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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Allison Benedikt joins Slate editor June Thomas and New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone to discuss Orange Is the New Black, Christine Quinn’s run for New York mayor, and Hanna Rosin’s new Atlantic piece about the Craigslist killer.
Items discussed in the show:
- “White is the New White,” a critique of OITNB by Aura Bogato.
- Piper Kerman’s memoir, on which the show is based.
- New York magazine’s profile of Christine Quinn.
- Katie Roiphe’s Slate column asking why more women aren’t supporting Quinn.
- Hanna Rosin’s snail-mail interview with Craigslist killer accomplice Brogan Rafferty.
Allison Benedikt plugs Emily Oster’s new DoubleX blog, “Expecting Better: Pregnancy by the Numbers.”
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