Slate's Culture Gabfest for July 31.

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July 31 2008 10:59 AM

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Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned in the show:

Liz Phair's Exile in Guyville.
New York magazine's culture blog Vulture interviews Liz Phair.
Meghan O'Rourke's 2003 critical re-evaluation of Liz Phair.
Liz Phair's response.
Time magazine's original report on the "pregnancy pact" at a Gloucester, Mass., public high school.
Time follows up.
Christopher Caldwell considers the political dogmas at play in the Gloucester story.
George Carlin, RIP.
Jerry Seinfeld remembers George Carlin.
Cullen Murphy explains why flight attendants really talk like that.

The Culture Gabfest weekly endorsements:

Julia's pick: Listener Robin Winning's song of the summer, "That's Not My Name" by the Ting Tings.
Dana's pick: Stephen Colbert's green screen challenge: Make John McCain interesting.
Stephen's pick: The greatest song of any summer ever, the Rolling Stones' "Miss You."

Posted by Matt Lieber on July 2 at 6:02 p.m.

June 18, 2008

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In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss the unexpected outcome of the R. Kelly trial, the song of the summer (or which hit you'll unexpectedly know all the words to by Labor Day), and the Atlantic's recent story: "Is Google Making Us Stupid?"

Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned in the show: