Culture Gabfest
Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest “Beige Goo” Edition

Slate’s Culture Gabfest on Moonlight, Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize, and the Silicon Valley superfood, Soylent.

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.
Aug. 24 2016 1:28 PMThe Culture Gabfest “And Now It’s Dead” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the death of Gawker, Kubo and the Two Strings, and pop culture vacations.
Aug. 17 2016 12:50 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From Steve’s Porch” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest answers listener questions live from Steve’s porch.
Aug. 10 2016 2:31 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From the Mount” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Idiocracy, pilgrimages to writers’ houses, and why technology keeps infantilizing us.
Aug. 3 2016 12:34 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Avada C’mon” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Stranger Things, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and “The Case Against the Media, by the Media.”
July 27 2016 12:34 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Summer Strut 2016” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the state of the songs of summer and Summer Strut 2016.
July 20 2016 12:17 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Gotta Bust ’Em All” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Ghostbusters, Pokémon Go, and the New York Times Magazine’s profile on Chuck Close.
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.
Aug. 25 2016 4:02 PMThe One Book That Changed Your LifeThe Culture Gabfesters reveal what books really made a difference in their lives.
Aug. 17 2016 4:41 PMStephen’s Hudson Valley Crash CourseCulture Gabfest host Stephen Metcalf gives us a tour of his Hudson Valley stomping grounds.
Aug. 15 2016 12:36 PMWhat Does the Culture Gabfest Think About Fantasy Bachelorette Leagues?The hosts answer audience questions live from the Mount.
Aug. 5 2016 4:22 PMWhich Dead Writer Should Have Written About This Year’s Election?The Culture Gabfesters answer who would join their zombie crew of journalists.
July 27 2016 1:26 PMWhat’s the Struttiest Song on Hamilton?The Culture Gabfest talks about the song with the best beat.
July 22 2016 2:45 PMTaylor Swift Versus KimyeWho’s in the wrong here?
July 15 2016 10:37 AMIs Watching the News Bad for You?The Culture Gabfest discusses the shootings in Baton Rouge, Minnesota, and Dallas.