Culture Gabfest
Culture Gabfest
March 9 2016 2:25 PMArtwork That Brings On the WaterworksThe Culture Gabfest discusses what moves them to tears and what crying has to do with art.  
March 2 2016 1:54 PMWhy We Care About What You Wear to the Oscars The Culture Gabfest discusses America’s glamour-industrial complex. 
Feb. 25 2016 3:11 PMWhat We Were Wrong About Last MonthAre we still excited about the same shows?
Feb. 19 2016 5:27 PMAlarmist Tweeters Are Burying Twitter AliveIs the #RIPTwitter panic missing the point?
Feb. 11 2016 4:35 PMThe End of Football Why the sport is no longer justifiable as a thinking person’s pastime.
Feb. 4 2016 3:42 PMWhat’s It Like to Finish Your Book and Hit Send?    Stephen Metcalf on writing and letting go.
Jan. 28 2016 2:49 PMThe Desperate Housewives of Contemporary Fiction As their numbers dwindle in real life, housewives find greener lawns in contemporary novels. 
Jan. 21 2016 2:33 PMRemembering Alan Rickman The Culture Gabfest says goodbye to Alan Rickman by remembering favorite moments of his life and work.  
Jan. 14 2016 3:00 PMIn the Golden Age of Podcasts, Where Are All the Critics? The Culture Gabfest takes another crack at a listener’s question about the state of podcast criticism.
Jan. 6 2016 6:17 PMThe Best Books, Movies, and TV Shows to Come in 2016 What is the Culture Gabfest looking forward to watching, reading, and listening to in 2016?
Dec. 30 2015 3:17 PMThe Culture Gabfest “We Forced You to Call Us” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Star Wars: The Force Awakens and our annual call-in show.
Dec. 23 2015 9:46 AMThe Culture Gabfest Checking It Thrice EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on movies, TVs, books, and lists of 2015.
Dec. 11 2015 3:32 PMThe “I Prefer They” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest discuss why some major news outlets have started using gender-neutral pronouns and titles. 
Dec. 3 2015 2:06 PMThe “As Wonderful As I Remember It” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest hosts rediscover their favorite children’s stories.
Nov. 30 2015 10:11 AMThe “Useful Thanks Purveyor” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest hosts welcome culture editor Dan Kois to discuss the archetypal family roles at Thanksgiving dinners.
March 9 2016 9:22 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Unmeeting” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Kendrick Lamar’s Untitled Unmastered, the New York Times Magazine work issue, and the eradication of the original Ku Klux Klan.
March 2 2016 12:54 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Wearing Jeans to the Oscars” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the Oscars, small talk, and Gregory Crewdson’s Cathedral of the Pines.
Feb. 24 2016 9:54 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Who Will Criticize the Critics?” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Love, Amy, and cultural criticism.  
Feb. 17 2016 10:17 AMThe Culture Gabfest “We Love You Like Kanye Loves Kanye” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Vinyl, Brooklyn, and Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo.
Feb. 10 2016 9:26 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Beyoncé Wins the Super Bowl” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Hail, Caesar!, “Formation,” and the Super Bowl ads.
Feb. 3 2016 10:54 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Did Steve Finish His Book?” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Room, and Rihanna’s Anti.
Jan. 27 2016 9:34 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Never Mind, Don’t Hail Charlotte Rampling” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the Oscars and diversity, The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, and Carol.  
Jan. 20 2016 9:24 AMThe Culture Gabfest “All Hail Charlotte Rampling” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on 45 Years, London Spy, and the ethics of ethnography.
Jan. 13 2016 12:19 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Lazarus” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on David Bowie, The Hateful Eight, and Making a Murderer.
Jan. 6 2016 10:18 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Spark Oy!” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Revenant, Spark Joy, and profanity.
Dec. 28 2015 10:18 AMThe “Draggy Endless Carols” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest crew compiles the worst songs of the season.
Dec. 16 2015 12:19 PMThe Culture Gabfest “The Room Where It Happens” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Big Short, Hamilton, and public engagement in academia.
Dec. 9 2015 9:23 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Baby, It’s Showbiz Inside” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Macbeth, A Very Murray Christmas, and the false narratives of anorexia.
Dec. 2 2015 1:35 PMThe Culture Gabfest “[Rocky Theme]” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Creed, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, and regulating addiction on the Internet.
Nov. 25 2015 12:33 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Obergruppenfuhrer” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Spotlight, The Man in the High Castle, and “Conversion via Twitter.”