DoubleX Gabfest: Women and Guns, This Is 40, and the Agony (or Ecstasy) of Going Home for the Holidays

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Dec. 27 2012 8:36 AM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Home for the Holidays Edition

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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 women and guns in the wake of the Newtown tragedy; Judd Apatow’s new movie, This Is 40; and the agony (or ecstasy) of going home for the holidays.

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Noreen Malone recommends you listen to the Nashville soundtrack.

Hanna Rosin suggests you add these books to your 2013 reading list: Ian McEwan’s Sweet Tooth and Rebecca West’s The Meaning of Treason.

Allison Benedikt wants you to check out Wilma Hurskainen’s photography series, Growth, and then re-enact your own old family photos if you dare.

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Allison Benedikt is a Slate senior editor. Follow her on Twitter.

Noreen Malone is a senior editor at New York magazine.

Hanna Rosin is the founder of DoubleX and a writer for the Atlantic. She is also the author of The End of Men. Follow her on Twitter.