Gamergate, Kelli Stapleton, witches: Double X Gabfest discusses.

Is Gamergate Now Cynically Exploiting Sexism?

Is Gamergate Now Cynically Exploiting Sexism?

Slate’s weekly women’s roundtable.
Oct. 30 2014 9:43 AM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Three Sexy Witches Edition

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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Outward editor June Thomas and New Yorkeditor Noreen Malone to discuss Gamergate, the woman who tried to kill her violent autistic child, and the history of witches.

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Hanna Rosin has read and re-read the New Yorker profile of Billy Joel by Nick Paumgarten.

June loves Paper Love, by Sarah Wildman.

Noreen (sort of) recommends the movie Listen Up Philip, starring Jason Schwartzman and Elisabeth Moss.

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Noreen Malone is a senior editor at New York magazine.

Hanna Rosin is the co-host of NPR’s Invisibilia and a founder of DoubleX. She is also the author of The End of Men. Follow her on Twitter.

June Thomas is managing producer of Slate podcasts.