Julia Turner
Julia Turner Julia Turner

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

Culture Gabfest
July 21 2017 12:39 PMOn MayonnaiseA Culture Gabfest guide to that most controversial of condiments.
Culture Gabfest
July 6 2017 3:10 PMThe Tropes and Gimmicks That Make Narrative Podcasts So Suspiciously SeductiveThe Culture Gabfest unpacks why so many podcasts sound like This American Life.
Slate Plus
June 8 2017 5:14 PMEverything Australia Wanted to Know About the Culture GabfestAn audience Q&A from a live taping in Melbourne, Australia.
Culture Gabfest
March 23 2017 2:23 PMReading 1984, the Breakout Novel of 2017What George Orwell taught the Culture Gabfest about “alternative facts.”
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 20 2016 11:49 AMFrom Handwritten Notes to Classic MoviesThe hosts take audience questions from their live show in Santa Monica.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 29 2016 1:12 PMCelebrating Eight Years of the Culture GabfestThe hosts discuss the show’s evolution in honor of Slate’s 20th anniversary.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 7 2016 3:29 PMRadio Drama Has Returned to the Spotlight—Now What?The Culture Gabfest’s producer explains why radio drama isn’t dead.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 1 2016 2:49 PMWhat Does It Mean to Have Your Mind Blown?The Culture Gabfest hosts discuss their picks for mind-blowing movies.
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.
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 15 2016 10:37 AMIs Watching the News Bad for You?The Culture Gabfest discusses the shootings in Baton Rouge, Minnesota, and Dallas.
Slate Fare
June 24 2016 12:48 PMHelp Slate Celebrate Its Birthday!Tell us the stories that have stuck with you from our first 20 years.
Culture Gabfest
June 9 2016 2:25 PMThe Matchmaking Potential of the Culture GabfestAn intern says the podcast helped her get to know her husband when they first started dating.
Culture Gabfest
May 26 2016 1:54 PMTechnology Ate My Humanities HomeworkThe Culture Gabfest discusses pros and cons of the digital humanities.
Culture Gabfest
May 13 2016 11:49 AMWho Are the Hamilton Haters?The Culture Gabfest discusses the cultural significance of the musical’s backlash.
Culture Gabfest
July 13 2017 1:13 PMWhat Makes a Song a Smash Hit?The Culture Gabfest chats with the host of Hit Parade, a new podcast about our favorite pop songs.
Culture Gabfest
June 29 2017 4:10 PMWhat We Learned on Our Trip to AustraliaThe Culture Gabfest on Australian wildlife, the Melbourne-Sydney rivalry, and the country’s dutiful acknowledgement of its colonial past.
Science
May 18 2017 3:38 PMThe Rhetorical Tricks of Climate Change DeniersThe Culture Gabfest deconstructs a controversial column by New York Times columnist Bret Stephens.
Television
Dec. 6 2016 10:21 AMWhat Digger Made of the Gilmore Girls ReunionA conversation with Chris Eigeman about the show’s four final words and more.
Culture Gabfest
Oct. 5 2016 4:31 PMCan the Mentally Ill Consent to Being Interviewed?Slate’s Culture Gabfest discusses the Washington Post’s profile of a mentally ill Trump supporter.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 16 2016 11:08 AMWhat TV Shows Should We Be Paying Attention to This Fall?Slate’s Culture Gabfest discusses what not to miss this season.
Year of Great Books
Sept. 2 2016 4:26 PMAbout Barchester TowersEverything Slate’s Year of Great Books learned from Anthony Trollope’s workplace comedy.
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. 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.
Culture Gabfest
July 22 2016 2:45 PMTaylor Swift Versus KimyeWho’s in the wrong here?
Culture Gabfest
June 30 2016 11:13 AMWhat’s Brexit Got to Do With Game of Thrones?The Culture Gabfest says the show’s finale is more timely than ever.
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 2 2016 11:50 AMShould I Break Up With My Cable Company?Everything you should know about cord cutting, on this week’s Culture Gabfest bonus segment.
Culture Gabfest
May 20 2016 11:42 AMHonoring Novelist Katherine DunnThe Culture Gabfest looks back at the Geek Love author’s legacy.
Culture Gabfest
April 27 2016 12:18 PMHonoring the BardThe Culture Gabfest commemorates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

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