Culture Gabfest: Parasite Without a Host
Wednesday, 12 February
This week on the Culture Gabfest, Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner break down the Oscars and Bong Joon-ho’s historic win. Next, the discuss Star Trek: Picard with Slate associate editor and Trekkie Marissa Martinelli. Finally, they dive into a recent New York Times Magazine article on the way television imagines New York City.
On the Slate Plus segment this week, the fashion of the Oscars.
Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Production assistance by Rachael Allen.
Outro Music: Eminem Performs 'Lose Yourself' at Oscars 2020
Dana: Bong Joon Ho’s Oscar acceptance speeches, as Dana wrote about in her recent Slate piece “Bong Joon-ho’s Oscar Night Had All the Genre-Bending Twists of His Movies.”
Julia: “Chasing Colombia’s ‘cocaine hippos’” by Peter Rowe in the Los Angeles Times.
Steve: “The Seriousness of George Steiner” by Adam Gopnik in the New Yorker.
“An Evening With George Steiner (1929-2020)” by Kinton Ford in n+1.
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