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.
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
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
Thursday, May 30, 2013
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.