Slate Culture Gabfest: “The Erudition is Sick” Edition

In this week’s Culture Gabfest, our critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the return of MTV’s Beavis and Butt-head and then deconstruct the legacy of literary theory. For their final segment, they’re joined by Slate music critic Jody Rosen to determine whether or not indie rock is slowly becoming adult-contemporary Muzak.

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