DoubleX Gabfest on Kill All Normies, sex panic, and She’s Gotta Have It

How Does a Sex Panic Start?

How Does a Sex Panic Start?

Slate’s weekly women’s roundtable.
Nov. 30 2017 10:29 AM

The DoubleX Gabfest “I Feel Red-Pilled” Edition

Listen to the DoubleX Gabfest on Kill All Normies, sex panic, and She’s Gotta Have It.


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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 book Kill All Normies with author Angela Nagle. Then they talk about what causes a sex panic, and if all the current sexual harassment allegations could lead to one. Finally, they discuss Spike Lee’s new Netflix series She’s Gotta Have It.


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Noreen: The Company She Keeps, by Mary McCarthy

June: Longmire

This podcast was produced by 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.