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On this week’s Slate Culture Gabfest, the critics discuss the new film It Comes at Night from director Trey Edward Shults. Is it really a horror movie, or something else entirely? Next, they talk about the new TNT drama Claws, starring the great Niecy Nash. Finally, Gossip lead singer Beth Ditto is breaking out as a solo artist. The critics tackle her new record Fake Sugar while delving into her legacy as a queer icon and artist.
Links to some of the things we discussed this week:
June: The complete works of actress Elizabeth Marvel
Christina: Music for Wartime by Rebecca Makkai
Stephen: Warner Bros: The Making of an American Movie Studio by David Thomson
Outro: The theme from Reno 911!
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