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
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
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. 30 2015 10:11 AMThe “Useful Thanks Purveyor” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest hosts welcome culture editor Dan Kois to discuss the archetypal family roles at Thanksgiving dinners.
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. 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.
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?
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.
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 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 21 2015 1:49 PM Mad Men Zinger of the Week: “The Forecast”Slate’s TV Club writers pick their favorite Mad Men lines of the episode. 
Behind the Scenes
April 8 2015 2:41 PMIf You Didn’t Catch Our Mad Men Premiere PartyA podcast from our live event, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Culture Gabfest
March 25 2015 10:01 AMThe “Subliminal Plagiarism” Bonus SegmentJulia, Dana, and Jessica discuss influence, plagiarism, and borrowing.
Slate Fare
Jan. 20 2015 3:30 PMWhat Should Slate Do This Year? A members-only State of Slate open thread with Editor-in-Chief Julia Turner.
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. 3 2015 2:06 PMThe “As Wonderful As I Remember It” Bonus SegmentThe Culture Gabfest hosts rediscover their favorite children’s stories.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Slate Plus
April 14 2015 1:35 PMMad Men Zinger of the Week: “New Business”Slate’s TV Club picks their favorite Mad Men lines of the episode.
TV Club
April 7 2015 3:00 PMMad Men Zinger of the Week: “Severance”Slate’s TV Club picks their favorite Mad Men lines of the episode. 
Culture Gabfest
Feb. 18 2015 12:47 PMThe “All About Love“ Bonus SegmentCulture Lovefest: Stephen, Julia, and Dana reveal their favorite love songs
Behind the Scenes
Nov. 28 2014 5:00 PMOur Media Thanksgiving ListThe podcasts, websites, and apps Slate-sters are thankful for.

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