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Dec. 12 2013 10:21 AM

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In this weeks’ Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Outward editor June Thomas and New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone to discuss the San Antonio Four, Wall Street moms and their stay-at-home husbands, and male friendships.

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DoubleX recommendations:

Hurry to Bernard Callebeaut to order their special holiday brandied cherries before June buys them all.

Hanna recommends you devour Ben Crair’s New Republic essay “Bro Fall.”

As part of her ongoing quest to make country music fans out of DoubleX listeners, Noreen wants you to download Brandy Clark’s latest, 12 Stories.

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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.

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

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