Spoiler Specials

Slate Spoiler Specials: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Sam Adams and author Adam Nayman discuss the Coen brothers’ latest film.

On the Spoiler Special podcast, Slate critics discuss moviesthe occasional TV show, and, once in a blue moon, another podcast, in full spoiler-filled detail. In this week’s episode, Sam Adams discusses The Ballad of Buster Scruggs with the author of The Coen Brothers: This Book Really Ties the Films Together, Adam Nayman. They discuss how the film fits in with the rest of the Coen brothers’ work and why a 2018 western has to do better with its Native American representation.

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