Double X Gabfest: Providence Talks, poor kids and dentistry, bright young things.

Do You Talk Enough to Your Toddlers?

Do You Talk Enough to Your Toddlers?

Slate’s weekly women’s roundtable.
Jan. 8 2015 10:37 AM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Bright Young Things Edition

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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Outward editor June Thomas and New York editor Noreen Malone to discuss Providence Talks, poor kids and dentistry, and whether the phrase “bright young things” is really an insult

Other items discussed in the show:

DoubleX recommendations:


Hanna recommends Dept. of Speculation, by Jenny Offill

June loves The Perfect Mother by Nina Darnton

Noreen recommends the new Nicki Minaj album, The Pinkprint

DoubleX plugs:

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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.