Culture Gabfest

“Deepfake” Edition

Slate Culture Gabfest on Roadrunner, Schmigadoon, and Landslide.


Episode Notes

This week, Steve and Dana are joined by Isaac Butler, co-host of Slate’s Working podcast. First, the panel discusses the documentary Roadrunner about Anthony Bourdain. Next, they talk about the Apple TV show Schmigadoon. Finally, the hosts are joined by Laura Miller to discuss her review of Michael Wolff’s Landslide.

In Slate Plus, the panel further discusses their thoughts on Roadrunner.

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Outro music is “Back to Silence” by OTE.

Podcast production by Cameron Drews. Production assistance by Cleo Levin.


Dana: The Kitchen Confidential audiobook

Isaac: And Everything Is Going Fine

Secrets of Happiness by Joan Silber

Steve: “A Just and Loving Gaze” by Deborah Casewell in Aeon


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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