Slate's Culture Gabfest
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Hosts Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner dissect current pop culture events, trends, and personalities. These cultural critics span the gamut from highbrow reviews of music, books and movies to humorous analysis of internet memes. Slate's Culture Gabfest has it covered.
Most Recent Episode
The Scamp Stamp Edition
2 days ago
Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the HBO documentary It's Me, Hilary, Jacob Rubin's Slate piece on the art of celebrity impressions, and Laura Kipnis' essay about teacher-student relationships, "Sexual Paranoia Strikes Academe."
Join Julia and other Slatesters for a Mad Men premiere party, April 5 at the Bell House in Brooklyn. Doors at 9 p.m. RSVP here, with special benefits for Slate Plus members.
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