DoubleX Gabfest: Orange Is the New Black, Christine Quinn, and the case of the Craigslist killer.

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Aug. 22 2013 2:38 PM

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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.

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DoubleX endorsements:

June Thomas recommends Sarah Stillman’s excellent New Yorker piece on civil forfeiture and the BBC America show, Broadchurch.

Noreen Malone says to check out a “slow ass” version of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” and the Cut’s slideshow of the “Secret Shoes Beneath Every Woman’s Desk.”

Allison Benedikt plugs Emily Oster’s new DoubleX blog, “Expecting Better: Pregnancy by the Numbers.”

Also, live show reminder! The DoubleX Gabfest will be at George Mason University’s Center for the Study of Gender and Conflict in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 18. Buy tickets here!

Allison Benedikt is a Slate senior editor. Follow her on Twitter.

Noreen Malone is a senior editor at New York magazine.

June Thomas is a Slate culture critic and editor of Outward, Slate’s LGBTQ section.