DoubleX Gabfest on James Comey, Wonder Woman, and the U.K. election.

Wonder Woman Isn’t the First Strong Woman on Screen

Wonder Woman Isn’t the First Strong Woman on Screen

Slate’s weekly women’s roundtable.
June 15 2017 7:45 AM

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Listen to the DoubleX Gabfest on James Comey, Wonder Woman, and the U.K. election.

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On this week’s DoubleX Gabfest, Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine’s Noreen Malone, and managing producer of Slate podcasts June Thomas discuss the James Comey hearing and how his experience with the president resembled that of victims of sexual harassment. Then they discuss the new movie Wonder Woman and finish the show by debating the sexism in the U.K. election and the treatment of Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Noreen: Basic Instinct

This podcast was produced by Veralyn Williams. Our intern is Daniel Schroeder.

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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.