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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Slate senior editor Jessica Winter and New York magazine senior editor Noreen Malone to discuss the Atlantic story on our safety obsession; Danah Boyd’s new book, It’s Complicated; and the New Yorker’s weird Scarlett Johansson profile.
Other items discussed in the show:
- Hanna Rosin’s Atlantic story on kids and danger.
- An excerpt from It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens.
- Rolling Stone profile of Kiki Kannibal.
- Anthony Lane’s New Yorker profile of Scarlett Johansson.
Hanna recommends Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages by Phyllis Rose.
Noreen wants you to give a second chance to Broad City.
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