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Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

Culture Gabfest
Feb. 11 2016 4:35 PMThe End of Football Why the sport is no longer justifiable as a thinking person’s pastime.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 28 2016 2:49 PMThe Desperate Housewives of Contemporary Fiction As their numbers dwindle in real life, housewives find greener lawns in contemporary novels. 
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 14 2016 3:00 PMIn the Golden Age of Podcasts, Where Are All the Critics? The Culture Gabfest takes another crack at a listener’s question about the state of podcast criticism.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 28 2015 10:18 AMThe “Draggy Endless Carols” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest crew compiles the worst songs of the season.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 3 2015 2:06 PMThe “As Wonderful As I Remember It” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest hosts rediscover their favorite children’s stories.
Slate Voice
Nov. 17 2015 2:40 PMSlate Voice: “Found in Translation”Listen to Dana Stevens read about exploring Japan’s rich cinematic history.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 29 2015 1:17 PMThe “Thirsty Thursday” Bonus SegmentSlate’s Culture Gabfest crew shares their drinks of choice—from coffee in the morning to 5 p.m. cocktails.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 15 2015 10:45 AMThe “Guide and a Goad” Bonus SegmentThe panelists answer a question from a Slate fan about metaphors.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 23 2015 12:44 PMThe A+ Personal Essay CollectionJulia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Stephen Metcalf share their favorite first-person essays.
Culture Gabfest
July 28 2015 3:09 PMThe “Vocal Fry” Bonus SegmentDana, Julia, Stephen, and Ann discuss women’s voices, vocal fry, and more.
Behind the Scenes
May 8 2015 10:12 AMThe Culture Gabfest Like You’ve Never Heard It BeforeListen to this week's Culture Gabfest "Behold! Ignorance and Want” Edition—complete, unfiltered, and uncut.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 18 2015 12:47 PMThe “All About Love“ Bonus SegmentCulture Lovefest: Stephen, Julia, and Dana reveal their favorite love songs
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 12 2014 5:05 PMMike Pesca vs. the Culture Gabfest Watch this week’s Culture Gabfest extra for Slate Plus
Slate Plus
May 23 2014 12:31 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Reparations, Beowulf, and a rum omelette, from Dana Stevens.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 4 2016 3:42 PMWhat’s It Like to Finish Your Book and Hit Send?    Stephen Metcalf on writing and letting go.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 21 2016 2:33 PMRemembering Alan Rickman The Culture Gabfest says goodbye to Alan Rickman by remembering favorite moments of his life and work.  
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 6 2016 6:17 PMThe Best Books, Movies, and TV Shows to Come in 2016 What is the Culture Gabfest looking forward to watching, reading, and listening to in 2016?
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 11 2015 3:32 PMThe “I Prefer They” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest discuss why some major news outlets have started using gender-neutral pronouns and titles. 
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 20 2015 9:00 AMThe “Podcast Feud” Bonus SegmentThe hosts of the Political Gabfest, Culture Gabfest, and Hang Up and Listen face off in a Slate-y version of Family Feud
Culture Gabfest
Nov. 5 2015 1:06 PMThe “Primitively Motivating Music” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest hosts on what music makes them sweat.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 22 2015 5:01 PMThe “Scare Your Pants Off” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest panelists share opinions on their favorite fear-inducing books and films.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 9 2015 2:04 PMThe “Blood and Guts” Bonus SegmentStephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss former vegetarians, pan-seared steaks, and ethical omnivores.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 22 2015 5:40 PMThe “Mining the Past” Bonus SegmentJulia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Stephen Metcalf discuss Laura Bennett’s critique of the personal essay and share their favorite examples.
Culture Gabfest
July 8 2015 1:09 PMThe “Very First Concert I Ever Attended” Bonus SegmentDana, Julia, and Chris discuss their musical firsts, Bob Dylan, and more.
Culture Gabfest
March 25 2015 10:01 AMThe “Subliminal Plagiarism” Bonus SegmentJulia, Dana, and Jessica discuss influence, plagiarism, and borrowing.
Behind the Scenes
Dec. 29 2014 11:01 AM“I Really Do Find the Process Mildly Traumatic”A look into how Slate’s movie critic puts together her end-of-year list.
Slate Plus
June 11 2014 3:52 PMThe Culture Gabfest: The “Are You Done Yet” Bonus SegmentDana and Julia corner Stephen to ask him five questions about his recent book leave.
Slate Plus
April 16 2014 11:22 AMWe Wanted to Welcome You to Slate Plus… So we created these videos just for you, members!