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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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