Dana Stevens
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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

Culture Gabfest
Oct. 5 2016 1:25 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Darkness on the Edge of Reason” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Westworld, Bruce Springsteen’s memoir, and the unmasking of Elena Ferrante, revisited.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 29 2016 1:12 PMCelebrating Eight Years of the Culture GabfestThe hosts discuss the show’s evolution in honor of Slate’s 20th anniversary.
Movies
Sept. 23 2016 10:30 AMQueen of KatweA feel-good movie about a teenage Ugandan chess champion with some sly lessons about the rest of the world.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 21 2016 1:59 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Don’t Exhale” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Don’t Breathe, HBO’s High Maintenance, and how Harry Potter changed fandom forever.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 16 2016 11:08 AMWhat TV Shows Should We Be Paying Attention to This Fall?Slate’s Culture Gabfest discusses what not to miss this season.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 14 2016 12:25 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Epistemological Meltdown” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Atlanta, whether smiling can make you happier, and beloved ’90s comedy Walking and Talking.
Movies
Sept. 9 2016 12:55 PMSullyClint Eastwood can’t pull off his own miracle on the Hudson.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 7 2016 11:53 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Marconi Plays the Mamba” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Amazon’s I Love Dick, bad songs, and what a dismal summer at the box office means for the movie industry.
Movies
Sept. 1 2016 1:56 PMThe Light Between OceansA romantic drama set 100 years ago that feels surprisingly modern.
Brow Beat
Aug. 30 2016 4:01 PMThe One Moment in Willy Wonka That Best Captures the Genius of Gene Wilder
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 25 2016 4:02 PMThe One Book That Changed Your LifeThe Culture Gabfesters reveal what books really made a difference in their lives.
Movies
Aug. 19 2016 11:36 AMMorris From AmericaA subtle, stirring, foul-mouthed showcase for Craig Robinson’s surprising dramatic gifts.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 17 2016 12:50 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From Steve’s Porch” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest answers listener questions live from Steve’s porch.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 10 2016 2:31 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Live From the Mount” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Idiocracy, pilgrimages to writers’ houses, and why technology keeps infantilizing us.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 5 2016 4:22 PMWhich Dead Writer Should Have Written About This Year’s Election?The Culture Gabfesters answer who would join their zombie crew of journalists.
Movies
Sept. 30 2016 10:03 AMAmerican HoneyNewcomer Sasha Lane is a star in the making, though Andrea Arnold’s film can’t quite find the elusive truths of the heartland.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 28 2016 1:22 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Get a Load of This Clown” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Amazon’s Fleabag, Brangelexit, and the story of American Girl’s first black doll, Addy Walker.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 22 2016 8:21 AMDonald Trump Shouldn’t Have Been on The Tonight ShowPoliticians are on late-night TV all the time, but Trump should have been the exception.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 20 2016 1:47 PMThe Culture Gabfest Reacts to Brangelina’s BreakupHear their unedited reaction from the moment the story broke.
Movies
Sept. 15 2016 6:09 PMBridget Jones’s BabyDear Diary, Renée Zellweger is back, and maybe Bridget should just focus on herself for a while.
The Next 20
Sept. 13 2016 9:39 AMThe Vagina Music of Walking and TalkingTwenty years ago, Nicole Holofcener’s debut flopped. Now, it feels like a prophecy about the women who rule pop culture.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 7 2016 3:29 PMRadio Drama Has Returned to the Spotlight—Now What?The Culture Gabfest’s producer explains why radio drama isn’t dead.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 1 2016 2:49 PMWhat Does It Mean to Have Your Mind Blown?The Culture Gabfest hosts discuss their picks for mind-blowing movies.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 31 2016 12:42 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Smart Brick” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Werner Herzog’s Lo and Behold, Sam Anderson’s “David’s Ankles,” and how to write a children’s book.
Movies
Aug. 26 2016 11:24 AMSouthside With YouA charming microbiopic that will make you miss the Obamas before they’re even gone.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 24 2016 1:28 PMThe Culture Gabfest “And Now It’s Dead” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the death of Gawker, Kubo and the Two Strings, and pop culture vacations.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 17 2016 4:41 PMStephen’s Hudson Valley Crash CourseCulture Gabfest host Stephen Metcalf gives us a tour of his Hudson Valley stomping grounds.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 15 2016 12:36 PMWhat Does the Culture Gabfest Think About Fantasy Bachelorette Leagues?The hosts answer audience questions live from the Mount.
Movies
Aug. 9 2016 10:30 AMFlorence Foster JenkinsBe who you are, this movie urges. I’m a critic who can’t resist a late-summer Meryl Streep comedy.
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 3 2016 12:34 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Avada C’mon” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Stranger Things, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and “The Case Against the Media, by the Media.”

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