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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

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
July 28 2016 10:22 AMBad MomsA women-gone-wild comedy that could have been a bit wilder—and gone after different targets.
Culture Gabfest
July 27 2016 12:34 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Summer Strut 2016” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the state of the songs of summer and Summer Strut 2016.
Movies
July 21 2016 1:45 PMStar Trek BeyondThe latest film doesn’t reinvent the franchise, but it does understand what’s made it live long and prosper.
Culture Gabfest
July 15 2016 10:37 AMIs Watching the News Bad for You?The Culture Gabfest discusses the shootings in Baton Rouge, Minnesota, and Dallas.
Culture Gabfest
July 13 2016 3:20 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Calamities Ensue” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Night Of, Abbas Kiarostami’s Close-Up, and cosmetic surgery in Hollywood.
Culture Gabfest
July 6 2016 12:35 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Steve Is a Mocap Golden Retriever” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The BFG, Animal Kingdom, and Facebook’s new algorithm.
Movies
June 30 2016 10:43 AMThe BFGSteven Spielberg’s Roald Dahl adaptation is a little schmaltzy, but there’s real magic in Mark Rylance’s performance.
Movies
June 24 2016 4:47 PMIndependence Day: ResurgenceThis bad disaster movie nonetheless feels perfect for our times.
Culture Gabfest
June 22 2016 1:47 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Jalapeños on Your Eyeballs” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Finding Dory, UnReal Season 2, and the phenomenon of James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke.
Movies
June 15 2016 6:18 PMFinding DoryPixar’s sequel to Finding Nemo does more than “just keep swimming.” It explores new depths.
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.”
Culture Gabfest
July 27 2016 1:26 PMWhat’s the Struttiest Song on Hamilton?The Culture Gabfest talks about the song with the best beat.
Culture Gabfest
July 22 2016 2:45 PMTaylor Swift Versus KimyeWho’s in the wrong here?
Culture Gabfest
July 20 2016 12:17 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Gotta Bust ’Em All” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Ghostbusters, Pokémon Go, and the New York Times Magazine’s profile on Chuck Close.
Movies
July 14 2016 4:39 PMGhostbustersI ain’t afraid of the fizzy, all-female remake.
Culture Gabfest
July 7 2016 10:37 AMWhat’s Hiding in Your Cultural Blind Spot?Objects in mirror might be closer than they appear.
Brow Beat
July 5 2016 9:48 AMWhy Abbas Kiarostami’s Films Meant So Much to Me, in One Long Shot of a Tin Can
Culture Gabfest
June 29 2016 3:51 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Independence, Duh” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Independence Day: Resurgence, an oral history of Angels in America, and New York’s profile on Judith Butler.
Culture Gabfest
June 23 2016 1:59 PMWords That Save LivesWe all have a song, a book, or a poem that gets us through life’s rough patches.
Culture Gabfest
June 16 2016 5:46 PMSummer Reading, Had Me a BlastThe Culture Gabfest hosts dish on their ultimate summer reading memories.
Culture Gabfest
June 15 2016 12:35 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Followers of Satin” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on O.J.: Made in America, the five tribes of modern male fashion, and Dana Stevens’ l’esprit d’escalier.

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