This week, Dana, Julia, and Stephen begin by talking about the return of the Starz comedy Party Down. Then they discuss Andrea Riseborough’s Oscar-nominated performance in To Leslie. Finally, NPR’s Aisha Harris joins to chat about the newest entries to the Black Film Canon; a collaboration between Slate and NPR.
In Slate Plus, the panel talks about the controversial changes to Roald Dahl’s books.
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Dana: Nathan Hiller’s article ‘The End of the English Major’ in The New Yorker.
Julia: Art But Make It Sports on Instagram
Stephen: ‘Are You Sure’ by Willie Nelson from The Demos Project: Volume One
Podcast production by Cameron Drews. Production assistance by Yesica Balderrama.
Outro music: "Backwards" by Staffan Carlen.
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