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Slate's Culture Gabfest

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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. Part of the Panoply Network.

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Great review of contemporary culture

This podcast feels like the friends I wish I had. They tell me about the new cultural events and give their recommendations. I have learnt a lot and they have very good taste.

Essential weekly listening

Stephen Metcalf is the greatest contributor to any podcast I have ever heard: self-deprecating, hilarious and marching to the beat of his own drum. Dana Stevens is a great film critic who has interesting things to say even when you don't agree with her assessment of a film. Julia is a very good all-round contributor. There are plenty of laughs as well as some thoughtful and unashamedly smart conversations. Each episode ends with endorsements which is a great way to discover interesting new pieces of culture.

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Witty and smart and a mixed bag of cultural treats. High to low and most that's in between. Dana and Julia shine!

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