Julia's pick: Josh Levin's coverage of the bizarre, sad, and hilarious R. Kelly trial.
Dana's pick: The new D.I.Y. suburban taekwondo comedy, The Foot Fist Way
Stephen's pick: Bo Diddley, The Chess Box.
Posted by Matt Leiber on June 4 at 11:14 a.m.
May 21, 2008
Listen to Culture Gabfest No. 8 with Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner by clicking the arrow on the audio player below:
In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss a New York magazine critique of monogamy, the aesthetically promiscuous—and recently departed—artist Robert Rauschenberg, and Barack Obama's affinity for the work of novelist Philip Roth, the great bard of infidelity.
Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned in the show:
New Yorkmagazine's skeptical inquiry into the sanctity of monogamy in American culture
Jim Lewis' fond remembrance of Robert Rauschenberg in Slate