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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins nymag.com staff writer Noreen Malone and DoubleX blogger Libby Copeland to discuss the infamous Time magazine story on attachment parenting, President Obama’s college love letters, and the question of whether a child can really be a psychopath.
Hanna Rosin recommends that you download the learning app called Noodlewords.
Noreen Malone suggests that you read the cooking memoir Blood, Bones & Butter, by Gabrielle Hamilton.
Libby Copeland requests that you explore Rookie magazine’s “Ask a Grown Man” feature, especially the Jon Hamm edition.
Other items discussed in the show:
TODAY IN SLATE
Meet the New Bosses
How the Republicans would run the Senate.
The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.
Why all cracker names sound alike.
Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom
This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059
- Protesters Take to the Streets to Sound Alarm on Climate Change in New York, Across the World
- Knife-Carrying White House Jumper is Vet who Feared “Atmosphere Was Collapsing”
- North Korea: American Sentenced to Hard Labor Wanted to Become “Second Snowden”
- Almost One in Four Americans Support Idea of Splitting From the Union
Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?
A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.