DoubleX Gabfest: The Rise of the Retro Wife, the Steubenville Rape Case, and How to Find the Perfect Office…

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March 21 2013 11:11 AM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Office Wife Edition

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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:

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DoubleX endorsements:

Hanna Rosin recommends that you pin some patronizing “man medals” on your husband or boyfriend. Hanna also recommends The Never List, a thriller by Koethi Zan to be published in July.

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 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.

Seth Stevenson is a frequent contributor to Slate. He is the author of Grounded: A Down to Earth Journey Around the World.

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