Slate's Culture Gabfest


New York Times critic Dwight Garner says “The Slate Culture Gabfest is one of the highlights of my week.” The award-winning Culturefest features Slate culture critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debating the week in culture, from highbrow to pop. Part of the Panoply Network.


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Title: Spoilers: Always Be My Maybe

Spoilers: Always Be My Maybe

June 7th, 2019

This week on Spoiler Specials, Marissa Martinelli, Inkoo Kang and Heather Schwedel spoil Always Be My Maybe starring Ali Wong and Randall Park. What is… Go to Episode

Culture Gabfest: All This Science I Don't Understand Edition

June 5th, 2019

Dana Stevens and Stephen Metcalf are joined by a rotating third chair of Slatesters to discuss Rocketman with Forrest Wickman, HBO's Chernobyl with Sam… Go to Episode

Culture Gabfest: Barbie Body Dream Sequence Edition

May 29th, 2019

Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the movie Booksmart, what it's like to lose 250 thousand dollars on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire… Go to Episode

Spoilers: Booksmart

May 24th, 2019

This week on Spoiler Specials, Dana Stevens, Jeffrey Bloomer and Christina Cauterucci spoil Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut Booksmart. Does the movie… Go to Episode