In this edition of the Gabfest, Hanna Rosin, and Jessica Grose of DoubleX, along with Slate's Jack Shafer, discuss Sarah Brown and the media treatment of political wives in the upcoming British election, Sarah Palin's current speaking tour, and two recent profiles of Sarah Silverman.
The DoubleX Gabfest weekly "coffee talk" endorsements:
Hanna: The documentary Babies, which is about … babies.
Jack: The Mark Leibovich profile of Politico's Mike Allen in this Sunday's New York Times Magazine—online now.
Jessica: MSNBC's McVeigh Tapes, a look at Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh, and the forthcoming IFC horror movie Human Centipede, which Movieline calls "2010's Most Barfiest Movie."
Here is a list of other articles mentioned in the Gabfest:
"Samantha Cameron opens up about pregnancy over coffee and cake," from the Guardian.
"Wifespeak—how Michelle Obama, Samantha Cameron and Sarah Brown all talk about dirty socks and tough times," from the Daily Mail.
"Sarah Palin's Regional Tour," from the Huffington Post.
"Hegemoron," from Slate.
"Animal Magnetism," from New York magazine.
"Sarah Silverman on Getting Old and Having Kids," from the Daily Beast.