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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

Redneck Margarita Edition

2/21/2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Willa Paskin discuss Black Panther with Carvell Wallace, the return of Queer Eye with Bryan J. Lowder, and the state of the New York Times op-ed page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:28

Trundle-Tail Dog Edition

2/14/2018
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Dana Stevens, Stephen Metcalf, and Isaac Butler discuss the film BPM, the TV show Babylon Berlin, and the recent discovery of a new source for Shakespeare's texts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:59

Spoiler Specials: Fifty Shades Freed

2/9/2018
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Duration:00:52:56

Abrasive Toast Scrape Edition

2/7/2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the film Phantom Thread, take a trip to the Met to learn about artist David Hockney, and follow up on Bullet Journaling with Slate's June Thomas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:45

Live From Sundance Edition

1/31/2018
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner and Stephen Metcalf discuss the Oscar nominations and Google's Arts and Culture app with Represent's Aisha Harris as part of a show taped live at the Sundance Film Festival, presented by Dropbox. Then a discussion of the Sundance jury-prize winning documentary Three Identical Strangers, and endorsements recorded 'round the table at the ski chalet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:30

Hit Parade: The B-Sides Edition

1/26/2018
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Sometimes record executives and even the musicians themselves get it totally, completely wrong: thinking that throwaway, wacky song was destined for a single’s B-side, only to find it’s actually the No. 1 hit—from the Beatles to Beyoncé. At our first-ever live Hit Parade—recorded at The Bell House in Brooklyn, New York— host and trivia-meister Chris Molanphy and special guest Ted Leo break down some of the most improbable chart-toppers of all time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:23:47

Spoiler Specials: Mosaic

1/26/2018
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Willa Paskin and Inkoo Kang spoil Steven Soderbergh's new series Mosaic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:59

Nobody Bonks Me On the Head With a Baguette Edition

1/24/2018
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Dan Kois, Bryan Lowder and June Thomas fill in for the regular crew this week. First they discuss The Assassination of Gianni Versace, then the critically-acclaimed Paddington 2, and finally they have a conversation about the current state of Drag. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:09:45

Run It! Edition

1/17/2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss Steven Spielberg's movie "The Post", Netflix's "The End of the F***ing World", and Facebook's new algorithm changes with Slate's If/Then podcast host Will Oremus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:15

Spoiler Specials: Black Mirror Season 4

1/12/2018
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Slate's TV critic Willa Paskin, tech and culture writer Inkoo Kang, and Browbeat editor Sam Adams spoil the newest season of Black Mirror. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:08

"Why Wouldn't King Kong Want a Lady Gorilla?" Edition

1/10/2018
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Dana Stevens, Stephen Metcalf, are joined by Slate book critic Laura Miller to discuss the film The Shape of Water, The Golden Globes, and explore what sleep is. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:34

Beauteous Sprout Edition

1/3/2018
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Dana Stevens, Stephen Metcalf, and Julia Turner discuss the film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, Errol Morris's Wormwood, and Slate's 2017 Movie Club. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:31

Hit Parade: The Silver Medalists Edition

12/29/2017
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On the Billboard Hot 100, two can be the loneliest number. While having a No. 1 song can define an artist’s career, there’s far less glory in finishing one spot shy of the top slot. Yet some No. 2 hits have gone on to become classics. This month, Chris Molanphy looks at three songs that still loom large in our culture: “Shop Around” by the Miracles; “We Got the Beat” by the Go-Gos; and “Since U Been Gone” by Kelly Clarkson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:30

Spoiler Specials: Phantom Thread

12/29/2017
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Dana Stevens and Rachel Syme spoil Paul Thomas Anderson's Phantom Thread, and discuss all the clothes, tensions, and mushrooms that make up this film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:02

Annual Highly Improbable Completely Pre-Taped Call-In Show Edition

12/27/2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens answer listener questions about which piece of culture they would forever delete from the universe, how to raise adopted kids, their relationship to cooking, list-making and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:10

General Hugs Edition

12/20/2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the app HQ Trivia with Slate's Forrest Wickman, and the life and death of memes and memetics generally. Plus, the panel learns about Milkshake Duck. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:26

Spoiler Specials: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

12/15/2017
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On this week's episode, Forrest Wickman and Sam Adams join Dana Stevens in spoiling Star Wars: The Last Jedi. They tackle who Rey's parents are, the real abilities of a Jedi, and porgs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:58

Frantic Rabbity Burst Edition

12/13/2017
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Julia Turner, Steven Metcalf, and Dana Stevens discuss the new film I, Tonya, Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel with Slate's TV Critic Willa Paskin, and The New Yorker's short story Cat Person. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:31

Fractal Badness Edition

12/6/2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss James Franco's The Disaster Artist with Slate's Forrest Wickman, the cult film The Room with producer Benjamin Frisch, and Fiona the hippo and celebrity animals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:30

Spoiler Specials: The Shape of Water

12/1/2017
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On this Spoiler Special, Dana Stevens sits down with Sam Adams to spoil The Shape of Water. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:38

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