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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

Culture Gabfest Presents: Spoiler Special on Halt and Catch Fire

10/20/2017
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Slate TV critic Willa Paskin, Brow Beat nights and weekends editor Matthew Dessem, and managing producer of Slate podcasts June Thomas discuss the fourth and final season of AMC's Halt and Catch Fire. Warning: This podcast contains spoilers. Lots of spoilers. Email: spoilers@slate.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:34:24


Priceless Moments Edition

10/18/2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss Noah Baumbach's film The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), the true-crime parody American Vandal, and the New York Times Magazine's article about teenage anxiety. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:54:34


We've Seen Things You People Wouldn't Believe Edition

10/11/2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Isaac Butler discuss Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049, catch up on Amazon's streaming hit Transparent, and discuss the sexual assault allegations against Hollywood super-producer Harvey Weinstein. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:55:00


Slate Represent: Fall TV Roundup

10/7/2017
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On this episode of Represent, host Aisha Harris, Black Girl Nerds contributor Jacqueline Coley, Vulture writer Alex Jung, and Turner Classic Movies host Tiffany Vazquez talk representation in the new and returning TV shows this fall-- with a bit of debate, a pop quiz, and predictions. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: megaphone.link/represent Email: represent@slate.com Facebook: Slate Represent Twitter: @SlateRepresent,...

Duration: 00:44:25


Spoiler Specials: Blade Runner 2049

10/6/2017
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Slate movie critic Dana Stevens, culture editor Forrest Wickman, and Brow Beat editor Sam Adams discuss Blade Runner 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford. Warning: This podcast contains spoilers. Lots of spoilers. Email: spoilers@slate.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:42:35


Too Good to Last Edition

10/4/2017
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Julia Turner, Stephen Metcalf, and Dana Stevens discuss the new film Battle of the Sexes, the life and work of Tom Petty with Hit Parade's Chris Molanphy, and the mind of John McPhee with The New York Times Magazine's Sam Anderson. Segments: Battle of the Sexes: 2:25 Tom Petty: 20:16 John McPhee: 38:36 Endorsements: 55:43 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 01:02:26


Culture Gabfest Presents: Hit Parade, The Great War Against the Single Edition

9/29/2017
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Ever since the ’60s, the recording industry emphasized the album over the single. By the ’80s, they were milking as many hits as possible from an album to convince you to buy it—from Thriller to Hysteria. But in the ’90s, labels changed tactics and tried to kill retail singles—promoting hits to radio that you could only buy on full-length albums. Why? They wanted consumers to shell out for more profitable CDs. As a result, musicians ranging from MC Hammer and Vanilla Ice, to Pearl Jam and...

Duration: 01:16:52


Allegory! Edition

9/27/2017
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Dana Stevens and Stephen Metcalf discuss the new film mother! with Slate's Jack Hamilton, Ken Burns Vietnam documentary series with Willa Paskin, and the art of theme park caricatures with producer Benjamin Frisch. It's pledge season! Join Slate Plus today as part of the Slate Plus promo drive! Sign up at Slate.com/cultureplus. The Slate Culture Gabfest is brought to you by the Platinum Card from American Express. There’s a world of experiences waiting to open up with the Platinum Card....

Duration: 00:59:04


Spoiler Special: Mother!

9/22/2017
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Slate movie critic Dana Stevens, culture editor Forrest Wickman, and Brow Beat editor Sam Adams discuss Mother!, directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem. Warning: This podcast contains spoilers. Lots of spoilers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:40:17


Live From Toronto Edition

9/20/2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner and Stephen Metcalf are live in Toronto to discuss Justin Trudeau as dreamboat meme factory, the critical under-recognition of Joni Mitchell with critic Carl Wilson, and the film Mudbound with director Dee Rees. It's pledge week on Slate podcasts! If you love the Culture Gabfest, support it by signing up for Slate Plus at Slate.com/CulturePlus and get ad-free shows and bonus segments. Culture Gabfest is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Right now, get 50...

Duration: 01:03:04


Bromance as Bloodsport Edition

9/13/2017
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On this week’s Slate Culture Gabfest, Laura Bennett, Gabriel Roth, and Seth Stevenson discuss Bachelor in Paradise, a campy spin-off of the Bachelor franchise, and explore the sexual misconduct allegations directed at cast members on the show. Next, they talk about the third installment in the Trip film series, The Trip to Spain, starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon. Finally, the gabbers discuss David Simon’s new HBO series The Deuce set in 1970s New York City, depicting prostitution and...

Duration: 00:54:30


Culture Gabfest Presents: Spoiler Special on It

9/8/2017
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Dana Stevens and Slate culture writers Aisha Harris and Sam Adams discuss It, director Andy Muschietti’s take on the Stephen King novel, starring Bill Skarsgard and a host of young actors. WARNING: This podcast contains spoilers. Lots of spoilers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:45:47


Look What You Made Richard Dreyfuss Do Edition

9/6/2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the 40th anniversary re-release of Close Encounters of the Third Kind, whether Taylor Swift represents Trump-era art with critic Jody Rosen, and fan fiction with Laura Miller. The Culture Gabfest is brought to you by the Platinum Card from American Express. There’s a world of experiences waiting to open up with the Platinum Card. Backed by the services and security of American Express. And by Rocket Mortgage from Quicken Loans. Home...

Duration: 01:03:49


#NoFilter Edition

8/30/2017
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Dana Stevens, Stephen Metcalf, and Isaac Butler discuss the social media satire Ingrid Goes West, Adult Swim's Rick and Morty, and Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede with Aisha Harris. The Slate Culture Gabfest is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Right now, get 50 dollars off your first set of sheets plus free shipping by going to BollandBranch.com and using promo code culture. And by Open Account, a podcast that gets personal about making, losing and living with money. Created by Umpqua...

Duration: 01:02:29


The Tree is a Colander Edition

8/23/2017
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Julia Turner, Dana Stevens and June Thomas discuss Steven Soderbergh's new film Logan Lucky, the eclipse with Atlas Obscura's David Plotz, and speech on the internet after Charlottesville. The Slate Culture Gabfest is brought to you by Rocket Mortgage from Quicken Loans. Home plays a big role in your life. That’s why Quicken Loans created Rocket Mortgage. It lets you apply simply and understand the entire mortgage process fully, so you can be confident that you’re getting the right...

Duration: 01:00:01


The Culture Gabfest Welcomes Studio 360 to Slate

8/18/2017
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Studio 360 With Kurt Andersen is one of public radio's most venerable--and most wonderful--shows. Slate recently welcomed the Studio 360 team to our New York office and their fabulous podcast to our fold, Take a listen to their latest show.

Duration: 00:51:15


Hella Doomed Edition

8/16/2017
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Dana Stevens, Aisha Harris, and Julia Turner discuss HBO's Insecure with Slate's Veralyn Williams, the classic film Dr. Strangelove, and the Vulture article: "The Toxic Drama on YA Twitter" with Slate's Laura Miller. The Slate Culture Gabfest is brought to you by Sun Basket. Sun Basket sends organic, non-GMO ingredients right to your door, so you can skip the grocery store and prepare meals in just 30 minutes! Choose from Paleo, Gluten-Free, Lean & Clean, and Vegetarian options. Go to...

Duration: 01:00:28


To Keegan-Michael Key Or Not to Key Edition

8/9/2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner and Stephen Metcalf discuss The Public Theater's new production of Hamlet starring Oscar Isaac, Netflix's Friends From College, and the maligned genre of prog rock with Dave Weigel. The Culture Gabfest is brought to you by the Platinum Card from American Express. There’s a world of experiences waiting to open up with the Platinum Card. Backed by the services and security of American Express. And by Rocket Mortgage from Quicken Loans. They make applying for a...

Duration: 00:58:06


Crash! I Dropped a Vase Edition

8/2/2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss Christopher Nolan's new film Dunkirk, the musical podcast 36 Questions, and sellouts with musician and writer Franz Nicolay.

Duration: 01:03:39


Hit Parade: The Charity Megasingle Edition

7/28/2017
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In the mid-1980s, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” and “We Are the World” gathered dozens of the biggest stars in music to put on a show for a good cause. The two songs spawned imitators, but today, the charity megasingle is a relic of pop music’s past, except around the holidays. This month, we examine how good intentions, pique, excess, and vanity led to the rise and fall of the do-gooder celebrity pop song. Email: hitparade@slate.com

Duration: 01:06:12

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