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On this week’s DoubleX Gabfest, Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin and New York magazine’s Noreen Malone are first joined by New York magazine’s Maureen O’Connor to discuss sex robots and their potential uses. Then they’re joined by Ann Powers to talk about her NPR piece on a new pop canon for women. Finally, they interview Laura Moser on her run for Congress.
Slate Plus: Is beer for women sexist?
Other items discussed in the show:
- The RealDoll’s sex robot video from Endgadget
- Ex Machina
- “The Trouble With Sex Robots,” by Laura Bates in the New York Times
- “A New Canon: In Pop Music, Women Belong At the Center of the Story,” by Ann Powers at NPR
- “The 150 Greatest Albums Made by Women” on NPR
- Blue, by Joni Mitchell
- Jagged Little Pill, by Alanis Morissette
- Supa Dupa Fly, by Missy Elliott
- “From Freelance Writer to Congressional Candidate: My Unlikely Journey to the Front of the Resistance,” by Laura Moser in Vogue
- Laura Moser’s Daily Action Organization
Hanna: American Kingpin, by Nick Bilton