Culture Gabfest: Angelina Jolie, Firefighter

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Culture Gabfest: Angelina Jolie, Firefighter

Wednesday, 26 May

This week Steve, Dana, and Julia discuss HBO Max’s film Those Who Wish Me Dead, starring Angelina Jolie. Next, the panel is joined by Slate books critic Laura Miller to dive into a strange publishing trend—where literary criticism meets self-help. Finally, Slate’s technology editor Jon Fisher talks with the hosts about M.O.D.O.K., Hulu’s latest series on the Marvel character. In Slate Plus, the hosts open up about their schedules, productivity, and hacks for cultural consumption in response to a listener question. Email us at culturefest@slate.com Podcast production by Cameron Drews. Production assistance by Rachael Allen.  Endorsements Dana: A series of films by Lois Weber on the Criterion Channel Julia: A new daily news podcast from the L.A. Times called The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times Steve: The restaurant Feast & Floret in Hudson, New York Further Reading “Enough With Literature as Self-Improvement!” by Laura Miller in Slate https://slate.com/culture/2021/03/wonderworks-angus-fletcher-review.html Outro music: "200 Dont's" by Conditional Slate Plus members get ad-free podcasts, a bonus segment in each episode of the Culture Gabfest, full access to Slate's journalism on Slate.com, and more. Sign up now at slate.com/cultureplus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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