The Culture Gabfest, "Summer Strut" Edition
Listen to Slate's show about the new New York Times documentary Page One, Robert Nozick, and great summer jams to kick-start your day.
Posted Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at 10:49 AM
The Culture Gabfest weekly endorsements:
Dana's pick: Prince's song "Cream" from the 1991 album Diamonds and Pearls.
Julia's pick: Tony Scott's 2011 runaway train thriller Unstoppable.
Steve's picks: Christopher Hitchens' takedown of David Mamet's newfound conservative beliefs in the New York Times Book Review, * and the music of Sufjan Stevens (you can listen to "Chicago" and "John Wayne Gacy, Jr." on YouTube).
Outro: "Summertime" by the Sundays.
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Correction, June 23, 2011: This article originally misidentified the New York Times Book Review. (Return to the corrected sentence.)
Stephen Metcalf is Slate's critic at large. He is working on a book about the 1980s.
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