The Coen brothers' True Grit, the case against caps lock, and the death of Captain Beefheart on this week's…

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Dec. 22 2010 10:49 AM

The Culture Gabfest, "WE'RE NOT SHOUTING AT YOU" Edition

Listen to Slate's show about True Grit, the case against caps lock, and the death of Captain Beefheart.


Listen to Culture Gabfest No. 118 with Christopher Beam, Stephen Metcalf, Jody Rosen, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner by clicking the arrow on the audio player below:

Outro: "My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains" performed by Everything But the Girl.

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Stephen Metcalf is Slate's critic at large. He is working on a book about the 1980s.

Dana Stevens is Slate's movie critic.

Julia Turner is the editor in chief of Slate and a regular on Slate's Culture Gabfest podcast.

Christopher Beam is a writer living in Beijing.

Jody Rosen is a Slate contributor.

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