Wait, Could We Change Our Minds about Billy on the Street?
Is the show worth the watch? Stephen Metcalf and Dana Stevens reconsider.
The 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.
The Culture Gabfest “Banter About Banter” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Disney’s Moana, the return of Gilmore Girls, and whether robots should have rights.
The 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.
The 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.
The Culture Gabfest “Regnal Name Generator” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the Netflix series The Crown, Jeff Nichols’ Loving, and the Making Gay History podcast.
The Culture Gabfest “Sad Eagle” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Designated Survivor, Ava DuVernay’s documentary 13th, and the death of Vine.
The Culture Gabfest “Beige Goo” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Moonlight, Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize, and the Silicon Valley superfood, Soylent.
The 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.
The 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.
The 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.
The 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.
The Culture Gabfest “Don’t Exhale” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Don’t Breathe, HBO’s High Maintenance, and how Harry Potter changed fandom forever.
What TV Shows Should We Be Paying Attention to This Fall?Slate’s Culture Gabfest discusses what not to miss this season.
Radio Drama Has Returned to the Spotlight—Now What?The Culture Gabfest’s producer explains why radio drama isn’t dead.
Gilmore Girls’ Chris Eigeman on the Show’s ReunionThe actor joins the Culture Gabfest to talk about the show’s four final words and more.
Will 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.
What’s Your First Political Memory?The hosts of Slate’s Culture Gabfest discuss their first impressions of politics.
It’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.
Let 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.
From Handwritten Notes to Classic MoviesThe hosts take audience questions from their live show in Santa Monica.
Looking Back at Vaudeville’s Buster KeatonDana Stevens talks about what it’s like to research and write her latest book.
Can the Mentally Ill Consent to Being Interviewed?Slate’s Culture Gabfest discusses the Washington Post’s profile of a mentally ill Trump supporter.
Celebrating Eight Years of the Culture GabfestThe hosts discuss the show’s evolution in honor of Slate’s 20th anniversary.
Donald Trump Shouldn’t Have Been on The Tonight ShowPoliticians are on late-night TV all the time, but Trump should have been the exception.
The Culture Gabfest Reacts to Brangelina’s BreakupHear their unedited reaction from the moment the story broke.
The Culture Gabfest “Epistemological Meltdown” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Atlanta, whether smiling can make you happier, and beloved ’90s comedy Walking and Talking.
The 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.