Culture Gabfest

Is It OK to Mourn Your Idols All Over Social Media?

Those annoying social media mourners might have a point about Prince.

On Wednesday’s Culture Gabfest Slate Plus bonus segment, hosts Stephen Metcalf, Dan Kois, and June Thomas invite editorial director of Slate Plus, Gabriel Roth, to discuss his new article on Prince and public mourning. Gabe thinks those annoying social media mourners making Prince’s death all about themselves might have a point. But does the Culture Gabfest agree?

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