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New York Times critic Dwight Garner says “The Slate Culture Gabfest is one of the highlights of my week.” The award-winning Culturefest features Slate culture critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debating the week in culture, from highbrow to pop. Get the Culture Gabfest and all of Slate's culture coverage here.

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Our Poetry Is Bad


Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss the new Netflix streamer American Factory, Lana Del Ray's new album with Slate's Carl Wilson, and talk to Dana about her recent residency at a nunnery in Idaho.


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 2019-09-11  1h4m
 
 

“Good Cop, Misogynist Cop”


Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO’s wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family, so every Monday we’ll be discussing the previous night’s episode with spoiler-filled glee. This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Jacob Weisberg, former editor of Slate, and Katie Baker of The Ringer.

'It's a Woman's World: The True Heroes of Succession" by Katie Baker

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 2019-09-09  50m
 
 

Flashback: The Fly (1986)


Just as gross—but also more clever—than you might remember.


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 2019-09-08  12m
 
 

Spoilers: It Chapter Two


Jeffrey Bloomer, Laura Bradley, and Jack Hamilton discuss It: Chapter Two. They talk about the movie’s opening anti-gay hate crime, all the bizarre changes to the adult lives of the Losers’ Club, and whether Bill Hader really has a shot at an Oscar. Jack, Slate’s resident Stephen King scholar, also explains why the author’s work is suddenly ubiquitous again.

Podcast production by Phil Surkis








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 2019-09-07  1h6m
 
 

Sponsored: Imagine That


This episode of How to Raise a Parent is all about the incredible things adults can achieve when we reconnect with the creativity that comes so naturally in childhood — the sense of pure possibility that seems to become diluted as we age. We’re looking to kids for creative guidance as we tap back into the vibrant imaginations and sense of play that fills and fuels childhood...


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 2019-09-06  27m
 
 

Stinker Thinker


Stephen Metcalf and June Thomas are joined by a rotating third chair including Julia Turner, Heather Schwedel, and Benjamin Frisch to discuss Showtime's On Becoming a God In Central Florida, ESPN's The Sterling Affairs, and Taylor Swift's new album, Lover.


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 2019-09-04  1h3m
 
 

Slate Money: Succession, S2E4, "Nazis. Terrible, Right?”


Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO’s wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family, so every Monday we’ll be discussing the previous night’s episode with spoiler-filled glee. This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Slate’s own Allison Benedikt.
Follow: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@abenedikt 

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 2019-09-02  49m
 
 

Hit Parade: We Are Stardust, We Are Gold-Certified


Sure, Woodstock was a legendary festival—but it also turned several performers into chart-topping stars.


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 2019-08-30  1h17m
 
 

Will You Be There For Me?


This week Stephen Metcalf and Julia Turner are joined by guest host and pop culture aficionado Isaac Butler to discuss the cinematic ode to The Boss, Blinded By The Light. Then they dive into why they love the wacky, unique vibes of AMC’s Lodge 49. And finally, discuss the 25 year old phenomenon that is Friends and why the show’s popularity doesn’t seem to be waning any time soon.

And in Slate Plus, the subtle art of the ice cream order...


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 2019-08-28  1h2m
 
 

Slate Money: Succession, S2E3, “French Kissing an Armadillo”


Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO’s wonderful drama about the lives of the
superrich Roy family, so every Monday we’ll be discussing the previous night’s episode
with spoiler-filled glee. This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Slate’s
resident Succession stan, June Thomas.

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 2019-08-26  47m