Julia Turner Julia Turner

Julia Turner is the editor in chief of Slate and a regular on Slate's Culture Gabfest podcast.

Tv Club
May 6 2014 10:14 AMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1Marigold's rejection of her parents and child embodies a funny kind of feminism.  
Tv Club
April 28 2014 1:49 AMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1Don gets a raw deal.
Tv Club
April 21 2014 11:49 AMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1Don and Sally see right through each other.
Brow Beat
April 16 2014 2:29 PMWill Don Draper Become D.B. Cooper? A Skyjacking Expert Weighs In.
Tv Club
April 14 2014 2:00 PMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1Peggy needs a new job.
Tv Club
April 11 2014 8:08 AMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1Can Matthew Weiner stick the landing?
Culture Gabfest
April 2 2014 12:33 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Are You There God? It’s Me, Hollywood” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Noah, Doll & Em, and the end of Television Without Pity.
Culture Gabfest
March 19 2014 11:22 AMDo Trigger Warnings Promote Sensitivity or Entitlement on College Campuses?
Brow Beat
March 7 2014 5:16 PMIs Don Draper Going to Die? Reading the Mad Men Tea Leaves.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 26 2014 11:49 AMWhere Would Judd Apatow Be Without Harold Ramis?
Feb. 21 2014 5:17 PMHow to Get Yourself to Watch “Difficult” MoviesNotes from a Schindler’s List viewing party.
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 12 2014 12:33 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Piece of Resistance” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Lego Movie, how the Sochi games affect U.S. views of Russia, and historical photos on Twitter.
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 29 2014 2:15 PMIn What World Could Philomena Win Best Picture?
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 15 2014 10:42 AMThe Culture Gabfest “From Now on This Gabfest Is a Space for Silent Reflection” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on True Detective, The Spoils of Babylon, and the absence of African-American artists at the top of Billboard charts.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 25 2013 10:00 AMWhat Makes for “Good Conversation”?
Culture Gabfest
April 30 2014 10:46 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Gild This” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, and spring cleaning.
Culture Gabfest
April 23 2014 12:48 PMShould Gawker Ban Internet Slang?
Culture Gabfest
April 16 2014 2:46 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Silent T Party” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Stephen Colbert’s move to The Late Show, Adam Begley’s Updike, and Futurism at the Guggenheim.
Slate Plus
April 16 2014 11:22 AMWe Wanted to Welcome You to Slate Plus… So we created these videos just for you, members!
Brow Beat
April 11 2014 8:16 AMEverything You Need to Remember Before the Next Season of Mad Men
Culture Gabfest
April 9 2014 12:46 PMDoes Silicon Valley Have a Sense of Humor?
Slate Plus
March 25 2014 4:54 PMJonathan Adler Chats About His Exclusive Mug Design for Slate
Culture Gabfest
March 12 2014 10:38 AMThe Culture Gabfest “All Aboard the Model Train” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Grand Budapest Hotel, Cosmos with Neil Degrasse Tyson, and the trials of bitcoin.
Culture Gabfest
March 5 2014 2:39 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Travoltified” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the Academy Awards, American fraternities, and the “normcore” aesthetic.
Five-Ring Circus
Feb. 23 2014 7:32 PMThe Best Thing About the Olympics Was That Amazing Opening Ceremony Sweater
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 19 2014 11:29 AMIs Italian Oscar Nominee The Great Beauty a Sumptuous Feast or a Pretentious Mess?
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 5 2014 11:01 AMRosanne Cash Names Her Favorite Rosanne Cash Song
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 22 2014 12:01 PMShould the Allegations Against Woody Allen Affect How We Feel About His Movies?
Culture Gabfest
Jan. 8 2014 12:49 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Do Androids Dream of Joaquin Phoenix?” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Her, Isaac Asimov’s predictions for 2014, and the pretense of anonymity in restaurant criticism.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 18 2013 6:24 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Don’t Put Metal in the Science Oven” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on American Hustle, the Danish political drama Borgen, and long-form journalism in the digital age.




Crying Rape

False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.

Scotland Votes to Remain in U.K.

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

Can Democrats Keep Counting on Republicans to Offend Women as a Campaign Strategy?


Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

  News & Politics
The World
Sept. 19 2014 11:36 AM Breaking Up Countries Is Still Hard to Do
Business Insider
Sept. 19 2014 11:37 AM Why Urban Outfitters and Other Brands Troll Their Customers
Lexicon Valley
Sept. 19 2014 11:32 AM Why Do Pirates Talk Like That?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 11:33 AM Planned Parenthood Is About to Make It a Lot Easier to Get Birth Control
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 11:40 AM Apple Invented the Perfect Way to Handle Your Giant New Phone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 19 2014 11:33 AM The Curious Incident of the Supernova in the Nighttime
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.