Slate's Culture Gabfest for July 31.

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July 31 2008 10:59 AM

The Culture Gabfest, Monopoly Edition

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Here are links to some of the items mentioned in this week's episode:

"The Fake Memoirist's Survival Guide" on Slate

A Fan's Notes by Frederick Exley

The Stuff White People Like blog

Stuff White People Like on NPR's Talk of the Nation

Dana Stevens' pick: Chop Shop

John Swansburg's pick: Amazons: An Intimate Memoir by the First Women To Play in the National Hockey League by Cleo Birdwell (aka Don DeLillo)

Stephen Metcalf's pick: Top Gear from BBC America

Posted by Andy Bowers on March 12 at 11:55 a.m.

Feb. 28, 2008

Here's the sophomore outing of our newest audio program, the Culture Gabfest, with critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner. To listen, click the arrow on the audio player below:

You can also download the program here, or you can subscribe to the weekly Gabfest podcast feed in iTunes by clicking here.

In this edition, the panelists discuss the aftermath of the Oscars, the challenge Barack Obama poses for comedians, and Lindsay Lohan's Marilyn Monroe impression. Here are some of the links for items mentioned in the show:


Daniel Day-Lewis' Oscar acceptance speech

Saturday Night Live's Obama/Clinton debate sketch

Lindsay Lohan's New York magazine photo shoot

Julia Turner's Oscar fashion dialogue with Amanda Fortini

The Encyclopedia Baracktannica

Posted by Andy Bowers on Feb. 28 at 3:07 p.m.