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Slate Culture Gabfest on Mare of Easttown, Bo Burnham, and the Amazon-MGM deal.

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Episode Notes

This week Dana is joined Slate senior editor Sam Adams and Vulture critic Kathryn VanArendonk. First, the panel discusses the HBO mini-series Mare of Easttown. Next, they talk about Bo Burnham’s Netflix special Inside. Finally, Dana and Sam into the recent Amazon-MGM deal.

In Slate Plus, the panel talks spoilers galore about Mare of Easttown.

Outro music is “On the Keys of Steel” by Dusty Decks

Email us at culturefest@slate.com

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

Endorsements

Dana: MGM: Hollywood’s Greatest Backlot

Sam: Lucy Dacus’ song “VBS” from her upcoming album Home Video

Further Reading

Mare of Easttown’s Creator on Its Final Shocking Twist” by Sam Adams for Slate

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About the Show

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.

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  • Sam Adams is a Slate senior editor and the editor of Slate’s culture blog, Brow Beat.

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