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On this week’s episode, Steve and Dana talk to Slate’s television critic Willa Paskin about the unprecedented current season of The Bachelorette. Then Slate editor Matthew Dessem comes on board for the rest of the show to talk about Saturday Night Live and two recent articles about societal collapse in the Atlantic and the New York Times Magazine.
In Slate Plus, the hosts discuss which TV universes they’d like to be dropped into.
Podcast production by Cameron Drews. Production assistance by Rachael Allen.
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.