Stephen Metcalf, Slate

Stephen Metcalf


New York, United States

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Past articles by Stephen:

Why Dahmer Is Netflix’s Biggest Hit Since Squid Game—and Its Most Controversial

Does the Ryan Murphy show have some artistic merit, or is it just pure exploitation? → Read More

Confess, Fletch Is Jon Hamm at His Most Charming

Also, remembering Hilary Mantel, and explaining the chess cheating scandal. → Read More

Bad Sisters Has Too Many Sisters!

Also, watching My Son Hunter and remembering Queen Elizabeth II. → Read More

The Rings of Power Looks Gorgeous, But Mucks About

Also, breaking down Breaking and discussing child acting. → Read More

The Rehearsal Is the Literal Definition of “Unhinged”

Also, breaking bad with Emily the Criminal and the relationship between gentrification and silence. → Read More

The Resort Should’ve Been a Movie

Also, watching Marcel the Shell With Shoes On, and listing the 50 greatest fictional deaths of all time. → Read More

Nope Bites Off More Than It Can Chew

Also, reliving The Last Movie Stars and breaking down Beyoncé’s Renaissance. → Read More

Culture Gabfest’s 2022 Summer Soundtrack

The hosts choose some of the weirdest summer songs yet. → Read More

Watching Loot, discussing Good Luck to You, Leo Grande, and breaking down NASA’s newest images.

Also, discussing Good Luck to You, Leo Grande and breaking down NASA’s newest images. → Read More

More Like Bore: Love and Thunder

Also, discussing Fire of Love and ranking streaming platforms. → Read More

Answering The Black Phone, tasting The Bear, and discussing disgusting TikTok food trends.

Also, answering The Black Phone and discussing disgusting TikTok food trends. → Read More

Elvis Is Hung Up on Unearned Redemption

Also, watching The Old Man and discussing cancel culture. → Read More

How Fire Island Queers the Rom-Com

Also, entering Jurassic World: Dominion and good-bad marriages. → Read More

Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers is Too Clever

Also, listening to Harry’s House and remembering Norm Macdonald with Nothing Special. → Read More

You Have to Let Yourself Like Top Gun: Maverick

Also, dissecting George Carlin and discussing Deep/Heard. → Read More

Three Critics Attempt to Make Sense of Men’s Wild Twist Ending

As Jessie Buckley’s character likes to say, “What?” → Read More

Culture Gabfest “Put Your Pants Back On” Edition

Also, revisiting Kids in the Hall, and the history of the bicycle. → Read More

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Also, Watching Happening and discussing Kim Kardashian at the Met Gala. → Read More

Nicolas Cage Pays Homage to His Wildly Swerving Career

Also, saying goodbye to Better Call Saul and making sense of Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition. → Read More

Everything Everywhere All At Once Is A Delicious Overstuffed Turkey

Also, watching Slow Horses and head-bobbing to Wet Leg. → Read More