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Dec. 26 2013 12:35 PM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Stay Seated, Bro, Edition

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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Outward editor June Thomas and New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone to discuss the new GM CEO, violent girls in literature, and more of your questions.

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DoubleX recommendations:

June recommends Josh Levin’s recent Slate story about the real life of Linda Taylor, Ronald Reagan’s “welfare queen.” When you’re done with that, head to the New Republic for Laura Bennett’s brave investigation of Bloomberg View.

Hanna sends you to the 99% Invisible podcast for their show on Jon Mooallem’s book Wild Ones and musical accompaniment from the band Black Prairie.

Noreen has been watching Trophy Wife on ABC, and she and June both think it’s appropriate for holiday marathoning.

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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. 

Noreen Malone is a senior editor at New York magazine.

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