DoubleX Gabfest: The Office Wife Edition
Listen to Slate’s show about the rise of the retro wife, the Steubenville rape case, and how to find the perfect office wife.
Posted Thursday, March 21, 2013, at 11:11 AM
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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone and Slate contributing writer Seth Stevenson to discuss the rise of the retro wife; Steubenville, Ohio, rape case; and how to find the perfect office wife.
Other items discussed in the show:
- Michael Winerip’s New York Times essay on how dudes can’t have it all either.
- Jessica Grose on “Cleaning: The Final Feminist Frontier.”
- Video of Steubenville football players bragging.
- Joan Didion’s “Sentimental Journeys” about the Central Park jogger rape case.
- Emily Bazelon’s New York Times story on the victims of child pornography.
- Seth Stevenson in GQ on how to find the perfect office wife.
- The 1987 David Owen piece that supposedly coined the term office wife
Noreen Malone says you should be reading Renata Adler.
Seth Stevenson recommends awesome 30-year-old dudes on TV like himself.
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Noreen Malone is a staff writer for the New Republic.
Hanna Rosin is the author of The End of Men, a co-founder of Slate's DoubleX and a senior editor at the Atlantic. She can be reached at email@example.com. Follow her on Twitter or Facebook or visit her website.
Seth Stevenson is a frequent contributor to Slate. He is the author of Grounded: A Down to Earth Journey Around the World.