Slate’s Culture Gabfest comes up with new theme music! Out with the old, in with the new.

Finally, the Debut of the New Culture Gabfest Theme Song!

Finally, the Debut of the New Culture Gabfest Theme Song!

Slate's weekly roundtable.
Dec. 31 2014 9:43 AM

The Culture Gabfest “New Theme Song” Edition

Slate’s Culture Gabfest comes up with new theme music! Out with the old, in with the new.

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Listen to Culture Gabfest No. 328 with Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner with the audio player below.

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This week on the Slate Culture Gabfest, we have only one topic, but it’s a big one: the critics are joined by composer Nick Britell to brainstorm and compose a new theme song for the podcast.

Links to some of the things we discussed this week follow:

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Endorsements:

Julia: Gimme the Loot, featuring sound work by Nick Britell.

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Outro: Otis Redding and Carla Thomas, New Year’s Resolution

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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.