Culture Gabfest
Culture Gabfest
Slate Podcasts
You Lost Me at Bonjour
1 hour 3 minutes Posted Oct 7, 2020 at 2:00 am.
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This week on the Culture Gabfest, Stephen Metcalf and Julia Turner are joined by Slate book critic Laura Miller for a full episode. First, the panel takes on The Glorias, the new film based on Gloria Steinem’s life. Next, they are joined by New Yorker staff writer Lauren Collins to talk about the Netflix comedy-drama Emily in Paris. Finally, the panel discusses the narrative drama of Donald Trump’s having COVID-19.

The Slate Plus segment this week features Laura’s book recommendations for fall.  

 Podcast production by Cameron Drews. Production assistance by Rachael Allen.

Outro Music: Pike Place Market by Rockin' For Decades

Endorsements

Laura: The Good Lord Bird, starring Ethan Hawke

Julia: A recipe for State Fair Lemonade

Steve: Rod Stewart’s cover of “Handbags and Gladrags” (as well as the many videos of rockstars’ impromptu performances)

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