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

Culture Gabfest
July 28 2015 3:09 PMThe “Vocal Fry” Bonus SegmentDana, Julia, Stephen, and Ann discuss women’s voices, vocal fry, and more.
Culture Gabfest
July 22 2015 12:54 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Haders Gonna Hade, Hackers Gonna Hack, Gawkers Gonna Gawk” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Trainwreck, Mr. Robot, and the controversy at Gawker.
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
July 1 2015 11:01 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Quinquennial Strut” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Love & Mercy, songs of summer, and Summer Strut 2015.
The Gist
June 24 2015 8:17 AMThe Gist ListAn interview with Mike Pesca about the long, detailed, occasionally baffling iPhone note where he keeps all his ideas.
Culture Gabfest
June 10 2015 10:39 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Spy. Unreal. Wow.” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Spy, Unreal, and the writers’ room at ClickHole.
Culture Gabfest
May 27 2015 10:47 AMThe Culture Gabfest “I See Floating Hearts” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Wayward Pines, Periscope, and Simon Pegg’s critique of geek culture in Hollywood.
Culture Gabfest
May 20 2015 10:57 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Badass Matriarchy” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Mad Max: Fury Road and the Mad Men finale
TV Club
May 18 2015 1:52 AMMad Men, Season 7, Part 2Why did Don stop running?
TV Club
May 14 2015 4:26 PMMad Men Zinger of the Week: “The Milk and Honey Route”Slate’s TV Club writers pick their favorite Mad Men lines of the episode.
TV Club
May 12 2015 6:17 PMMad Men, Season 7, Part 2Why has everyone suddenly gone soft on Betty?
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.
TV Club
May 5 2015 4:39 PMMad Men Zinger of the Week: “Lost Horizon”Slate’s TV Club writers pick their favorite Mad Men lines of the episode.
TV Club
April 30 2015 8:17 PMMad Men Zinger of the Week: “Time & Life”Slate’s TV Club writers pick their favorite Mad Men lines of the episode.
TV Club
April 27 2015 2:21 PMMad Men, Season 7, Part 2The millionaire partners finally accept that they’re not underdogs anymore.
Behind the Scenes
July 27 2015 3:45 PMThe Great Writing Vs. Talking DebateIs it harder to be a good writer or a good talker?
Culture Gabfest
July 15 2015 11:19 AMThe Culture Gabfest “What a Long, Strange Trip We’ve Totally Ignored” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Catastrophe, the Grateful Dead’s Fare Thee Well tour, and The Next Next Level.
Fashion
July 3 2015 3:10 PMA Brief History of the BikiniHow the tiny swimsuit conquered America.
Culture Gabfest
June 24 2015 11:49 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Life, Money, Art” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Inside Out, the new $10 bill, and the new Whitney Museum.
Working
June 15 2015 7:30 AMThe “How Does a 747 Pilot Work?” EditionSlate Editor-in-Chief Julia Turner steps into the cockpit to chat with British Airways pilot Mark Vanhoenacker about his career, his book, and his childhood dream.
Slate Fare
June 7 2015 8:35 PMA Change to Slate for International Readers
TV Club
May 21 2015 2:18 PMMad Men Zinger of the Week: “Person to Person”Slate’s TV Club writers pick their favorite Mad Men lines of the episode.
TV Club
May 19 2015 12:02 PMMad Men, Season 7, Part 2Mad Men stuck the landing.
Behind the Scenes
May 15 2015 11:19 AM“We Get Really Nerdy About Why a Headline Works”Slate’s editors in a roundtable about heds, deks, annoying clickbait, and more.
Culture Gabfest
May 13 2015 11:33 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Steve Has a Hangover in Toronto” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Ex Machina, David Letterman, and Lip Sync Battle.
The Audio Book Club
May 8 2015 10:58 AMThe Audio Book Club Flies With H Is for HawkSlate critics debate Helen MacDonald’s shape-shifting grief memoir.
Culture Gabfest
May 6 2015 2:20 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Stupid and Contagious” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, boxing, and dad bod. 
TV Club
May 4 2015 8:03 PMMad Men, Season 7, Part 2What did Peggy’s glorious, GIF-able moments even mean?
Culture Gabfest
April 29 2015 10:38 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Heavy Is the Head That Wears the Guacamole” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Wolf Hall, Bruce Jenner’s interview, and avocados.
Culture Gabfest
April 22 2015 11:02 AMThe Culture Gabfest “About Lightning” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on About Elly, movie trailers, and Gwyneth Paltrow’s SNAP challenge.

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