Political Gabfest

The “15th Anniversary” Edition

Celebrating a decade and a half of Political Gabfesting.

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Episode Notes

You can watch a special tribute video here and a video of the entire 15th-Anniversary Show is here.

Here are some references from this week’s show:

Jonathan Rauch for the Atlantic: “How American Politics Went Insane

Conor Friedersdorf for the Atlantic: “Working Mom Arrested for Letting Her 9-Year-Old Play Alone at Park”

Here are this week’s cocktail chatters:

John: The Washington Post: “Sept. 8 in History: Evel Knievel’s Canyon Jump, Nixon Pardon

Emily: Catrin Einhorn and Christopher Flavelle for the New York Times: “A Race Against Time to Rescue a Reef From Climate Change

David: Washington Post: “Plastic Surgeons Say Business Is up, Partly Because Clients Don’t Like How They Look on Zoom

For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment David, Emily, and John share politically themed cocktail recipes from listeners and of their own.

You can tweet suggestions, links, and questions to @SlateGabfest. Tweet us your cocktail chatter using #cocktailchatter. (Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)

The email address for the Political Gabfest is gabfest@slate.com. (Email may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)

Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank.

Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap.


About the Show

Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by Apple Podcasts listeners. Stephen Colbert says, “Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest.” The Gabfest is hosted by Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz. Listen for the debates, stay for the cocktail chatter.

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