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On this week’s Gabfest, Slate’s Hanna Rosin and June Thomas join New York editor Noreen Malone to discuss Ruth Bader Ginsburg with the authors of the new book, Notorious RBG, whether it’s acceptable to objectify Justin Trudeau, and the women of Jonathan Franzen’s Purity.
Other items discussed in the show:
- Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik
- The original Notorious RBG Tumblr
- Justin Trudeau is “handsome Bernie Sanders”
- Kirsten Gillibrand on The New Yorker Radio Hour
- BuzzFeed reacts to Martin O’Malley
- Trudeau is being called a PILF
- “The Internet loves Justin Trudeau,” from the Washington Post
- Purity by Jonathan Franzen
- Sam Tanenhaus’ review of Jonathan Franzen’s Purity in the New Republic
- Franzen’s interview with Terry Gross on NPR’s Fresh Air
- Franzen’s interview with Emma Brockes in the Guardian
- Franzen’s interview with Kerri Miller of MPR News
- My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgaard
June recommends Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.
Hanna recommends Thunder & Lightning by Lauren Redniss.
Outro: “Hypnotize” by the Notorious B.I.G.
This podcast was produced by Ann Heppermann. Our intern is Jessie Chasan-Taber.