Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Yammering Yobs Edition

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner welcome Boston Globe film critic Wesley Morris to discuss the new film The Help. Later, the Gabfest team suggests their favorite method for summer reading. For the


The Takeaway

How would you ask your parents for help?

Friday, May 15, 2009

Times are tough, so many young people are looking to their parents for help — or even for their own room back. The discussions can be tense. Did you get (or give) a parental bailout? Let us know what kind of help you needed, and how it worked out.

What's your take? Leave a comment or record your story at 1-877-8-MY-TAKE.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Help Wanted: Advice for the Jobless or Overworked

Thursday, March 19, 2009

One of the words that comes up most frequently on Your Uncommon Economic Indicators is 'work.' Some have it, some want less of it, some are happy and others are trying not to

*Caroline is a senior in college and is trying to keep ...

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We Want You to WIKI!

Monday, February 16, 2009

At first, editing text on the internet for all to see can be daunting. But wikis are a convenient way for a group of people connected primarily by the internet to contribute to the same page—literally!

The Uncommon Economic Indicators project has a wiki bulletin board page where ...

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