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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 critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debating the week in culture, from highbrow to pop. For more of Slate’s culture podcasts, check out the Slate Culture feed.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.4 stars from 85 ratings
Stop it with the vocal fry
Great podcast but why do almost all females — except for Dana who has a mellifluous voice — talk with vocal fry?!?
luxpermanet via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/10/20
One of the best
This was one of the very first podcasts I found, and it remains one of the very best I have found. Certainly on my desert island list, it may even be the one I grabbed when the wave came in. (Knowledge of BBCs long running, desert island disks required to fully understand that allusion I...Read full review »
Herb Dash via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 11/06/20
Imagined Horrors
This is a shout out to the Hudson Valley Hero of the Hued who spent his time slandering healthcare workers during the endorsement segment of the most recent episode. Lesser people like I might deem it ill-advised to tar and feather doctors and nurses as vicious racists, especially during a global...Read full review »
Schadenfreude2 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/14/20
Recent Episodes
On this week’s episode, Steve and Dana kick off the show by talking about season 4 of The Crown with June Thomas, Slate's managing producer and co-host of the Working podcast. Then they're joined by Asha Saluja, operations manager for Slate Podcasts, to discuss one of the internet's latest...
Published 11/25/20
On this week’s episode, Steve and Dana talk to Slate’s television critic Willa Paskin about the unprecedented current season of The Bachelorette.  Then Slate's Brow Beat editor, Matthew Dessem, comes on board for the rest of the show to talk about Saturday Night Live and two recent articles about...
Published 11/18/20
On this week’s episode, Steve, Dana, and Julia talk with New York Times book critic Dwight Garner about his book Garner’s Quotations: A Modern Miscellany. Next, they are joined by Slate’s television critic Willa Paskin to discuss The Queen’s Gambit. Finally, the panel imagines how the Trump...
Published 11/11/20
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