DoubleX Gabfest on Roy Moore, Louis C.K., and At Home With Amy Sedaris.

Are the Citizens of Alabama Really Going to Vote for Roy Moore?

Are the Citizens of Alabama Really Going to Vote for Roy Moore?

Slate’s weekly women’s roundtable.
Nov. 16 2017 10:37 AM

The DoubleX Gabfest “Put It Away” Edition

Listen to the DoubleX Gabfest on Roy Moore, Louis C.K., and At Home With Amy Sedaris.

Roy Moore, GOP Senate candidate and former chief justice on the Alabama Supreme Court and writer and comedian Louis C.K.
Roy Moore, GOP Senate candidate and former chief justice on the Alabama Supreme Court and writer and comedian Louis C.K.

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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 allegations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and ask why it is that Alabama Republicans chose such an unqualified candidate. Then they move onto a sexual offender they once actually liked, looking back on the Louis C.K. myth they once believed. Finally, on a lighter note, the trio discusses Amy Sedaris’ new hospitality show, At Home With Amy Sedaris.

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DoubleX recommendations:

June: The show W1A

Hanna: Sarah Wildman’s personal essay in Vox about speaking up about harassment at the New Republic and former TNR editor Peter Beinart’s mea culpa in the Atlantic, and The Female Persuasion, Meg Wolitzer’s upcoming novel

Noreen: Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird and Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine, by Joe Hagan

Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder and Rachel Withers.

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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.