Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: The Mason Dixon Needs Some Fixin' Edition

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Slate writers Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and June Thomas speak with Slate's Aisha Harris about the song "Accidental Racist," discuss Bitcoin with Slate tech writer Farhad Manjoo and then examine the new HBO series "Vice."



Three Takes on Brad Paisley's 'Accidental Racist'

Friday, April 12, 2013

Here at Soundcheck, we don’t jump on every trending Twitter bandwagon. Our fire truck doesn’t stop at every blogosphere inferno. But if you’ve been killing time on the Internet this week, you’ve probably heard about this …

Brad Paisley released "Accidental Racist" this week on his new album Wheelhouse -- and it's a song so provocative, for so many different reasons, that we just have to talk about it. With not just one person, but three. Joining us are: