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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.

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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.

Get the Culture Gabfest and all of Slate's culture coverage here.

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
1.6K Ratings

1.6K Ratings

The Most Tak3n Nickname ,

An older, whiter Ringer podcast

If that’s what you’re looking for, this is the show for you. I can never shake the feeling that this group listens to the Ringer podcasts first and then tries to emulate them. The problem is the Slate staff doesn’t have the chemistry or the comedy chops to make their shows appointment listening. I’d recommend “The Watch” and “The Big Picture” as substitutes.

mama-teri ,

exhausted by the constant ads for other sister podcasts

why slate culture gabfest do you post exponentially more content from podcasts other than your own? and you made an announcement you’d stop, stopped for about a week, and then went back to that same annoying model of promotion. over it.

Celebes Sea ,

Enjoyed it when it was the Culture Gabfest

Get rid of all the other crap. It seems like it’s rarely just Julia, Dana and Steve. Can these other podcasts get their own feed. Oi. Just not interested in them. So much is happening each week culturally and yet its given so little time for these weird look backs at old hits or quirky minutia about... ? What? I don’t even know. The money feed is NOT pop culture. Should be it’s own feed. Especially since there are much better money shows offered by other producers.

Ready to unsubscribe because the original, advertised show is now a rarity. Moving on.

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