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Slate.com's cultural critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debate the week in culture, from highbrow to pop.

Slate.com's cultural critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debate the week in culture, from highbrow to pop.
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Slate.com's cultural critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debate the week in culture, from highbrow to pop.

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Episodes

Spoiler Specials: The Hate U Give

10/19/2018
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This week on Spoiler Specials, Assistant Editor Marissa Martinelli, Editorial Assistant Rachelle Hampton and Culture writer Inkoo Kang discuss The Hate U Give, the movie starring Amandla Stenberg based on the best selling novel by Angie Thomas. This episode is brought to you by I Travel For, a new podcast that explores what inspires us to travel. Listen and subscribe today at https://apple.co/2DPEWJE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:53

Brain and Body Still Rebooting Edition

10/17/2018
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss the new film Private Life, then are joined by Slate's Gabriel Roth to discuss the legacy of Doctor Who and its new season starring Jodie Whitaker, and finally a reading of Kanye West at the White House. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Everlane, premium clothing essentials made with the finest materials, without the traditional markups. To get a special offer exclusive to our listeners, visit...

Duration:01:02:16

Just Wanted to Take Another Look at You Edition

10/10/2018
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Julia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Stephen Metcalf discuss the film A Star is Born, the TV documentary America to Me, and bring critic Wesley Morris into the studio to discuss his New York Times Magazine piece "The Morality Wars" about the state of art criticism. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: SimpliSafe, protect your home today with twenty-four seven monitoring for just fifteen dollars a month, visit simplisafe.com/culture. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:01:07:47

Sponsored: I Travel For Local Flavor

10/9/2018
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In Episode 1 of I Travel For, producer and culinary explorer Otis Gray eats, drinks, and forages his way across Great Britain. From the cultural smorgasbord of London’s Borough Market to an Indian pub in Birmingham to mushroom hunting in the woods of Hereford, Otis’ flavorful journey is guided by the recommendations and generosity of local Brits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:52

Pope in a Speedo Edition

10/3/2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss Jim Carrey and Michel Gondry's new show Kidding, the CBC podcast Uncover: Escaping NXIVM, and the purpose and practice of dad jokes. This episode is brought to you by Intel Optane Memory. Learn more about the speed and responsiveness of Optane at intel.com/youcould. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:14

Decoder Ring; Hotel Art

10/1/2018
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Hotel Art used to be one of the ultimate symbols of bad taste, it was often ugly, kitschy, and strange. Today, the art you find in a hotel is far less likely to be the result of one individual's poor taste, and much more likely to have passed through an entire industry designed to help place art into hotels. Hotel art is now almost universally pleasant, if anodyne. How did this happen? This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Slack, a workplace communication hub. Find...

Duration:00:33:07

Hit Parade: The Nights on Broadway Edition

9/28/2018
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Those falsettos, those white suits, those toothy smiles: You think you know the Bee Gees. But their story goes back much further than the ’70s, and it’s full of twists. From their roots as an eclectic harmony band in Australia and their first wave of Beatlesque fame, through their domination of the disco revolution and their years as an punchline, the Bee Gees stayed alive because of the Gibb brothers’ harmonies and especially their impeccable songs. This month, Hit Parade traces the...

Duration:01:31:14

Still There Edition

9/26/2018
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Julia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Gabriel Roth discuss the new season of the podcast Serial, the recent spate of post-#metoo essays by disgraced men, and the Amazon show Forever. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Everlane, premium clothing essentials made with the finest materials, without the traditional markups. To get a special offer exclusive to our listeners, visit everlane.com/culture. Ben and Jerry's, try their new handheld frozen novelties, Pint Slices,...

Duration:01:01:39

Julia Turner's Women in Charge

9/23/2018
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What’s it like to be the woman at the helm of one of the most beloved contemporary TV comedies? On the first episode of Women in Charge, Julia Turner, editor-in-chief of Slate and cohost of the Culture Gabfest, talks to Aline Brosh McKenna, the co-creator, showrunner, and head writer of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, about day-to-day life making a hit TV show. McKenna speaks about how she went about forming a team she can rely on and an environment in which everyone can succeed. Subscribe to Women in...

Duration:00:44:04

Spoiler Specials: A Simple Favor

9/21/2018
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In this week's Slate senior editor Jeffrey Bloomer, Slate critic Inkoo Kang and assistant editor Marissa Martinelli discuss the Paul Feig mystery-thriller A Simple Favor. Which suit did Blake Lively wear best? Is the answer all of them? Were there even other people in this movie? All that and more on Slate's Spoiler Specials. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Slack, a workplace communication hub. Find out more at slack.com. Ben and Jerry's, try their new...

Duration:01:06:42

Oopsie Jar Edition

9/19/2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Sam Anderson discuss Paul Feig's new film A Simple Favor, Sam's book Boom Town, and the delightful tradition of New York Post headlines inspired by "Beat the Meatles". This episode is brought to you by Slack, a workplace communication hub. Find out more at slack.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:48

God's Laptop Edition

9/12/2018
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss the screen-based film Searching, Ariana Grande's album Sweetener, and the life and work of Burt Reynolds. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Simplisafe, start protecting your home today. Learn more at simplisafe.com/CULTURE. Ben and Jerry's. Try their new handheld frozen novelties, Pint Slices, today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:09

Spoiler Specials: Insatiable

9/7/2018
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This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Slack, a workplace communication hub. Find out more at slack.com. Ben and Jerry's, try their new handheld frozen novelties, Pint Slices, today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:14:47

Eat Your Terrarium Edition

9/5/2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman, NBC's Making It, and the fire and incredible loss at the national museum in Brazil with Mauricio Santoro of the State University of Rio de Janeiro. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Slack, a workplace communication hub -- find out more at slack.com. Ben and Jerry's, try their new handheld frozen novelties, Pint Slices, today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:04:10

Hegemonic Victimhood Edition

8/29/2018
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Julia Turner, Stephen Metcalf, and Dana Stevens discuss the film Eighth Grade, the maligned TV series Insatiable with June Thomas, and Kelly Marie Tran's op ed about social media harassment. This episode is brought to you by Coffee and Crayons, a new back-to-school podcast from Target and Slate Studios. Listen wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:56

Decoder Ring: The Paper Doll Club

8/27/2018
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Paper dolls were a ubiquitous part of children’s lives for decades, and then mostly disappeared. David Wolfe was a boy growing up in the 1950’s, with paper dolls as his primary means of accessing a world of glamour and beauty that he didn’t see at home in Ohio. He’d go on to a career in fashion, guided by his paper dolls, just as paper dolls were falling out of fashion themselves, replaced by Barbies and other plastic dolls. This episode is about paper dolls, and their surprising connections...

Duration:00:38:36

Spoiler Specials: Crazy Rich Asians

8/24/2018
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This episode is brought to you by Slack, a workplace communication hub. Find out more at slack.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:24:14

You Will Never Be Enough Edition

8/22/2018
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Julia Turner, Inkoo Kang, and Isaac Butler discuss the film Crazy Rich Asians, the TV show Younger, and what, exactly, is up with Elon Musk. This episode is brought to you by Slack, a workplace communication hub. Find out more at slack.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:33

Sponsored: Coffee & Crayons: Inspiring Creativity & Self-Expression with Joy Cho

8/20/2018
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Usually in this feed, you get Culture Gabfest. This week, we’re bringing you something a little different. A co-production between Target and Slate Studios, this is Coffee & Crayons, a podcast about navigating the highs and lows of back to school time. It’s a series of conversations full of insights and advice to help families thrive during tricky transitions. In this episode, Join host Mallory Kasdan as she talks with Joy Cho, founder and creative director of Oh Joy!, about encouraging kids...

Duration:00:23:52

No Bad Horses Edition

8/15/2018
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June Thomas, Stephen Metcalf, and Dana Stevens discuss the TV BBC and Amazon show A Very English Scandal, the HBO film The Tale, and the work of Aretha Franklin with Jody Rosen. This episode is brought to you by Coffee and Crayons, a new back-to-school podcast from Target and Slate Studios. Listen wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:39