Listen to Episode 57 of Slate’s The Gist:
Today on The Gist, where do you draw the line with your husband’s close female friends? Emily Yoffe of Slate’s Dear Prudence column joins us for a post-Prudie impact statement concerning a husband’s proposed road trip with an ex. Then, Susan Crawford, author of Captive Audience, explains why Hollywood and cable subscribers everywhere have the right to be spooked and outraged by the possible Fox-Time Warner merger. For the Spiel, it’s time for another an-twentig.
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