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."



Adult Daycares Too Easy to Open, Advocates Warn

Monday, April 08, 2013

Legal advocates for the elderly are warning that adult daycare programs,  like the one at the center of a political corruption case involving State Assemblyman Eric Stevenson, are highly susceptible to fraud and abuse because no license is required to open them, no government agency is charged with visiting or inspecting them and more of these centers are now eligible to receive government funds.

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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


Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate, The Culture Gabfest: Scary Mascot Edition

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner and Dana Stevens discuss the rise and fall of journalist Jonah Lehrer. Next the gang is joined by Slate's own Seth Stevenson to talk Olympic mascots. And they round out the show with the new documentary about


Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, I Want to Touch the Machine Edition

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, Seth Stevenson and Julia Turner discuss Seth Stevenson's new travel book "Grounded", creating your own TV ad with a little help from Google and Apple's much hyped IPad.