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Dana Stevens

Movie Critic, Slate

Dana Stevens appears in the following:

Gabfest Radio: The Old-School Filibuster Edition

Saturday, March 09, 2013

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists John Dickerson, David Plotz, and special guest Dave Weigel discuss President Obama’s renewed efforts to schmooze GOP lawmakers in order to resolve contentious budget issues, and Sen. Rand Paul's 12-hour filibuster on US drone policy.

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Gabfest Radio: The I’m Working from Home Gabfest

Saturday, March 02, 2013

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfest panelists discuss the oral argument before the Supreme Court on a challenge to the Voting Rights Act and Yahoo's decision to ban working at home. On the Culture Gabfest, panelists talk about the 2013 Academy Awards and “Harlem Shake” in its current iteration as an Internet meme.

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Oscar Recap: The Good, The Bad and The Quite Bad

Monday, February 25, 2013

Dana Stevens, film critic and co-host of Slate's Culture Gabfest, and Alan Sepinwall, TV critic for HitFix, talk with Brian Lehrer about last night's Academy Awards.

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Gabfest Radio: The Don’t Call Them Hipster Dads Edition

Saturday, February 23, 2013

On this week’s episode, Gabfest panelists talk about "Life is But a Dream," the documentary about Beyoncé that is written, directed by, and starring … Beyoncé. 

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Gabfest Radio: Who’s Afraid of the Gabfest Edition

Saturday, February 16, 2013

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfest panelists discuss President Obama's State of the Union address, and the lessons aging politicians might learn from Pope Benedict’s surprise decision to retire from his lifetime appointment. Then on the Culture Gabfest, panelists talk about the current Broadway production of "Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"

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Gabfest Radio: The Drone Wars Edition

Saturday, February 09, 2013

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfest panelists discuss the Obama administration’s drone policy and its impact on the confirmation hearing of CIA Director-nominee John Brennan. Then on the Culture Gabfest, panelists talk about "House of Cards," Netflix’s new original series, and how to watch and discuss a TV show that is released one entire season at a time.

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Gabfest Radio: The “Are Cats Evil?” Edition

Saturday, February 02, 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 politics of immigration reform and whether it’s too late for the GOP to embrace it. Plus they dive into Emily’s New York Times Magazine cover story about compensating the victims of child pornography.

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Gabfest Radio: The Live from Washington Edition

Saturday, January 26, 2013

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, recorded live at Washington's Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, Political Gabfest panelists discuss Obama’s second inaugural address and what it signals about his new approach to governing. On the Culture Gabfest, panelists dive into the controversy surrounding torture, moral ambiguity, and blood lust in Kathryn Bigelow’s Oscar-nominated "Zero Dark Thirty."

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Gabfest Radio: The Performing for My Parents Edition

Saturday, January 19, 2013

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfest panelists discuss the White House plan to confront gun violence and the harsh reaction from the NRA. Plus, they preview the President Obama’s second inauguration. Then on the Culture Gabfest portion of the show, panelists talk about the incredible performances in Michael Haneke’s Oscar-nominated "Amour."

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Gabfest Radio: The Cabinets Full of Men Edition

Saturday, January 12, 2013

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfest panelists discuss the embattled nomination of former GOP senator Chuck Hagel to head the Defense Department and the sticky question of gender parity in the Obama administration. Then on the Culture Gabfest, the hosts review the year in movies.

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2013 Oscar Nominations: From Best Song To Most Snubbed

Friday, January 11, 2013

Early yesterday morning the nominees for the 2013 Academy Awards were announced and Slate film critic Dana Stevens joins us to talk about some of the music-related nominees for this year's awards.

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Gabfest Radio: The Django Dreamed a Dream Edition

Saturday, January 05, 2013

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfesters discuss the fiscal cliff deal and the decision by the Journal News to publish a map of gun permit owners.  On the Culture Gabfest portion of the show, panelists talk about Quentin Tarantino’s new blaxploitation western "Django Unchained."

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Context and a Movie: "Django Unchained"

Friday, January 04, 2013

Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" has sparked conversation and controversy over its use of violence, portayal of slavery, and more. Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and author of The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop-And Why It Matters, discusses the film with Dana Stevens, Slate's film critic and co-host of Slate's Culture Gabfest, now airing on WNYC. Plus: how "Lincoln" and "Django" treat slavery differently.

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Gabfest Radio: The Listeners' Choice Edition

Saturday, December 29, 2012

On this week’s Political Gabfest episode of Gabfest Radio, we asked listeners to send us their most vexing moral or ethical dilemmas, and the panelists debate their favorites. Then on the Culture Gabfest portion of the show, listeners left us voicemails about overlooked cultural topics, and the hosts tackle as many as they can.

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Gabfest Radio: The Newtown Edition

Saturday, December 22, 2012

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio Political Gabfest panelists discuss how America might confront gun violence in the wake of the latest mass shooting tragedy in Newton, Conn, while on the Culture Gabfest panelists talk about Peter Jackson’s "The Hobbit" and whether its increased frame rate helps or ruins the movie.

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Best Movies of 2012

Friday, December 21, 2012

Slate movie critic Dana Stevens discusses some of the end-of-year films, including "Les Misérables," "Django Unchained" and "Zero Dark Thirty" -- and her best films of the year.

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Gabfest Radio: The “You Asked for It, Beck” Edition

Saturday, December 15, 2012

On this week’s episode, the Political Gabfest panelists discuss Michigan’s new right-to-work law and the declining power of unions while the Culture Gabfesters talk about the award-winning indie darling, "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and Beck’s "Song Reader."

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Gabfest Radio: The Death of Handwriting Edition

Saturday, December 08, 2012

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio panelists discuss the GOP’s search for better leverage in the fiscal cliff negotiations while on the Culture Gabfest the hosts talk about the end of handwriting.

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Gabfest Radio: The Mr. Smith Returns to Washington Edition

Saturday, December 01, 2012

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfest panelists discuss whether the long-discussed option of limiting the filibuster is really about to happen. On the Culture Gabfest, panelists discuss Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor in the Lifetime film "Liz & Dick."

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Gabfest Radio: The Quiet Car Edition

Saturday, November 24, 2012

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, discuss whether raising taxes, enhancing revenue, or closing loopholes (or however you want to describe it) is going to be key to the White House and Congress finding a solution to the "fiscal cliff." They then discuss the new Steven Spielberg movie "Lincoln," and what it tells us about today's politics.

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