, Hanna Rosin's new book The End of Men, and New York City's pending large soda ban.

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Slate: The Cool on the Outside, Burning for America on the Inside Gabfest

Friday, September 07, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: The Democratic Convention, the speeches, and what it all means for the campaign

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Tasty Medieval Cockentrice Edition

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner and Dana Stevens discuss the re-release of Singin' in the Rain and its place in film history, Time Machine Chefs and food-centric reality TV, and the debate over whether critics should be more critical.

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Slate: The David Plotz Dream Come True Gabfest

Friday, August 17, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon and special guest Dave Weigel. This week: Republican VP pick Paul Ryan, Fareed Zakaria's sins of omission and progressive rock

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Ode to Nixon Gabfest

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon and her special guests from Yale, Beverly Gage and Anthony Leiserowitz. This week: Mitt Romney’s tax plan, climate change in the U.S., and a New Yorker profile of Paul Ryan

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Don't Look Down Edition

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

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."

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Slate: The Chick-fil-A Gabfest

Thursday, August 02, 2012

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

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Slate: The Greatest Ad You’ll Ever See Gabfest

Thursday, July 26, 2012

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

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Batman and Robins Edition

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

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, Jonat

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Slate: The Another Boring White Guy Gabfest

Friday, July 20, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The latest from the Presidential race, the Republican Vice Presidential Sweepstakes, and Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer

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