The mistreatment of nail salon workers, the art of the selfie, and work-life balance—for men!

How Bad Should You Feel About Your Mani-Pedi?

How Bad Should You Feel About Your Mani-Pedi?

Slate’s weekly women’s roundtable.
May 14 2015 10:37 AM

DoubleX Gabfest: Selfish in Thailand Edition

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On this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX founding editor Hanna Rosin joins Outward editor June Thomas and New York editor Noreen Malone to talk about the politics of getting a mani-pedi, Kim Kardashian’s new book, Selfish, and how men work their work-life balance.

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Hanna recommends ESPN’s article on athlete Madison Holleran, “Split Image.”

Noreen recommends Welcome to Me, Kristen Wiig’s new movie.  

June recommends the Sonia Delaunay exhibit at the Tate Modern in London.

Outro: “Oh Yeah” by Yello

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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 a Slate culture critic and editor of Outward, Slate’s LGBTQ section.