DoubleX Gabfest: The Fried Kitty Edition
Our editors discuss the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, shaken baby syndrome and The Roommate.
Posted Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at 10:53 AM
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In this week's gabfest, DoubleX founding editor Hanna Rosin, managing editor Jessica Grose, and editor Nina Rastogi discuss the anti-choice efforts of the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act as well as the Planned Parenthood sting operation by the conservative group Live Action; Emily Bazelon's piece in the New York Times Magazine, " Shaken Baby Syndrome Faces New Questions in Court"; and the Leighton Meester/Minka Kelly shlockfest The Roommate.
The DoubleX weekly "coffee talk" endorsements:
Hanna Rosin recommends Radioactive: A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss. It's a fabulous book about Marie and Pierre Curie, and it glows in the dark!
Jessica Grose thinks you should be watching the second season of the Kentucky-based crime show Justified on FX, if only for star Timothy Olyphant's abdominal muscles. She also recommends the Rye Rye remix of Miley Cyrus' " Party in the USA" because Rye Rye is her new hero.
Here are some links to the things we discussed this week:
The video of Lila Rose's Planned Parenthood sting operation:
Hanna Rosin is the author of The End of Men, a co-founder of Slate's DoubleX and a senior editor at the Atlantic. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter or Facebook or visit her website.
Nina Shen Rastogi is a writer and editor, and is also the vice president for content at Figment.