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This week on the Culture Gabfest, Stephen Metcalf and Dana Stevens are joined by guest host Jody Rosen, a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine. First, they discuss Borat 2 (officially, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm). Next, they dive into music with “The Harry Smith B-Sides.” Finally, they discuss Zoom’s newfound, and sometimes dangerous, place in our culture.
On this week’s Slate Plus segment the hosts extend their analysis of Borat 2, including a discussion of Rudy Giuliani’s now infamous cameo.
Podcast production by Cameron Drews. Production assistance by Whitney Tesi and Rachael Allen.
Outro music: “Next Stop the Big Onion” by Chester Malone
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.