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DoubleX Gabfest: The Kim K. Skills Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about dating while mentally ill, the new culture of “no body talk” at sleepaway camp, and Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.

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In this week’s Gabfest, Slate editors Hanna Rosin and Jessica Winter and New York editor Noreen Malone talk to Molly Pohlig about her Slate article on dating while mentally ill. Then, the “no body talk” culture of sleepaway camp and Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.

Some of items discussed in the episode:

DoubleX recommendations:

Noreen recommends the Wikipedia page Comedy of Remarriage, a great go-to list of classic movies.

Hanna recommends Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, Roz Chast’s poignant and funny memoir about her aging parents.

Jessica recommends prettifying your Instagram by following fashion historian Laura McLaws Helms (@laurakitty), who ’grams beautiful spreads from vintage fashion magazines.

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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.

Jessica Winter is a Slate senior editor.

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