Culture Gabfest
Culture Gabfest

Wait, Could We Change Our Minds about Billy on the Street?

Is the show worth the watch? Stephen Metcalf and Dana Stevens reconsider.

Dec. 7 2016 11:36 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Low End Theory” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Edge of Seventeen, A Tribe Called Quest’s new album We Got It From Here …, and Trump’s stunt presidency.
Nov. 30 2016 2:44 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Banter About Banter” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Disney’s Moana, the return of Gilmore Girls, and whether robots should have rights.
Nov. 23 2016 1:02 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Hey Aliens, Use a Coaster” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Mike Pence at Hamilton, Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival, and Billy on the Street.
Nov. 16 2016 2:28 PMThe Culture Gabfest “The New Abnormal” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the election, finding solace in art and culture, and a discussion with Explaining Hitler author Ron Rosenbaum.
Nov. 9 2016 3:26 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Regnal Name Generator” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the Netflix series The Crown, Jeff Nichols’ Loving, and the Making Gay History podcast.
Nov. 2 2016 1:44 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Sad Eagle” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Designated Survivor, Ava DuVernay’s documentary 13th, and the death of Vine.
Oct. 26 2016 12:41 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Beige Goo” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Moonlight, Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize, and the Silicon Valley superfood, Soylent.
Oct. 19 2016 11:52 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From Santa Monica” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Nate Parker and D.W. Griffith’s Birth of a Nation films, and the hosts’ favorite Hollywood movies.
Oct. 12 2016 1:49 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Sympathy for the Devil” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Amanda Knox, how rock and roll became white, and the creation of Rachel Brewson, fake internet persona.
Oct. 5 2016 1:25 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Darkness on the Edge of Reason” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Westworld, Bruce Springsteen’s memoir, and the unmasking of Elena Ferrante, revisited.
Sept. 28 2016 1:22 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Get a Load of This Clown” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Amazon’s Fleabag, Brangelexit, and the story of American Girl’s first black doll, Addy Walker.
Sept. 21 2016 1:59 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Don’t Exhale” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Don’t Breathe, HBO’s High Maintenance, and how Harry Potter changed fandom forever.
Sept. 16 2016 11:08 AMWhat TV Shows Should We Be Paying Attention to This Fall?Slate’s Culture Gabfest discusses what not to miss this season.
Sept. 7 2016 3:29 PMRadio Drama Has Returned to the Spotlight—Now What?The Culture Gabfest’s producer explains why radio drama isn’t dead.
Sept. 1 2016 2:49 PMWhat Does It Mean to Have Your Mind Blown?The Culture Gabfest hosts discuss their picks for mind-blowing movies.
Nov. 30 2016 3:05 PMGilmore Girls’ Chris Eigeman on the Show’s ReunionThe actor joins the Culture Gabfest to talk about the show’s four final words and more.
Nov. 23 2016 1:03 PMIs Thanksgiving Really the Best Holiday?Maybe. Here’s what Slate’s Culture Gabfest thinks.
Nov. 17 2016 2:26 PMWill Late-Night Shows Help Us Laugh Through a Trump Presidency?Maybe. Here’s what Slate’s Culture Gabfest thinks about the shifting role of comedy.
Nov. 10 2016 3:19 PMWhat’s Your First Political Memory?The hosts of Slate’s Culture Gabfest discuss their first impressions of politics. 
Nov. 3 2016 4:43 PMIt’s Not Weird for Adults to Dress Up for Halloween, Right?The hosts of Slate’s Culture Gabfest discuss how grown-ups should approach Halloween.
Oct. 27 2016 5:32 PMLet the Hosts of the Culture Gabfest Serenade YouTo make good on a promise to listeners, Dana Stevens and Stephen Metcalf play songs by Elvis Costello and Billy Bragg.
Oct. 20 2016 11:49 AMFrom Handwritten Notes to Classic MoviesThe hosts take audience questions from their live show in Santa Monica.
Oct. 13 2016 1:38 PMLooking Back at Vaudeville’s Buster KeatonDana Stevens talks about what it’s like to research and write her latest book.
Oct. 5 2016 4:31 PMCan the Mentally Ill Consent to Being Interviewed?Slate’s Culture Gabfest discusses the Washington Post’s profile of a mentally ill Trump supporter.
Sept. 29 2016 1:12 PMCelebrating Eight Years of the Culture GabfestThe hosts discuss the show’s evolution in honor of Slate’s 20th anniversary.
Sept. 22 2016 8:21 AMDonald Trump Shouldn’t Have Been on The Tonight ShowPoliticians are on late-night TV all the time, but Trump should have been the exception.
Sept. 20 2016 1:47 PMThe Culture Gabfest Reacts to Brangelina’s BreakupHear their unedited reaction from the moment the story broke.
Sept. 14 2016 12:25 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Epistemological Meltdown” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Atlanta, whether smiling can make you happier, and beloved ’90s comedy Walking and Talking.
Sept. 7 2016 11:53 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Marconi Plays the Mamba” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Amazon’s I Love Dick, bad songs, and what a dismal summer at the box office means for the movie industry.
Aug. 31 2016 12:42 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Smart Brick” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Werner Herzog’s Lo and Behold, Sam Anderson’s “David’s Ankles,” and how to write a children’s book.

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