DoubleX Gabfest: Elizabeth Wurtzel’s Midlife Confessional in New York Magazine, Male Disdain of Vocal Fry, and the Hillary Clinton’s…

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Jan. 10 2013 11:01 AM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Do You Like the Way We Sound? Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about Elizabeth Wurtzel’s confessional in New York magazine, vocal fry, and Hillary Clinton’s recent health scare. 

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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 Elizabeth Wurtzel’s midlife confessional in New York magazine, male disdain for vocal fry, and the reaction to Hillary Clinton’s health scare.

Other items discussed in the show: 

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DoubleX endorsements:

Allison Benedikt endorses HBO’s Enlightened as it starts its second season.

Hanna Rosin recommends reading (or rereading) David Foster Wallace’s essay, “A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again.”

Noreen Malone suggests checking out a very charming Joe Biden work the room at the Senate swearing-in ceremony and also says you must watch the 2012 documentary, The Queen of Versailles, which is now on Netflix.

DoubleX plugs:

Washington, D.C., Gabfest listeners: Come to our cocktail party and live Gabfest on Wed., Feb. 13 at Sixth & I.

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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.

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