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Slate Culture Gabfest

Bald Guys Fighting Edition (Ad Free by Slate Plus)

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the Fast and Furious movie franchise, casting director Allison Jones, and the culture of public shaming on the internet.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Romeo had Juliet Edition (LOUDER VERSION)

Monday, November 04, 2013

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner and Dana Stevens discuss Rock 'n' Roll great Lou Reed, Shakespeare and the effect of the internet on poetry.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Romeo had Juliet Edition

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner and Dana Stevens discuss Rock 'n' Roll great Lou Reed, Shakespeare and the effect of the internet on poetry.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Do Bert and Ernie Get it On? Edition

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Slate's Dana Stevens, June Thomas and David Haglund discuss the New Yorker cover celebrating the defeat of DOMA, Pedro Almodóvar's latest film "I'm So Excited" and the new Showtime series "Ray Donovan" For links and more, head to:...

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The Culture Gabfest: ...but Mostly Pain Edition

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Slate's Stephen Metcalf, June Thomas and Dana Stevens discuss Michael Bay's latest film "Pain and Gain," talk about morning TV with the New York Times' Brian Stelter, and ponder the Amazon's new TV show pilots.

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WNYC News

City: Planning for Disasters Not Just Government Responsibility

Monday, March 11, 2013

The city is arguing that disabled individuals have a responsibility to plan wisely for disasters and it's not just up to government to keep them safe. City lawyer Martha Calhoun made that argument at the start of a trial on whether disabled people are needlessly suffering during disasters because the city fails to account for their special needs.

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WNYC News

At Brooklyn Church, Head of NAACP Denounces Stop and Frisk

Sunday, February 17, 2013

The Mayor's recent pledge to stop holding people in jail overnight after they've been caught with small amounts of marijuana has done little to appease pastors and civil rights activists who feel black and latino men are unjustly harassed by police.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Slut on a Hot Tin Roof Edition

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor in the Lifetime film "Liz and Dick," and the photo sharing app Snapshot. Plus Slate's Seth Stevenson joins them to talk about his piece on supercut vide

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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 Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Feel the Burn Edition

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner spar over the new crime thriller Drive. Next, Gabfesters take a look at the season premiere of CBS’ popular sitcom Two and a Half Men, now starring Ashton Kutche

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Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Daniel Craig in Chaps Edition

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

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

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest: Junk-Touching Edition

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Dan Engber, Troy Patterson, John Swansburg, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss the outcry over the TSA's new scanning procedures, the CBS sitcom Mike & Molly and HBO's new documentary Public Speaking.

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Slate: The Culture Gabfest: Barely Legal Edition

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss Malcolm Gladwell's latest piece on activism and social media, Law and Order LA and Civil War tourism with Slate's John Swansburg.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Kung-Chung Edition

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Jody Rosen, Dana Stevens, John Swansburg and Julia Turner discuss Law and Order the final episode, Breathless fifty years old and the vocal stylings of Janelle Monae.

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