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In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Jody Rosen, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss singer song-writer Joanna Newsom, the new NBC show The Marriage Ref, and the Guardian's collection of writers' rules for writing fiction.
Here are some links to the things we discussed this week:
Slate's review of Joanna Newsom's latest CD, Have One on Me, by Jonah Weiner.
Slate's review of Newsom's first CD, The Milk-Eyed Mender, by Jody Rosen.
The poems of Gerald Manley Hopkins.
The not-so-official site of the band Silver Jews.
NBC's The Marriage Refon Hulu.
Match Game on YouTube.
Full episodes of the ABC reality show Wife Swap.
Ten rules for writing fiction in the Guardian, Part 1 and Part 2.
John Keats' love letters to Fanny Brawne.
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Posted on March 3 by Jesse Baker at 10:23 a.m.