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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Ambivalent Elegy Edition

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss the hit TV show Scandal, the new book Provence 1970 with author Luke Barr, and the closing of Blockbuster Video’s last stores.

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The Truth

Keep Running

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Running from Wisconsin to Indiana: 80 miles, 12 hours, 1 day. Performed by Peter McNernery, with Elana Fishbein, Louis Kornfeld, Julia Hynes, and Teddy Shivers. Based on an interview with Brian Foy. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Live from Brooklyn Edition

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner and Dana Stevens discuss the Nicole Holofcener film "Enough Said" and Brooklyn as a global brand, plus New York Times contributor Chris Suellentrop guests for a discussion of video games as art and Grand Theft A

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Can Someone Show Me How to Laugh Deeply Edition

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Slate critics Dana Stevens, Julia Turner and Stephen Metcalf take calls from listeners on a wide range of topics, and Julia realizes just how much she loves a mouse who's also an architect.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: In A World Without Steve and Dana Edition

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Slate critics Julia Turner, David Haglund, and Seth Stevenson discuss the romantic comedy "In A World," the New York Times' longform multimedia piece "The Jockey," and Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines."

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: 2013 Summer Strut Edition

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss Larry David's new HBO movie "Clear History," the problem of sexual harassment in university philosophy departments, and this year's summer strut playlist.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Mini Goth Dumbo Edition

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Slate critics Dana Stevens, Julia Turner and Stephen Metcalf discuss the MTV show "Catfish," Frank Rich's column on the NSA and privacy, and Dana's tirade against flip flops.

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Listen to Lucy

Clearing your email is no act of virtue

Sunday, June 02, 2013

Clearing your email is no act of virtue

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Plodding Recitative Edition

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, Julia Turner and Aisha Harris discuss the new Quentin Tarantino film "Django Unchained," the film adaptation of "Les Miserables," and the website Quora.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: First Time, Long Time Edition

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner respond to questions from listeners on a wide range of topics, including the Psy hit "Gangnam Style," what defines a great acting performance, and their favorite high school coming-of-age movies

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Trapped in a Glass Box with Dwarves Edition

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, Julia Turner and Dan Engber discuss Peter Jackson's new film adaptation of The Hobbit, the hit reality show Duck Dynasty, and the 50th anniversary of the Myers-Briggs personality test.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: I Normally Have To Be Drunk Off My Ass To Do This Edition

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, David Haglund, Simon Doonan and Jody Rosen discuss the indie film "Beasts of the Southern Wild," the awful state of the art world, and Beck's new collection of sheet music, "Song Reader."

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Uniball Vision Elite Edition

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss the end of handwriting and Philip Hensher's book "The Missing Ink," Nassim Nicholas Taleb's book "Antifragile" and the idea of "neomania," and Slate's June Thomas stops by to explain why

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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: Drooping and Slumping Toward Insanity Edition

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss Pete Wells' epic New York Times review/takedown of Guy Fieri's restaurant, Philip Roth's retirement and the Rolling Stones' lack thereof, and the culture of Amtrak's quiet car.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: What Is Stuffed Inside of What Is Stuffed Inside of What Edition

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss the new James Bond film "Skyfall" and a list of the ten best American essays since 1950, plus Dan Pashman from The Sporkful podcast and blog joins them to discuss his new Thanksgiving cr

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: On Tenterhooks Edition

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner and John Swansburg discuss the new Denzel Washington film "Flight," George Lucas selling Lucasfilm and the Star Wars franchise to Disney, and Twitter hashtags as poetry.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Frankenfest Edition

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, Jody Rosen and David Haglund discuss Twitter's role in Hurricane Sandy, the new ABC drama "Nashville," and Haglund's piece on Mormon intellectuals.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Why Did You Give Me That Bag of Skittles Edition

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss the 40th anniversary of "Free to Be You and Me," Saturday Night Live's presidential debate parodies, and the website HeTexted.com.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: I Did it for the Lulz Edition

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss the new Ben Affleck film "Argo" and the foodie institution "Cooks Illustrated," plus Gawker's Adrian Chen comes in to discuss his controversial piece on the social news site Reddit.

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