DoubleX Gabfest: The Alone in the Tub Edition
Listen to Slate’s show about HBO’s Girls, doltish dads in commercials, and Katie Roiphe’s Newsweek cover story on submissive sex and working women.
Posted Thursday, April 19, 2012, at 3:41 PM
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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins nymag.com staff writer Noreen Malone and Slate contributor Seth Stevenson to discuss Lena Dunham’s new HBO series Girls, doltish dads in TV commercials and Slate columnist Katie Roiphe’s exploration of the submissive sexual proclivities of working women.
The DoubleX "coffee talk" endorsements:
Hanna Rosin recommends French philosopher Elisabeth Badinter’s sure-to-be-controversial new book-in-translation The Conflict: How Modern Motherhood Undermines the Status of Women.
Noreen Malone is your TV guide this week with praise for the new HBO series VEEP, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the NBC show Best Friends Forever.
Seth Stevenson enjoyed the 1996 film Walking and Talking, in which two lady friends struggle to become adults.
Other items discussed in the show:
Noreen Malone is a staff writer for the New Republic.
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 email@example.com. Follow her on Twitter or Facebook or visit her website.
Seth Stevenson is a frequent contributor to Slate. He is the author of Grounded: A Down to Earth Journey Around the World.