Culture Gabfest

Culture Gabfest “Book Twin Powers, Activate!” Edition

In this taping of a special live event, Steve interviews Dana and Isaac Butler about their new books.


Episode Notes

This week, Culture Gabfest is coming to you live from The Strand Bookstore in NYC for a special event! In this live taping, Steve interviews Dana about her new book (Camera Man: Buster Keaton, the Dawn of Cinema, and the Invention of the Twentieth Century) and Isaac Butler about his new book (The Method: How the Twentieth Century Learned to Act).

In Slate Plus, Dana and Isaac answer some questions from the audience.
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Podcast production by Cameron Drews. Production assistance by Nadira Goffe. Thanks to Jason Stack for this great photo!

Outro music is “Spinning the Wheels” by Dusty Decks.


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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