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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: The Duchess Has a Vagina Edition

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the new Netflix show "Orange Is the New Black" and the documentary "The Art of Killing," and Simon Doonan joins them to talk about the British royal baby phenomenon.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Initiate Neural Handshake Edition

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the Guillermo del Toro film "Pacific Rim," the new Comedy Central show "Drunk History," and John Tierney's New York Times piece on nostalgia. Plus, Steve's wife Koethi Zan stops by to t

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Steak All the Way Through Edition

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Slate's own Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and June Thomas discuss the nature of the celebrity apology, the new CBS show "Under the Dome," and debate the end of the humanities. Show notes at: http://www.slate.com/culturefest

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Bondage Trousers Edition

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Dana Stevens and June Thomas discuss the new show "Graceland" with Meredith Blake, The "Punk: Chaos to Couture" exhibit at the Met with Simon Doonan and hating cultural objects with Slate's Carl Wilson.

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The New Yorker: Fiction

Robert Coover reads Italo Calvino

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Robert Coover reads "The Daughters of the Moon," by Italo Calvino.

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On Being

Tami Simon — Inner Life at Work: Business, Meditation, and Technology

Thursday, May 30, 2013

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On Being

[Unedited Tami Simon with Krista Tippett

Thursday, May 30, 2013

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Palatial Kitsch Edition

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Slate's own Dana Stevens, June Thomas and David Haglund discuss "Before Midnight," the new HBO Liberace biopic "Behind the Candelabra" and unpack the bluster around likeable characters in fiction.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Luhrmania Edition

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and June Thomas discuss Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," Marc Maron's new IFC series "Maron" with David Haglund and get to the bottom of Time Magazine's Millennials trend piece.

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The Truth

You're Not Alone

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Are you hearing voices? You're not alone. Performed by Christian Paluck, Carly Monardo, Tom Stephens, Louis Kornfeld, Jon Keller, Kerry Kastin, Nick Mykins, Aina Rapoza, and Ashley Wilson. With special musical guest Elizabeth Ziman. Written by Louis...

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Listen to Lucy

Bad is the new good – except that it isn’t

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Bad is the new good – except that it isn’t

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Slate Culture Gabfest

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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The Truth

Falling

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

A freak accident on a train platform leads to... romance? Performed by Chet Siegel and Peter McNerney, with Willy Appleman, Louis Kornfeld, Lauren Ashley-Smith, Sebastien Conelli, Quinton Loder, Jon Bander, and Kim Ferguson. Written by Chet Siegel and...

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: Pop Rocks in a Fanny Pack Edition

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Slate contributors Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and June Thomas discuss the passing of Roger Ebert, National Geographic's series about the 1980's and social class in Britain.

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The Truth

Where Have You Been?

Friday, March 22, 2013

A prodigal daughter returns. Performed by Ed Herbstman, Ben Jones, Christian Paluck, Chet Siegel, Louis Kornfeld, Amy Warren, and Asher Herbstman. The story was developed collaboratively by The Truth, with dialogue improvised by the actors. Produced...

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: I Remain Your Ever Fond Servant Edition

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Slate's Dana Stevens, June Thomas and John Swansburg discuss the new crime drama "Top of the Lake," David Bowie's latest album and, fondly, the possible demise of the email signoff.

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On Being

Fr. Greg Boyle — The Calling of Delight: Gangs, Service, and Kinship

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Fr. Greg Boyle on his work with gangs in L.A., connections between kinship and delight, and of finding delight in one another.

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On Being

[Unedited] Fr. Greg Boyle with Krista Tippett

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Fr. Greg Boyle on his work with gangs in L.A., connections between kinship and delight, and of finding delight in one another.

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The Truth

It's Going to Change Your Life

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Karen Miller is getting promoted... and it's her worst nightmare. Performed by Kelly Buttermore, Amy Warren, Melanie Hoopes, Louis Kornfeld, Ed Herbstman, and Christian Plauck as "The Grill." Directed & produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Drone On Gabfest

Friday, February 08, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon and special guest David Leonhardt, Washington bureau chief of The New York Times. This week: Obama's drone policy and his upcoming SOTU, plus Leonhardt's new eBook, Here's the Deal.

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