DoubleX Gabfest: The Second Season of Girls; Linguistic Trends on Twitter; and Emily Bazelon’s New Book About Bullying, Sticks…

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Feb. 21 2013 11:15 AM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Don Henley Was Hot Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the second season of Girls; linguistic trends on Twitter; and Emily Bazelon’s new book about bullying, Sticks and Stones.

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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins DoubleX managing editor Allison Benedikt and New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone to discuss the second season of Girls; female linguistic trends on Twitter; and Slate senior editor Emily Bazelon’s new book, Sticks and Stones.

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DoubleX endorsements:

Hanna Rosin recommends that you check out photographer Rebecca Martinez’s photo series of the Reborn movement, a group of mostly women who collect, create, and care for extremely life-like baby dolls.

Noreen Malone wants you to listen to Swedish folk-pop duo First Aid Kit, and in particular their song “Emmylou.”


Allison Benedikt says that the three-plus hour Eagles documentary, “History of the Eagles,” is worth watching, just to gawk at young Don Henley, who was quite attractive.

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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.