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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone and DoubleX managing editor Allison Benedikt to discuss Martha Stewart’s new young, hip following; Rihanna’s song “Nobody’s Business” and her relationship with Chris Brown; and Fox News’ funny ideas about the “war on men” with Reason contributing editor Greg Beato.
Other items discussed in the show:
- Slate’s David Plotz on Martha Stewart’s love of gilding.
- Christine Haughney’s New York Times article, “For Martha Stewart’s New Fans, Tattoos Meet Appliqué.”
- Bryan Lowder’s assessment of Martha Stewart’s Cooking School.
- James B. Stewart’s New York Times piece, “A Brand Icon in Need of Some Oversight.”
- Hanna Rosin’s Slate post, “The Rise of the Kitchen Bitch.”
- Jon Caramanica’s New York Times piece, “Rihanna, Icy Hot and Steely-Strong”
- Amanda Marcotte on the Rihanna /Chris Brown saga.
- Suzanne Venker’s article for Fox News , “The War on Men” and Hanna Rosin’s response.
Allison Benedikt recommends the film Silver Linings Playbook and in particular Bradley Cooper’s performance.
Hanna Rosin suggests Margaret Talbot’s terrific 1996 profile of Martha Stewart.
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