National Public Radio had a segment on Thursday discussing the reaction of the Chinese government to protests over the Olympic torch.
Emily brings up an interesting Slate piece using game theory to explain dating.
David comments on the Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post Magazine article about noted violinist Joshua Bell playing anonymously in a D.C. Metro station.
John discusses an ABC report that links Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to administration discussions about "enhanced interrogation techniques."
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Posted by Dale Willman on April 11 at 11:47 a.m.
April 9, 2008
Listen to Cultural Gabfest No. 5, with critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner by clicking the arrow on the audio player below: You can also download the program here, or you can subscribe to the weekly Gabfest podcast feed in iTunes by clicking here.
In this week's Cultural Gabfest, our critics discuss whether the latest Vogue cover is racist (or just the subject of misplaced outrage in the blogosphere), whether Hillary's tax return explodes the Clintons' middle-class image, and whether the new online sitcom The Guild is for nerds only.
Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned in the show: